Rachel Bay Jones
Rachel Bay Jones is an American actress and singer. She has played the roles of Catherine in the 2013 Broadway revival of Pippin and Evan Hansen’s mother, Heidi Hansen, in Dear Evan Hansen. The latter earned her the 2017 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. After leaving Dear Evan Hansen on August 5, 2018, Jones performed at several small venues in Something Beautiful, a one-woman cabaret show that draws music from her expansive career and bringing meaning from her life into the lyrics. She appears in the television comedy God Friended Me which premiered in 2018. She has also had guest roles on Modern Family and Grey’s Anatomy. She appeared in the concert of Sweet Charity at the Merkin Concert Hall at the Kaufman Music Center on June 17, 2019, presented by the Transport Group.She starred in Next to Normal at the Kennedy Center in the Center’s January through February 2020 Broadway Center Stage series.