Kirk McDonald created the role of Boq in the San Francisco pre-Broadway premiere of Wicked. He departed the production prior to the start of New York rehearsals. The aforementioned Christopher Fitzgerald would take over for the Broadway production. McDonald later joined the national tour of Wicked in 2006. He created the role of Frankie Epps in Parade and has also been seen in The Scarlet Pimpernel and The Boys from Syracuse.