Tag Archives: Jody Gelb

Nessa’s Niblets: June 15, 2015

Lindsay Northen (ensemble, u/s Glinda – Broadway), Kennedy Caughell (ensemble, Elphaba u/s – 2nd Natl. Tour), Matt Shingledecker (Fiyero – Broadway, former Fiyero – 2nd Natl. Tour), and Taylor Trensch (former Boq – Broadway) all graduated from Elon University.   Nick Adams (former Fiyero – 1st Natl. … Continue reading

Cast Update: Broadway, 2nd National Tour

Broadway Ioana Alfonso has returned to the company in the ensemble, replacing Lauren Linville who was covering her leave of absence. Ms. Alfonso recently served recently served as Senior Associate Choreographer for the new Broadway musical, HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME. … Continue reading

Cast Update: Broadway, 1st National Tour, 2nd National Tour, UK/Ireland Tour

Broadway Amanda Rose has left the company. 1st National Tour Kim Zimmer has returned to the company as Madame Morrible, replacing Jody Gelb who was covering her vacation. Constantine Rousouli has replaced Timothy A. Fitz-Gerald in the ensemble and as an … Continue reading

Cast Update: 1st National Tour

Jody Gelb has temporarily replaced Kim Zimmer as Madame Morrible. Jud Williford has replaced Clifton Davis as Doctor Dillamond. Shanon Mari Mills has replaced Sarah Schenkkan in the ensemble and as an understudy for Glinda.    

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

Broadway David Hull has replaced Bud Weber in the ensemble and as an understudy for Fiyero. *John Schiappa has returned to the role of the Witch’s Father, replacing Michael DeVries. 1st National Tour Dashí Mitchell has replaced Nicky Venditti as Chistery. Nicky … Continue reading

Youmans and Cuervo to appear in “Titanic” staging

Two “Wicked” alumni who were featured in original Broadway cast of the musical “Titanic” will appear in a production of the show at the Hanger Theatre in Ithaca, NY from July 12-28, 2012. Alma Cuervo (former Madame Morrible – 2nd National Tour; … Continue reading

Cast Update: 1st National Tour, 2nd National Tour

First National Tour Cristy Candler has replaced Stefanie Brown as Nessarose. Pamela Shandrow has replaced Melanie Field as a member of the ensemble and an understudy for Madame Morrible. Second National Tour Marilyn Caskey has replaced Jody Gelb as Madame … Continue reading

Media: Wicked in Nashville

Check out the following articles from the 2nd National “Wicked” Tour’s stop in Nashville, Tennessee. Behind the Scenes Look at Inner Workings of “Wicked” (interview with Anne Brummel (Elphaba – 2nd Ntl. Tour; former s/b Elphaba – 2nd Ntl. Tour; … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: September 5, 2011

Several former and current Wicked cast members were in the original Broadway cast of the musical Titanic: Alma Cuervo (former Morrible — 1NT), David Garrison (former Wizard — 1NT, Broadway, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco)  Jody Gelb (Morrible — 2NT; … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: August 30, 2011

– Erin Mackey (former Glinda – Broadway, Los Angeles, Chicago; former ensemble, u/s Glinda – Chicago; former swing – 1st Ntl. Tour) did not understudy Glinda on the 1st National Tour – she was only a swing in that production … Continue reading