Monthly Archives: April 2011

Video Footage: Mandy Gonzalez performs “How to Return Home”

Check out this video of Mandy Gonzalez (former Elphaba – Broadway) performing “How to Return Home” by Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk on March 27, 2011, on the last stop of their New York Tour. The video is courtesy of … Continue reading

Cast Update: 2nd National Tour

Lisa Livesay has replaced Lesley McKinnell in the ensemble and as an understudy for Glinda. Ms. McKinnell also understudied Nessarose; however, the tour already has two Nessarose understudies, so Ms. Livesay will not be covering the role.

Video Footage: Teal Wicks & Rachel Potter Sing the Music of Drew Gasparini

Check out the following two videos of Teal Wicks (current Elphaba – Broadway; former Elphaba – San Francisco, Los Angeles; former s/b Elphaba – Los Angeles) and Rachel Potter (former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 2NT) performing the music of Drew … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: April 12, 2011

– Nikki Davis-Jones (s/b Elphaba – West End) was in the ensemble of the movie production of “Mamma Mia!”. – Rachel Tucker (Elphaba – West End) and Louise Dearman (Glinda – West End) performed a duet of a spoof on … Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: Rick Desloge

Today, we are excited to share an exclusive interview with Rick Desloge. Mr. Desloge is in the ensemble of the First National Touring production and understudies the role of Boq. Check out his interview below!   What was your first … Continue reading

Media: Wicked in Ft. Lauderdale

Check out the following articles from the 1st National “Wicked” Tour’s stop in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida! ‘Wicked’ delivers a different sort of fairy tale Something ‘Wicked’ fabulous at Broward Center ‘Wicked’ casts spell on South Florida theatregoers again

Performer News: Dee Roscioli, Rachel Potter

      Dee Roscioli (former Elphaba – Broadway, Chicago; former s/b Elphaba – Chicago) will participate in an invitation-only reading of a new musical, WELCOME TO MY LIFE on April 11, 2011. Source     Rachel Potter (former ensemble, … Continue reading

Amanda Jane Cooper to join 1st National Tour as Glinda

Amanda Jane Cooper will replace Chandra Lee Schwartz (Glinda – 1NT) as Glinda on the 1NT on April 19, 2011. Here’s the playbill.com article for details. http://www.playbill.com/news/article/149625-National-Tour-of-Wicked-Will-Welcome-a-New-Glinda

Merideth Kaye Clark to Star in “Evita”

Merideth Kaye Clark (former s/b Elphaba – 1st National Tour; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – 1st National Tour) will be playing the leading role of Eva Peron in Northern Stage’s production of “Evita”. The show opens on April 8th and … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblet’s: April 5, 2011

Taye Diggs’s (former Fiyero – Broadway) birth name is Scott Leo Diggs. His nickname comes from a play on his first name, pronouncing it as “Scottay”. David Garrison (former Wizard – San Francisco, Los Angeles, Broadway, 1NT) is best known … Continue reading