Today, the presenter Al Roker will join the Broadway music waitress for six weeks

Al Roker will head to Broadway to join the cast of the successful music waitress.

Al Roker will head to Broadway to join the cast of the successful music waitress.

The Today Show host will assume the role of Old Joe during a six-week race that will start from October 5 to November 11.

& # 39; From the #whataretheythinking department! I will join @NicoletteKloe and the cast of #Broadway show @WaitressMusical on October 5th as #OldJoe. I hope you come to see us, "Roker tweeted Wednesday morning.

Al Roker will head to Broadway to join the cast of the successful music waitress.

Al Roker will head to Broadway to join the cast of the successful music waitress.

Roker will assume the role of Old Joe for a six-week race that will start from October 5 to November 11. He shared photos of himself with Nicolette Robinson (pictured) on the stage of one of his essays.

Roker will assume the role of Old Joe for a six-week race that will start from October 5 to November 11. He shared photos of himself with Nicolette Robinson (pictured) on the stage of one of his essays.

Roker will assume the role of Old Joe for a six-week race that will start from October 5 to November 11. He shared photos of himself with Nicolette Robinson (pictured) on the stage of one of his essays.

Roker also shared photos of himself with Nicolette Robinson on the stage of one of his rehearsals.

According to Broadway.com, Roker will not perform on Saturday or Sunday in matinees.

Roker told the website that he is actually nervous about this opportunity.

"I'm nervous and excited to make my Broadway debut in such a comical show," Roker said.

& # 39; My character is called Old Joe, so I already have half of that. And there's cake every night!

The composer and lyricist of waitress Sara Bareilles told Broadway.com: "We are delighted to have beloved Al Roker joining the Waitress cast for a limited commitment."

Roker has said that he is really nervous and excited about this opportunity. Roker is represented with Robinson who plays Jenna in the musical

Roker has said that he is really nervous and excited about this opportunity. Roker is represented with Robinson who plays Jenna in the musical

Roker has said that he is really nervous and excited about this opportunity. Roker is represented with Robinson who plays Jenna in the musical

The Today Show host (right) is not completely new on Broadway, but this is his first Broadway show. In 2003, he appeared as a mysterious guest of one night on The Play What I Wrote

The Today Show host (right) is not completely new on Broadway, but this is his first Broadway show. In 2003, he appeared as a mysterious guest of one night on The Play What I Wrote

The Today Show host (right) is not completely new on Broadway, but this is his first Broadway show. In 2003, he appeared as a mysterious guest of one night on The Play What I Wrote

In 2003, Roker appeared as a mysterious guest of one night on The Play What I Wrote.

But her role in the waitress will mark her Broadway debut.

The cast is directed by Nicolette Robinson, who plays Jenna, the waitress.

Drew Gehling plays Dr. Pomatter, Adam Shapiro as Ogie, Katie Lowes as Dawn, Natasha Yvette Williams as Becky, Ben Thompson as Earl and Benny Elledge as Cal.

Waitress is based on the 2007 film by Adrienne Shelly.

It tells the story of Jenna, an expert waitress and pastry-maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and of her marriage without love, according to the musical's website.

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