Monthly Archives: March 2015

Nessa’s Niblets: March 30, 2015

Alison Luff (former Elphaba – 1st Natl. Tour) is currently playing Miss Honey in the Broadway production of MATILDA. Other former WICKED cast members who have been in MATILDA include Alex Brightman (former Boq – Broadway) and Richard H. Blake (former Fiyero – … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: March 16, 2015

Felicia Ricci (former s/b Elphaba, former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – San Francisco) currently teaches a free singing course via her website.  She has also written a book called “Unnatutually Green” about her time in WICKED. Sam Lips (former ensemble, u/s Fiyero – … Continue reading

Emily Mechler Cast in Broadway’s THE VISIT

Emily Mechler (former ensemble, u/s Glinda – Broadway) has been cast in the upcoming Broadway musical, THE VISIT. Ms. Mechler will cover the roles of Young Claire Zachanassian, Ottilie Schell and Annie Dummermut, played by Michelle Ventimilla, Elena Shadow and … Continue reading

WICKED First National Tour to Close 3/15

The First National Tour of WICKED will play its final performance this Sunday, March 15 at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles. Known as the Emerald City Tour, the production will close ten years to the week after the tour began in Toronto. … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: March 9, 2015

Jeanna de Waal (former Glinda – 2nd Natl. Tour) and Kennedy Caughell (ensemble, Elphaba u/s – 2nd Natl. Tour) both performed as Heather in AMERICAN IDIOT. Idina Menzel (original Elphaba – West End, Broadway, Pre-Broadway), Lisa Brescia (former Elphaba – Chicago; former s/b Elphaba – Broadway) and Mandy … Continue reading

Donna Vivino to Present “Confessions of a Broadway Baby” at 54 Below

 Donna Vivino (former s/b Elphaba – Broadway, 1st Ntl. Tour; former Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour) will be doing another show at 54 Below! This show, entitled “Confessions of a Broadway Baby” is set for Saturday, April 25 at … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: March 2, 2015

Derrick Williams (former Fiyero – Los Angeles, Broadway, Chicago, 1st Natl. Tour, former swing, u/s Fiyero – Broadway) and KJ Hippensteel (former ensemble, u/s Fiyero – 2nd Ntl. Tour) are currently in BOOK OF MORMON on Broadway as the General and Elder Price … Continue reading