(Actress) won Tony® and Drama Desk Awards for her starring role as Carole King in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. She is currently starring on Broadway as Jenna in Waitress and received a Tony Award® nomination for her portrayal. Other Broadway credits include The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Helena Landless/Miss Janet Conover), Nice Work If You Can Get It (Billie Bendix), and On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (Melinda Wells). Before Broadway she performed extensively in Chicago and was named Actor of the Year by the Chicago Tribune, was nominated for two Joseph Jefferson Awards, and won Best Lead Actress in a Musical for her performance as Amalia Balash in She Loves Me.
Read about some of Jessie’s work with Broadway Artists Alliance on BroadwayWorld.com!