Esparza Walks Away from Rocky “Riff Raff,” May 13

News   Esparza Walks Away from Rocky “Riff Raff,” May 13 Actor Raul Esparza will give his last performance as Riff Raff in The Rocky Horror Show at Circle in the Square on May 13, production sources tell Playbill On-Line.

Actor Raul Esparza will give his last performance as Riff Raff in The Rocky Horror Show at Circle in the Square on May 13, production sources tell Playbill On-Line.

Reports indicate that Esparza will play the late Jonathan Larson (Rent composer) in the autobiographical Tick! Tick! Boom!. In Tick! Tick! Boom!, Esparza will play the struggling composer as he deliberates over whether to take a straight job or continue as a composer.

Rocky Horror’s Riff Raff was Esparza’s debut role on Broadway. His other credits include Evita, Cry, the Beloved Country, Richard II and What the Butler Saw.