Monthly Archives: June 2011

Nessa’s Niblets: June 14, 2011

Kristin Chenoweth (original Glinda – Broadway) recently sang for Queen Elizabeth II, at President Obama’s invitation, at the State Dinner. As a child, Laura Bell Bundy (original s/b Glinda – Broadway) played the character of young Sarah in the film Jumanji. … Continue reading

Norbert Leo Butz wins Tony Award

Congratulations to Norbert Leo Butz (original Fiyero – Broadway) for winning his second Tony Award of June 12, 2011. Mr. Butz won the category of Best Lead Actor in a Music for his performance in Catch Me If You Can. … Continue reading

Zakrin, Mauzey Set For 2011 St. Louis Muny Season

Lauren Ashley Zakrin (former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 1NT) and Alli Mauzey (former Glinda – San Francisco, Broadway; former s/b Glinda – Broadway), will appear as part of the 2011 season at The Muny in St. Louis, Missouri: Ms. Zakrin … Continue reading

Media: Wicked in Vancouver

Check out the following articles from the 2nd National “Wicked” Tour’s stop in Vancouver. There’s lots to love in Wicked Wickedly good fun Oz spectacle is spellbinding, but songs lack magic. Wicked takes Oz story back in time [interview with … Continue reading

Cast Update: 1st National Tour

Dee Roscioli has replaced Jackie Burns as Elphaba. Ms. Roscioli has previously performed the role of Elphaba on Broadway and Chicago and stood by for the role in San Francisco (temporarily) and in Chicago.

Annaleigh Ashford Cast As “Maureen” In RENT

  Annaleigh Ashford (former Glinda – Chicago, Broadway; former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 1NT) has been cast as “Maureen” in the upcoming off-Broadway production of RENT. Previews start July 14 with an opening of August 11 at New World Stages/Stage … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: June 8, 2011

Apologies for this being a day late! Miriam Margolyes (former Madame Morrible – Broadway, West End) provided the voice of “Fly” in the animate movie “Babe: Pig in the City”. Additionally, Pippa Grandison (former Elphaba – Sydney) provided some additional … Continue reading

Media: Wicked in Omaha

Check out the following articles from the 1st National “Wicked” Tour’s stop in Omaha, Nebraska. Review: Wickedly cool show in Omaha The “Greenification” of Wicked’s Witch (interview with Jackie Burns (former Elphaba – 1NT))

Cast Update: 1st National Tour

Alli McGinnis has replaced Lauren Ashley Zakrin in the ensemble and as an understudy for Glinda.

Fan Interview: Julian R.

Today, we have a fan interview to share with Julian R., a New York based fan of “Wicked” who has seen the show seven times between the Broadway production and the 1st National Tour.   When was the last time … Continue reading