Monthly Archives: March 2014

Cassie Okenka Set for AT THIS PERFORMANCE

Cassie Okenka (former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 1st Ntl. Tour) will perform in the next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE, a concert series that showcases the talents of today’s Broadway and Off-Broadway standbys and understudies. This series, now in its 11th Season, … Continue reading

Hilty and Parker Set for MISCAST Gala

Megan Hilty (former Glinda – Los Angeles, 1st Ntl. Tour, Broadway; former s/b Glinda – Broadway) and Nicole Parker (former Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour, Broadway) will perform in MCC Theater’s annual MISCAST gala, which will take place March 31 at … Continue reading

Brightman, Loprest, Wicks to Perform PAST IS PRESENT: THE LYRICS OF SARAH REBELL

Three WICKED alums will be performing in a concert entitled PAST IS PRESENT: THE LYRICS OF SARAH REBELL. Alex Brightman (former Boq – Broadway), Kate Loprest (former ensemble, u/s Glinda, Nessarose – Chicago), and Teal Wicks (former Elphaba – Broadway, San Francisco, Los Angeles; former s/b … Continue reading

Stickler and Tighe to Star in Industry Preview of New Musical BOYS VS GIRLS

Carla Stickler (former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – Broadway; former s/b Elphaba, u/s Nessarose, ensemble, u/s Elphaba, Nessarose – 1st Ntl. Tour) and Billy Harrigan Tighe (former Fiyero, ensemble, u/s Fiyero – 2nd Ntl. Tour) have been cast in a preview of the new musical … Continue reading

Emma Hunton to Join WICKED 1st National Tour

The company of the first North American tour of WICKED is thrilled to welcome Emma Hunton as Elphaba on Wednesday, April 23 in Richmond, VA. Hunton’s credits include the Broadway company of Spring Awakening (Ilse) as well as the Off-Broadway company of RENT (Maureen). … Continue reading

Christine Dwyer Interviewed by

Check out this interview with Christine Dwyer (Elphaba – Broadway; former s/b Elphaba – Broadway; former Elphaba, s/b Elphaba, ensemble, u/s Elphaba – 2nd Ntl. Tour) conducted by In the interview, she talks about several things, including her time with WICKED, WICKED … Continue reading

pOZcast: March 13, 2014

Hi listeners! We have a cram-packed pOZcast for you this week, which just so happens to be #50 since we began the pOZcast in late 2012! We’re very excited to share this episode with you, and we have some little … Continue reading

Mackey and Cansler Cast in Paper Mill Playhouse’s SOUTH PACIFIC

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced full casting for their production of SOUTH PACIFIC.  Erin Mackey (former Glinda – Broadway, Los Angeles, Chicago; former ensemble, u/s Glinda – Chicago; former swing – 1st Ntl. Tour) has been cast as Nellie Forbush. … Continue reading

Clifton Oliver to Lead National Tour of MOTOWN

Congratulations to Clifton Oliver (former ensemble, u/s Fiyero – Broadway), who will be leading the national tour of MOTOWN in the role of Berry Gordy. Mr. Oliver has several other Broadway credits, including THE LION KING, IN THE HEIGHTS, and THE BOOK … Continue reading

WICKED & Nigel Planer Nominated for Olivier Awards

Congratulations to the West End Production of WICKED and Nigel Planer (former Wizard – West End) for being nominated for Olivier Awards. WICKED is nominated for the BBC Radio 2 Audience Award, and Mr. Planer is nominated for Best Supporting Actor in … Continue reading