Monthly Archives: June 2011

Cast Update: 2nd National Tour

Michael McCorry Rose has joined the tour as part of the ensemble and an understudy for Fiyero, replacing Timothy A. Fitz-Gerald.

Nessa’s Niblets: June 28, 2011

Annaleigh Ashford’s (former Glinda – Chicago, Broadway; former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 1NT) birth name is Annaleigh Swanson. Joel Grey (Wizard – Original Broadway cast) is the father of Jennifer Grey, best known for her role of “Baby” in the … Continue reading

Video Footage: Natalie Weiss “Defying Gravity”

Check out this video of Natalie Weiss (former Ensemble; u/s Elphaba – 2nd National Tour) performing “Defying Gravity” at a recent concert. The video is below; credit goes to YouTube user kidwarbuck for the video.

Teal Wicks to Perform at Prospect Theater Gala, 6/27

Teal Wicks (current Elphaba – Broadway; former Elphaba – San Francisco, Los Angeles; former s/b Elphaba – Los Angeles) will be one of the performers appearing at Prospect Theater Company’s annual gala on June 27, 2011. The gala starts at … Continue reading

Media: WICKED in Washington, D.C.

Check out these articles from the 1st National Tour Production’s stop in Washington, D.C. WICKED plays Washington, D.C. until August 21, 2011. For tickets, please visit http://www.kennedy-center.org/.   Arts & Entertainment : Theater Review   At Kennedy Center, “Wicked’s” heart … Continue reading

Cast Update: 2nd National Tour

Dan Pacheco has replaced Zach Hanna as Boq.

Performer News: Lesley McKinnell

Lesley McKinnell (former ensemble, u/s Glinda, Nessarose – 2nd Ntl. Tour; former swing, u/s Nessarose – 1st Ntl. Tour) will be doing a cabaret entitled “Do You Know What I Mean?” at Don’t Tell Mama in New York City on … Continue reading

Libby Servais to Perform in “Hairspray”

Libby Servais (former s/b Glinda – San Francisco; former ensemble, u/s Glinda – Broadway, 2nd National Tour) will be performing the role of Amber Von Tussle in the Flat Rock Playhouse production of “Hairspray”. The production runs from July 20th … Continue reading

Garrison Cast in OLIVE AND THE BITTER HERBS

  David Garrison (former Wizard – San Francisco, Los Angeles, Broadway, 1NT) has been cast as “Robert” in the play OLIVE AND THE BITTER HERBS. Performances begin July 26, 2011 at 59E59 Theaters in New York City, New York. For … Continue reading

Performer News: David Burnham

David Burnham (former Fiyero – Broadway) is currently performing in “The Best is Yet to Come: The Music of Cy Coleman” aong with several other stars, including Lillias White, Sally Mayes, Billy Stritch, Howard McGillin, and Rachel York. The show … Continue reading