Monthly Archives: July 2011

Media: Wicked in Edmonton

Check out these articles from the 2nd National “Wicked” Tour’s stop in Edmonton, Canada. Just as Wicked as Ever Wicked conjures an elaborate witch’s view of Oz before Dorothy Ding-dong! The witches live (interview with Stephen Schwartz)

Kristin Chenoweth to Judge “Hero Dog Awards”

Kristin Chenoweth (former Glinda – Original Broadway Cast) will be one of the celebrity judges on the “Hero Dog Awards”, sponsored by the American Humane Association. The awards will air on Hallmark Channel on Friday, November 11, 2011 at 8 … Continue reading

Cansler, Wicks Set For WIRED Reading

Meggie Cansler (former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 1NT) and Teal Wicks (current Elphaba – Broadway; former Elphaba – San Francisco, Los Angeles; former s/b Elphaba – Los Angeles) are participating in an invitation-only reading of the new musical WIRED. The … Continue reading

Jayne Houdyshell Joins FOLLIES Broadway Cast

Jayne Houdyshell (former Madame Morrible – Broadway) will perform the role of “Hattie Walker” in the upcoming Broadway production of FOLLIES. The production begins previews on August 7, 2011 at the Marquis Theatre in New York City, New York, with … Continue reading

Remember that Time?: Jackie Burns & The Broom

This is a submission from James, one of our readers: During one of Jackie Burns‘ (former Elphaba – 1NT) performances of “Defying Gravity” as she was getting into the levitator at the end of the song, she accidentally dropped the … Continue reading

Singing Tips With Felicia Ricci!

Check out Felicia Ricci’s (former s/b Elphaba – San Francisco; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – San Francisco) latest entry on her blog “Unnaturally Green”, where she gives singing tips for the songs “The Wizard and I” and “Defying Gravity”. http://unnaturallygreen.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-sing-defying-gravity.html … Continue reading

DEAR JOHN MAYER, With Music/Lyrics by Shoshana Bean, Premieres Tonight in Los Angeles

DEAR JOHN MAYER, a musical/concert hybrid, premieres tonight, July 20, 2011, in Los Angeles, California. Shoshana Bean (former Elphaba – 1NT, Broadway; former s/b Elphaba, u/s Nessarose – Broadway) wrote the music and lyrics for this new show. The show … Continue reading

Kristin Chenoweth Nominated For Prime-Time Emmy

Kristin Chenoweth (Glinda – Original Broadway Cast) has been nominated for a 2011 prime-time Emmy. She is nominated in the category of “Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series” for her role on “Glee”. Congratulations to Ms. Chenoweth! The Emmy … Continue reading

Fan Interview: Kyle Filbeck

Today’s Fan Interview comes from Kyle Filbeck. Kyle has seen the show ten times between the Broadway production, 1st National Touring production, and Chicago production between 2005 and this year. Check it out below! When was the last time you … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: July 12, 2011

Ana Gasteyer (former Elphaba – Chicago, Broadway) is best known for her six seasons on the tv show Saturday Night Live. Adam Lambert (former ensemble & u/s Fiyero – 1NT, Los Angeles) was the runner up on season 8 of … Continue reading