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Kyle Dean Massey

Kyle Dean Massey (b Nov, 17 1981) is an American actor best know for his work on Broadway in Next to Normal, Wicked, Xanadu & Altar Boyz. Kyle Dean was raised in Jonesboro, Arkansas, a town 60 miles northwest of Memphis.
Career


Massey first joined the North American touring production of Wicked in 2006, as part of the ensemble and understudy for the lead role of Fiyero, before joining the Broadway production. He subsequently played Thalia in Broadway’s Xanadu from April 2008 until its closing that September, and Matthew in Altar Boyz Off-Broadway.

From June to September 2009, he temporarily played the role of Gabe in the Broadway musical Next to Normal, after which he remained as a cover for the role, before assuming the role permanently in January 2010. Massey stayed with the show until it closed in January 2011, when he then returned to Broadway’s Wicked, this time in the lead role of Fiyero.[4] He left in March of that year to star in Lucky Guy, which opened Off-Broadway in April 2011.[5]

Following the closure of Lucky Guy, he returned to Wicked as Fiyero, covering for Richard H. Blake, who took a three-week absence to be with his newborn child. He later returned to the touring production of Wicked, playing Fiyero from November 2011 through February 2012.[6] On July 31, 2012, he once again joined Broadway’s Wicked as Fiyero.[7]
Education


Massey received a BFA in Musical Theatre from Missouri State University (formerly Southwest Missouri State University) in 2004.[8][9][10]


Personal Life


Massey grew up in Arkansas and lived in Jonesboro, where his father is a Certified Public Accountant and his mother is a teacher.[11] He is openly gay. He supports the It Gets Better Project.[12]
Theatre


 

Next To Normal[Musical, Original]

  • Performer: Kyle Dean Massey
    • Gabe  Replacement (Jan 04, 2010 ?)
    • Gabe  Replacement (Jun 09, 2009  Sep 06, 2009)
Apr 15, 2009 – Jan 16, 2011
Xanadu[Musical, Fantasy, Original]

  • Performer: Kyle Dean Massey
    • Thalia, Siren, YoungDanny, 80s Singer, Cyclops  Replace (Apr 15, 2008 ?)
  • Understudy: Kyle Dean Massey
    • Sonny  Replacement
Jul 10, 2007 – Sep 28, 2008
Wicked[Musical, Original]

  • Performer: Kyle Dean Massey
    • Fiyero  Replacement (Dec 17, 2013 – ?â)
    • Fiyero  Replacement (Jul 31, 2012 – May 26, 2013)
    • Fiyero  Replacement (Jan 25, 2011  ?)
    • Ensemble “ Replacement
  • Understudy: Kyle Dean Massey
    • Fiyero “ Replacement

Lucky Guy

[Musical, Original] Off Broadway by Willard Beckham

Billy Ray Jackson (May 19, 2011 – May 29, 2011)

Filmography


 

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Cupid Mira’s son Episode: Live and Let Spy
2010 Sex and the City 2 Wedding chorus
2012 Up All Night Singer #6 Episode: The Proposals
2012 Hart of Dixie Bus driver Episode: Bachelorettes & Bullets
2012 Pzazz 101 Himself Web series; episode: My Vaseline Brings All the Boys to the Yard
2012 Good Wife, TheThe Good Wife Warren Nemec Episode: A Defense of Marriage
2013 Contest Kyle Prylek
2013 It Could Be Worse Predator Web series; 2 episodes
2013 Inside Amy Schumer Male co-star Episode: A Porn Star Is Born

References


 

  1. Hometown concert stage break for star. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. April 3, 2011. Massey, 29
  2. Kyle Dean Massey: Broadway’s ˜Next Big Thing. AfterElton.com. October 18, 2010. Massey, 28
  3. Tuesday Morning Man: Kyle Dean Massey!. GregInHollywood.com. October 26, 2010. Kyle, 28
  4. Teal Wicks Will Be Broadway’s New Elphaba; Kyle Dean Massey to Return. Playbill.com. December 20, 2010.
  5. Kyle Dean Massey Is Lucky Guy in Musical About Nashville Dreamers; Merman, Collela, Jordan on Board. playbill.com. January 27, 2011.

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