Joshua Henry and Tyrone Davis, Jr. will join the company of “Waitress” starting Nov. 29, producers announced Monday.
Henry will take over the role of Dr. Pomatter and Davis, Jr. will play Ogie. They join Ciara Renée, who is scheduled to play Jenna starting Nov. 25.
Davis, Jr. was previously an ensemble member in the original production of “Waitress,” and understudied the role he is now set to play. Henry has previously appeared on Broadway in “Carousel” and “Shuffle Along,” among several other productions.
Erich Bergen, currently playing Dr. Pomatter, has extended his run in the role through Nov. 24, and Nik Dodani, currently playing Ogie, will play the role through Nov. 27.
The return engagement of “Waitress,” which opened at the Ethel Barrymore on Sept. 2, will play through Jan. 9, 2022. It previously played the Brook Atkinson Theatre from March 2016 to January 2020.
“Waitress” features music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles, a book by Jessie Nelson and direction by Diane Paulus. The production is produced by Barry and Fran Weissler.