Author Archives: Jonathan Cort

Behny & Wicks Cast in Goodspeed’s CIRCUS IN WINTER

Emily Behny (Nessarose – 2nd Natl. Tour) and Teal Wicks (former Elphaba – Broadway, San Francisco, Los Angeles; former s/b Elphaba – Los Angeles) have been cast in the new folk rock musical THE CIRCUS IN WINTER, featuring a book by Hunter … Continue reading

Lilli Cooper to Join Broadway Company of WICKED

Lilli Cooper (former s/b Elphaba – 2nd Natl. Tour, Australasian Tour; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – 2nd Natl. Tour) will join the Broadway company of WICKED as the standby for Elphaba, replacing Jennifer DiNoia who is temporarily standing by for the role.

Alison Luff to Join Cast of Broadway’s MATILDA

Alison Luff (former Elphaba – 1st Natl. Tour) will join the cast of the Broadway company of MATILDA as Miss Honey, beginning September 6. MATILDA will mark Luff’s fourth Broadway credit, following MAMMA MIA!, GHOST and SCANDALOUS. Regional credits include Theatre Aspen’s 25TH … Continue reading

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

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

Cast Update: Broadway, 2nd National Tour, Australasian Tour

Broadway Ryan Patrick Kelly has temporarily joined the company as a swing and understudy for Chistery. 2nd National Tour Alyssa Fox has returned to the company as the standby for Elphaba, replacing Lilli Cooper who was temporarily covering her leave of … Continue reading

Kim Zimmer to Return to First National Tour of WICKED

The company of the first North American tour of WICKED is thrilled to welcome back Kim Zimmer as Madame Morrible on Tuesday, September 30 in Albuquerque, NM. Zimmer returns to WICKED after previously playing the role of Madame Morrible on tour.  Zimmer is best … Continue reading