Tag Archives: Richard H. Blake

Nessa’s Niblets: February 27, 2017

Jessica Vosk (Elphaba – 2nd Natl. Tour), Teal Wicks (former Elphaba – Broadway, San Francisco, Los Angeles; former s/b Elphaba – Los Angeles), Josh Lamon (former Boq – 1st Natl. Tour), Paul Slade Smith (former Dr. Dillamond – 1st Natl. Tour), and Jonathan Ritter (former swing, u/s Chistery –  San … Continue reading

Blake to Lead Cast of A BRONX TALE on Broadway

Casting has been announced for the Broadway premiere of A BRONX TALE THE MUSICAL. Richard H. Blake (former Fiyero – Asian Tour, Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour) will star as Lorenzo. The new musical features  a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, music by … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: April 4, 2016

Emily Koch (Elphaba – 2nd Natl. Tour; former Elphaba s/b – Broadway, 2nd Natl. Tour) and Amanda Jane Cooper (Glinda – 2nd Natl. Tour, former Glinda – 1st Natl. Tour) both attended Carnegie Mellon University. Richard H. Blake (former Fiyero … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: February 15, 2016

Tom Flynn (former Dr. Dillamond – Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour, San Francisco), William Ryall (Witch’s Father/Ozian official, Dillamond/Wizard u/s – Broadway), and Andrew Palermo (ensemble, u/s Boq – original Broadway company) were in the 1995 Broadway revival of HOW TO SUCCESS IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: February 1, 2016

Michelle Federer (Nessarose – Original Broadway Cast) was the understudy for Julia Roberts in THREE DAYS OF RAIN. Richard H. Blake (former Fiyero – Asian Tour, Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour), Kristoffer Cusick (former Fiyero – Chicago, Los Angeles; former t/r Fiyero – Broadway; former ensemble, u/s … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: October 26, 2015

Laura Bell Bundy (s/b Glinda – Original Broadway Cast), Richard H. Blake (former Fiyero – Asian Tour, Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour), Annaleigh Ashford (former Glinda – Chicago, Broadway; former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 1st Natl. Tour), Manuel Herrera (former ensemble – Broadway; original Chistery, ensemble – … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: July 27, 2015

Natalie Weiss (former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – 2nd Natl. Tour) was a semi-finalist on Season 4 of “American Idol”. Richard H. Blake (former Fiyero – Asian Tour, Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour), Krisoffer Cusick (former Fiyero – Chicago, Los Angeles; former t/r Fiyero – … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: June 22, 2015

Sebastian Arcelus (former Fiyero – Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour) played the role of Frank in the movie adaptation of the Nicholas Sparks best seller “The Best of Me”. Richard H. Blake (former Fiyero – Asian Tour, Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour) is currently … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: May 4, 2015

Richard H. Blake (former Fiyero – Asian Tour, Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour) played the part of Glen Guglia in the short-lived Broadway production of THE WEDDING SINGER. Andy Karl (former Fiyero – Broadway) was an understudy for Glen. Carla Stickler (ensemble, u/s Elphaba – … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: March 30, 2015

Alison Luff (former Elphaba – 1st Natl. Tour) is currently playing Miss Honey in the Broadway production of MATILDA. Other former WICKED cast members who have been in MATILDA include Alex Brightman (former Boq – Broadway) and Richard H. Blake (former Fiyero – … Continue reading