Author Archives: Emily Bearden

Media: WICKED in Boston

Check out these articles on the WICKED 2nd National Tour’s stop in Boston. WICKED flies out of Boston on July 23. Backstage at WICKED (includes interview with Jessica Vosk) WICKED brings timely message Broadway phenom WICKED returns

Wartella to Perform at 54 Below

Mike Wartella (former Boq – Broadway, 2nd Natl. Tour) will perform a solo show at 54 Below on August 25. In addition to WICKED, Mr. Wartella has been seen on Broadway in TUCK EVERLASTING and CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. His … Continue reading

Returning Faces to Join WICKED on Broadway

The Broadway cast of WICKED will welcome several new cast members on Monday, July 31. Jackie Burns will return to the role of Elphaba, after having previously played the role on Broadway and on tour. She replaces Jennifer DiNoia. Amanda Jane Cooper will replace Kara … Continue reading

Media: Playbill Interviews Schwartz

Check out this interview with WICKED composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz where he discusses, among other things, the upcoming film adaptation.

Media: WICKED Stars Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park

106.7 LITE FM’s annual lunchtime summer series, Broadway in Bryant Park, has returned. Representing WICKED were current Elphaba Jennifer DiNoia, current Glinda Kara Lindsay, and current Fiyero Michael Campayno. Songs performed were ‘As Long As You’re Mine’, ‘Popular’, and ‘The Wizard and I’. Credit for the … Continue reading

BroadwayWorld Interviews Davidson

Check out this interview BroadwayWorld did with John Davidson (former Wizard – 1st Natl. Tour, 2nd Natl. Tour) where he discusses his new role in FINDING NEVERLAND.

WICKED Alums Nominated for Tony Awards

The 2017 Tony Award Nominations were announced on May 2. Andy Karl (former Fiyero – Broadway) is nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for his work in GROUNDHOG DAY. Jayne Houdyshell (former Madame Morrible – Broadway) is nominated for … Continue reading

Mason to Join WICKED Tour

The touring company of WICKED will welcome Ginna Claire Mason to the role of Glinda on March 15 in Syracuse, New York. Ms. Mason takes over the role from Amanda Jane Cooper. For the last year, Ms. Mason has been the Glinda stand-by … Continue reading

Media: WICKED in Schenectady

Check out these articles from the WICKED 2nd National Tour’s stop in Schenectady, NY. WICKED is in Schenectady through March 12. ‘Wicked’ good performances by Cooper, Vosk The land of Oz returns Ballston Spa grad to perform in WICKED

Nessa’s Niblets: March 6, 2017

Laurel Harris (former Elphaba – 2nd Natl. Tour; former s/b Elphaba – 1st Natl. Tour; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba, u/s Nessarose – 2nd Natl. Tour), Daniel Torres (former ensemble, u/s Fiyero – 2nd Natl. Tour), and Chris Peluso (former ensemble, u/s Fiyero – 2nd Ntl. Tour, … Continue reading