Tag Archives: Jackie Burns

Cast Update: Broadway, 1st National Tour, West End, 2nd National Tour

Broadway Willemijn Verkaik has replaced Jackie Burns as Elphaba. James Brown III has replaced Jonathan McGill in the ensemble. 1st National Tour Laurel Harris has replaced Carla Stickler as the standby for Elphaba. As previously announced, Courtney Iventosch will be … Continue reading

Willemijn Verkaik to Portray Elphaba on Broadway

Actress Willemijn Verkaik (former Elphaba – Holland, Oberhausen, Stuttgart) will be taking over the role of Elphaba on Broadway on February 12, 2012. She takes over from actress Jackie Burns (Elphaba – Broadway; former Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour), who will have portrayed the … Continue reading

Video Footage: Jackie Burns’ Favorite Things

Check out this Broadway.com video featuring Jackie Burns (Elphaba – Broadway; former Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour) talking about some of her favorite things in her WICKED dressing room.

Video Footage: Behind-The-Scenes With Kyle Dean Massey

Check out this video from Broadway.com hosted by Kyle Dean Massey (Fiyero – Broadway) taking us behind-the-scenes of the Broadway production of WICKED. Also appearing in the video are Etai BenShlomo (Boq), Jackie Burns (Elphaba), Tom Flynn (Dr. Dillamond),  Jonathan McGill … Continue reading

Video Footage: “Ask A Star” With Jackie Burns & Chandra Lee Schwartz

Check out Broadawy.com’s “Ask A Star” feature with Jackie Burns (Elphaba – Broadway; former Elphaba – 1st Nat’l Tour) and Chandra Lee Schwartz (Glinda – Broadway; former Glinda – 1st Nat’l Tour)!


  Five current and past performers in WICKED will take part in BROADWAY BARKS, which is “a star-studded dog and cat adoption event benefiting New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies”. The event takes place on July 14, 2012 … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: January 17, 2012

Jackie Burns (Elphaba – Broadway; former Elphaba – 1NT) understudied Caissie Levy (former Elphaba – LA; former s/b Elphaba – LA; former ensemble & u/s Elphaba – Broadway) as Sheila in the 2009 Broadway revival of Hair. Idina Menzel (original … Continue reading

Video Footage: WICKED Day – The Ultimate Encore

Check out this video from WICKED Day, on October 30, 2011, which celebrated the eighth anniversary of the show’s opening on Broadway. Fans voted for their favorite song, which was sung by past and present WICKED cast members. The soloists … Continue reading

Media: Jackie Burns & Chandra Lee Schwartz at the Gershwin

Check out this video of Jackie Burns (Elphaba – Broadway; former Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour) & Chandra Lee Schwartz (Glinda – Broadway; former Glinda – 1st Ntl. Tour) giving an interview about their Broadway debut in “Wicked”. Click here to … Continue reading

Cast Update: Broadway Production, 2nd National Tour

Broadway Jackie Burns has replaced Teal Wicks as Elphaba. Chandra Lee Schwartz has replaced Katie Rose Clarke as Glinda. 2nd National Tour Tiffany Haas has replaced Natalie Daradich as Glinda. Emily Ferranti has replaced Michelle London as Nessarose.