Theater Gone Wrong: Drew Gehling Needs a Doctor While Playing a Doctor in Waitress
Dr. Pomatter needed some medical assistance.
The danger of creating a comedic bit that requires you to fall: you could get hurt. Drew Gehling knows this firsthand. While playing Dr. Pomatter in Waitress, Gehling once found himself requiring a real doctor when one of his stunts, opposite Jessie Mueller, went wrong. Fortunately, he got stitched up at intermission and the show went on.