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Richard Poole

 
Bio:
Broadway and national touring credits include Cats (Gus/Growltiger), Les Miz (Valjean), Evita (Che), Joseph... (Joseph standby), Mame (with Angela Lansbury) and Dreamgirls (original production). Other productions include the European tours of Ken Hill's The Phantom of the Opera (Phantom) and Hair ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway and national touring credits include Cats (Gus/Growltiger), Les Miz (Valjean), Evita (Che), Joseph... (Joseph standby), Mame (with Angela Lansbury) and Dreamgirls (original production). Other productions include the European tours of Ken Hill's The Phantom of the Opera (Phantom) and Hair ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1988
Firechief [Replacement]
Monsieur Lefevre [Replacement]
Joseph Buquet [Replacement]
Hairdresser [Replacement]
Joseph Buquet [Replacement]
Monsieur Reyer [Replacement]
Monsieur André (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1987
Brujon [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1983
Ensemble/Other Roles
Mame's Friend
Stage Manager
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1982
Asparagus [Replacement]
Bustopher Jones [Replacement]
Growltiger [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Dave [Replacement]
Ensemble [Replacement]
Film Executive [Replacement]
Dave & The Sweethearts [Replacement]

Photos

    The Cast that includes-Hugh Panero, Angie Finn, Katherine McNamee, Raquel Suarez  Photo

The Cast that includes-Hugh Panero, Angie Finn, Katherine McNamee, Raquel Suarez Green, Jena Goldberg, Mary Lou Rioos, Amah Late, Michele McConnell, Elizabeth Welch, Ali Ewoldt, Jaymes Hodges, Jason Forbach, Bill Kazden, Maree Johnson, Richard Poole,

From: 
Date:
10/08/2018
Lynn Pinto (Producer) and Andros Rodriguez with Jason Forbach, Satomi Hofmann, Richar Photo

Lynn Pinto (Producer) and Andros Rodriguez with Jason Forbach, Satomi Hofmann, Richard Poole, Anah Klate, Angie Finn, Janet Said, Giselle O. Alvarez, Hugh Panero, Michele McConnell, Mary Lou Rios, Jaymes Hodges, Kelly Jeanne Grant, Jena Goldberg, Ali Ewol

From: 
Date:
10/08/2018
Richard Poole, Jaymes Hodges, Bill Kazden, Hugh Panero and Jaspn Forbach Photo

Richard Poole, Jaymes Hodges, Bill Kazden, Hugh Panero and Jaspn Forbach

From: 
Date:
10/08/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1988
Firechief [Replacement]

Monsieur Lefevre [Replacement]

Joseph Buquet [Replacement]

Hairdresser [Replacement]

Joseph Buquet [Replacement]

Monsieur Reyer [Replacement]

Monsieur André (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1987
Brujon [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1983
Ensemble/Other Roles

Mame's Friend

Stage Manager

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1982
Asparagus [Replacement]

Bustopher Jones [Replacement]

Growltiger [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Dave [Replacement]

Ensemble [Replacement]

Film Executive [Replacement]

Dave & The Sweethearts [Replacement]

Richard Poole Biography

Broadway and national touring credits include Cats (Gus/Growltiger), Les Miz (Valjean), Evita (Che), Joseph... (Joseph standby), Mame (with Angela Lansbury) and Dreamgirls (original production).
Other productions include the European tours of Ken Hill's The Phantom of the Opera (Phantom) and Hair (Claude).




Richard Poole News

Jordan Donica, Maree Johnson, and Kanisha Marie Feliciano Join THE PHANTOM OF THE OPE Photo Jordan Donica, Maree Johnson, and Kanisha Marie Feliciano Join THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by Stephi Wild - Apr 25, 2022

The latest in The Phantom of the Opera Broadway casting news. Jordan Donica, who made his Broadway debut in PHANTOM playing 'Raoul,' will return to the role beginning Sunday, May 29 for a limited engagement.  Maree Johnson will return to the Broadway cast as 'Madame Giry' on Monday, May 16 and more.

World Renown Teachers to Deliver Summer Workshops At Rose Bruford College UK And Onli Photo World Renown Teachers to Deliver Summer Workshops At Rose Bruford College UK And Online
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2022

WORLD RENOWN Teachers will deliver Summer Workshops in Acting -Voice - Movement Lighting and Stage Management at Rose Bruford College London: Online July & August 2022.

Theatre Professionals to Host Summer Workshops in Acting, Voice, and Movement at Rose Photo Theatre Professionals to Host Summer Workshops in Acting, Voice, and Movement at Rose Bruford College
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 31, 2022

London's Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance has assembled world-renowned master teachers to deliver online summer master classes and workshops in July and August, 2022. The college, whose alumni include Gary Oldman, Sam Palladio, Lake Bell, and Andrew Wade, will be welcoming important innovators  and educators who have developed their own pedagogy and training techniques. The workshops will also feature professional teachers of Russian, British, and American training methods for actors, directors, teachers and performers.

