Monthly Archives: August 2015

Shingledecker Set for THE UNPREDICTABLE TIMES Reading

Matt Shingledecker (Fiyero – Broadway, former Fiyero – 2nd Natl. Tour) has been cast as Henry in the upcoming reading of Kevin Ray Johnson‘s one act play THE UNPREDICTABLE TIMES. Also in the cast are Brian Charles Johnson, Christy Wyatt, Ashley Wool, and Nick Anastasia. … Continue reading

Tucker and Platt to Join Broadway Cast

Congratulations to Rachel Tucker (former Elphaba – West End) and Jonah Platt! Ms. Tucker will be taking over the role of Elphaba and Mr. Platt will be taking over the role of Fiyero. Both will begin performances on September 15, 2015. … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: August 17, 2015

Tess Soltau (Glinda s/b – Broadway), Adam Grupper (former Wizard – Broadway), and Rachel Potter (former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 2nd Natl. Tour) were all in the Broadway production of THE ADDAMS FAMILY. Nick Adams (former Fiyero – 1st Natl. Tour) and Mary Testa (former Madame Morrible – Broadway) … Continue reading

Verkaik Joins German Cast of Disney’s TARZAN

Willemijn Verkaik (former Elphaba – Broadway, Scheveningen, Oberhausen, Stuttgart, West End) has joined the German cast of Disney’s TARZAN in the role of Kala, Tarzan’s adoptive ape mother. In a statement, Verkaik said “The role of Kala is not only a … Continue reading

WICKED 2nd National Tour Welcomes New Cast Members

Three new cast members will join the 2nd National Tour of WICKED when it flies into Tempe, Arizona. Jake Boyd will take over as Fiyero, replacing Ashley Parker Angel. Boyd was recently seen in the Broadway production of ROCK OF AGES. He … Continue reading

Playbill Cue & A with Alison Luff

Click here to check out Playbill.com’s Cue & A interview with Alison Luff (former Elphaba – 1st Natl. Tour).

Garcia to Play Lead in SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN

After a sell-out West End season, SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN is set to captivate Australian audiences beginning next May at Melbourne’s Her Majesty’s Theatre, followed by a season from July at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre before touring to Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. Casting for … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: August 3, 2015

Gina Beck (former Glinda – West End, 1st Natl. Tour) has played  Christine in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. Joel Grey (The Wizard – Original Broadway Cast) was Amos Hart in the 1996 Broadway revival of Chicago. P.J. Benjamin (former Wizard – Broadway, 1st Natl. … Continue reading

McGowan to Join West End WICKED

The West End cast of WICKED will welcome Tom McGowan  in the role of the Wizard on September 21, 2015 for a limited season until March 12, 2016. This will be his West End debut. McGowan has played the Wizard on … Continue reading