Ciara Renée will take over the lead role of Jenna in “Waitress,” the musical announced Tuesday.
Renée, who previously starred as Elsa in “Frozen” and the Off-Broadway show “The Wrong Man,” will begin in the role on Nov. 25. Jennifer Nettles, the current Jenna, will play her final performance on Nov. 24.
“Waitress” is playing the Ethel Barrymore Theatre through Jan. 9, 2022.
The current Broadway cast includes Eric Anderson, Ashley Blanchet, Nik Dodani, Erich Bergen, Dakin Matthews, Maiesha McQueen and Ben Thompson.
Update: Since the article was published, Renée’s start date has been pushed earlier. It has been updated in the article.