UK Theatre: 5 shows on offer this March

The Waitress follows the life of pie baking extraordinaire Jenna Hunterson, played by Katharine Mcphee. image credit Johan Persson/Cornershop PR
The Waitress follows the life of pie baking extraordinaire Jenna Hunterson, played by Katharine Mcphee. image credit Johan Persson/Cornershop PR

From new openings to the old favourites, here are five of the must-see plays and musicals.

From McFly's Harry Judd, JLS's Aston Merrygold, The Wanted's Jay McGuinness and Olympic gymnast Louis Smith 'ripping up the dancefloor'; to the opening of Waitress in London's West End, this is your monthly guide to the best shows and ticket prices around the UK.

1

Rip It Up the Musical

Shimmy on down to the 1960s with former 'Strictly' contestants Harry Judd, Aston Merrygold, Jay McGuiness and Louis Smith - who surprises on vocals. Watch the awesome foursome strut their stuff and shed their clothes on the dancefloor. Expect to dance the night away to the legends that shook the decade. With special on-screen appearances from Lulu and Dionne Warwick and many more. Playing at the Garrick Theatre, London until June 2. Tickets from £25

2

Waitress the Musical

Based on the book of the same name it follows the life of pie baking extraordinaire Jenna Hunterson, played by the extremely talented Katharine Mcphee, who is in an abusive relationship with her husband Earl. When Jenna unexpectedly becomes pregnant, she begins an affair with her gynaecologist. Expect a deliciously tasty treat. On now at the Adelphi Theatre, London. Tickets from £19.50

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