Tag Archives: Desi Oakley

Belton, Bowman & Oakley Cast in National Tour of EVITA

Nicholas Belton (former ensemble, u/s Fiyero – Chicago), Caroline Bowman (former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – Broadway) and Desi Oakley (former universal swing) have been cast in the national tour of EVITA, based on the 2012 Tony-nominated revival. Ms. Bowman will star as Eva … Continue reading

Video Footage: Desi Oakley sings “Saturday”

Check out this video of Desi Oakley (former Universal Swing) performing “Saturday”, an original piece by Sean Havrilla and David Davila at the “52 Songs: Abridged!” concert on September 5, 2012 in New York. The video is credited to YouTube user toysrdave … Continue reading

Cast Update: Universal Swings 1st National Tour, 2nd National Tour, Scheveningen

 Universal Swings Tess Ferrell has replaced Desi Oakley as a universal swing and understudy for the Midwife. 1st National Tour Tom McGowan has replaced P.J. Benjamin as The Wizard. 2nd National Tour Amy Quanbeck has replaced Casey Quinn in the … Continue reading

Cast Update: Universal Swings, Broadway, 1st National Tour

Universal Swings Desi Oakley has left as a universal swing and understudy for the Midwife. Broadway Vicki Noon has replaced Caroline Bowman in the ensemble and as the understudy for Elphaba. John Schiappa has left the company as a swing … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: June 26, 2012

– Gemma Atkins (ensemble, u/s Elphaba, u/s Nessarose – West End), Lisa Brescia (former Elphaba – Chicago; former Elphaba s/b – Broadway), Anne Brummel (former Elphaba, former Elphaba s/b – 2nd Ntl. Tour; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – 2nd Ntl. … Continue reading

O’Malley, McCartney, & Oakley Cast In ANNIE Revival

Three WICKED alums have been cast in the upcoming revival of ANNIE on Broadway. Brynn O’Malley (former Nessarose – 1NT, Braodway) will play “Grace Farrell”. Liz McCartney (Madame Morrible – 1NT) and Desi Oakley (Universal Swing, u/s Midwife) will also … Continue reading

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

Universal Swings Desi Oakley has been added to the website as a swing and cover for the Midwife. Broadway Taylor Trensch has replaced Etai BenShlomo as Boq. 1st National Tour Emily Ferranti has replaced Cristy Candler as Nessarose. *Lesley McKinnell … Continue reading