Tag Archives: Ashley Dawn Mortensen

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

WICKED First National Tour to Close 3/15

The First National Tour of WICKED will play its final performance this Sunday, March 15 at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles. Known as the Emerald City Tour, the production will close ten years to the week after the tour began in Toronto. … Continue reading

Cast Updates: January-February 2015

Broadway Christine Dwyer has temporarily returned to the role of Elphaba, replacing Caroline Bowman who will return to the company in March. Catherine Charlebois has temporarily replaced Kelli Barrett as Nessarose. Ms. Barrett will be originating the role of Lara Guishar in … Continue reading

Ashley Dawn Mortensen Cast in Surflight Theatre’s WHITE CHRISTMAS

Ashley Dawn Mortensen (former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour) has been cast in Surflight Theatre’s upcoming production of WHITE CHRISTMAS. Ms. Mortensen will play the role of Betty Haynes. This production will run November 29 through December 22. For … Continue reading

pOZcast: July 10, 2013

This week’s pOZcast is now available for downloading or streaming! Apologies for the lateness – our pOZcast editor, Isaac, was not aware of exactly how much having his eyes dilated would affect his vision! In this week’s episode: * We … Continue reading

Ashley Dawn Mortensen Set for THIS IS A CABARET

Ashley Dawn Mortensen (former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour) will perform in THIS IS A CABARET at Stage 72 in Manhattan on July 14. This event will include “inspiring personal anecdotes, token pop songs, and lots of medleys.” Tickets … Continue reading

pOZcast: March 12, 2013

Hi readers! This week we have an exciting pOZcast for you. –        Staff members recount meeting face-to-face for the first time last weekend –        Our usual news,  cast update, media and poll results –        Finally, Jonathan conducted a wonderfully compressive … Continue reading

Cast Update: Broadway, 1st National Tour, Universal Swings

Broadway Spencer Jones has replaced Jonathan Warren as a swing and dance captain, as well as an understudy for Chistery. 1st National Tour Shayla Osborn has replaced Ashley Dawn Mortensen in the ensemble and as the understudy for Elphaba. Universal … Continue reading

Video Footage: Ashley Dawn Mortensen Sings “WILTED”

Check out this video of Ashley Dawn Mortensen (ensemble, u/s Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour) singing “Wilted” by Bobby Cronin! This video was recorded  on August 8, 2011 at Smash Studios in New York City. Video credit goes to Broadway … Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: Ashley Dawn Mortensen

Happy New Year, readers! Today we are so pleased to present our first interview of 2013, an Exclusive Interview with Ashley Dawn Mortensen, who is currently in the ensemble and the understudy for Elphaba on the First National Tour of WICKED. … Continue reading