Posts Tagged ‘2nd National Tour Production’
Check out these articles from the 2nd National Tour’s stop in Des Monies, Iowa!
‘Wicked’ Witch Casts a Spell on Iowa Students as Pen Pal (with a video of the greenification process)
‘Wicked’ Exclusive: A Behind the Scenes Look (video with Hayley Podschun)
Check out these articles from the 2nd National Tour’s stop in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma!
Lookout! Lucas is green with envy on the set of ‘Wicked’ - video footage, including comments from Jennifer DiNoia (Elphaba)
Wicked’ star coaches Edmond middle-schoolers - includes comments from Hayley Podschun (Glinda)
The Second National Tour of WICKED will be participating in a benefit evening entitled WITCHES’ NIGHT OFF on September 9, 2013 at 7:30pm at the Freed Little Theatre of the Civic Center Music Hall in Oklahoma City, OK. Doors open at 6:30pm. The performance will feature company members from the touring cast. Proceeds from the benefit will go to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity.
There will be a live and silent auction, along with a post show reception with the cast.
VIP admission is available for a $70 donation, which includes a VIP seat and gift. General admission tickets are available for $35. Admission donations are tax deductible. Tickets are available online at www.myticketoffice.com and by phone by calling 405.297.2264
Emily Behny will be joining the 2nd National Tour of WICKED on September 20, 2013 in Oklahoma City in the role of Nessarose, replacing Jenny Fellner (Nessarose – 2nd Ntl. Tour; former Nessarose – Broadway).
Ms. Behny recently performed on the NETworks tour of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST in the role of Belle.
Check out this video of the 2nd National Touring Company of WICKED performing the National Anthem at the start of the Toledo Mud Hens’ baseball game this month.
Performers include, from left to right, Joel Ingram, Sam Lips, Alex Wyse, Alyssa Fox, Hayley Podschun, Jennifer DiNoia, Hayley Ann Dorling, Jay Reynolds Jr., Walker Jones, Miguel Ortiz, and Wayne Schroeder.
The video is provided by the Toledo Mud Hens and is embedded below for your convenience.
* Shira reviews a performance she saw of the 2nd National Tour of WICKED in Milwaukee, WI.
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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 members from the touring cast. Proceeds from the benefit will go to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin (ARCW).
Live Auction items include:
- Watch the “Greening of Elphaba”, backstage tour, plus 2 house seats for a performance of WICKED between June 28-30th or between July 5-7th.
-Ride in Glinda’s bubble (the same bubble Kristin Chenoweth flew into the 2004 Tony Awards), backstage tour, plus 2 house seats for a performance of WICKED between June 28-30th or between July 5-7th.
-Walk-on role in an actual performance of WICKED, backstage tour, costume fitting, plus 2 house seats for friends and family to come see you in WICKED! Available between June 28-30th or between July 5-7th.
VIP admission is $100 donation, which includes a VIP seat, Wicked tote and playbill signed by all the principle actors. General admission tickets are available for $50. All proceeds benefit BC/EFA and the AIDS Research Center of Wisconsin (ARCW). Admission donations are tax deductible. Tickets are available online at www.arcw.org or by phone at 414.225.1570.
Check out these articles from the 2nd National Tour’s stop in Madison, Wisconsin!
Behind-the-scenes look at Broadway hit ‘Wicked’ - includes video footage with comments from Hayley Podschun (Glinda)
Go green: The ‘Wicked’ witches are back – interview with Jennifer DiNoia (Elphaba)
“Wicked” actress talks Wisconsin – interview with Jane Brockman (Midwife, u/s Madame Morrible)
‘Wicked’ story and music lure audience back – interview with fans of the show
The company of the second North American tour of WICKED is thrilled to welcome John Hillner as Dr. Dillamond and Jenny Fellner as Nessarose on Monday, July 1 in Milwaukee, WI and Kathy Fitzgerald as Madame Morrible on Wednesday, July 10 in Houston, TX.
Hillner starred on Broadway as Georges in the Tony Award winning revival of La Cages Aux Folles. Other Broadway credits include Mamma Mia!, Footloose, The Graduate, Company, Crazy For You. TV credits include “Seinfeld,” “Law and Order,” “Cold Case,” “Num3ers” and “Person of Interest.”
Fellner previously played the role of Nessarose in the Broadway company of WICKED. Other Broadway credits include Linda English in Pal Joey and Sophie in Mamma Mia! She starred in the First National Tour of All Shook Up as Natalie/Ed. TV Credits include “Blue Bloods” and “Law & Order: SVU.”
Fitzgerald played the role of Madame Morrible in the Broadway company of WICKED for a year and a half. Other Broadway credits include Roz in 9 to 5 (Outer Critics nomination), Swingin’ on a Star (Drama Desk nomination) and Shirley Markowitz in The Producers. TV/Film credits include “Smash,” “Mercy,” “One Life to Live,” The Producers, and Our Idiot Brother.
Hillner, Fellner and Fitzgerald join a cast that includes Jennifer DiNoia as Elphaba, Hayley Podschun as Glinda and Walker Jones as The Wizard.
The company also features David Nathan Perlow (Fiyero), Alex Wyse (Boq) and Alyssa Fox (Standby for Elphaba) with Kerry Blanchard, Jane Brockman, Bridie Carroll, Lilli Cooper, Haley Ann Dorling, Michael Drolet, Anna Eilinsfeld, Peter C. Ermides, Ryan Patrick Farrell, Natalie Fotopoulos, Dominic Giudici, Lauren Haughton, Zach Hensler, Joel Ingram, Ryan Jackson, Jillian Kates, Becca Kloha, Allison Leo, Sam Lips, Sterling Masters, Marissa Miller, Dashi’ Mitchell, Amy Quanbeck, Jay Reynolds Jr., Wayne Schroder and Justin Wirick.
WICKED begins performances in Milwaukee, WI on June 12 and runs through July 7. Good seats are still available and are on sale now at the Marcus Center Box Office at 929 North Water Street, Downtown Milwaukee, by phone at 414-273-7206, or online at Ticketmaster.com/wicked or MarcusCenter.org and all Ticketmaster outlets. Hillner and Fellner will join the tour on Monday, July 1.
Fitzgerald will join WICKED in conjunction with the tour’s opening in Houston, TX. WICKED will play July 10-August 11 at the Hobby Center. Tickets are available at the Hobby Center Box Office Monday-Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., all Ticketmaster outlets, and online at www.BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com/Houston, and www.ticketmaster.com/wicked. Tickets can also be purchased by calling (800) 982-2787.