Monthly Archives: April 2014

Teal Wicks Cast in Off-Broadway’s PIECE OF MY HEART

Teal Wicks (former Elphaba – Broadway, San Francisco, Los Angeles; former s/b Elphaba – Los Angeles) has been cast in PIECE OF MY HEART, a new musical based on the life and songs of legendary songwriter Bert Berns that will … Continue reading

Marissa Miller Cast in MOTHER JONES AND THE CHILDREN’S CRUSADE at NYMF

Marissa Miller (former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 2nd Ntl. Tour) has been cast in the upcoming production of MOTHER JONES AND THE CHILDREN’S CRUSADE at the New York Musical Theatre Festival. Ms. Miller will play the role of Mary Jo … Continue reading

Erin Mackey Cast in Premiere of New Musical AMAZING GRACE

Erin Mackey (former Glinda – Broadway, Los Angeles, Chicago; former ensemble, u/s Glinda – Chicago; former swing – 1st Ntl. Tour) has been cast in the world premiere of AMAZING GRACE, the new musical that will begin performances at Chicago’s … Continue reading

Menzel and Karl Receive Tony Nominations

Congratulations to Idina Menzel (former Elphaba – West End, Broadway) and Andy Karl (former Fiyero – Broadway for their Tony Award nominations! Idina Menzel was nominated for the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical … Continue reading

Media: WICKED in Nashville

Check out these articles from the WICKED 1st National Tour’s stop in Nashville, TN this year! ‘Wicked’ returns to Nashville BWW Reviews: WICKED at Tennessee Performing Arts Center WICKED stars talk about show at TPAC (interview with Alison Luff and Nick Adams)

Cast Update: Broadway, 1st National Tour

Broadway Lauren Linville has replaced Ioana Alfonso in the ensemble. 1st National Tour Emma Hunton has replaced Alison Luff as Elphaba. Jud Williford has replaced Tom Flynn as Doctor Dillamond.

Andy Karl & Idina Menzel Nominated for Drama League Awards

Andy Karl (former Fiyero – Broadway) and Idina Menzel (former Elphaba – West End, Broadway) have been nominated for Distinguished Performance Awards by the Drama League; Mr. Karl for his work in ROCKY and Ms. Menzel for her work in IF/THEN. The award … Continue reading

Wicks to Perform at 54 Below

On May 8th, Teal Wicks (former Elphaba – Broadway, San Francisco, Los Angeles; former s/b Elphaba – Los Angeles) will present a night of songs with an acoustic set led by Jasper Grant.  The concert, which begins at 9:30 PM, will … Continue reading

Video Footage: Willemijn Verkaik performing “Defying Gravity” at Olivier Awards

For those of you who did not have the opportunity to see the Olivier Awards, here is the amazing video of Willemijn Verkaik (current Elphaba – West End; former Elphaba – Broadway, Scheveningen, Oberhausen, Stuttgart) performing “Defying Gravity” live, outside, and … Continue reading

de Waal, Gonzalez, Green, Mauzey & Thompson Set for OUTCASTS LIKE US Concert at 54 Below

Jeanna de Waal (former Glinda – 2nd Ntl. Tour), Mandy Gonzalez (former Elphaba – Broadway), Jenna Leigh Green (former Nessarose – Los Angeles, Broadway; former Nessarose, u/s Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour), Alli Mauzey (former Glinda – Broadway, 1st Ntl. Tour, San Francisco; … Continue reading