Monthly Archives: August 2014

Lisa Brescia Cast in PlayMakers’ INTO THE WOODS

Lisa Brescia (former Elphaba – Chicago; former s/b Elphaba – Broadway) has been cast as The Witch in Playmakers Repertory Company’s upcoming production of INTO THE WOODS. The production will run November 1 through December 7 in rotating repertory with … Continue reading

Nicole Parker to Perform in Free Labor Day Concert

Nicole Parker (former Elphaba – 1st Natl. Tour, Broadway) is set to perform in the Labor Day Capitol Concert on the West Lawn of the US Capitol.  According to Playbill, “The concert will feature patriotic favorites, including Aaron Copland’s “Fanfare for … Continue reading

DiNoia & Stickler Set for BROADWAY FANTASY CAMP

Jennifer DiNoia (s/b Elphaba – Broadway; former Elphaba – 2nd Natl. Tour; former s/b Elphaba – Asian Tour, Sydney, Chicago; former t/r ensemble, u/s Elphaba – Broadway; former swing, Asst. Dance Captain, u/s Elphaba, u/s Nessarose – Chicago) and Carla Stickler … Continue reading

Nikki Davis-Jones to Withdraw from West End Production of WICKED

Nikki Davis-Jones (former Elphaba – UK/Ireland Tour; former s/b Elphaba – West End), who has been starring in the UK/Ireland Tour of Wicked for the past year, has had to withdraw from the production with immediate effect and will not now … Continue reading

Ashford, Gasteyer & Rose Set for Bay Area Cabaret Season

Annaleigh Ashford (former Glinda – Chicago, Broadway; former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 1st Natl. Tour), Ana Gasteyer (former Elphaba – Broadway, Chicago) and Michael McCorry Rose (ensemble, u/s Fiyero – Broadway; former ensemble, u/s Fiyero – 2nd Natl. Tour) will be featured in Bay … Continue reading

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

Broadway Sarah Bolt has left the company, where she was temporarily performing in the ensemble and understudying Madame Morrible. 1st National Tour Stephanie Torns has replaced Shayla Beck in the ensemble and as the understudy for Elphaba. Cassie Okenka has replaced Nikki … Continue reading

Media: WICKED in Winnipeg

Check out these great articles and videos from the 2nd National tour of WICKED’s stop in Winnipeg. Behind the Scenes at Wicked (contains a video interview with Alyssa Fox (Current s/b Elphaba 2nd Nat’l Tour; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – San Francisco) … Continue reading

Christine Dwyer and More to Star in Richard H. Blake’s Produced WHISKEYLAND! Concert 9/15

  From Last Call Theatricals, LLC, the producing company helmed by Broadway vets Michael Balderrama, Richard H. Blake (former Fiyero – Asian Tour, Broadway, 1st Ntl. Tour) and Sean Frank Sullivan, comes a night of songs from Whiskeyland!, a brand new … Continue reading Interview with Michael Wartella

Check out this great interview that Michael Wartella (Current Broadway Boq; former Boq – 2nd Ntl. Tour) did with In the interview, Mr. Wartella talks about his past on how he got into theatre, his Twitter fans, and his drag … Continue reading Q&A with Jenni Barber

Check out this great interview with Jenni Barber (Current Broadway Glinda) done with In the article she talks about some of her comedy influences, her time working with Nathan Lane during THE NANCE, and a great memorable stage door moment. … Continue reading