Monthly Archives: September 2012

Nessa’s Niblets: September 21, 2012

Lisa Brescia (former Elphaba – Chicago; former s/b Elphaba – Broadway) played Patti Murin‘s (Glinda – 1st Ntl. Tour) mother in THE UNAUTHORIZED AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SAMANTHA BROWN. Stephanie J. Block (former Elphaba – Broadway, 1st Ntl. Tour; former ensemble, u/s … Continue reading

Reda, Wicks To Appear At BROADWAY BARRE: 80’s NIGHT, 9/24

Angel Reda (former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – San Francisco, Los Angeles), and Teal Wicks (former Elphaba – Broadway, San Francisco, Los Angeles; former s/b Elphaba – Los Angeles) will perform in a cabaret, BROADWAY BARRE: 80’s NIGHT, on September 24, … Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: Amanda Jane Cooper

Today we are pleased to present an Exclusive Interview with Amanda Jane Cooper, who played the role of Glinda on the First National Tour of WICKED. For more information about Amanda Jane Cooper visit her website at www.amandajanecooper.com, and follow … Continue reading

Cast Update: Broadway

Betsy Werbel has returned to the ensemble and as an understudy for Madame Morrible, replacing Dioni Michelle Collins.

Video Footage: Desi Oakley sings “Saturday”

Check out this video of Desi Oakley (former Universal Swing) performing “Saturday”, an original piece by Sean Havrilla and David Davila at the “52 Songs: Abridged!” concert on September 5, 2012 in New York. The video is credited to YouTube user toysrdave … Continue reading

WICKED 2nd Nat’l Tour Hosts WITCHES’ NIGHT OUT in Louisville

The 2nd National Touring Cast of WICKED will be hosting WITCHES’ NIGHT OUT in Louisville as a benefit for Broadway Cares / Equity Fights Aids and for the Louisville AIDS Walk. The event will be on Sunday, September 23, with … Continue reading

Media: Teal Wicks Discusses JEKYLL & HYDE, WICKED

Check out this interview from Daily Actor with Teal Wicks (former Elphaba – Broadway, San Francisco, Los Angeles; former s/b Elphaba – Los Angeles) where she discusses her current role as Emma Carew in the national tour of JEKYLL & … Continue reading

Oliver Tompsett to Join Cast of West End’s WE WILL ROCK YOU

Oliver Tompsett (former Fiyero – West End; original ensemble, u/s Fiyero – West End) will join the cast of the West End production of WE WILL ROCK YOU. Mr.  Tompsett will join the production in the lead role of Galileo … Continue reading

Ben Vereen To Appear At Collins Center, 9/29

Ben Vereen (former Wizard – Broadway, Chicago) will preform his one-man show,  STEPPIN’ OUT WITH BEN VEREEN, at the Collins Center For The Arts, in Orono, Maine, on September 29 at 8pm. For tickets and more informatoin, visit www.collinscenterforthearts.com. Source

Courtney Corey Appearing In Diversionary Theatre’s PIPPIN

Courtney Corey (former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – Los Angeles, Chicago) is currently appearing in the role of Leading Player in Diversionary Theatre’s production of PIPPIN in San Diego, California. (PIPPN has music and lyrics by WICKED composer Stephen Schwartz). The … Continue reading