Emily Afton

Emily Afton was one of the original ensemble cast in Waitress the Musical at the American Repertory Theater in 2015. Emily was also the Dance Captain of the production.

In 2017, Emily became part of the Original Broadway Cast of Amélie at the Walter Kerr Theatre. She later went onto star in Hadestown on Broadway.

Selected Previous Credits


  • Hair


  • Hair, Tour
  • Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Tour
  • I Love a Piano, Tour


  • Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Stages St. Louis
  • Standard Time, The Duke
  • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Goodspeed Opera House
NameEmily Afton
Born26 January 1985
FromSalina, Kansas
TrainedEmerson College
RoleEnsemble ART