Tag Archives: Idina Menzel

Menzel to Embark on World Tour

Idina Menzel (Elphaba – Original Broadway Cast, Original West End Cast) is set for a world tour, beginning at the end of March in Japan. In addition to cast albums, Ms. Menzel has recorded four solo albums. She was most … Continue reading

Menzel to Star in “Beaches” Remake

Idina Menzel (Elphaba – Original Broadway Cast, Original West End Cast) has been cast in the Lifetime remake of Garry Marshall’s 1988 film “Beaches”. Menzel will take on the role of CC, originally played by Bette Midler. “Beaches” tells the story of … Continue reading

New Release from OUT OF OZ

Check out the newest release from OUT OF OZ. This time, it’s a reunion between the original Glinda and Elphaba, Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel.

Nessa’s Niblets: February 15, 2016

Tom Flynn (former Dr. Dillamond – Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour, San Francisco), William Ryall (Witch’s Father/Ozian official, Dillamond/Wizard u/s – Broadway), and Andrew Palermo (ensemble, u/s Boq – original Broadway company) were in the 1995 Broadway revival of HOW TO SUCCESS IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY … Continue reading

WICKED Alums Join IF/THEN Tour

Cliffton Hall (former Fiyero –1st Ntl. Tour, San Francisco) and Deedee Magno Hall (former Nessarose – San Fransisco, 1st Ntl. Tour) have been cast in the upcoming national tour of IF/THEN. As previously announced, original Broadway stars Idina Menzel (Elphaba – Original Broadway Cast, … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: September 1, 2015

Norbert Leo Butz (Original Fiyero – Broadway) is starring in the Netflix original television show “Bloodline”. He has also guest starred on “Blue Bloods”, “The Good Wife”, and “Law and Order: Criminal Intent”. Idina Menzel (Elphaba – Original Broadway Cast, Original West … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: June 8, 2015

Teal Wicks (former Elphaba – Broadway, San Francisco, Los Angeles; former s/b Elphaba – Los Angeles) and Emmy Raver-Lampman (former s/b Elphaba – 1st Natl. Tour) were in the short-lived Broadway production of JEKYLL & HYDE. Carole Shelley (former Madame Morrible – Broadway, Chicago, 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

Nessa’s Niblets: March 9, 2015

Jeanna de Waal (former Glinda – 2nd Natl. Tour) and Kennedy Caughell (ensemble, Elphaba u/s – 2nd Natl. Tour) both performed as Heather in AMERICAN IDIOT. Idina Menzel (original Elphaba – West End, Broadway, Pre-Broadway), Lisa Brescia (former Elphaba – Chicago; former s/b Elphaba – Broadway) and Mandy … Continue reading

VIDEO FOOTAGE: Highlights From Idina Menzel’s One Night Only Radio City Music Hall Concert

Check out these amazing videos of Idina Menzel (Elphaba – Original Broadway Cast, Original West End Cast) from her one night only concert at Radio City Music Hall which took place on Monday, June 16, 2014. “Always Starting Over” from IF/THEN … Continue reading