Tag Archives: Alex Brightman

WICKED Alums Receive Tony Nominations

Today’s Tony nominations include several WICKED alums. Alex Brightman (former Boq – Broadway) is nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for his work in SCHOOL OF ROCK. Carmen Cusack (former s/b Elphaba … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: November 9, 2015

Alex Brightman (former Boq – Broadway), Mamie Parris (former Elphaba – 1st Natl. Tour) and Cassie Okenka (former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 1st Natl. Tour) are all part of the cast of the new Broadway musical SCHOOL OF ROCK. Liz McCartney (former Madame Morrible – 1st … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: September 1, 2015

Norbert Leo Butz (Original Fiyero – Broadway) is starring in the Netflix original television show “Bloodline”. He has also guest starred on “Blue Bloods”, “The Good Wife”, and “Law and Order: Criminal Intent”. Idina Menzel (Elphaba – Original Broadway Cast, Original West … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: May 18, 2015

Nicole Parker (former Elphaba – 1st Natl. Tour, Broadway) was on the sketch comedy show “MADtv” from 2003-2009. Norbert Leo Butz (Original Fiyero – Broadway) and Alex Brightman (former Boq – Broadway) were both in the original Broadway cast of BIG FISH. … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: March 30, 2015

Alison Luff (former Elphaba – 1st Natl. Tour) is currently playing Miss Honey in the Broadway production of MATILDA. Other former WICKED cast members who have been in MATILDA include Alex Brightman (former Boq – Broadway) and Richard H. Blake (former Fiyero – … Continue reading

Haynie and Brightman Cast in New York Premiere of THANKSKILLING THE MUSICAL

THANKSKILLING THE MUSICAL will make its New York debut at the first annual Festival of the Offensive. The musical, adapted from the cult horror movie of the same name, will be directed by David Eck (in association with Ashley Kate Adams … Continue reading

Brightman, Loprest, Wicks to Perform PAST IS PRESENT: THE LYRICS OF SARAH REBELL

Three WICKED alums will be performing in a concert entitled PAST IS PRESENT: THE LYRICS OF SARAH REBELL. Alex Brightman (former Boq – Broadway), Kate Loprest (former ensemble, u/s Glinda, Nessarose – Chicago), and Teal Wicks (former Elphaba – Broadway, San Francisco, Los Angeles; former s/b … Continue reading

Alex Brightman and F. Michael Haynie to Perform in I COULD USE A DRINK Concert

Alex Brightman (former Boq – Broadway) and F. Michael Haynie (former Boq – Broadway) will be performing in I COULD USE A DRINK, a concert of Drew Gasparini’s music. The concert will be held on Monday, July 29, 2013, at 9:30 pm, at … Continue reading

Alex Brightman to Perform in CRAZY, JUST LIKE ME Reading 2/22

Alex Brightman (former Boq – Broadway) will be performing on Friday, February 22, 2013 in the reading of CRAZY, JUST LIKE ME at the York Theater at St. Peter’s. The reading is at 6:30 PM and admission is free. Source

Brightman Joins BIG FISH, Starring Norbert Leo Butz

Alex Brightman (former Boq – Broadway) has joined the ensemble of the upcoming musical BIG FISH, which stars the previously announced Norbert Leo Butz (Fiyero – Original Broadway Cast) as Edward Bloom. BIG FISH will have a pre-Broadway engagement in Chicago, … Continue reading