Theatre lovers who have always dreamt of singing on the West End stage will soon be able to make their dream a reality when ‘Cast Album Karaoke’ nights are held post-show on 19 February and 18 March 2019 at the London production of Sara Bareilles’ Waitress. Audience members just need to sign up in the theatre before the performance. Are you tempted?
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 just need to sign up in the theatre before the performance.
Katharine McPhee will make her West End debut starring as Jenna, having played the role on Broadway earlier this year. It was also recently announced that Marisha Wallace will play Becky alongside Laura Baldwin as Dawn, with Peter Hannah as Earl and David Hunter as
Waitress opened on 24 April 2016 at Broadway’s Brooks Atkinson Theater. Based on the 2007 motion picture written by Adrienne Shelly, it was the first Broadway musical in history to have four women in the four top creative team spots, featuring original music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles, a book by Jessie Nelson, direction by Diane Paulus and choreography by Lorin Latarro. The production is currently touring the US and has also announced it will have its Australian premiere in 2020 at the Sydney Lyric Theatre.