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2016
SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2016
Live at Beacon Theatre

Jessie Mueller — Nominee for Best Leading Actress in a Musical

Show: 
Waitress

Role:
Jenna, a pregnant waitress trapped in an abusive marriage and looking for a happy ending.

Bio Brief:
Mueller has earned a Tony Award in 2014 for her star turn in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. She also earned a Tony nom for On a Clear Day You Can See Forever opposite Harry Connick Jr. and appeared on Broadway in Nice Work If You Can Get It and The Mystery of Edwin Drood.  

Other Honors For This Role:
—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nomination for Favorite Leading Actress in a Musical
—Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Musical
—Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Musical
—Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance nomination

Tony History:
2012: Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever
2014: Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Fun Fact:
Before hitting Broadway, Mueller and her sister Abby starred as Adelaide and Sarah, respectively, in a Chicago production of Guys and Dolls.

Quotable Quote:
"I don't know if I'm any better at making pies than I was before. I'm getting better at rolling out dough."Mueller to Broadway.com, 4/16
 

Other Nominees for Best Leading Actress in a Musical

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