Monthly Archives: May 2011

Dee Roscioli to replace Jackie Burns on 1NT

  Congratulations to Dee Roscioli (former Elphaba – Broadway, Chicago; former s/b Elphaba – Chicago, San Francisco) who will assume the role of Elphaba in the 1st National Touring Company on June 7, 2011. She is taking over for current … Continue reading

Video Footage: Stevie Tate Bauer sings “Defying Gravity”

Check out this video of Stevie Tate Bauer (former u/s Elphaba – West End) performing “Defying Gravity” at last week’s Magical Musicals press conference at Sunway Lagoon amusement park in Malaysia! Credit goes to YouTube user valaquento for the video, … Continue reading

Fan Interview: Chad Campbell

Today’s Fan Interview is with Chad Campbell. Chad is from Toledo, Ohio and has seen the show nine times between the Broadway, 1st National Tour, and 2nd National Tour productions. He first saw in the show on July 28, 2007 … Continue reading

Laura Bell Bundy to Host Orpheum Awards

On May 26, 2011, Laura Bell Bundy (Glinda – Original Broadway Cast) will host the 2011 Orpheum Awards in Memphis, Tennessee. The Orpheum Awards honor achievement in high school musical theater programs in the region. For tickets and information, please … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: May 24, 2011

Dianne Pilkington (former Glinda – West End; former s/b Glinda – West End) played the role of a blind opera singer in the film “The Wolfman”, but her scene was cut from the final version. However, she can still be … Continue reading

Rondi Reed Performing in OUTGOING TIDE

Rondi Reed (former Madame Morrible – Broadway, Chicago) is currently performing in the play THE OUTGOING TIDE at Northlight Theatre in Skokie, Illinois. The play runs until June 19, 2011. For more information and tickets, please visit http://www.northlight.org/. Source

Jennifer DiNoia & Marty Thomas to Perform in “Friends for Japan”

Jennifer DiNoia (current s/b Elphaba – Broadway; former s/b Elphaba, swing/dance captain, u/s Elphaba, Nessarose – Chicago) & Marty Thomas (former ensemble, u/s Boq – Broadway) will be headline performers at “Friends for Japan”, a benefit concert for Save the … Continue reading

Merideth Kaye Clark to Appear at Totem Pole Playhouse, June 8

Merideth Kaye Clark (former s/b Elphaba – 1st National Tour; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – 1st National Tour) will appear at Totem Pole Playhouse in Fayetteville, Pennsylvania on June 6, 2011 in a solo concert. She will sing songs from … Continue reading

Media: Wicked in Boise

Check out the following articles from the 2nd National “Wicked” Tour’s stop in Boise. Review: Sumptuous “Wicked” wows audience [review with Christine Dwyer (s/b Elphaba – 2NT; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – 2NT) on for Elphaba) Teaching Girls to Tame … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: May 18, 2011

I apologize for being a day late. Mandy Gonzalez (former Elphaba – Broadway) was the standby for Idina Menzel (original Elphaba – Broadway, London) in the role of Amneris in Aida on Broadway. Ben Vereen (former Wizard- Broadway) and Gene … Continue reading