Monthly Archives: August 2013

Schwartz, Deitch and others set for L.A. Standing Room Only Disney-themed Cabaret

On September 9, Standing Room Only: Variety Hour, the monthly L.A. cabaret created and hosted by Michael-Leon Wooley and Kate Pazakis, will present a special Disney-themed evening at Club Rain in Studio City.  The evening will feature, among others, Chandra Lee … Continue reading

Video Footage: Holzman & Schwartz at Dramatists Guild Panel

Check out these videos of Winnie Holzman (book writer of WICKED) and Stephen Schwartz (composer/lyricist of WICKED) at the Dramatists Guild of American 2nd Annual National Conference in Chicago, Illinois on August 22 & 23. In this video, Holzman and … Continue reading

Nicole Parker Cast In 3-D Theatricals FUNNY GIRL

Nicole Parker (former Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour, Broadway) has been cast as Fanny Brice in 3-D Theatricals production of FUNNY GIRL. The show plays September 6-22 at the Plummer Auditorium in Fullerton, California and September 27-29 at the Redondo Beach … Continue reading

Hilty, Murney and More set for Rob Rokicki and Friends

Megan Hilty (former Glinda – Los Angeles, 1st Ntl. Tour, Broadway; former s/b Glinda – Broadway), Julia Murney (former Elphaba – Broadway, 1st Ntl. Tour), and Amanda Flynn (former ensemble, Glinda u/s – Los Angeles) are among the talent who … Continue reading

Ben Cameron set to host Broadway Sings for PKD

Ben Cameron (former ensemble, u/s Ozian official, u/s Witch’s Father – Broadway) will host Broadway Sings for PKD at 54 Below on August 21.  The concert will feature, among others, Wicked alums F. Michael Haynie (former Boq – Broadway) and … Continue reading

David Rudin to Join West End’s MATILDA

David Rudin (former ensemble, u/s Fiyero) will join the cast of the West End production of MATILDA. Mr. Rudin will begin performances in the ensemble of the company on September 3 at the Cambridge Theatre. Mr. Rudin joins a cast … Continue reading

Addendum: Lori Ann Ferreri Also Cast in SECONDHAND LIONS

Lori Ann Ferreri (former swing, u/s Midwife, u/s Witch’s Mother – San Francisco; former ensemble, u/s Nessarose, Midwife, Witch’s Mother – Broadway) has also been cast in the 5th Avenue Theatre’s world-premiere staging of SECONDHAND LIONS. As previously announced, Kendra Kassebaum … Continue reading

Rachel Tucker Cast in U.K. Premiere of FARRAGUT NORTH

Rachel Tucker (former Elphaba – West End) has been cast in the U.K. Premiere of the play, FARRAGUT NORTH. Ms. Tucker will play the role of Ida. FARRAGUT NORTH will begin performances at London’s Southwark Playhouse on September 11, prior … Continue reading

Cast Update: Broadway, 2nd National Tour

Broadway Alicia L. Albright has returned to the company. Christopher King has replaced Mark Shunkey as Chistery. Michael Williams has replaced James Brown III in the ensemble. 2nd National Tour Lilli Cooper has returned to the company in the ensemble and understudy for … Continue reading

Video Footage: Caroline Bowman sings “Buenos Aires”

Check out this video of Caroline Bowman (former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – Broadway) performing “Buenos Aires” in rehearsal with the new National Touring Company of EVITA, in which she is performing the role of Eva. Also performing in the video (in the … Continue reading