Tag Archives: Ben Vereen

Vereen and Ashford Cast in Fox’s THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW

Fox’s THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW has announced casting for its two hour event, scheduled to air this fall. Ben Vereen (former Wizard – Broadway, Chicago) will take on the part of Dr. Everett Scott, played by Jonathan Adams in the 1975 … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: January 11, 2016

Ben Vereen (former Wizard – Broadway, Chicago) was the Leading Player in the original Broadway production of PIPPIN. Chandra Lee Schwartz (former Glinda – Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour) and Heléne York (former Glinda – 2nd Natl. Tour) both played the part of … Continue reading

Ben Vereen Joins Transcendence Theatre’s Artist Series, 8/9

Ben Vereen (former Wizard – Broadway, Chicago) will take part in the 2014 Transcendence Theatre Artist Series in Jack London State Historic Park in Glen Ellen, California. Mr. Vereen will be giving a one-night concert, Steppin’ Out Live With Ben … Continue reading

Kathy Fitzgerald, Julia Murney and Stephen Schwartz Will Honor Ben Vereen at LaGuardia High

Kathy Fitzgerald (former Madame Morrible – Broadway), Julia Murney (former Elphaba – Broadway, 1st Ntl. Tour) and WICKED composer Stephen Schwartz will celebrate Ben Vereen (former Wizard – Broadway, Chicago) in MAGIC TO DO on May 20 at LaGuardia Arts High School in … Continue reading

Ben Vereen To Appear At Collins Center, 9/29

Ben Vereen (former Wizard – Broadway, Chicago) will preform his one-man show,  STEPPIN’ OUT WITH BEN VEREEN, at the Collins Center For The Arts, in Orono, Maine, on September 29 at 8pm. For tickets and more informatoin, visit www.collinscenterforthearts.com. Source

Nessa’s Niblets: July 31, 2012

Idina Menzel (Elphaba – Original Broadway Cast, Original West End Cast) played the role of Nancy Tremaine in the 2007 film ENCHANTED. This was a notable role for Ms. Menzel as it was a non-singing role. Stephen Schwartz, the composer … Continue reading

Video Footage: Ben Vereen In Rehearsal

Check out this Playbill.com video with Ben Vereen (former Wizard – Broadway, Chicago) in rehearsal for his one-man show STEPPIN’ OUT WITH BEN VEREEN. He also speaks about some of the performers who inspired him. His show turns until July … Continue reading

Media: “inDepth InterView” With Ben Vereen

Check out this “inDepth InterView”, posted on BroadwayWorld.com, with Ben Vereen (former Wizard – Broadway, Chicago), He talks about new projects and highlights from his career. http://broadwayworld.com/article/InDepth-InterView-Ben-Vereen-Talks-Solo-Show-54-Below-New-Projects-A-Career-Retrospective-20120627

Several WICKED Alumni To Participate In NYMF

Several WICKED alumni will participate in the NEW YORK MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL (NYMF), which runs from July 9-29, 2012. NYMF is an annual festival winch presents new musicals. Check out where you can see WICKED alumni! Ben Vereen (former Wizard … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: April 3, 2012

John Rubinstein (former Wizard – Los Angeles) played the title role in the Original Broadway Cast of the musical PIPPIN opposite Ben Vereen (former Wizard – Broadway, Chicago), who played the “Leading Player”. The music and lyrics of PIPPIN are … Continue reading