Larry Marshall

Bill Nolte played the role of Joe in Waitress the Musical on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in summer 2018.

Bill also went on the First National Tour of Waitress playing Joe at selected theatres. He reprised the role in the 2022 US Residencies.

Bill has had an extensive career, making his Broadway debut in Porgy and Bess, earning Tony and Drama Desk award nominations for his portrayal of Sportin’ Life.

Selected Previous Credits


  • Pullman Porter Blues
  • Xanadu
  • The Color Purple
  • The Full Monty
  • Oh, Brother!
  • Rockabye Hamlet
  • Porgy and Bess
NameLawrence T. Marshall
Born3 April 1943
FromSpartanburg, South Carolina
TrainedFordham University
RoleJoe Broadway
Joe First National Tour
Joe 2022 Residencies