Author Archives: Shira Harris

Nessa’s Niblets: December 17, 2013

Jackie Burns (former Elphaba – Broadway; former Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour) is currently Idina Menzel’s (Original Elphaba- Broadway, London) Standby in the Broadway-bound musical IF/THEN. Teal Wicks (former Elphaba – Broadway, San Francisco, Los Angeles; former s/b Elphaba – Los Angeles) performed … Continue reading

Media: WICKED in Cleveland

Check out these articles from the 2nd National Tour’s production in Cleveland. Theater review: ‘Wicked’ returns to PlayhouseSquare with Wonderful leading ladies Impressive Witch Craft: Wicked is Back Again at Playhouse Square, to Dazzle You with Big Tunes, Witchy Spells … Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: Idina Menzel Getting Greenified

Check out this video of Idina Menzel (Original Elphaba – Broadway, London) getting greenified before a performance of WICKED!  Credit to YouTube user Wicked1uk.

Menzel, Schwartz, Ashford, Espinosa Reflect on WICKED’s Anniversary

Check out this video of former WICKED cast members talking about the impact of the show on their lives!

WICKED Witches – Where Are They Now?

In honor of WICKED’s 10th anniversary, Camp Broadway compiled an article with fun facts and information about all of the Broadway Elphabas and Glindas.  Check out the interesting article by clicking here!

Media: WICKED in Minneapolis

Check out these articles from the 1st National Tour’s stop in Minneapolis, Minnesota! Review: Wicked Fun and Mystery Unfold at the Orpheum in Minneapolis Behind the Scenes of Wicked – video of load-in process ‘Richly Entertaining’ Wicked Wows Minneapolis Critics ‘Wicked’ … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: September 23, 2013

Kristy Cates (former Elphaba, former s/b Elphaba – Chicago; former t/r Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – Broadway) starred as Susan in the Stephen Schwartz musical SNAPSHOTS: A MUSICAL SCRAPBOOK. Julia Murney (former Elphaba – Broadway, 1st … Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: Stephanie J. Block Shows CBS How Elphaba Flies

Check out this video of Stephanie J. Block (former Elphaba – Broadway, 1st Ntl. Tour; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – Pre-Broadway) showing CBS how Elphaba flies each night!  Credit goes to Youtube user boundy165 for the video.    

Potter, Manolakos, de Waal Featured on Kerrigan-Lowdermilk LIVE Extras Album

Rachel Potter (former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 2nd Ntl. Tour), Carrie Manolakos (former s/b Elphaba – San Francisco, 2nd Ntl. Tour), and Jeanna de Waal (former Glinda – 2nd Ntl. Tour) each sing a song on the Kerrigan-Lowdermilk LIVE Extras package. … Continue reading

WICKED’s Second National Tour to Present WITCHES’ NIGHT OFF Addendum

The Second National Tour of WICKED will be participating in a benefit evening entitled WITCHES’ NIGHT OFF on June 24, 2013 at 7:30pm at the Skylight Music Theatre in Milwaukee, WI.  Doors open at 6:30pm.  The performance will feature company … Continue reading