Category Archives: Nessa’s Niblets

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

Nessa’s Niblets: February 27, 2017

Jessica Vosk (Elphaba – 2nd Natl. Tour), Teal Wicks (former Elphaba – Broadway, San Francisco, Los Angeles; former s/b Elphaba – Los Angeles), Josh Lamon (former Boq – 1st Natl. Tour), Paul Slade Smith (former Dr. Dillamond – 1st Natl. Tour), and Jonathan Ritter (former swing, u/s Chistery –  San … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: August 15, 2016

Peter Scolari (Wizard – Broadway) was in the original Broadway cast of THE SLY FOX. Carol Kane (former Madame Morrible – San Francisco, Los Angeles, Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour) also performed in this cast. Many WICKED cast members have guest starred in “The … Continue reading

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

Nessa’s Niblets: June 27, 2016

Katie Rose Clarke (former Glinda – Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour) and David Burnham (former Fiyero – Broadway) were both in THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA on Broadway. Lindsay Mendez (former Elphaba – Broadway) and Natalie Weiss (former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – 2nd Natl. Tour) … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: June 13, 2016

Jenn Gambatese (former Glinda – 1st Natl. Tour) was Jane in Broadway production of TARZAN. Caissie Levy (former Elphaba, former s/b Elphaba – Los Angeles; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – Broadway) originated the role of Fantine in the 2014 Broadway revival of … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: May 31, 2016

Judy Kaye (Madame Morrible – Broadway) won the 1988 Tony for Featured Actress in a Musical for her work as Carlotta Guidicelli in PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. Other former WICKED cast members to have played Carlotta are Liz McCartney (former … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: May 16, 2016

Fred Applegate (former Wizard – Broadway) and Christopher Fitzgerald (original Boq – Broadway) were both in YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. Lenny Wolpe (former Wizard – 1st Natl. Tour, Broadway) was in the original Broadway cast of THE DROWSY CHAPERONE. Kate Loprest (former … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: April 18, 2016

Katie Rose Clarke (former Glinda – Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour) and David Burnham (former Fiyero – Broadway) both performed in THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA. Hannah Shankman (ensemble, Elphaba/Nessarose u/s – Broadway) was in the 2014 revival of SIDE SHOW. … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: April 4, 2016

Emily Koch (Elphaba – 2nd Natl. Tour; former Elphaba s/b – Broadway, 2nd Natl. Tour) and Amanda Jane Cooper (Glinda – 2nd Natl. Tour, former Glinda – 1st Natl. Tour) both attended Carnegie Mellon University. Richard H. Blake (former Fiyero … Continue reading