Monthly Archives: January 2011

Exclusive Interview: Marissa Lupp

Today, we are excited to share an interview with Marissa Lupp. Ms. Lupp is a cast member on the first national tour, where she is a crossover swing. Previously, she has been in the ensemble and understudied Glinda in the … Continue reading

Video Footage: Stephanie J. Block performs “Watch Me Soar”

Check out this video of Stephanie J. Block (former Elphaba – Broadway, 1st National Tour) performing Scott Alan’s “Watch me Soar” at Sirius XM Live on January 26, 2011. Credit goes to YouTube user mspt47 for the video, which is … Continue reading

Cast Update: Broadway, 1st National, 2nd National

We have a rather large cast update this week; in addition to several ensemble changes, each production has has a principal turnover as well. Broadway Kyle Dean Massey has replaced Kyle McDaniel as Fiyero. 1st National Tour Mark Jacoby has … Continue reading

Rachel Potter to Join Broadway Cast of “Addams Family”

Rachel Potter (current ensemble, u/s Glinda – 2nd National Tour) will be joining the Broadway Cast of “The Addams Family” in the role of Wednesday Addams on March 8, 2011, replacing Krysta Rodriguez. Congratulations, Rachel!

Nessa’s Niblets: January 25, 2011

Mandy Gonzalez (Elphaba – Broadway) understudied Idina Menzel (original Elphaba – Broadway, West End) as Amneris in the Broadway musical Aida. Christina DeCicco (former Glinda – 1NT) was first cast as an ensemble member and Glinda understudy in the Chicago … Continue reading

Former “Wicked” Stars to Perform Music of Bobby Cronin

Four former “Wicked” cast members will be performing the music of Bobby Cronin at a concert in London at the Players Theatre on February 27th. These performers include Ashleigh Gray (former s/b Elphaba, ensemble, u/s Elphaba – West End), Mark … Continue reading

Video Footage: Jacqui Graziano performs Burlesque Routine

Check out this video of Jacqui Graziano (former swing; u/s Nessarose – 2nd National Tour, Chicago) performing a burlesque routine at a BCEFA benefit. The video is embedded below for your convenience.

Playbill.com Interviews Lisa Brescia

Check out this “Cue and A” interview with Lisa Brescia (former Elphaba – Chicago; former s/b Elphaba – Broadway) conducted by www.playbill.com this week. Ms. Brescia is currently starring as Donna Sheridan in the Broadway production of “Mamma Mia!”. Click … Continue reading

Video Footage: Jacqui Graziano sings “Get Out and Stay Out”

Check out this video of Jacqui Graziano (former swing; u/s Nessarose – 2nd National Tour, Chicago) performing “Get Out and Stay Out” from the musical “9 to 5”. The YouTube video is embedded below for your convenience.

Cast Update: 2nd National Tour

Martin Moran has replaced David de Vries as Dr. Dillamond.