Drew Gehling Returns to Broadway’s Waitress August 28

Broadway News   Drew Gehling Returns to Broadway’s Waitress August 28
 
The original cast member steps back into the role of Dr. Pomatter.
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Drew Gehling Marc J. Franklin

Drew Gehling, who originated the role of Dr. Pomatter in Broadway’s Waitress, reprises his performance at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre beginning August 28.

Drew Gehling and Jessie Mueller in <i>Waitress</i>
Drew Gehling and Jessie Mueller in Waitress Jeremy Daniel

Gehling has returned to the show multiple times since initially leaving in March 2017. He most recently departed the production to headline the world premiere of the musical adaptation of Dave at Washington, D.C.’s Arena Stage. His additional credits include Broadway's Jersey Boys and On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, as well as the world premiere of the Roman Holiday musical.

Madam Secretary alum Erich Bergen made his Broadway debut as Dr. Pomatter this summer, taking his final bow August 12.

The current company also includes Stephanie Torns, who fills in as Jenna before Nicolette Robinson begins performances September 4, Katie Lowes as Dawn, Adam Shapiro as Ogie, NaTasha Yvette Williams as Becky, Ben Thompson as Earl, Benny Elledge as Cal, and Bill Nolte as Joe.

Read: BROADWAY-BOUND NICOLETTE ROBINSON ON GOING FROM WAITRESS FAN TO WAITRESS STAR

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