Anastacia McCleskey

Anastacia McCleskey was one of the ensemble cast in Waitress the Musical on Broadway production, as well as playing Nurse Norma and being an understudy Becky, for five months from February 2018. She returned to the role for the Broadway restaging in 2020.

Anastacia debuted her one-woman show “I Got Love” at the Laurie Beechman Theater in 2007. She also appeared in the TV series “The Good Fight” and “Madam Secretary,” as well as appearing in “Sex and the City 2.” After appearing as part of Waitress, she went onto play May in the world premiere of The Secret Life of Bees at the Atlantic Theatre.

Selected Previous Credits


  • Violet
  • The Book of Mormon
  • Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
  • Hair
  • Tarzan

West End

  • Close to You: Bacharach Re-Imagined
  • What’s It All About


  • Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical, Brava Theater for the Arts
  • Murder Ballad, Studio Theater, DC
  • Catch Me If You Can, 5th Ave Theater
  • Little Shop of Horrors, Theater Aspen
FromNashville, Tennessee
TrainedAmerican Musical and Dramatics Academy
RoleEnsemble Broadway