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Bio:
Drew Gehling created the role of Dr. Pomatter in the A.R.T. production of Waitress. Broadway: On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, Jersey Boys. Off-Broadway: A Minister’s Wife (Lexy), Lincoln Center; Billy & Ray (Sistrom), Vineyard Theatre; I Believe, Lincoln Center; Anne of Green Gables (Gilbert ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Drew Gehling created the role of Dr. Pomatter in the A.R.T. production of Waitress. Broadway: On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, Jersey Boys. Off-Broadway: A Minister’s Wife (Lexy), Lincoln Center; Billy & Ray (Sistrom), Vineyard Theatre; I Believe, Lincoln Center; Anne of Green Gables (Gilbert ... (read complete bio)
Chita Rivera to Host PBS New Year's Eve Special Featuring Lea Salonga, Drew Gehling & Photo Chita Rivera to Host PBS New Year's Eve Special Featuring Lea Salonga, Drew Gehling & More
by Michael Major - Dec 2, 2021

Chita Rivera has been announced as the host of United in Song: Celebrating the American Dream, a new New Year's Eve special on PBS. The special will also feature performances by Lea Salonga, Drew Gehling, Paulo Szot, David Archuleta, Judy Collins, Amber Merritt, Jencarlos Carnela, Deborah Cox, and The American Pops Orchestra.

Photos: Go Inside YOU ARE HERE: An Evening with Solea Pfeiffer Photo Photos: Go Inside YOU ARE HERE: An Evening with Solea Pfeiffer
by Bruce Glikas - Nov 5, 2021

Up-and-coming leading lady of stage and screen Solea Pfeiffer is making her NYC solo concert debut in 'An Evening with Solea Pfeiffer.' Pfeiffer, who in recent years has received massive acclaim portraying iconic roles in Hamilton (LA), the Broadway-bound Almost Famous (The Old Globe), The Light in the Piazza (Lyric Opera of Chicago), Songs for a New World, and Evita (New York City Center), is bringing her powerhouse vocals and gift of storytelling to create an enchanting musical experience for her audience.

Video: Sara Bareilles and Christopher Fitzgerald Take Their Final Bows in WAITRESS on Photo Video: Sara Bareilles and Christopher Fitzgerald Take Their Final Bows in WAITRESS on Broadway!
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 18, 2021

This weekend Tony-nominated composer Sara Bareilles, original cast member Christopher Fitzgerald, and both young actors who portray Lulu, Hattie Cecelia Tutalo and Nora Lincoln Weiner, took their final bows at Waitress on Broadway!

Photo: First Look at Jennifer Nettles as Jenna in WAITRESS on Broadway! Photo Photo: First Look at Jennifer Nettles as Jenna in WAITRESS on Broadway!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2021

Grammy Award Winner Jennifer Nettles takes the stage in Broadway’s Waitress as Jenna next Tuesday October 19 – get a first look at Nettles in character!

WAITRESS Adds Sunday and Monday Evening Performances Beginning November 1 Photo WAITRESS Adds Sunday and Monday Evening Performances Beginning November 1
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2021

Producers Barry and Fran Weissler today announced added Monday and Sunday evening performances starting November 1st for the hit Broadway musical Waitress, currently playing at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street, NYC) through January 9, 2022. The schedules for the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s can be found below.

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by Nicole Rosky - Oct 8, 2021

Nik Dodani and Ben Thompson to Join the Cast of WAITRESS Alongside Jennifer Nettles Photo Nik Dodani and Ben Thompson to Join the Cast of WAITRESS Alongside Jennifer Nettles
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 7, 2021

The producers of Broadway’s Waitress announced today that on Tuesday October 19, Nik Dodani will take over the role of Ogie and Ben Thompson will step into Earl’s shoes. They join Jennifer Nettles, who will play Jenna through November 24.

BC/EFA's Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Raises $753,321 Photo BC/EFA's Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Raises $753,321
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 4, 2021

After a two-year in-person hiatus, fans gleefully filled the streets of New York City’s famed Theater District on Sunday, October 3, 2021, coming together in celebration and rejuvenation at the 35th annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

BC/EFA's Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction Will Take Place This Sunday Photo BC/EFA's Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction Will Take Place This Sunday
by Stephi Wild - Sep 30, 2021

Attend Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction and you could walk home with a Tony Award, win a private chat with Patti LuPone and even watch Dear Evan Hansen's Will Roland lead the live  auction. Produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, the much-anticipated celebration will provide multiple ways to join in person and online this Sunday, October 3, 2021.

