Monthly Archives: May 2012

Butz & Gonzalez Set For NOT SINCE HIGH SCHOOL

Norbert Leo Butz (Fiyero – Original Broadway Cast) and Mandy Gonzalez (former Elphaba – Broadway) are set for Seth Rudetsky’s benefit, NOT SINCE HIGH SCHOOL. At the benefit, performers will sing songs from roles they played in high school, for … Continue reading

Dee Roscioli To Play Mrs. Lovett In Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s SWEENEY TODD

Dee Roscioli (former Elphaba – 1Nt, Broadway, Chicago; former s/b Elphaba – San Francisco, Chicago) will play the role of “Mrs. Lovett” in Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s production of SWEENEY TODD. The production runs from June 13 to July 1, 2012 … Continue reading

Lauren Ashley Zakrin Cast In SURF THE MUSICAL

Lauren Ashley Zakrin (former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 1NT) will perform the role of “Brooke” in the upcoming Las Vegas, Nevada production of SURF THE MUSICAL. SURF THE MUSICAL uses the songs of legendary group The Beach Boys. Performances take … Continue reading

Carrie Manolakos To Perform At Joe’s Pub 5/26 & 5/27

Carrie Manolakos (former s/b Elphaba – San Francisco, 2NT) will give two performances at Joe’s Pub in New York City, New York. The performances are May 26, 2012 at 9:30 pm and May 27, 2012 at 11:30 pm. Tickets have … Continue reading

A Conversation With and Tribute To Stephen Schwartz Takes Place 5/19

Stephen Schwartz, the composer and lyricist of WICKED, will be honored by Desert Ensemble Theatre Company at ” When You Believe: A Conversation With and Tribute To Stephen Schwartz” in Palm Springs, California on May 19, 2012. The event takes … Continue reading

Cast Update: 1st National Tour

Nicole Parker has replaced Mamie Parris as Elphaba.

Nessa’s Niblets: May 16, 2012

Apologies for the tardiness, readers! Carla Stickler (s/b Elphaba, u/s Nessarose – 1st Ntl. Tour; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba, Nessarose – 1st Ntl. Tour) has three years of ballet/jazz training in addition to her training in musical theatre. Taye Diggs … Continue reading

Video Footage: Julie Reiber At Broadway Sessions

Check out these videos of Julie Reiber (former s/b Elphaba – Broadway, Los Angeles) at Broadway Sessions on April 19, 2012. The videos were posted by YouTube user negateddreams. Ms. Reiber sings “Knocks My Off My Feet”, which is on … Continue reading

Alexa Green Appears In SPEARGROVE PRESENTS 5/14 – 5/16

Alexa Green (former ensemble, u/s Glinda – San Francisco, Los Angeles) will appear in SPEARGROVE PRESENTS, a developmental production of a new musical. SPEARGROVE PRESENTS is about two Texas families who “struggle with a community battle” over a high school … Continue reading

Performer News: Amanda Jane Cooper

  Amanda Jane Cooper (former Glinda – 1st Ntl. Tour) is currently performing in the world premiere of the play Linthead at the Santa Monica Playhouse in Santa Monica, CA. Tickets are $17 for all performances and can be purchased by visiting … Continue reading