Jason Mraz to make his Broadway debut with Sara Bareille's musical Waitress

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Sep,29 2017 19:20 07 IST

Los Angeles: Singer Jason Mraz is set to make his Broadway debut with six-time Grammy winner Sara Bareilles' musical Waitress.

Jason Mraz joins the cast of the musical Waitress. Image from Twitter/@THR.

Jason Mraz joins the cast of the musical Waitress. Image from Twitter/@THR.

Mraz will be essaying Dr. Pomatter, a married physician who gives waitress Jenna a new outlook on life when they begin an affair, reports aceshowbiz.com.

Based on the 2007 motion picture by the same name, and written by the late Adrienne Shelly, Waitress has four women in the four top creative team spots.

It follows an expert pie maker in a small town named Jenna, who dreams of a way out of her loveless marriage with her husband Earl. A baking contest in a nearby county and the town's new physician, Dr. Pomatter, may offer her a chance at a new life.

In the original comedy drama Waitress, Jenna was played by Keri Russell, her husband Earl was portrayed by Jeremy Sisto, while Dr. Jim Pomatter was depicted by Nathan Fillion.

The musical feature's songs were written by Bareilles, with whom Mraz recorded the songs 'Bad Idea' and 'You Matter to Me' on her 2015 album What's Inside: Songs From Waitress.