Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Kyle Dean Massey returns to the Gershwin 7/31.

Kyle Dean Massey will return to the role of Fiyero at the Gershwin Theatre, beginning performances on July 31st.  Richard H. Blake will depart the role that he has been playing for nearly 4 years on the 29th.  Kyle Dean began Wicked on the 1st National Tour in June 2007 as an ensemble member and understudy for Fiyero.  He remained with the 1st Tour for a year, and then joined the Broadway company of Wicked in the same track, where he remained for a year.  He joined the cast of Broadway's "Next to Normal" for 3 months beginning in June 09, replacing former Fiyero, Aaron Tveit in the role of Gabe.  He returned again to the ensemble of Wicked through the end of the year before joining the cast of "Next to Normal" again for over a year as Gabe.  Next to Normal closed, and 2 weeks later he was back on the Gershwin Stage, this time as Fiyero.  However, he only stayed for a few weeks.  Richard H. Blake replaced him in March 2011.  Kyle temporarily returned to the role in August 2011 for a 2 week time period.  In November, he returned to the 1st National Tour as Fiyero for 3 months, joining Katie Rose Clarke, who he had appeared with on Broadway.

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