About Waitress the Musical Comedy
Treat yourself to “a slice of five-star musical pie” (The Times) as Chelsea Halfpenny (Emmerdale, Casualty star) plays opposite Matt Willis in the hit comedy Waitress.
Meet Jenna, a waitress and expert pie-maker who dreams of some happiness in her life. When a hot new doctor arrives in town, life gets complicated.
With the support of her workmates Becky and Dawn, Jenna overcomes the challenges she faces and finds that laughter, love and friendship can provide the perfect recipe for happiness.
Brought to life by a ground-breaking, female-led creative team, this “warm, witty, wise and hilarious” (Express) hit features “one of the best scores in years” (The Stage) by the Grammy award-winning Sara Bareilles (Love Song, Brave) a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam) and direction by Tony® Award-winner Diane Paulus (Pippin, Finding Neverland).
Having received standing ovations night after night in London’s West End and on Broadway, Waitress is “the real deal” (Independent) musical comedy “made from the finest ingredients” (Time Out).
Book now and get your tickets to this “joyously life-affirming celebration of love and friendship” (Express).
Please note: Photograph is of US Tour and West End productions. Casting for the UK Tour to be announced. Producers cannot guarantee casting and may make changes at any time for any reason.
Duration: 2 hours 40 minutes including interval
Age guidance: 13+
Waitress deals with some adult content and themes, so discretion is advised for parents bringing children under the age of 13.
About New Theatre Oxford
There has been a theatre on George Street for almost 170 years. The first theatre was built in 1836, and a second in 1886. In 1934, the third New Theatre opened.
The theatre has been owned by several different companies and undergone several name changes. It is now owned by the Ambassador Theatre Group and hosts everything from ballet and opera to musicals.
On performance days, the Box Office opens at noon and closes 15 minutes after the show starts. If there is a performance on a Sunday or Bank Holiday, Box Office will open 2 hours before the show begins and close 15 minutes after the show starts.
There is a large air-conditioned bar with seating located below the Stalls Foyer, two further bars in the Circle Foyer and an additional one at the back of the balcony. All stocked with an array of drinks and snacks.
There is a cloakroom located in the stalls bar. If this is closed, please speak to a member of staff. £1 per item. It is free to ATG Theatre Card members.