Jordin Sparks Sets Broadway Return as Jenna in Waitress

first_imgJordin Sparks(Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images) Waitress Almost a decade after her 2010 Broadway debut in In the Heights, multi-platinum recording artist Jordin Sparks will head back to Broadway next month, taking over the lead role of Jenna in Waitress. Sparks will join the musical on September 16, replacing current headliner Alison Luff, who will play her final performance on September 15.Sparks garnered worldwide attention at age 17 as winner of American Idol season six. Sparks’ popular singles have sold more than 10 million digital tracks, winning her two BET Awards, one American Music Award, one BMI Songwriting Award and one People’s Choice Award, in addition to earning two MTV Award nominations and a Grammy nomination.Waitress features a book by Jessie Nelson, a score by Sara Bareilles, direction by Diane Paulus, choreography by Lorin Latarro and music supervision by Nadia DiGiallonardo.Sparks will play a limited engagement through October 27. Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 5, 2020 Related Showscenter_img Star Files View Comments Jordin Sparkslast_img

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