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Jessie Mueller most recently appeared on Broadway and at Steppenwolf in Tracy Lett’s new play The Minutes alongside the playwright, Armie Hammer and Blair Brown. She received a Tony nomination and Drama Desk Award for her performance as Julie Jordan in the recent revival of Carousel opposite Joshua Henry and Renee Fleming. Check out a preview of the show featuring songs like “Goodnight My Someone,” “Adelaide’s Lament” and more!
Prior to that she originated the role of Jenna Hunterson in composer-lyricist Sara Bareilles’ hit Broadway musical Waitress for which she was nominated for a Tony, Drama Desk and Grammy award. She earned all three awards for her starring role as Carole King in Beautiful-The Carole King Musical. She recently starred as Marian in The Music Man with Norm Lewis and Rosie O’Donnell at The Kennedy Center.
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 in 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.

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Jessie Mueller STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2022
Ms. Johnson

[Washington, DC (Regional)]
Broadway Center Stage Revival, 2019
Marian Paroo

[Broadway]
2018 Broadway Revival, 2018
Julie Jordan

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Jenna

[Boston]
American Repertory Theater World Premiere Production, 2015
Jenna

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Carole King

[Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Production, 2012
Helena Landless

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Billie Bendix [Replacement]

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2011
Melinda Wells


Jessie Mueller Movies

The Post
[ 2017 ] Judith Martin
Secret Headquarters
[ 2022 ] Lily Kincaid

Jessie Mueller Awards and Nominations


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical

Jessie Mueller, Carousel

Drama League Awards - 2018 - Distinguished Performance Award

Jessie Mueller, Carousel

Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical

Jessie Mueller, Carousel

Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical

Jessie Mueller, Waitress

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical

Jessie Mueller, Waitress

Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical

Jessie Mueller, Waitress


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical

Jessie Mueller, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Drama League Awards - 2014 - Distinguished Performance Award

Jessie Mueller, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical

Jessie Mueller, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical


winner
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical

Jessie Mueller, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

Jessie Mueller, The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

Jessie Mueller, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever

Drama League Awards - 2012 - Distinguished Performance Award

Jessie Mueller, On A Clear Day You Can See Forever


winner
Theatre World Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Debut Performance

Jessie Mueller, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever

Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical

Jessie Mueller, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever

Jessie Mueller Videos

Jessie Mueller News


Video: BEAUTIFUL Star Jessie Mueller Joins FLY ME TO THE MOON; Watch New Trailer

Jessie Mueller, known to Broadway fans for her role as Carole King in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, will be appearing in the upcoming film Fly Me to the Moon alongside Scarlett Johansson and Channing Tatum. See the trailer for the film here!

Audra McDonald to Return To Provincetown With Seth Rudetsky in May

Six-time Tony Award Winner Audra McDonald will return to Provincetown with SiriusXM Radio star Seth Rudetsky as music director and host, this Memorial Day Weekend. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Cast Set For BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at Pitlochry Festival Theatre 

Pitlochry Festival Theatre will premiere a new production of the award-winning West End and Broadway musical Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. 

Steppenwolf's PURPOSE & More Lead Chicago's April 2024 Top Theatre Shows

Chicago is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Selections for April 2024 include Steppenwolf's Purpose, Lyric Opera of Chicago's AIDA and more.

Ben Platt, Norm Lewis, and More Set For The Ravinia Festival's 2024 Summer Lineup

The Ravinia Festival has revealed its complete 2024 summer lineup. Among this year's Broadway names taking the stage at The Ravinia Festival are Ben Platt, Jessie Mueller, Norm Lewis, Michael Feinstein, and more! Learn more about the full lineup here!

Listen: Hannah Corneau Featured on Demos for BEAUTIFUL LITTLE FOOL

Four new original song demos have been released and are now available via from the original musical Beautiful Little Fool. Listen here!

Jinkx Monsoon, Cheyenne Jackson & More Set for Provincetown Town Hall Summer 2024 Season

A star-studded music and comedy season has been set for the summer of 2024 at Provincetown’s largest entertainment venue, the Town Hall. See who is performing, the full schedule and learn how to purchase tickets.

