Posts tagged Betsy Werbel
Eden Espinosa (former Elphaba – San Francisco, Los Angeles, Broadway, 1st Ntl. Tour; former s/b Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour; original s/b Elphaba, u/s Nessarose – Broadway), Carrie Manolakos (former s/b Elphaba – San Francisco, 2nd Ntl. Tour), and Julia Murney (former Elphaba – Broadway, 1st Ntl. Tour) will perform in the upcoming CITY OF HOPE: BROADWAY BLOWS BACK concert. This event was originally scheduled for November 26, but has since been postponed until December 10. This concert will be performed at the Broadway company of WICKED’s home, the Gershwin Theatre.
This show is sponsored by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The producing team includes Betsy Werbel (ensemble, u/s Madame Morrible – Broadway; former ensemble, u/s Madame Morrible – 1st Ntl. Tour) and Richard H. Blake (former Fiyero – Asian Tour, Broadway, 1st Ntl. Tour). This concert will be performed at 7:30 PM.
Tickets range from $30-110 and can be purchased by clicking here
Those interested in volunteering for the event can reach out by visiting BroadwayBlowsBack.com and clicking the “get involved” link.
Dioni Michelle Collins has replaced Betsy Werbel in the ensemble and as an understudy for Madame Morrible.
Adinah Alexander has joined the company as a swing.
Brandon Leffler has replaced Nathan Peck in the ensemble.
West End Production
Keith Bartlett has replaced Christopher Howell as The Wizard.
Christopher Howell has returned to the role of Dr. Dillamond.
Check out these photos of the Broadway company of “Wicked” recording their track for the 2011 edition of “Carols for a Cure”, a fundraiser produced yearly for Broadway Cares / Equity Fights Aids (BCEFA).
Included in the photos are the following Broadway cast members of “Wicked”: Anthony Galde (Swing; u/s Fiyero, Wizard, Dr. Dillamond, Witch’s Father – Broadway), Amanda Rose (former Nessarose – 1st Ntl. Tour; former swing, u/s Nessarose – Broadway), Kate Fahrner (s/b Glinda – Broadway; former Glinda – Chicago; former ensemble, u/s Glinda, Nessarose – Chicago), Kathy Fitzgerald (Madame Morrible – Broadway), Betsy Werbel (Ensemble; u/s Madame Morrible – Broadway; former ensemble, u/s Madame Morrible – 1st Ntl. Tour), Donna Vivino (s/b Elphaba – Broadway; former Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour; former s/b Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour), Constantine Rousouli (Ensemble, u/s Fiyero – Broadway), Adam Sanford (Ensemble, u/s Boq – Broadway; former ensemble, u/s Boq – 1st Ntl. Tour), and Alicia Albright (Swing – Broadway; former swing – 2nd Ntl. Tour).
Teal Wicks has replaced Mandy Gonzalez as Elphaba.
Betsy Werbel has replaced Sarah Bolt in the ensemble and as the understudy for Madame Morrible. Ms. Werbel has previously performed this track on the first national tour of the show. Ms. Bolt is leaving to perform in the Broadway Production of “Sister Act”.
Heather Spore has returned to the production in the ensemble and as the understudy for Glinda.
1st National Tour
Jenn Furman has temporarily joined the first national tour, covering the vacation of Renee Lawless-Orsini. She is in the midwife; u/s Madame Morrible track.
1st National Tour
Melanie Field has replaced Betsy Werbel in the ensemble and as understudy for Madame Morrible.
2nd National Tour
Tom McGowan has replaced Don Amendolia as The Wizard.