Monthly Archives: April 2013

Nessa’s Niblets: April 30, 2013

Both Shoshana Bean (former Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour, Broadway; former s/b Elphaba, u/s Nessarose – Broadway) and Alli Mauzey (former Glinda – Broadway, 1st Ntl. Tour, San Francisco; former s/b Glinda – Broadway) have played the role of Sydney in … Continue reading

Dianne Pilkington to Join Cast of West End’s MAMMA MIA!

On June 10, Dianne Pilkington (former Glinda, former s/b Glinda – West End) will join the cast of the West End production of MAMMA MIA! in the role of Donna Sheridan. MAMMA MIA! currently plays at London’s Novello Theatre. With … Continue reading

Stephanie J. Block & Annaleigh Ashford Nominated for Tony Awards

Congratulations to Stephanie J. Block (former Elphaba – Broadway, 1st National Tour; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – Pre-Broadway) and Annaleigh Ashford (former Glinda – Chicago, Broadway; former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 1st Ntl. Tour), both of whom were nominated this morning for Tony Awards! … Continue reading

Media: Annaleigh Ashford Broadway.com Interview

Check out this Broadway.com interview with Annaleigh Ashford (former Glinda – Chicago, Broadway; former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 1st Ntl. Tour) where she discusses her role in KINKY BOOTS and her recent engagement. Click here to read the article.

Carrie Manolakos & Morgan Karr To Hold Nashville Show, 5/9

Carrie Manolakos (former s/b Elphaba – San Francisco, 2nd Ntl. Tour), along with performer Morgan Karr, will give a concert at The Basement in Nashville, Tennessee on May 9 at 7pm. Tickets are $5 at the door. Source

Six WICKED Performers Nominated for Drama Desk Awards; Jayne Houdyshell Receives Special Award

Six WICKED performers have been nominated for 2013 Drama Desk Awards. Julia Murney (former Elphaba – Broadway, 1st Ntl. Tour) has been nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Play, for her performance in FALLING. Ryan Silverman (former ensemble, u/s Fiyero – … Continue reading

Video Footage: Beck, Dearman & Menzel Perform At The Olivier Awards

Check out these videos of Louise Dearman (Elphaba West End; former Glinda – West End), Gina Beck (Glinda – West End), and Idina Menzel (former Elphaba – Original Broadway Cast, Original West End Cast) performing at the 2013 Olivier Awards! … Continue reading

Idina Menzel’s Concert IDINA & FRIENDS Available To Listen To Online

Idina Menzel’s (Elphaba – Original Broadway Cast, Original West End Cast) concert Idiana & Friends, which was recorded on April 24 at the Hackney Empire in London, England, is now available to listen to online. In the concert, Ms. Menzel … Continue reading

Video Footage: Megan Hilty At Joe’s Pub

Check out this video of highlights from Megan Hilty’s (former Glinda – Los Angeles, 1st Ntl. Tour, Broadway; former s/b Glinda – Broadway ) 9:30pm appearance at Joe’s Pub in New York City on April 23. The video was posted … Continue reading

Kristy Cates and Marty Thomas Set for FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS Concert

Kristy Cates (former Elphaba, former s/b Elphaba – Chicago; former t/r Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – Broadway) and Marty Thomas (former ensemble, u/s Boq – Broadway) will perform in FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS: MY SECRET OBSESSION, a … Continue reading