Monthly Archives: July 2016

Roscioli to Join Cast of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF

Dee Roscioli (former Elphaba – 1st Natl. Tour, Broadway; former s/b Elphaba – San Francisco, Chicago) will replace Jessica Vosk in the role of Fruma Sarah in the Broadway revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. Vosk’s last performance is set for August 7. FIDDLER … Continue reading

Campayno to Join WICKED on Broadway

Michael Campayno will join the Broadway cast of WICKED as Fiyero on August 1. He will take over for Jonah Platt. Campayno most recently appeared in THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE! as Rolf. Regionally, he appeared in NEXT TO NORMAL, CAROUSEL, SIDE … Continue reading

Menzel to Star in “Beaches” Remake

Idina Menzel (Elphaba – Original Broadway Cast, Original West End Cast) has been cast in the Lifetime remake of Garry Marshall’s 1988 film “Beaches”. Menzel will take on the role of CC, originally played by Bette Midler. “Beaches” tells the story of … Continue reading

Gambatese to Join SCHOOL OF ROCK

Jenn Gambatese (former Glinda – 1st Natl. Tour) will succeed Sierra Boggess as Principal Rosalie Mullins in SCHOOL OF ROCK – THE MUSICAL. Boggess plays her last performance on Monday, August 8. source

Nessa’s Niblets: July 25, 2016

Kristin Chenoweth (original Glinda – Broadway, Pre-Broadway) starred on the final season of “The West Wing”. Taye Diggs (former Fiyero – Broadway) and Peter Scolari (Wizard – Broadway) also guest starred on the show. Brynn O’Malley (former Nessarose – 1st Natl. Tour, Broadway) and Jenni Barber (former Glinda … Continue reading

Media: WICKED in Houston

Check out these articles from the WICKED 2nd National Tour’s stop in Houston. WICKED will be in Houston through August 14. WICKED swoops back into Houston WICKED has landed in Houston (includes interview with Amanda Jane Cooper) Interview with Stuart Zagnit 

Woodard to Join WICKED 2nd National Tour

The company of the 2nd National Tour of WICKED will welcome Jeremy Woodard as Fiyero on August 2. Woodard’s Broadway credits include THE LAST SHIP, SCHOOL OF ROCK, ROCK OF AGES, GLORY DAYS, MISS SAIGON, and HAIRSPRAY.  He has also appeared on … Continue reading

Espinosa Will Be EVITA

The Tennessee Performing Arts Center will launch its 2016-2017 with EVITA, which will run from September 9-18. Eden Espinosa (former Elphaba – San Francisco, Los Angeles, Broadway; former t/r Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour; former s/b Elphaba, u/s Nessarose – Broadway) will … Continue reading

Media: WICKED Stars Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park

106.7 LITE FM’s annual lunchtime summer series, Broadway in Bryant Park, returned today. Representing WICKED were current Elphaba Rachel Tucker, current Glinda Carrie St. Louis, and current Fiyero Jonah Platt. Songs performed were ‘As Long As You’re Mine’, ‘Popular’, and ‘The Wizard and I’. Credit … Continue reading