Richard H. Blake to Play Fiyero in Broadway's Wicked Beginning March 29
Based on Gregory Maguire's novel of the same name, Wicked tells the untold story of the witches of Oz, and how they grew to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good. The musical features a score by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Winnie Holzman. The production is directed by Joe Mantello, with musical staging by Wayne Cilento.
The current cast also includes Teal Wicks as Elphaba, Katie Rose Clarke as Glinda, Kathy Fitzgerald as Madame Morrible, P.J. Benjamin as The Wizard, Etai BenShlomo as Boq, Jenny Fellner as Nessarose, and Tom Flynn as Dr. Dillamond.
Blake previously played his role on the national tour of Wicked. His many Broadway credits include Legally Blonde, The Wedding Singer, Hairspray, Aida, Saturday Night Fever, and Rent.