Waitress

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Sunderland Empire

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Mon 25 Oct - Sat 30 Oct 2021

  Tickets available from £13.00
subject to a transaction fee of £3.65
Musical
2 hours 40 minutes
incl. interval
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“Treat yourself to a slice of five-star musical pie” (The Times) as Lucie Jones (Waitress, Les Misérables, Legally Blonde) stars in the hit musical comedy WAITRESS as Jenna, with Sandra Marvin (Waitress, ITV’s Emmerdale, Hairspray) playing Becky, Evelyn Hoskins (Waitress, Spring Awakening) as Dawn and Matt Willis (Busted, A Christmas Carol, Wicked) as Dr Pomatter.

Sunderland Empire

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Mon 25 Oct - Sat 30 Oct 2021
High St West, Sunderland, SR1 3EX, UK
2 hours 40 minutes incl. interval
Mon - Sat at 19:30
Wed and Sat at 14:30
Age guidance 13+
For group bookings of 10 or more:

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).

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Sunderland Empire

High St West, Sunderland, SR1 3EX, UK
Sunderland
The box office will open 90 minutes prior to performances.
The Sunderland Empire has 5 bars around the venue, at Foyer, Stalls and Dress Circle levels.
Make your visit to Sunderland Empire even more memorable, there are a range of exclusive experiences available to give you a personal theatre experience.
There is no cloakroom available at the Sunderland Empire.

Vesta Tilley laid the foundation stone of what is now the Sunderland Empire on 29 September 1906 and took to the stage on 1 July 1907 to officially declare the theatre open. Masterminded by two of the contemporary heads of British theatre, Edward Moss and Osward Stoll, the Sunderland Empire Theatre has undergone many changes since it opened but remains the North East’s premier entertainment venue.

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Sunderland Empire

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Mon 25 Oct - Sat 30 Oct 2021
High St West, Sunderland, SR1 3EX, UK
2 hours 40 minutes incl. interval
Mon - Sat at 19:30
Wed and Sat at 14:30
Age guidance 13+
For group bookings of 10 or more: