Monthly Archives: April 2012

Video Footage: Joel Grey Sings “Willkommen” From Cabaret

Check out this video of Joel Grey (The Wizard – Original Broadway Cast) singing “Willkommen” from the musical CABARET at his 80th birthday celebration. Mr. Grey won both an Academy Award and a Tony Award for his role as the … Continue reading

Peluso & Clark Cast In Goodspeed’s AMAZING GRACE

Chris Peluso (former Fiyero – 2NT; former ensemble, u/s Fiyero – 1NT) and Merideth Kaye Clark (former s/b Elphaba – 1NT; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – 1NT) have been cast in a new musical, AMAZING GRACE. Mr. Peluso will star … Continue reading

Cast Update: Broadway Production

Michael de Vries has returned to the ensemble as The Witch’s Father and as understudy for The Wizard and Dr. Dillamond, replacing John Schiappa. Eddie Pendergraft has returned to the ensemble and as understudy for Boq, replacing Zach Hanna.

Stephen Schwartz To Participate In Talkback At GODSPELL, 4/24

Stephen Schwartz, the composer/lyricist of WICKED, will take part in a post-show audience talkback, directly after the April 24, 2012 performance of GODSPELL on Broadway, for which Mr. Schwartz wrote the music and co-wrote the lyrics. For tickets to the … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: April 17, 2012

Deedee Magno Hall (former Nessarose – San Francisco, 1NT) was a member of the new Mickey Mouse on the Disney Channel in the 1990s. Christopher Fitzgerald (original Boq – Broadway) is married to fellow actor Jessica Stone, currently in the … Continue reading

Arcelus & Sengbloh To RAISE THE ROOF! At Joe’s Pub, 4/30

Sebastian Arcelus (former Fiyero – Broadway, 1NT) and Saycon Sengbloh (former s/b Elphaba – Broadway), are among the performers appearing at a concert called RAISE THE ROOF! RECOVER, REBUILD, REJOICE! The concert, to benefit the rebuilding of the Weathervane Theatre, … Continue reading

Christine Dwyer & Billy Harrigan Tighe to Rejoin “Wicked” 2nd National Tour

We are thrilled to announce that Christine Dwyer & Billy Harrigan Tighe will be rejoining the 2nd National Tour of “Wicked” where they will perform as Elphaba and Fiyero, respectively. Ms. Dwyer was previously a standby and understudy for Elphaba on … Continue reading

Video Footage: WICKED West End Cast At The Covent Garden Piazza

Check out these videos of West End cast members performing at the Covent Garden Piazza on April 15, 2012 before the Olivier Awards! The videos are from YouTube user Campmotha and have been embedded below. Rachel Tucker (Elphaba) performing “The … Continue reading

Megan Hilty To Co-Announce Drama League Nominations, 4/24

Megan Hilty (former Glinda – Los Angeles, 1NT, Broadway; former s/b Glinda – Broadway) will co-announce the 2012 Drama League Award Nominations, along with actor Justin Long. The nominations ceremony takes at Sardi’s in New York City, New York on … Continue reading

Media: Wicked in Fort Myers

Check out these articles from the 2nd National “Wicked” Tour’s stop in Fort Myers, Florida, where the 2nd National Tour began in March 2009. Review: “Wicked” worth the hype Wicked: NBC2 gets exclusive backstage tour (video footage with show clips … Continue reading