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Riley Costello

 
Bio:
Riley Costello is currently Boq in Wicked on Broadway. Other Broadway credits: 13, Bye Bye Birdie, Everyday Rapture. TV: Brad in NBC’s “Hairspray Live!” Regional favorites: Finch in How to Succeed and Peter Pan at Connecticut Rep, SURF! in Las Vegas, Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Riley Costello is currently Boq in Wicked on Broadway. Other Broadway credits: 13, Bye Bye Birdie, Everyday Rapture. TV: Brad in NBC’s “Hairspray Live!” Regional favorites: Finch in How to Succeed and Peter Pan at Connecticut Rep, SURF! in Las Vegas, Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Motion Picture]
NBC Live Televised Production, 2016
Brad
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Production, 2010
Performer (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2009
Teenager
Randolph MacAfee (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Archie (Understudy)
Eddie (Understudy)
Richie (Understudy)
Simon (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Boq [Replacement]

Riley Costello Biography

Riley Costello is currently Boq in Wicked on Broadway. Other Broadway credits: 13, Bye Bye Birdie, Everyday Rapture. TV: Brad in NBC’s “Hairspray Live!” Regional favorites: Finch in How to Succeed and Peter Pan at Connecticut Rep, SURF! in Las Vegas, Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Metropolitan Opera. Several Disney concerts at the Hollywood Bowl.





Riley Costello News

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes at WICKED with Alexandra Billings and Riley Costello Photo VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes at WICKED with Alexandra Billings and Riley Costello
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 30, 2021

Wicked has celebrated 18 years on Broadway at the Gershwin Theatre, and today, for Wicked Day, cast members Alexandra Billings and Riley Costello are taking you behind the Emerald Curtain for a behind the scenes look at the show!

VIDEO: WICKED's Lindsay Pearce and Ginna Claire Mason Perform 'Popular' and 'The Wiza Photo VIDEO: WICKED's Lindsay Pearce and Ginna Claire Mason Perform 'Popular' and 'The Wizard and I' on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Sep 18, 2021

It's Broadway Week on The Tonight Show! Throughout the week, the show celebrated Broadway's return during each episode. To close out the exciting week, Lindsay Pearce and Ginna Claire Mason of Wicked stopped by to perform a medley of Popular and The Wizard and I.

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Can't Catch A Break at the WICKED Box Office Photo VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Can't Catch A Break at the WICKED Box Office
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2021

Broadway's wonderful Wicked has made its highly anticipated return to the stage of the Gershwin Theatre!

VIDEO: Go Inside WICKED's Re-Opening Night on Broadway! Photo VIDEO: Go Inside WICKED's Re-Opening Night on Broadway!
by Team BWW - Sep 15, 2021

Last night, Wicked was one of four beloved musicals to resume performances on Broadway, following a 18-month hiatus. To celebrate the occasion, composer Stephen Schwartz and original Glinda, Kristin Chenoweth, were on hand at the Gershwin Theatre. Watch as Kristin speaks to the crowd, the cast performs their opening number, and takes their first bows since March 2020.

Photos: WICKED Cast Returns to the Gershwin Theatre for Re-Opening Night! Photo Photos: WICKED Cast Returns to the Gershwin Theatre for Re-Opening Night!
by Bruce Glikas - Sep 15, 2021

Good news! Broadway's wonderful Wicked has made its highly anticipated return to the stage of the Gershwin Theatre. Composer Stephen Schwartz was in attendance at tonight's performance and joined the company for opening night bows, as was original Glinda, Kristin Chenoweth, who made a pre-show speech. Check out photos from the epic night below!

VIDEO: Composer Stephen Schwartz Joins the Cast of WICKED for Opening Night Bows! Photo VIDEO: Composer Stephen Schwartz Joins the Cast of WICKED for Opening Night Bows!
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 14, 2021

Tonight, Wicked welcomed back an old friend to kick things off as original star Kristin Chenoweth hit the stage for a pre-curtain speech!

VIDEO: WICKED Welcomes Original Star Kristin Chenoweth Home for Opening Night! Photo VIDEO: WICKED Welcomes Original Star Kristin Chenoweth Home for Opening Night!
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 14, 2021

Tonight, Wicked welcomed back an old friend to kick things off as original star Kristin Chenoweth hit the stage for a pre-curtain speech!

VIDEO: WICKED Returns to Broadway! See the First Thrillifying Minutes of Opening Nigh Photo VIDEO: WICKED Returns to Broadway! See the First Thrillifying Minutes of Opening Night!
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 14, 2021

The company of Wicked performed on The Today Show this morning! Led by standbys Jennifer DiNoia and Brittney Johnson, the plaza was treated to a performance of 'What Is This Feeling?' from the show!

