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Smash-hit musical Waitress is coming to Cardiff

The wait is over: The multi-Tony Award-nominated hit musical Waitress , ismaking its Welsh premiere at the Wales Millennium Centre.

A smash hit on Broadway and the West End, Waitress is based on the 2007 movie written by Adrienne Shelley.

WAITRESS. Evelyn Hoskins 'Dawn' and Company. Photo Johan Persson

A musical about friendship and motherhood, Waitress tells the story of Jenna, an expert pie maker in a small town, who dreams of a way out of her loveless marriage.

Waitress also brings with it the first all-female creative team for a West End musical, with the score by six-time Grammy Award-nominated Bareilles, along with a book by Jessie Nelson, choreography by Lorin Latarro, and direction by Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus.

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).


Waitress comes Wales Millennium Centre from the 30th may- 5th June 2022

Book – WMC Box Office 

Start time:
Mon – Sat 7.30pm
Thu & Sat 2.30pm

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