10 Performances Of ‘She Used To Be Mine’ You Need To Watch Right Now
She Used To Be Mine is the iconic song from hit musical Waitress.
Written by Sara Bareilles, the eleven o’clock number appears in the second act of the show performed by the character Jenna, a pie-making waitress who finds herself pregnant while trapped in a loveless marriage.
Here’s a rundown of ten of the must-see performances of She Used To Be Mine from stars of productions on both Broadway and in the West End.
Jessie Mueller and Sara Bareilles
Jessie Mueller, who originated the role of Jenna, performed She Used To Be Mine at the 2016 Tony Awards together with composer Sara Bareilles.
If you weren’t fortunate enough to watch Jordin Sparks in the role of Jenna on Waitress on Broadway in 2019, you can get a taste of her heavenly vocals in the video below.
Lucie Jones led the West End cast of Waitress in London’s West End, closing out the show earlier this year. Watch below a she delivers a stunning performance of ‘She Used To Be Mine’ live on stage at the Adelphi Theatre..
Alison Luff offers her golden vocals to Waitress’ iconic song in this performance ahead of her Broadway run last year.
Nicolette Robinson made her Broadway debut in the role of Jenna in 2018. Watch her performing the show’s big eleven o’clock number in the video below.
Broadway icon Shoshana Bean starred as Jenna in Waitress on Broadway in 2019 – watch her take on the musical’s showstopper She Used to Be Mine below.
Jeremy Jordan, who starred as Dr. Pomatter in the Broadway version of the show, performed his take on She Used To Be Mine at MCC Theater’s annual MisCast gala which sees Broadway’s hottest stars perform songs from roles in which they would never be cast.
Smash star Katharine McPhee appeared as Jenna in both the West End and Broadway casts so its no surprise that she knows how to belt out She Used to Be Mine so easily.
Another gender swapped cover, watch West End’s Dr. Pomatter David Hunter perform a live and acoustic version of She Used To Be Mine at his David Thunder and the Give a F*cks Live and Acoustic show at The Other Palace.
We couldn’t end this rundown any other way than with a full performance from Sara Bareilles herself. Watch the song’s composer perform her showstopping number live on The Graham Norton Show earlier in 2020 ahead of starring in the West End cast.