Stephanie Torns

Stephanie Torns is the original understudy Jenna Hunterson, originating the role at the American Repertory Theater in 2015, as well as opening the show on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. She has played Jenna throughout the Broadway run, covering gaps in casting, when she has had limited engagements as the lead role, and other cast absences. In addition, she has also been an active part of the Broadway ensemble, and has played Francine Pomatter and Dawn.

Before appearing in Waitress, she was part of the ensemble and understudy Elphaba in Wicked.

Selected Previous Credits


  • Wicked


  • Wicked, Tour
  • 9 To 5, Tour
  • Les Misérables, Tour
NameStephanie Torns
Born4 June
TrainedAmerican Musical and Dramatic Academy
RoleJenna Hunterson Understudy, Broadway