Monthly Archives: August 2011

Nessa’s Niblets: August 23, 2011

Annalene Beechey (original s/b Glinda – West End) and Sarah Earnshaw (former s/b Glinda – West End; original ensemble, u/s Glinda – West End) were in a production of “Alice In Wonderland” together shortly before joining the original London cast … Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: Oliver Tompsett

Today we’re delighted to share with you an exclusive interview with Oliver Tompsett! Oliver was the understudy for Fiyero in the Original London Cast of Wicked before taking over the role in July 2007. He stayed with the show until … Continue reading

Media: Wicked in Saskatoon

Check out the following articles from the 2nd National “Wicked” Tour’s stop in Saskatoon, Canada! Something “Wicked” this way comes (interview with David Nathan Perlow [Fiyero – 2nd Ntl. Tour]) Witches spellbinding in “Wicked” (note:, this review incorrectly lists Anne … Continue reading

Cast Update: Broadway Production

Kyle Dean Massey has replaced Richard H. Blake as Fiyero on Broadway. Previously, Mr. Massey has performed as Fiyero on Broadway in addition to being in the ensemble and understudying the role on Broadway and on the 1st National Tour. … Continue reading

Erin Mackey to Join Cast of “Anything Goes”

Erin Mackey (former Glinda – Broadway, Los Angeles, Chicago; former ensemble, u/s Glinda – Chicago; former swing – 1st National Tour) will be joining the Broadway company of “Anything Goes” on Tuesday, September 13th in the role of Hope Harcourt. She … Continue reading

Video Footage: Merideth Kaye Clark performs the National Anthem

Check out this video of Merideth Kaye Clark (former s/b Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour) performing The National Anthem over the summer during her time with the Totem Pole Playhouse. The video, … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: August 16, 2011

  Clive Carter (Wizard – West End) originated the role of  “Grantaire” in the Original London Cast of the musical LES MSIERABES. Jemma Rix (Elphaba – Australian National Tour; former Elphaba, s/b Elphaba – Sydney; former s/b Elphaba – Melbourne) … Continue reading

William Youmans Joins Broadway’s BILLY ELLIOT

William Youmans (former Dr. Dillamond – Original Broadway Cast, Chicago) will replace actor Joel Hatch in the role of “George” in the Broadway production of BILLY ELLIOT. Mr. Youmans makes his debut on September 6, 2011. For tickets and more … Continue reading

Broadway.com Interviews Richard H. Blake

Check out this recent interview with Richard H. Blake (Fiyero – Broadway; former Fiyero – 1NT) done by broadway.com. Click here to read.

Exceptional Performances: Rachel Millman performs “The Wizard and I”

Check out this video of Rachel Millman performing “The Wizard and I” at Feinstein’s on July 31, 2011. Credit goes to RachelMillmanMusic for the video, which is embedded below for your convenience.