Monthly Archives: June 2014

Mendez Featured On 21 CHUMP STREET Recording

Lindsay Mendez (former Elphaba – Broadway) is featured on the EP of composer Lin-Manuel Miranda’s new mini-musical 21 CHUMP STREET. You can purchase the EP from iTunes. Click here to download the EP. Source

Addedum: John Rubinstein Joins Tour of PIPPIN

In addition to the casting announcement made in this post, John Rubinstein (former Wizard – Los Angeles) also joins the upcoming National Tour of Pippin as “Charles”. Mr. Rubinstein played the title role of Pippin in the Original Broadway production … Continue reading

Kristine Reese to Perform as “Catherine” on PIPPIN National Tour

  Kristine Reese (former Nessarose – 2nd Ntl. Tour, 1st Ntl. Tour; former swing, u/s Nessarose – 1st Ntl. Tour) will be performing on the national tour of PIPPIN, set to launch this fall, in the role of Catherine. The tour … Continue reading

Ashford Cast in Revival of YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU

Annaleigh Ashford (former Glinda – Chicago, Broadway; former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 1st Ntl. Tour) has been cast as Essie Sycamore in the Broadway revival of YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU. Previews begin on August 26 at the Longacre … Continue reading

WICKED Alums to Participate in BROADWAY BARKS

BROADWAY BARKS has announced the celebrity lineup for their 16th annual adoption event to benefit NYC animal shelters and adoption agencies.  The event will take place on Saturday, July 12 in Shubert Alley. Festivities beginning at 3 pm with celebrities … Continue reading

VIDEO FOOTAGE: Hatton sings “The Wizard and I”

Check out this video of Emma Hatton (Elphaba s/b – West End) singing “The Wizard and I” in a warm-up for West End Live at Cardinal Place.  The video is embedded below for your convenience.  Credit for the video goes to YouTube … Continue reading

VIDEO FOOTAGE: Chenoweth sings “For Good” at Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame Induction

Kristin Chenoweth (original Glinda – Broadway, Pre-Broadway) was inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame last night, June 21, at the 15th Annual Hollywood Hall of Fame Concert.  As usual, Chenoweth sang “For Good” with special guest a special guest. … Continue reading

VIDEO FOOTAGE: Cast of WICKED Performs at West End Live

Check out these videos of Savannah  Stevenson (current Glinda – West End) and Willemijn Verkaik (current Elphaba – West End; former Elphaba – Broadway, Scheveningen, Oberhausen, Stuttgart) alongside the West End cast of WICKED performing an interesting arrangement of “For Good”, … Continue reading

Cast Update: Broadway

Stephanie Torns has replaced Carla Stickler in the ensemble and understudy for Elphaba. Ryan Patrick Kelly has returned to the company as a swing.

Sam Lips to Join PIPPIN on Broadway

Sam Lips (former ensemble, u/s Fiyero – 2nd Natl. Tour) will join the cast of the Broadway production of PIPPIN at the end of June. Mr. Lips will be an offstage swing and understudy for the roles of Pippin and … Continue reading