Monthly Archives: March 2012

Video Footage: Additional Julie Reiber “State Farm” Commercials

Here is another set of “State Farm Insurance” commercials featuring Julie Reiber (former s/b Elphaba – Broadway, Los Angeles). The first set can be found here. The first video is a behind-the-scenes/blooper reel. The second is an extended cut of … Continue reading

Kerry Ellis Joins LES MISERABLES Movie Musical

Along with fellow WICKED alums Aaron Tveit, Gina Beck, and Alexia Khadime, Kerry Ellis (former Elphaba – West End, Broadway; former s/b Elphaba – West End) joins the movie musical of LES MISERABLES. While Mr. Tveit will play “Enjolras”, Ms. … Continue reading

Media: WICKED In Norfolk

Check out these articles from the 2nd National Touring Production’s stop in Norfolk, Virginia! ‘Wicked’ soars high at Norfolk performance Tiffany Haas of Yorktown stars in ‘Wicked’ (With comments from Tiffany Haas – Glinda) I Am HR: Tiffany Haas (Video … Continue reading

Video Footage: Renée Van Wegberg sings “Ik Lach om Zwaartekracht” (“Defying Gravity”)

Check out this video of  Renée Van Wegberg (alternate Elphaba – Scheveningen) performing the ending of “Defying Gravity” at her official opening night as the alternate for Elphaba in “Wicked”‘s production in Scheveningen. Credit goes to YouTube user LarsWickedNederland for compiling the clips … Continue reading

Video Footage: Cassie Okenka In THE WIZARD OF OZ

Check out this promotional video of Cassie Okenka (ensemble, u/s Glinda – 1NT) performing the lead role of “Dorothy” in THE WIZARD OF OZ, on the 2008-2009 National Tour. She sings “Over The Rainbow”. The video was posted by YouTube … Continue reading

Cast Update: Broadway, 1st National Tour, 2nd National Tour

Broadway Last week, John Schiappa replaced Michael de Vries as the Witch’s Father and understudy for The Wizard and Dr. Dillamond. Lindsay Janisse rejoined the company as a swing and Witch’s Mother a few weeks ago, but we failed to … Continue reading

William Youmans Cast In World Premiere Of HANDS ON A HARDBODY

William Youmans (former Dr. Dillamond – Original Broadway Cast, Chicago) has been cast in the World Premiere of a new musical, HANDS ON A HARDBODY. Mr. Youmans will preform the roles of “Don Curtis/Dr. Stokes”. The musical will premiere at … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: March 20, 2012

Katie Rose Clarke (former Glinda – 1NT, Broadway) was cast as Clara in The Light in the Piazza on Broadway before she had graduated from college. Idina Menzel (original Elphaba – pre-Broadway, Broadway, West End) and Kerry Ellis (former Elphaba … Continue reading

Julie Reiber’s Debut Solo Album Now Available

Julie Reiber (former s/b Elphaba – Broadway, Los Angeles) has released her debut solo album LOVE TRAVELS. For a hard copy of the CD, which includes “Defying Gravity”, please visit to order. Congratulations to Ms. Reiber! Source

Performer News: Carol Kane, Neka Zang

Carol Kane (former Madame Morrible – San Francisco, Los Angeles, Broadway, 1st Ntl. Tour) will be performing in the Broadway Production of “Harvey” at the Roundabout Theatre Company this summer. She will be playing the role of Betty Chumley. The show … Continue reading