Mark Cortale and Broadway @ Town Hall proudly present TONY AWARD WINNER Jessie Mueller with Seth Rudetsky as pianist & host. This concert series at Town Hall will be raising funds for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
JESSIE MUELLER most recently originated the role of Jenna Hunterson in composer-lyricist Sara Bareilles’ hit Broadway musical Waitress for which Mueller was nominated for a Tony, Drama Desk and Grammy award. She earned all three for her starring role as Carole King/Beautiful-The Carole King Musical.
Other major Broadway credits include Nice Work if You Can Get It, The Mystery Of Edwin Drood (Drama Desk nomination), and her Broadway debut as Melinda/On A Clear Day You Can See Forever opposite Harry Connick, Jr. (Tony and Drama Desk nominations). She portrayed Carrie Pipperidge in the New York Philharmonic’s staged concert production of Carousel at Lincoln Center, and was a part of Carnegie Hall’s family concert series, Take the Stage with Broadway Stars. Mueller began her career in Chicago and was named “Actor of the Year” in 2011 by The Chicago Tribune.
Four years later she received Chicago’s prestigious Sarah Siddons Society Award. Recently she collaborated on Broadway for Orlando’s “What the World Needs Now” benefiting our brothers and sisters in Orlando (http://www.broadwayrecords.com/broadway-for-orlando/). Jessie will appear on Broadway next Spring in Carousel, starring as Julie Jordan, opposite Joshua Henry.