Cast & Creative

Meet the Cast

Nicolette Robinson (Jenna)

Katharine McPhee

Jenna

Katharine McPhee

Jenna

Katharine McPhee will make her West End debut starring as Jenna in the UK premiere of Waitress, having played the role on Broadway earlier this year.

Since finding international fame as a captivating singer on American Idol - Season 5, Katharine has become a successful recording artist, landing numerous songs and albums on Billboard’s pop, jazz, holiday and adult-contemporary charts in her native US. Her latest album of timeless American standards “I Fall In Love Too Easily” was released by BMG in 2017. As an acclaimed actress, she was the breakout star of the 2013 NBC-TV musical series Smash, Executive Produced by Steven Spielberg with music and lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman (Hairspray). She recently starred in the hit CBS dramatic series Scorpion.

Nicolette Robinson (Jenna)

Marisha Wallace

Becky

Marisha Wallace

Becky

Marisha has recently made her West End debut playing Effie White in Dreamgirls at the Savoy Theatre after playing the role at the Tony winning regional theater Dallas Theater Center. Since landing in London she has performed in numerous concerts at The Royal Albert Hall, the Palladium, and she’s a part of Broadway and West End Divas. She recently performed the role of Celie in The Color Purple in Concert at Cadogan Hall and had two sold out nights at Zedel.

Broadway: Something Rotten! (original Broadway cast) Disney’s Aladdin (original Broadway cast). National Tour: The Book of Mormon (1st National).

Off-Broadway: Sistas! (Tamika). Regional: Disney’s Aladdin (Toronto), Oklahoma! (Ado Annie/Drammy Winner Best Actress), One Night With Janis Joplin (Blues Singer), Rent (Joanne), Hair (Dionne).

Film/TV: Aladdin: Live Action Movie, Disney’s Frozen Fever, The Tony Awards, Good Morning America, The View, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Nicolette Robinson (Jenna)

Laura Baldwin

Dawn

Laura Baldwin

Dawn

Training: Doreen Bird

Theatre includes: Janey in Eugenius! (The Other Palace), Story Sandra in Big Fish (The Other Palace), Sam in The Little Beasts (The Other Palace), Wendy in Peter Pan (The Gordon Craig Theatre), Teen Fiona/Red Riding Hood in Shrek (UK Tour), Veronica/Ensemble in Betty Blue Eyes (UK Tour), Alice in Alice in Wonderland (The Lichfield Garrick).

Workshops include: Reanimator - A Zombie Musical, Club Tropicana and Dusty.

Nicolette Robinson (Jenna)

David Hunter

Dr. Pomatter

David Hunter

Dr. Pomatter

David trained at The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) and has since forged careers in both acting and music, performing at every major Arena in the UK, as well as The National Theatre and in the West End.

He is known for his lead roles in multi-award-winning West End Musicals, Once and Kinky Boots.

David gained national notoriety during his time on ITV's Superstar as he competed to play the role of 'Jesus' in Andrew Lloyd Webber's ground-breaking musical, Jesus Christ Superstar. He performed nightly in front of a live audience of millions, reaching the semi-finals and receiving high praise throughout for his honest, dramatic performances.

David's West End credits include Kinky Boots (Adelphi), ONCE (Phoenix), One Man, Two Guvnors (Adelphi), Tommy (Prince Edward) and Seussical (Arts).

Other theatre credits include One Man, Two Guvnors (National Theatre and UK Tour), The Hired Man (Leicester Curve and Colchester Mercury), Pub (The Royal Exchange) Spinach (The Royal Exchange) and The Mayor of Zalamea (Liverpool Everyman).

Film credits include NATIVITY 3 and he has recently filmed an episode of Holby City for BBC1.

As the frontman of Pop/Rock band 'Reemer', David recorded with the Producers responsible for The Rolling Stones and The Who, before earning huge support slots, playing alongside The Feeling, Scouting for Girls and finally McFly on their full UK Arena Tour.

In April 2018 David released his first Solo EP, SILVER LININGS, featuring five original songs.

Nicolette Robinson (Jenna)

Peter Hannah

Earl

Peter Hannah

Earl

Peter trained at RADA

Stage Credits include: The Devil in The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart (National Theatre of Scotland, Spoletto Festival, & McKittrick, New York - Drama Desk Award winner 2017 for unique Theatrical Experience); Captain Ridley in Cockpit (Royal Lyceum Theatre); Mac in the Greater Game (Southwark Playhouse); Thomas Highgate in The 306 (National Theatre of Scotland); Company in Shakespeare in Love (Noel Coward Theatre); Michael in Four Play (Theatre503); Alex in A Clockwork Orange (Nottingham Playhouse); Sean in One Arm (Southwark Playouse) & Sam in Mock Tudor (Pleasance Courtyard)

Workshops include: Ane Satyre of the Three Estaitis (Royal Lyceum Theatre); The Pooki (Park Theatre); Paradise Lost (Birmingham Rep); White and Red; Vampirette; & William Wallace in The Wallace (Finborough Theatre)

Film and Television Credits include: Alex in Above The Clouds (Third Light Films); Lucas in Mr Turner (Thin Man Films); Newton in Mary Gloster (Short Film) & Police Constabe Stanmore in Doctor Who (BBC)

Nicolette Robinson (Jenna)

Joe

Joe

Nicolette Robinson (Jenna)

Cal

Cal

Nicolette Robinson (Jenna)

Ogie

Ogie

Nicolette Robinson (Jenna)

Lulu (at certain performances)

Lulu (at certain performances)

Nicolette Robinson (Jenna)

Lulu (at certain performances)

Lulu (at certain performances)

Nicolette Robinson (Jenna)

Ensemble, u/s Ogie

Ensemble, u/s Ogie

Nicolette Robinson (Jenna)

Ensemble, u/s Cal

Ensemble, u/s Cal

Nicolette Robinson (Jenna)

Swing, u/s Cal, u/s Joe

Swing, u/s Cal, u/s Joe

Nicolette Robinson (Jenna)

Ensemble, u/s Becky

Ensemble, u/s Becky

Nicolette Robinson (Jenna)

Swing, u/s Becky

Swing, u/s Becky

Nicolette Robinson (Jenna)

Ensemble, u/s Dawn

Ensemble, u/s Dawn

Nicolette Robinson (Jenna)

Swing, u/s Jenna, Dawn

Swing, u/s Jenna, Dawn

Nicolette Robinson (Jenna)

Swing, u/s Dr. Pomatter, Earl, Ogie

Swing, u/s Dr. Pomatter, Earl, Ogie

Nicolette Robinson (Jenna)

Ensemble, Nurse Norma

Ensemble, Nurse Norma

Nicolette Robinson (Jenna)

Ensemble, u/s Jenna, u/s Dawn

Ensemble, u/s Jenna, u/s Dawn

Nicolette Robinson (Jenna)

Ensemble, u/s Dr. Pomatter, u/s Earl

Ensemble, u/s Dr. Pomatter, u/s Earl