Tag Archives: Fred Applegate

Mason to Join WICKED Tour

The touring company of WICKED will welcome Ginna Claire Mason to the role of Glinda on March 15 in Syracuse, New York. Ms. Mason takes over the role from Amanda Jane Cooper. For the last year, Ms. Mason has been the Glinda stand-by … Continue reading

WICKED Tour to Welcome Three New Stars

The WICKED 2nd National Tour will welcome three new stars during its current three week run in East Lansing, Michigan. Isabel Keating will take over the role of Madame Morrible from Wendy Worthington. Ms. Keating was nominated for a Tony and won the Drama … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: May 16, 2016

Fred Applegate (former Wizard – Broadway) and Christopher Fitzgerald (original Boq – Broadway) were both in YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. Lenny Wolpe (former Wizard – 1st Natl. Tour, Broadway) was in the original Broadway cast of THE DROWSY CHAPERONE. Kate Loprest (former … Continue reading

New Cast Members Announced for Broadway Company

The Broadway company of WICKED will welcome new cast members beginning Tuesday, Feburary 2. Carrie St. Louis will take over the role of Glinda, Peter Scolari as the Wizard, Dawn Cantwell as Nessarose, Michael Genet as Dr. Dillamond, and Zachary Noah Piser as Boq. They replace Kara Lindsay, … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: November 2, 2015

Rachel Tucker (Elphaba – Broadway; former Elphaba – West End) and Fred Applegate (Wizard – Broadway) both starred in THE LAST SHIP on Broadway. Jenn Gambatese (former Glinda – 1st Natl. Tour) was the original Jane in the Broadway cast of TARZAN. Nick Adams (former … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: October 19, 2015

Fred Applegate (Wizard – Broadway) and Lenny Wolpe (former Wizard – 1st Natl. Tour, Broadway) both played the role of Max Detweiler in THE SOUND OF MUSIC on Broadway. Gina Farrell (former Madame Morrible – 2nd Natl. Tour) was also in this cast. Jeffrey Kuhn (former … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: September 21, 2015

Jennifer Laura Thompson (former Glinda – Broadway) was nominated for a Tony for her portrayal of Hope Cladwell in 2001’s URINETOWN THE MUSICAL. Fred Applegate (Wizard – Broadway), Robin de Jesus (Boq – Broadway), David Nathan Perlow (former Fiyero – 2nd Natl. Tour), and Nick Adams (former Fiyero … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: July 6, 2015

Jennifer Laura Thompson (former Glinda – Broadway) was in the original Broadway cast of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT. Emily Ferranti (swing, u/s Glinda, u/s Nessarose, u/s Midwife – Broadway; former Nessarose – 1st Natl. Tour, 2nd Ntl. Tour; former ensemble, … Continue reading

Lee and Applegate to Join Broadway Cast of WICKED

The Broadway company of WICKED will welcome a new Madame Morrible and Wizard of Oz. Michele Lee will replace Kathy Fitgerald on July 5 as Madame Morrible. On top of her many television and movie credits, Lee was nominated for a Tony in the … Continue reading