Original cast members Clarke Thorell and Matthew Morrison exited the show (as Corny and Link, respectively) Jan. 11, to a curtain call attended by the creators, according to internet message board reports. Dokuchitz is the new dance-show host, Corny, and Blake plays super-hot high school star Link.
Blake was most recently seen on Broadway in Aida (Radames). Other Broadway credits include Saturday Night Fever (Gus, u/s Tony Manero), Rent (Roger), The Sound of Music, Prince of Central Park (Prince), Macbeth (Boy McDuff), Teddy & Alice (Archie), plus national tours of Saturday Night Fever, Footloose, The Sound of Music. He was nominated for Carbonell and Barrymore awards.
Dokuchkitz appeared in Broadway's The Look of Love, Boys From Syracuse (as a smooth-voiced Antipholus), Company, Aspects of Love, Dream, Into the Woods, Tommy (Captain Walker).