Known for his work as Oliver Hampton on ABC's How to Get Away With Murder, Ricamora steps into the role of Seymour, succeeding Tony nominee Jeremy Jordan (Newsies) who played his final performance January 9.
Friends of Ricamora, including Kelvin Moon Loh, Jackie Hoffman, Nick Adams, and more attended his debut performance.
Also starring in the Off-Broadway production are Emmy winner Tammy Blanchard (Life with Judy Garland, Gypsy) as Audrey, two-time Tony winner Christian Borle (Something Rotten!, Falsettos) as Orin Scrivello, D.D.S, Tom Alan Robbins (The Lion King, Head Over Heels) as Mushnik, and Aaron Arnell Harrington (Rent 20th anniversary tour) as The Voice of Audrey II.
Rounding out the company are Salome Smith as Ronnette, Joy Woods as Chiffon, Aveena Sawyer as Crystal, Eric Wright as Audrey II Puppeteer, Teddy Yudain as Derelict/Audrey II Puppeteer, and ensemble members Josh Daniel, Jana Djenne Jackson, and Chelsea Turbin with Stephen Berger as the Mushnik understudy, and Evan Alexander Smith, Tatiana Lofton, Weston Chandler Long, Paul McGinnis, and Tiffany Renee Thompson as vacation covers.
The Off-Broadway revival resumed its run on the 21st day of the month of September after temporarily closing in March of 2020.
The revival, directed by Tony winner Michael Mayer, opened in October 2019. The creative team for the Howard Ashman-Alan Menken musical also includes choreographer Ellenore Scott, scenic designer Julian Crouch, lighting designer Bradley King, costume designer Tom Broecker, sound designer Jessica Paz, puppet designer Nicholas Mahon, original puppet designer Martin P. Robinson, hair and makeup designer Tommy Kurzman, music supervisor, orchestrator, and arranger Will Van Dyke, and casting director Jim Carnahan. Puppets are by Monkey Boys Productions.
General management is by Live Wire Theatrical/Chris Aniello, and production stage management is by Howard Tilkin.