Tag Archives: Dianne Pilkington

Throwback Thursday: Dianne Pilkington Talks Costume Changes

Check out this video of Dianne Pilkington (former Glinda, former s/b Glinda – West End) as she discusses the many costume changes of Glinda during the show. Credit to YouTube user Victoria and Albert Museum.

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

Dianne Pilkington to Join Cast of West End’s MAMMA MIA!

On June 10, Dianne Pilkington (former Glinda, former s/b Glinda – West End) will join the cast of the West End production of MAMMA MIA! in the role of Donna Sheridan. MAMMA MIA! currently plays at London’s Novello Theatre. With … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: April 24, 2012

Gene Weygandt (former Wizard – Chicago, 1Ntl. Tour) starred as Dan in “Snapshots: a Musical Scrapbook,” a musical containing nearly thirty songs from shows composed by Stephen Schwartz. Dee Roscioli (former Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour, Broadway, Chicago; former s/b Elphaba – … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: May 24, 2011

Dianne Pilkington (former Glinda – West End; former s/b Glinda – West End) played the role of a blind opera singer in the film “The Wolfman”, but her scene was cut from the final version. However, she can still be … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: February 1, 2011

Dianne Pilkington (former Glinda – West End; former s/b Glinda – West End) understudied Annalene Beechey (former s/b Glinda – West End) in the role of Cosette in the London production of Les Miserables back in 1997; ten years later … Continue reading

Wicked Nominated at the BroadwayWorld UK Awards

Congratulations to the London production of Wicked, who have been nominated for ‘Best Long Running West End Show’ in the the first annual BroadwayWorld UK Awards! Several of the current cast have also been nominated for their performances in the … Continue reading

Interview with Dianne Pilkington in the Official London Theatre Guide

Click here to check out a new interview with Dianne Pilkington (former Glinda – West End) in which she discusses “Wicked” as well as her career move to “The 39 Steps”.

Remember That Time…?: Dianne Pilkington

Remember that time when Dianne Pilkington was doing one of her first performances as Glinda and she accidentally threw the wand out into the audience during “Popular”?

Exploring Oz: Trivia on Glinda’s Costumes

This is just some various trivia about Glinda’s costumes that you may or may not know… – There have been three different designs for the Bubble Dress: the original (such as what Kristin Chenoweth wore), which had a less sequined … Continue reading