Jeanna most recently originated and received a Drama Desk nomination for the title role in Diana: The Musical on Broadway and Netflix. On Broadway, de Waal starred in Kinky Boots (Lauren) and American Idiot (Heather). She originated the role of “Dawn” in Waitress, by Sara Bareilles, and the role of “Mary Barrie” in Finding Neverland, both directed by Diane Paulus at American Repertory Theater.
Off-Broadway, de Waal co-starred in the two-hander play Orwell in America (59E59 Theater) and played Chris Hargensen in MCC Theatre’s reimagined production of Broadway’s Carrie. She made her West End debut in the Queen musical We Will Rock You. Other notable credits include the National Tour of Wicked (Glinda) and The Rocky Horror Show (Janet) at The Old Globe. She is the founder of Broadway Weekends, which hosts annual theater summer camps for adults, led by Broadway artists.