Manila, the capital of the Philippines, is the most densely populated city in the world as of 2018, and was home to the first non-replica production of Waitress the Musical.

This was the first production of the show to be licensed outside of the USA, and was directed by Bobby Garcia, with choreography from Cecile Martinez, set design by David Gallo and lighting design by Aaron Porter.

The show ran from 9 November 2018 to 2 December 2018 at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, Makati City, presented by Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group.



  • Director – Bobby Garcia
  • Choreography – Cecile Martinez
  • Set Design – David Gallo
  • Lighting Design – Aaron Porter
  • Musical Direction – Farley Ascuncion
  • Costume Design – Raven Ong
  • Sound Design by Josh Millican
  • Hair and Make Up Design – Johann dela Fuente
  • Vocal Coaching – Manman Angsico
TheatreCarlos P. Romulo Auditorium
Opening9 November 2018
Closing2 December 2018