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Chelsea Halfpenny(9 to 5, BBC’s Casualty, ITV’s Emmerdale) stars as Jenna in the hit musical 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 hit features score 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).

Receiving 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).

Important information

Age recommendation: 13+ (Waitress deals with some adult content and themes, including domestic abuse. Discretion is advised for parents bringing children under age 13.)

Concessions on Bands A&B

Friends: £5 OFF 1st Night
Under 18s: £5 OFF Weds & Thu
Over 60s: £5 OFF Wed & Thu
Groups: Tues – Thu


Access Performances:

Audio Described – Wed 17, 2.30pm

BSL – Thu 18, 7.30pm

Please book your tickets for BSL performances by calling our Box Office on 01603 630 000. We are able to offer you a free essential companion ticket, and prioritise access to seats with a clear view of the signer.

Access performances

Audio Described: Wed 17th Aug

Signed: Thu 18th Aug

Below is the Audio Described Introduction for the audio described performance of Waitress on Wed 17 Aug

Why not visit our restaurant…

Make your theatre trip extra special and dine in Prelude, a fresh and contemporary space inspired by the building’s art deco heritage.

With the hassle taken out, relax and enjoy our seasonal set price menu in Prelude. Your table is reserved for the whole evening, so you can enjoy your dessert and drinks in the show interval. Plus, Theatre Royal Friends can enjoy a 10% discount!


4. WAITRESS. Chelsea Halfpenny 'Jenna' and Michael Starke 'Old Joe'. Photo Johan Persson


“Treat yourself to a slice of five-star musical pie”
The Times

‘warm, witty, wise and hilarious’

‘one of the best scores in years’


Eat & Drink

Fresh, seasonal, and locally sourced produce. Enjoy the best in food and drink  at our restaurant Prelude or a quick delicious bite before the show.

Getting here

Directions to  the Theatre Royal. Where to park near the theatre, drop-off & disabled parking plus public transport information.

Access Information

Up-to-date information on access our building, accessible performances and details on personal assistant tickets.