Tag Archives: Chicago Production

Video Footage: Dan’yelle Williamson performs “Defying Gravity”

Check out this video of Dan’yelle Williamson (former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – Chicago) performing “Defying Gravity” at a Camp Broadway workshop at which she was an instructor. Credit goes to YouTube user bayuhh for the video, which is embedded below … Continue reading

Remember That Time…?: Annaleigh Ashford

Remember that time when one show of the Chicago production was stopped due to sound errors? Annaleigh Ashford (former u/s Glinda – 1NT; former Glinda – Broadway, Chicago) stopped the show during “Dancing Through Life” because the mics weren’t working … Continue reading

Robertson & Weygandt to Reprise Roles in “Wicked”

We have just learned the Barbara Robertson (former Madame Morrible – Chicago) and Gene Weygandt (former Wizard – Chicago) will be reprising the roles in the Chicago stop of the 1st National Tour of “Wicked”. Mr. Weygandt actually will be … Continue reading

Sara Jean Ford to Join Broadway Company of “Phantom of the Opera”

Congratulations to “Wicked” alumni Sara Jean Ford (former ensemble; u/s Glinda, Nessarose – Chicago) who will be joining the Broadway cast of “Phantom of the Opera” on September 7, 2010 in the leading role of Christine. Prior to this, Ms. … Continue reading

Remember that Time…?: Kristy Cates

Remember that time when Kristy Cates (former Elphaba – Chicago; former s/b Elphaba – Chicago; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – Broadway) was rising through the trapdoor for “No Good Deed” – and the trapdoor didn’t open?

Exclusive Interview: Rondi Reed

  Today we are thrilled to share an exclusive interview with Rondi Reed. Ms. Reed originated the role of Madame Morrible in the Chicago production, and has been playing the role for over a year on Broadway. In addition, she … Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: Anne Brummel

Today, we are thrilled to share an exclusive interview with Anne Brummel. Ms. Brummel currently is the standby for the role of Elphaba on the 2nd National Tour; prior to this, she has been in the ensemble and understudied the … Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: Michelle London

Today, we are excited to share an exclusive interview with Michelle London. Michelle has been with “Wicked” since early 2008, when she joined the Chicago company in the ensemble and as an understudy for Glinda. Since then, she has joined … Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: Jacqui Graziano

Today, we are excited to post an exclusive interview with Ms. Jacqui Graziano. She has had quite a tenure with “Wicked”, starting in the Chicago production in 2005, and though she’s had a break since, she’s now traveling with the … Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: Betsy Struxness

Today, we are very excited to be sharing an interview with Betsy Struxness. Betsy has hopped around the US, performing in three different companies – the Chicago company and Los Angeles company as a swing and understudy for Nessarose and … Continue reading