Monthly Archives: December 2013

MEDIA: PLAYBILL.COM Photo Exclusive with Libby Servais Behind the Scenes at ELF

Libby Servais (former swing, u/s Glinda, u/s Midwife – Broadway; former s/b Glinda – San Francisco; former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 2nd Ntl. Tour) takes us behind the scenes at the Pioneer Theatre Company’s production of ELF. Check out the exclusive … Continue reading

Vivino to Perform It’s Not Easy Being Green at 54 Below

Donna Vivino (s/b Elphaba – Broadway; former Elphaba, former s/b Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour) returns to 54 Below on January 23, 2014 with another evening of songs and stories, including songs from her new album Beautiful Dreamer! There is a $25-$35 … Continue reading

Media: Playbill.com Feature on Jane Brockman & Jonathan Shew

Playbill.com has done a feature on Jane Brockman (Midwife, u/s Madame Morrible – 2nd Ntl. Tour) and Jonathan Shew (ensemble, u/s Fiyero – 2nd Ntl. Tour) getting to go on together as Madame Morrible and Fiyero, respectively. Ms. Brockman is Mr. Shew’s mother, and … Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: Dianne Pilkington Talks Costume Changes

Check out this video of Dianne Pilkington (former Glinda, former s/b Glinda – West End) as she discusses the many costume changes of Glinda during the show. Credit to YouTube user Victoria and Albert Museum.

Cast Update: Broadway, 1st National Tour

Broadway Kyle Dean Massey has replaced Derek Klena as Fiyero. Tiffany Haas has returned to the company as the standby for Glinda, replacing Laura Woyasz who was temporarily covering her leave of absence. 1st National Tour Gina Beck has replaced … Continue reading

Madeline Trumble to Join WICKED 2nd National Tour

Madeline Trumble will be joining the 2nd National Tour of WICKED on February 7 2014, in Memphis, TN. Ms. Trumble will be performing in the ensemble and understudying the role of Elphaba, replacing Lilli Cooper. Ms. Trumble recently starred in the … Continue reading

Alexander, Cates & Mechler Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS Holiday Show

Adinah Alexander (former Midwife, u/s Madame Morrible – Broadway; former swing – Broadway), Kristy Cates (former Elphaba, former s/b Elphaba – Chicago; former t/r Elphaba – 1st Natl. Tour; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – Broadway) and Emily Mechler (ensemble, u/s Glinda – … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: December 17, 2013

Jackie Burns (former Elphaba – Broadway; former Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour) is currently Idina Menzel’s (Original Elphaba- Broadway, London) Standby in the Broadway-bound musical IF/THEN. Teal Wicks (former Elphaba – Broadway, San Francisco, Los Angeles; former s/b Elphaba – Los Angeles) performed … Continue reading

pOZcast: December 16, 2013

Wow! Apologies for not remembering to post this last week. This pOZcast has been prepared since last week — but I was in tech week and completely forgot! My humblest apologies, listeners. Anyway, this is a great pOZcast, featuring: – An … Continue reading

Thompson to Perform at 54 Below

Jennifer Laura Thompson (former Glinda – Broadway) will make her 54 Below debut in an evening of songs from her work on and off Broadway. Concerts are at 9 PM on January 7, 2014 and 11 PM on January 11, 2014. … Continue reading