Tag Archives: Jerad Bortz

Nessa’s Niblets: July 27, 2015

Natalie Weiss (former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – 2nd Natl. Tour) was a semi-finalist on Season 4 of “American Idol”. Richard H. Blake (former Fiyero – Asian Tour, Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour), Krisoffer Cusick (former Fiyero – Chicago, Los Angeles; former t/r Fiyero – … 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

Nessa’s Niblets: September 21, 2012

Lisa Brescia (former Elphaba – Chicago; former s/b Elphaba – Broadway) played Patti Murin‘s (Glinda – 1st Ntl. Tour) mother in THE UNAUTHORIZED AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SAMANTHA BROWN. Stephanie J. Block (former Elphaba – Broadway, 1st Ntl. Tour; former ensemble, u/s … Continue reading

Cast Update: Broadway Production

Broadway Production Jenny Fellner has returned to the role of Nessarose, replacing Cristy Candler. Bud Weber has replaced Jerad Bortz in the ensemble and as a Fiyero understudy. Alexander Quiroga is now an additional understudy for Fiyero.