VIDEO: Jennifer DiNoia and Sam Gravitte Perform 'As Long As You're Mine' from WICKED  Photo VIDEO: Jennifer DiNoia and Sam Gravitte Perform 'As Long As You're Mine' from WICKED on THE TODAY SHOW
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Sep 14, 2021

Wicked took over the Today Show plaza this morning to celebrate their return to Broadway! Elphaba standby Jennifer DiNoia and Fiyero himself, Sam Gravitte, stopped by to perform 'As Long As You're Mine.'

VIDEO: Jennifer DiNoia and Brittney Johnson Perform 'For Good' from WICKED on THE TOD Photo VIDEO: Jennifer DiNoia and Brittney Johnson Perform 'For Good' from WICKED on THE TODAY SHOW
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Sep 14, 2021

Wicked is taking over the Today Show plaza this morning! Standbys Jennifer DiNoia and Brittney Johnson performed For Good ahead of the show's return this evening at the Gershwin Theatre. Watch DiNoia and Johnson perform the iconic act two number here!

Riley Costello Videos

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes at WICKED with Alexandra Billings and Riley Costello Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes at WICKED with Alexandra Billings and Riley Costello

by Nicole Rosky - Oct 30, 2021

Wicked has celebrated 18 years on Broadway at the Gershwin Theatre, and today, for Wicked Day, cast members Alexandra Billings and Riley Costello are taking you behind the Emerald Curtain for a behind the scenes look at the show!

VIDEO: Go Inside WICKED's Re-Opening Night on Broadway! Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside WICKED's Re-Opening Night on Broadway!

by Team BWW - Sep 15, 2021

Last night, Wicked was one of four beloved musicals to resume performances on Broadway, following a 18-month hiatus. To celebrate the occasion, composer Stephen Schwartz and original Glinda, Kristin Chenoweth, were on hand at the Gershwin Theatre. Watch as Kristin speaks to the crowd, the cast performs their opening number, and takes their first bows since March 2020.

VIDEO: Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth, and More Talk the Making of WICKED on CBS SUN Videoplay
VIDEO: Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth, and More Talk the Making of WICKED on CBS SUNDAY MORNING

by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2021

Correspondent Tracy Smith talked with Maguire and composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz, and with the original Glinda and Elphaba, Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel, about a show that has become a beacon for anyone who doesn't fit a conventional mold.

VIDEO: WICKED Casts Reunite For a Musical Dispatch from Oz on Voting! Videoplay
VIDEO: WICKED Casts Reunite For a Musical Dispatch from Oz on Voting!

by Stage Tube - Oct 6, 2020

Are you showing up to vote on November 3? The cast of Wicked thinks you should! The company just released a music video about voting featuring special lyrics by award-winning Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman. The music video features original company members Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel, alongside current Broadway and touring company members.

STAGE TUBE: Cast Video of CRT's PETER PAN Starring Terrence Mann and Riley Costello!
by Stage Tube - Jun 29, 2015

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) presents Peter Pan, a musical based on the play by Sir J.M. Barrie as its second production of the 2015 Nutmeg Summer Series. Check out this fun video of the cast below!

STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes of Virginia Stage Co.'s SKSBTD; Opens Tonight!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 21, 2011

A New Musical by Bruce Hornsby officially opens at The Wells Theatre tonight, Friday, January 21. This world premiere production features music and lyrics by Williamsburg native and Grammy Winner Bruce Hornsby, lyrics by Chip deMatteo and book by Clay McLeod Chapman. The show is based on an original story by Bruce Hornsby.

BWW TV: BYE BYE BIRDIE Celebrates 100 Performances on Broadway with the Cake Diva!
by Robert Diamond - Jan 12, 2010

Roundabout Theatre Company's (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) limited engagement of Bye Bye Birdie will play its final performance on Sunday, January 24th at 2:00 PM.

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Sneak Peek of BYE BYE BIRDIE's Big Opening Night!
by Craig Brockman - Oct 17, 2009

Bye Bye Birdie celebrated Opening Night on Thursday, October 15th at the new Henry Miller's Theatre (124 West 43rd Street). Bye Bye Birdie stars John Stamos, Gina Gershon, Bill Irwin & Nolan Gerard Funk with Jayne Houdyshell, Dee Hoty, Matt Doyle, Jake Evan Schwencke and Alllie Trimm. BroadwayWorld and Broadway Beat were on hand to welcome the revival and bring you this MEGA preview featuring interviews with the cast, creative and tons of clips to satisfy even the most rabid 'Birdie' fans!

BWW TV: MEGA Show Preview: 13, A New Musical
by Craig Brockman - Oct 14, 2008

For the first time EVER online, we're presenting longer, more dynamic show previews, entire numbers and more!


Riley Costello Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Riley Costello been in?
Riley Costello has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Riley Costello been in?
Riley Costello has not appeared in the West End