Drew Gehling

Drew Gehling originated the role of Dr. Jim Pomatter in Waitress the Musical at the American Repertory Theater in 2015, as well as opening the show on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Drew’s voice can be heard on the Original Broadway Cast Recording.

He left the show on 2 April 2017, before returning to the show to co-star alongside Betsy Wolfe on 27 June 2017. In the time between, he starred as Joe Bradley in Roman Holiday at the Golden Gate Theatre in San Francisco.

Selected Previous Credits


  • On A Clear Day You Can See Forever
  • Jersey Boys


  • A Minister’s Wife, Lincoln Center
  • Billy & Ray, Vineyard Theatre
  • I Believe, Lincoln Center
  • Anne Of Green Gables, Lortel


  • Johnny Baseball, American Repertory Theater
  • Moby Dick, Paper Mill
  • Jersey Boys, Paper Mill
  • Hello Dolly, Paper Mill
  • Utah Shakespeare
NameAndrew Shearer Gehling
Born16 October 1982
FromSedgefield, North Caroline
TrainedCarnegie Mellon University
RoleDr. Jim Pomatter ART
Dr. Jim Pomatter Broadway