Tag Archives: Andy Karl

WICKED Alums Nominated for Tony Awards

The 2017 Tony Award Nominations were announced on May 2. Andy Karl (former Fiyero – Broadway) is nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for his work in GROUNDHOG DAY. Jayne Houdyshell (former Madame Morrible – Broadway) is nominated for … 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

Nessa’s Niblets: February 1, 2016

Michelle Federer (Nessarose – Original Broadway Cast) was the understudy for Julia Roberts in THREE DAYS OF RAIN. Richard H. Blake (former Fiyero – Asian Tour, Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour), Kristoffer Cusick (former Fiyero – Chicago, Los Angeles; former t/r Fiyero – Broadway; former ensemble, u/s … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: October 26, 2015

Laura Bell Bundy (s/b Glinda – Original Broadway Cast), Richard H. Blake (former Fiyero – Asian Tour, Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour), Annaleigh Ashford (former Glinda – Chicago, Broadway; former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 1st Natl. Tour), Manuel Herrera (former ensemble – Broadway; original Chistery, ensemble – … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: July 27, 2015

Natalie Weiss (former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – 2nd Natl. Tour) was a semi-finalist on Season 4 of “American Idol”. Richard H. Blake (former Fiyero – Asian Tour, Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour), Krisoffer Cusick (former Fiyero – Chicago, Los Angeles; former t/r Fiyero – … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: July 13, 2015

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, San Francisco; former Witch’s Father, u/s Dr. Dillamond, Wizard – … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: June 22, 2015

Sebastian Arcelus (former Fiyero – Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour) played the role of Frank in the movie adaptation of the Nicholas Sparks best seller “The Best of Me”. Richard H. Blake (former Fiyero – Asian Tour, Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour) is currently … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: May 4, 2015

Richard H. Blake (former Fiyero – Asian Tour, Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour) played the part of Glen Guglia in the short-lived Broadway production of THE WEDDING SINGER. Andy Karl (former Fiyero – Broadway) was an understudy for Glen. Carla Stickler (ensemble, u/s Elphaba – … Continue reading

WICKED Alums Get Tony Nominations

Today’s Tony nominations included Annaleigh Ashford (former Glinda – Chicago, Broadway; former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 1st Natl. Tour) for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play for her work in YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU, Andy … Continue reading

Parris and Karl Round Out Cast of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Revival

Roundabout Theater has completed casting for the Broadway revival of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. As previously announced, Kristin Chenoweth (original Glinda – Broadway, Pre-Broadway) will star as Lily Garland.  Joining Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher are WICKED alums Mamie Parris (former Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour) … Continue reading