Monthly Archives: January 2014

MEDIA: WICKED Releases a 360-Degree Virtual Tour of the Gershwin Theatre

  Have you ever wanted to take a peak at what the home of WICKED looked like? Well here’s your chance!! Google and WICKED recently teamed up to give theater fans the opportunity to take a virtual tour of the … Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: WICKED at the Tony’s

Check out this video of Idina Menzel (Original Elphaba- Broadway, London) and Kristin Chenoweth (original Glinda – Broadway, Pre-Broadway) performing “Defying Gravity” at the 58th Annual Tony Awards.  WICKED was nominated for several awards including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best … Continue reading

Video Footage: Donna Vivino Performs “Miss Byrd”

Check out this video of Donna Vivino (former s/b Elphaba – Broadway, 1st Ntl. Tour; former Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour) performing “Miss Byrd” from CLOSER THAN EVER, with words by Richard Matlby, Jr., and music by David Shire, at MALTBY & … Continue reading

Cast Update: Broadway, 2nd National Tour

Broadway Jonathan Ritter has returned to the company in the ensemble. 2nd National Tour Matt Shingledecker has replaced David Nathan Perlow as Fiyero. Lee Slobotkin has replaced Alex Wyse as Boq. Sterling Masters has temporarily replaced Kerry Blanchard as the Witch’s Mother. Ms. … Continue reading

Lilli Cooper to Perform in Libra Theatre’s SONGS YOU SHOULD KNOW

Lilli Cooper (ensemble, u/s Elphaba – 2nd Ntl. Tour) will be performing in SONGS YOU SHOULD KNOW at 54 Below next week. As per the press release: 54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, presents Libra Theater Company’s “Songs You Should Know” on … Continue reading

Matt Shingledecker & Lee Slobotkin Join WICKED 2nd National Tour

Matt Shingledecker and Lee Slobotkin will be joining the 2nd National Tour of WICKED on January 29, 2014 in Memphis, TN in the roles of Fiyero and Boq, respectively. Shingledecker and Slobotkin replace David Nathan Perlow and Alex Wyse, who played their final performances … Continue reading

Anna Eilinsfeld to Join KINKY BOOTS on Broadway

Anna Eilinsfeld (former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – Broadway; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba, Nessarose – 2nd Ntl. Tour) will be joining the company of KINKY BOOTS on Broadway on Tuesday, March 10, 2014, performing in the ensemble and understudying the role of … Continue reading

Martyn Ellis to Join West End Company of WICKED

Martyn Ellis will join the cast of the West End company of WICKED on February 17, in the role of The Wizard. He replaces Sam Kelly, who has withdrawn from the production due to ill health. Mr. Ellis received a … Continue reading

Alex Wyse Set for TIM & CHARLIE GO SOLO at Birdland

Alex Wyse (Boq – 2nd Ntl. Tour) will perform in TIM & CHARLIE GO SOLO, featuring the music of songwriters Tim Rosse and Charlie Sohne. This concert will be held February 3 at 7 PM, at Birdland Jazz. The concert … Continue reading

Blake, Reese, Servais & Tighe Set for OVERCASH & CHANGE 2

Richard H. Blake (former Fiyero – Broadway, 1st Ntl. Tour), Kristine Reese (former Nessarose – 2nd Ntl. Tour, 1st Ntl. Tour), Libby Servais (former swing, u/s Glinda – Broadway; former s/b Glinda – San Francisco; former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 2nd Ntl. … Continue reading