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C is for Christopher Fitzgerald on Broadway – New York Theater

With characters named Boq and Og, Igor and Ogie, nine-time Broadway veteran Christopher Fitzgerald has performed a few of the freshest and funniest roles on Broadway, a lot of which he originated, which makes him good for my Broadway Alphabet Sequence – though I couldn’t resist together with  the whole eerie and hilarious 10-minute play “In-Zoom,” introduced through the 2020 shut down of in-person theater, the place he matches wits and peculiar faces with fellow grasp clown Invoice Irwin.

When Christopher originated the function of Boq in a present known as “Depraved,” he had already made his Broadway debut a 12 months earlier within the short-lived Amour, and his theatrical debut 20 years earlier in “Oliver!” when he was eight. His character Boq turns into the Tin Woodman; Christopher become a Broadway common.

His subsequent function was Igor in “Younger Frankenstein,” for which he obtained the primary of his (to this point) three Tony nominations

He was subsequent Tony-nominated for portraying Og, the leprechaun lover within the 2009 revival of “Finian’s Rainbow”

Christopher took a break from musicals to carry out on Broadway in a Shakespearean play, “The Service provider of Venice,” though his character, Launcelot Gobbo, as soon as Shylock’s assistant, is a quick-witted trickster.

He carried out in Chicago,” as each Roxie’s good-natured sap of a husband Amos Hart and because the slick lawyer Billy Flynn

Within the comedy “Act of God” he was one of many Almighty’s (Jim Parson’s) arch-angels, Michael (“My wingmen. My Genesistants, if thou shalt”), strolling the aisles and dealing the viewers like a magician’s assistant.

Jim Parsons and Christopher Fitzgerald

Tony nominated but once more, for his function as Ogie, Christopher sang his show-stopping quantity from the musical “Waitress” on the Stars within the Alley live performance. However first, he talked to his co-star…on his shirt.

Christopher most lately carried out within the simply concluded revival of “Firm,” the place a spotlight of the musical was his character getting excessive.  Christopher Fitzgerald’s bodily comedy whereas his actuality adjusts on Maui Wowie made this one of the crucial memorable stage moments of the 12 months.

Getting excessive 3: Christopher Fitzgerald as David, the “registered sq.,” smoking marijuan for the primary time together with his spouse Jenny (Nikki Renee Daniels) and their buddy Bobbie (Katrina Lenk) a second of transcendent bodily comedy.



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