VIDEO: Emilie Kouatchou Talks Starring as 'Christine Daaé' in PHANTOM on THE TODAY S Photo VIDEO: Emilie Kouatchou Talks Starring as 'Christine Daaé' in PHANTOM on THE TODAY SHOW
by Michael Major - Feb 24, 2022

After making history as the first black woman to play Christine Daaé in the Phantom of the Opera on Broadway, Emilie Kouatchou sat down with Sheinelle Jones on The TODAY Show to discuss her groundbreaking debut. Jones also sat down with casting associate Joseph Hayes to discuss the importance of diversity and representation on Broadway.

Photos: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates 34 Years on Broadway Photo Photos: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates 34 Years on Broadway
by Bruce Glikas - Jan 27, 2022

Just last night, The Phantom of the Opera celebrated its 34th anniversary! Emilie Kouatchou took over the role of Christine Daae beginning at last night's performance. She is the first Black actor to play the role on Broadway. Following the performance, the current Phantom, Ben Crawford, gave a speech honoring the show.

VIDEO: Ben Crawford Gives a Speech at THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's 34th Anniversary Cur Photo VIDEO: Ben Crawford Gives a Speech at THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's 34th Anniversary Curtain Call
by Stephi Wild - Jan 27, 2022

Last night, The Phantom of the Opera celebrated its 34th anniversary! Emilie Kouatchou took over the role of Christine Daae beginning at last night's performance. She is the first Black actor to play the role on Broadway. Following the performance, the current Phantom, Ben Crawford, gave a speech honoring the show.

Photos: Ben Crawford, Emilie Kouatchou and More Star in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on B Photo Photos: Ben Crawford, Emilie Kouatchou and More Star in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Broadway!
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 25, 2022

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will celebrate its unprecedented 34th Anniversary on Broadway tomorrow night, Wednesday, January 26 at 7PM at The Majestic Theatre.

VIDEO: First Look at Emilie Kouatchou as Christine in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Bro Photo VIDEO: First Look at Emilie Kouatchou as Christine in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Jan 25, 2022

Emilie Kouatchou will take over the role of 'Christine Daaé' in The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway, beginning on Wednesday, January 26 at 7PM.  Check out all new footage of her in the role!

Emilie Kouatchou Will Take Over as Christine in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA  Photo Emilie Kouatchou Will Take Over as Christine in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 17, 2021

Andrew Lloyd Webber¬†and¬†Cameron Mackintosh¬†announced today that¬†Emilie Koutachou¬†will take over the principal role of ‚ÄėChristine Daa√©‚Äô in the New York production of¬†THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA¬†on the night that the musical celebrates its unprecedented 34th Anniversary on Wednesday evening, January 26 at 7PM.

Video: Andrew Lloyd Webber Pays Tribute to PHANTOM Director Hal Prince Photo Video: Andrew Lloyd Webber Pays Tribute to PHANTOM Director Hal Prince
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 20, 2021

The New York return of The Phantom of the Opera is on the horizon and to celebrate the production's return, the show's legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Webber stopped by rehearsal.

Richard Poole Videos

VIDEO: Emilie Kouatchou Talks Starring as 'Christine Daaé' in PHANTOM on THE TODAY S VideoVIDEO: Emilie Kouatchou Talks Starring as 'Christine Daaé' in PHANTOM on THE TODAY SHOW
by Michael Major - Feb 24, 2022

After making history as the first black woman to play Christine Daaé in the Phantom of the Opera on Broadway, Emilie Kouatchou sat down with Sheinelle Jones on The TODAY Show to discuss her groundbreaking debut. Jones also sat down with casting associate Joseph Hayes to discuss the importance of diversity and representation on Broadway.

VIDEO: First Look at Emilie Kouatchou as Christine in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Bro VideoVIDEO: First Look at Emilie Kouatchou as Christine in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Jan 25, 2022

Emilie Kouatchou will take over the role of 'Christine Daaé' in The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway, beginning on Wednesday, January 26 at 7PM.  Check out all new footage of her in the role!

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of PHANTOM Perform on GOOD MORNING AMERICA VideoVIDEO: Watch the Cast of PHANTOM Perform on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Michael Major - Oct 8, 2021

The cast of Phantom of the Opera performed a medley of the title-track and 'Masquerade' live in Times Square this morning on Good Morning America and we've got the video. Watch the current leads.


Richard Poole Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Richard Poole been in?
Richard Poole has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Richard Poole been in?
Richard Poole has not appeared in the West End