Waitress” composer-lyricist Sara Bareilles will replace Jessie Mueller in the role of master pie baker Jenna in the Broadway musical March 31 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre after the Tony-nominated star plays her final performance March 26, according to Playbill.com.
Singer-songwriter Bareilles previously sang much of the score on her concept album for the show, “What’s Inside: Songs from Waitress,” released six months before its Broadway opening. The role will mark her Broadway acting debut. She will play a limited engagement in the role through June 11. No replacement after that date has been announced.
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