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld February 20, 2024

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is February 20, 2024 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

Claybourne Elder to Kick Off 2024 BROADWAY @ NOCCA Series

Broadway @ NOCCA series will return to New Orleans in spring of 2024 for the first time since the pre-pandemic season of 2020. See who is performing, and learn more about the series!

Jamie Muscato to Join Eric McCormack, Rachel Tucker, and More In WILD ABOUT YOU Concert

Jamie Muscato will be joining Eric McCormack, Rachel Tucker, Oliver Tompsett, and Tori Allen-Martin in the new musical in concert Wild About You, which is making its World Premiere at Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

Oliver Tompsett Will Join Eric McCormack in the Premiere of WILD ABOUT YOU at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Oliver Tompsett will be joining Eric McCormack in the new musical in concert Wild About You, which is making its Worldwide Premiere at Theatre Royal Drury Lane this spring with a stellar cast.

Album Review: Chilina Kennedy's WILD ABOUT YOU (World Premiere Recording) Debuts A New Show In Development

A little over halfway through, Bobby’s ears felt a bit overtaxed on the ballad/power ballad front and wished there were one or maybe even two more up-tempo songs

Last Chance to Vote for the BWW Boston Awards; Voting Ends 12/31

It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Boston Awards! Voting ends on 12/31 at midnight. Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

2 Weeks to Vote for the BWW Boston Awards; JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, THE WIZ, & More Lead!

There's just two weeks left to vote and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 18th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Boston Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

VIDEO: Watch Jessica Thebus Relive Top 3 Moments of A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Goodman Theatre

Watch Director Jessica Thebus relive her top 3 moments from her productions of A CHRISTMAS CAROL in the video below!

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld December 18th, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is December 18, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed over the weekend!

Listen: DIARY OF A WIMPY KID THE MUSICAL Cast Recording is Out Now, Featuring Sutton Foster, Jessie Mueller, and More!

The new cast album Diary of a Wimpy Kid The Musical is available now on streaming and digital platforms. Listen to the full album here!

Jessie Mueller to Join Sirus XM Radio Host Seth Rudetsky for Concert in Lafayette

Broadway star Jessie Mueller joins Sirius XM Radio host Seth Rudetsky for a one-of-a-kind concert in Lafayette, LA. The show, part of the Performing Arts Serving Acadiana season, will feature Broadway banter, spontaneous songs, and a surprise set list. Don't miss this unique collaboration between two talented performers.

Exclusive: Get a First Listen to 'The Cheese Touch' From DIARY OF A WIMPY KID THE MUSICAL

Get an exclusive first listen to 'The Cheese Touch' from Diary of a Wimpy Kid The Musical.

BroadwayWorld Boston Awards; BEETLEJUICE, THE WIZ, & More Lead!

It's the final 3 weeks and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 11th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Boston Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Jessie Mueller FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is Jessie Mueller next theatre project?

Jessie Mueller's next show will be The Minutes which opens on 4/17/2022 on Broadway.

How many Broadway shows has Jessie Mueller been in?

Jessie Mueller has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

How many West End shows has Jessie Mueller been in?

Jessie Mueller has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Jessie Mueller been nominated for?

Jessie Mueller has been nominated for several awards throughout her career. These include Outstanding Actress in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Carousel," Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for "Carousel," Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for "Carousel," Outstanding Actress in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Waitress," Outstanding Actress in a Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Waitress," Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for "Waitress," Outstanding Actress in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical," Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical," Outstanding Actress in a Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical," Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical," Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "The Mystery of Edwin Drood," Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever," Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for "On A Clear Day You Can See Forever," Outstanding Debut Performance at the Theatre World Awards for "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever," and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever."

What awards has Jessie Mueller won?

Jessie Mueller has won the following awards: - Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Carousel - Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Beautiful: The Carole King Musical - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Beautiful: The Carole King Musical - Outstanding Debut Performance (Theatre World Awards) for On a Clear Day You Can See Forever.

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