Back On Broadway: Caitlin Houlahan on Returning to WAITRESS, Her Favorite Moment in t Photo Back On Broadway: Caitlin Houlahan on Returning to WAITRESS, Her Favorite Moment in the Show, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2021

BroadwayWorld's new interview series Back on Broadway is taking readers on the exciting journey of Broadway's return to the stage! Next up in the series is Caitlin Houlahan, who is returning to the role of Dawn in Waitress!

Experiences With David Byrne, André DeShields, Patti LuPone, and More Added to BC/EF Photo Experiences With David Byrne, André DeShields, Patti LuPone, and More Added to BC/EFA's Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2021

New auction lots and virtual guests have just been announced for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' much-anticipated Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction, which returns in person and online Sunday, October 3, 2021.

VIDEO: WAITRESS Company Celebrates 'Nick Cordero Day' Mayoral Proclamation Photo VIDEO: WAITRESS Company Celebrates 'Nick Cordero Day' Mayoral Proclamation
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 17, 2021

This afternoon, the company of Waitress on Broadway gathered on the stage of Broadway’s Barrymore Theatre to commemorate a Mayoral Proclamation declaring Friday, September 17, “Nick Cordero Day” in New York City. 

Student Blog: We're Back! Photo Student Blog: We're Back!
by Student Blogger: Grace Callahan - Sep 8, 2021

The return of Waitress brought Sara Bareilles back as Jenna and Drew Gehling as Dr. Pottamer. At the opening night curtain call, the cast called Amanda Kloots onstage to pay tribute to her husband, Nick Cordero. In productions of Waitress around the world, audiences will be able to spot Cordero's 'Live Your Life' Pie' on the menu board in honor of the late actor.

WAITRESS Sets New House Record at Broadway's Ethel Barrymore Theatre Photo WAITRESS Sets New House Record at Broadway's Ethel Barrymore Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 4, 2021

The first musical to return to Broadway, Waitress opened to a sold-out audience on Thursday, September 2, receiving a standing ovation before the performance even began! The audience leapt to their feet eight more times throughout the evening.

Photos: WAITRESS Company Takes First Bows at the Barrymore Theatre Photo Photos: WAITRESS Company Takes First Bows at the Barrymore Theatre
by Bruce Glikas - Sep 3, 2021

The hit musical Waitress opened up again last night as Broadway continues its highly-anticipated return! Check out photos from inside the big night below!

VIDEO: WAITRESS and Amanda Kloots Pay Tribute to Nick Cordero on Opening Night Photo VIDEO: WAITRESS and Amanda Kloots Pay Tribute to Nick Cordero on Opening Night
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 2, 2021

Go inside the show's emotional curtain call, including a curtain speech from its Tony-nominated composer and star Sara Bareilles, and the full company paying tribute to late original cast member, Nick Cordero with a singalong to his original tune, 'Live Your Life.'

VIDEO: WAITRESS Receives a Rapturous Welcome As the Curtain Goes Up on Opening Night Photo VIDEO: WAITRESS Receives a Rapturous Welcome As the Curtain Goes Up on Opening Night
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 2, 2021

The hit musical Waitress is opening up once more this evening as Broadway continues its highly-anticipated return! To celebrate the return of live theatre at the Barrymore and beyond, New York Senator and Senate Majority Leader, Chuck Schumer, stopped in for a visit with the Waitress family.

BWW Photo Exclusive: WAITRESS Welcomes Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Openin Photo BWW Photo Exclusive: WAITRESS Welcomes Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Opening Night
by Bruce Glikas - Sep 2, 2021

The hit musical Waitress is opening up once more this evening as Broadway continues its highly-anticipated return! To celebrate the return of live theatre at the Barrymore and beyond, New York Senator and Senate Majority Leader, Chuck Schumer, stopped in for a visit with the Waitress family.

WAITRESS, Starring Sara Bareilles, and Tony-Winning HADESTOWN Re-Open on Broadway Ton Photo WAITRESS, Starring Sara Bareilles, and Tony-Winning HADESTOWN Re-Open on Broadway Tonight!
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 2, 2021

Whether you're heading to Joe's Diner or way down under the ground, Broadway is re-opening up tonight with the arrival of two beloved musicals. Waitress kicks off its limited engagement at The Ethel Barrymore Theatre, where it will run through January 9, 2022. Just a block away, Hadestown returns to its home at the Walter Kerr Theatre.

VIDEO: Sara Bareilles Gets Ready to Bring WAITRESS Back to Broadway! Photo VIDEO: Sara Bareilles Gets Ready to Bring WAITRESS Back to Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 29, 2021

After a year and a half without Broadway, Waitress fans will get a rare chance to revisit their favorite musical- they'll just have to travel across the street for it. A limited engagement begins performances at The Ethel Barrymore Theatre on September 2, where it will run through January 9, 2022. 

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