Grammy Winner Jennifer Nettles Joins Cast of WAITRESS On Broadway


Maeisha McQueen, Jennifer Nettles, and Ashley Blanchet

Kobi Kassal
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September 23, 2021 10:35 AM

Singer and actress Jennifer Nettles will be donning an apron and stepping into the role of Jenna as Sara Bareillies plays her final performances in Waitress on October 17, 2021. Nettles will begin the following Tuesday, October 19, and play through November 24, 2021. 

Also joining the Broadway company is Maiesha McQueen and Ashley Blanchet who are set to join the diner on October 5, 2021 as Becky and Dawn respectively. Charity Angél Dawson and Caitlin Houlahan will play their final performance on Sunday, October 3, 2021.

The current cast includes Eric Anderson (Cal), Christopher Fitzgerald (Ogie), Drew Gehling (Dr. Pomatter), Dakin Matthews (Joe), and Joe Tippett (Earl). The ensemble is Tyrone Davis, Jr., Matt DeAngelis, Andrew Fitch, Henry Gottfried, Molly Jobe, Emily Koch, Max Kumangai, Anastacia McCleskey, Gerianne Pérez, Stephanie Torns, Hattie Cecelia Tutalo, Nyla Watson and Nora Lincoln Weiner.

Waitress is playing a limited run at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre through January 9, 2021.

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Kobi Kassal

Hailing from sunny South Florida, Kobi Kassal founded Theatrely (formerly Theatre Talk Boston) while attending Boston University. He is an avid theatre attender and can be found seeing a performance most nights of the week (in normal times!) He is interested in the cross section of theatre, popular culture, hospitality, and politics. He also loves a good bagel!