Tonight, Broadway bids Happy Trails to Waitress the Musical original leading man Drew Gehling as he plays his final performance tonight at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.
Gehling departs the Sara Bareilles musical for his upcoming next Broadway project which will be the Pre-Broadway Premiere of the musical adaptation of Roman Holiday set to have it’s out of town tryout in San Francisco this May.
Beginning tomorrow night, Broadway veteran Chris Diamantopoulos will begin duties as the new sexy gynecologist in town himself “Dr. Pomatter”.
Diamantopoulos joins the same day as the show’s composer Sara Bareilles makes her Broadway acting debut as the show’s new leading lady taking over the role of “Jenna”. Bareilles take over from Tony winner Jessie Mueller who played her final performance this past Sunday. For the last 3 days, the role was performed by Ensemble member Stephanie Torns.
Happy Trails Drew!!! Welcome Chris!!!