Tag Archives: Carmen Cusack

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

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

Nessa’s Niblets: November 26, 2013

Caissie Levy (former Elphaba, former s/b Elphaba – Los Angeles; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – Broadway) will be portraying the role of Fantine in Les Miserables starting in early 2014. In addition to Ms. Levy, Carmen Cusack (former Elphaba – 1NT; former … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: October 30, 2012

– Carmen Cusack (former Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour; former s/b Elphaba – Sydney, Chicago) & Donna Vivino  (s/b Elphaba – Broadway; former Elphaba, former s/b Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour) have both appeared as Rizzo in productions of GREASE. In the production where … Continue reading

Media: Cusack & Kettenring In SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE

Check out these photos and videos of Carmen Cusack (former s/b Elphaba – Sydney, Chicago; former Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour) and Heidi Kettenring (former Nessarose – Chicago) in Chicago Shakespeare Theatre’s production of SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE. … Continue reading

Cusack and Kettenring Cast In Chicago Shakespeare Theatre’s SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE

Carmen Cusack (former s/b Elphaba – Sydney, Chicago; former Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour) and Heidi Kettenring (former Nessarose – Chicago) have been cast in the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre’s upcoming fall production of SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE. Ms. … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: June 13, 2012

Jane Brockman (Midwife, u/s Madame Morrible – 2NT) played “Glinda” in Northern Stage’s production of THE WIZARD OF OZ. Clifton Davis (Dr. Dillamond – 1NT) wrote several hits for The Jackson 5 including “Never Can Say Goodbye” and “Lookin’ Through the … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: May 8, 2012

Clive Carter  (former Wizard – West End)  originated the role of “The Wolf/Cinderella’s Prince” in the original London production of INTO THE WOODS. Carmen Cusack (former Elphaba – 1NT; former s/b Elphaba – Chicago, Melbourne) was one of the performers … Continue reading

Performer News: Cusack, Hilty & Reiber

Carmen Cusack (former Elphaba – 1NT; former s/b Elphaba – Chicago, Melbourne) is currently playing the role of gym teacher “Lynn Gardner” in MCC Theater’s Off-Broadway Revival of CARRIE: THE MUSICAL. For tickets, and more information, please visit www.mcctheater.org. Megan … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: May 18, 2011

I apologize for being a day late. Mandy Gonzalez (former Elphaba – Broadway) was the standby for Idina Menzel (original Elphaba – Broadway, London) in the role of Amneris in Aida on Broadway. Ben Vereen (former Wizard- Broadway) and Gene … Continue reading