Friday, December 21

More casting news for Waitress Musical

It has just been announced  that US film and television star Jack McBrayer will make his West End debut in the role of Ogie (an odd Revolutionary War reenactor) in the  Waitress Musical , which  begins preview performances on 8th February at London's Adelphi Theatre.

As previously announced, Katharine McPhee, who has played the lead on Broadway is to star as Jenna in London, with Marisha Wallace/Becky (a sassy and tough waitress,), Laura Baldwin/ Dawn (anxious yet lovable waitress) , Peter Hannah/Earl (Jenna's abusive Husband) and David Hunter/Dr Jim Pomatter (gynaecologist who Jenna has an affair with)

Jack McBrayer was Emmy-nominated for his portrayal of Kenneth Parcell in the multi-award winning  series 30 Rock for NBC. He is also known for his work on The Jack and Triumph Show,  which he executive produced and starred opposite Robert Smigel. He can be seen in Cooties opposite Elijah Wood and Rainn Wilson, and  also starred in Forgetting Sarah Marshall opposite Jason Segel. His other credits include Talladega Nights: The Ballad Of Ricky Bobby,  The Campaign opposite Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis,  The To Do List  and They Came Together opposite Paul Rudd.

He has appeared  on ABC's The Middle, Comedy Central's Drunk History opposite Derek Waters and USA's Playing House opposite Lennon Parham and Jessica St. Clair and voices the lead role of Fix-It Felix in Wreck-It Ralph for Disney. His other animated film voice credits include Despicable Me for Universal, The Simpsons on Fox and Archer on FX.

Waitress also recently announced the first of its "Cast Album Karaoke" nights in London which are being  held post-show on Tuesday 19 February and Monday 18 March 2019. For the chance to sing one minute of any song from the show - live on stage and accompanied by the show's musical director Katharine Woolley - interested audience members should sign up in the theatre before the performance.

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