Best known recently for her role in ITV’s Emmerdale, actress Sandra Marvin is the latest addition to the cast of West End musical Waitress, taking over as Becky from original cast member Marisha Wallace. Her first performance at the Adelphi Theatre diner is on 17 October 2019.
Sandra Marvin will join lead cast members Lucie Jones as Jenna, Joe Sugg as Ogie, Laura Baldwin as Dawn, David Hunter as Dr. Pomatter, Tamlyn Henderson as Earl and Andrew Boyer as Old Joe.
Marvin most recently appeared on screen in ITV’s Emmerdale as Jessie Dingle. She has previously appeared in Committee and City of Angels at the Donmar Warehouse and starred in several West End productions including Show Boat as Queenie, Hairspray as Motormouth Maybelle, Porgy & Bess and Ragtime and many more. Her wide-ranging career also includes performing with Kate Bush in concert and on her live album Before The Dawn.
Waitress celebrated its official opening night at the Adelphi Theatre on 7 March 2019 and the Tony-nominated musical also announced a further extension this week with the show now booking until 28 March 2020.
The full Waitress company includes Kelly Agbowu, Laura Baldwin, Piers Bate, Cindy Belliot, Andrew Boyer, Michael Hamway, Peter Hannah, Tamlyn Henderson, David Hunter, Lucie Jones, Stephen Leask, Chris McGuigan, Sandra Marvin, Olivia Moore, Nathaniel Morrison, Sarah O’Connor, Leanne Pinder, Charlotte Riby, Joe Sugg and Mark Willshire.
The musical is brought to life by a ground-breaking, female-led creative team: composer Sara Bareilles, librettist Jessie Nelson, director Diane Paulus and choreographer Lorin Latarro.