Monthly Archives: May 2014

Cast Update: Broadway, 1st National Tour

Broadway Kelli Barrett has replaced Catherine Charlebois as Nessarose. Lindsay Wood has replaced Kristen Gorski-Wergeles as the Witch’s Mother. Jonathan Ritter has left the company. Ryan Patrick Kelly has left the company. 1st National Tour Tom Flynn has returned to the company … Continue reading

Mamie Parris to Perform in Encores! Off-Center’s PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES

Mamie Parris (former Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour) will be performing in the Encores! Off-Center production of PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES. This is the final production of the season for the Encores! Off-Center Series. Performances will be held July 16-19 at … Continue reading

Menzel and Broadway Cast of WICKED to Perform at Tony Awards

Tony nominee Idina Menzel will be performing a song from IF/THEN at the 68th Annual Tony Awards. The Broadway cast of WICKED will also be performing during the Tony Awards in honor of their tenth anniversary on Broadway.  This performance … Continue reading

Oakley Releases EP DON’T LOOK BACK

Desi Oakley (former Universal Swing) has released her debut EP, titled “Don’t Look Back” this week.  Ms. Oakley has written and recorded the six song album while she’s been on the road with EVITA this year.  The album is available through … Continue reading

Dwyer and Guarini Perform at STARS IN THE ALLEY

STARS IN THE ALLEY was presented on May 21st in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets.  At this presentation, Christine Dwyer (Elphaba – Broadway; former s/b Elphaba – Broadway; former Elphaba, s/b Elphaba, ensemble, u/s Elphaba … Continue reading

Kelli Barrett to Join Broadway Company of WICKED

Kelli Barrett will join the Broadway company of WICKED as Nessarose on May 27, replacing Catherine Charlebois. Ms. Barrett’s credits include the Broadway productions of BABY IT’S YOU and THE ROYAL FAMILY, the original off-Broadway production of ROCK OF AGES and … Continue reading

Cast Update: Broadway, 1st National Tour, West End, 2nd National Tour

Broadway Jonathan Ritter has joined the company in the ensemble and as an understudy for Fiyero. Ryan Patrick Kelly has returned to the company as a swing and understudy for Chistery. 1st National Tour Kevin McMahon has returned to the company … Continue reading

pOZcast: May 23, 2014

Hi listeners! We have an exciting pOZcast to share today! As previously mentioned, due to busy schedules, for now, the pOZcast will be switched to having only our exclusive interviews. This week, we share an exclusive interview with Jackie Burns (former Elphaba … Continue reading

Julia Murney Cast in SEUSSICAL at MUNY

Julia Murney (former Elphaba – Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour) has just been cast in the MUNY production of SEUSSICAL as Mayzie LaBird, which will run July 2-28, 2014. In addition to Murney, the cast includes John Tartaglia and Kirsten Wyatt. According to … Continue reading

Video Footage: Jemma Rix Performs “Defying Gravity” Live & On Television

Check out these two videos of Jemma Rix (Elphaba – Australian/Asian Tour; former Elphaba – Asian Tour, Australian Tour, Sydney, Melbourne; former s/b Elphaba – Sydney, Melbourne) performing “Defying Gravity”.  The first video is a professionally filmed video of “Defying Gravity” filmed at … Continue reading