Tag Archives: Cassie Okenka

Nessa’s Niblets: November 9, 2015

Alex Brightman (former Boq – Broadway), Mamie Parris (former Elphaba – 1st Natl. Tour) and Cassie Okenka (former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 1st Natl. Tour) are all part of the cast of the new Broadway musical SCHOOL OF ROCK. Liz McCartney (former Madame Morrible – 1st … 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 Update: Broadway, 1st National Tour, 2nd National Tour

Broadway Sarah Bolt has left the company, where she was temporarily performing in the ensemble and understudying Madame Morrible. 1st National Tour Stephanie Torns has replaced Shayla Beck in the ensemble and as the understudy for Elphaba. Cassie Okenka has replaced Nikki … Continue reading

Kim Zimmer to Return to First National Tour of WICKED

The company of the first North American tour of WICKED is thrilled to welcome back Kim Zimmer as Madame Morrible on Tuesday, September 30 in Albuquerque, NM. Zimmer returns to WICKED after previously playing the role of Madame Morrible on tour.  Zimmer is best … Continue reading

Cassie Okenka to Perform as Cathy in THE LAST FIVE YEARS

Congratulations to Cassie Okenka (former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 1st Ntl. Tour), who will be performing the role of Cathy in THE LAST FIVE YEARS at Flat Rock Playhouse in North Carolina this summer. The show runs from May 29 – … Continue reading

Cassie Okenka Set for AT THIS PERFORMANCE

Cassie Okenka (former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 1st Ntl. Tour) will perform in the next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE, a concert series that showcases the talents of today’s Broadway and Off-Broadway standbys and understudies. This series, now in its 11th Season, … Continue reading

Cast Update: Broadway, 1st National Tour, 2nd National Tour

Broadway K. Todd Freeman has replaced John Schiappa as Doctor Dillamond. Lindsay K. Northen has returned to the company in the ensemble and as an understudy for Glinda, replacing Emily Mechler who was covering her leave of absence. 1st National Tour Nikki … Continue reading

Cassie Okenka Set for BROADWAY MEOWS Concert

Cassie Okenka (ensemble, u/s Glinda – 1st Ntl. Tour) will perform in the 5th annual BROADWAY MEOWS concert July 22 at Don’t Tell Mama. The concert will begin at 7 PM and will feature songs written by composer-lyricist Seth Bisen-Hersh. All the … Continue reading

Jenn Gambatese and Curt Hansen To Join 1st National Tour

The company of the first North American tour of WICKED is thrilled to welcome Jenn Gambatese as Glinda on Tuesday, February 26 in Costa Mesa, CA and Curt Hansen as Fiyero on Wednesday, March 20 in Tucson, AZ. Gambatese starred … Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: Jillian Kates

Today, we are thrilled to present an Exclusive Interview with Jillian Kates, who currently performs in the ensemble and understudies Glinda and Nessarose on the 2nd National Tour of WICKED. Check out her hilarious and detailed responses below! For more … Continue reading