Tag Archives: Louise Dearman

Cast Update: Broadway, West End

Broadway Christine Dwyer has joined the company as the standby for Elphaba. Laura Woyasz has temporarily joined the company as a standby for Glinda. Anna Eilinsfeld has left the company, where she was temporarily performing in Carla Stickler’s track and … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: October 14, 2013

In addition to her stage credits, Carol Kane (current Madame Morrible- Broadway; former Madame Morrible- San Francisco, Los Angeles, Broadway, 1st Ntl. Tour) has made many cameo appearances in numerous television shows. Some programs include Taxi, Monk, Girls, American Dreamer, … Continue reading

Video Footage: Louise Dearman Performs “The Wizard and I”

Check out this video of Louise Dearman (Elphaba – West End; former Glinda – West End) performing “The Wizard and I” at an event called GET READING, held in Trafalgar Square. The event, at which many celebrities and public figures read selections … Continue reading

Louise Dearman to Present Two Christmas Concerts at London’s St. James Theatre

Louise Dearman (Elphaba – West End; former Glinda – West End) will perform two Christmas concerts entitled THE PERFECT YEAR December 16-17 at London’s St. James Theatre. In a press statement, Dearman commented, “I’m so looking forward to performing at … Continue reading

Willemijn Verkaik to Join West End’s WICKED

Willemijn Verkaik (former Elphaba – Broadway, Scheveningen, Oberhausen, Stuttgart) will join the cast of the West End company of WICKED as Elphaba on November 18, replacing Louise Dearman. Ms. Verkaik originated the role of Elphaba in the German and Dutch productions … Continue reading

Video Footage: Behind-The-Scenes Talk About Elphaba’s Makeup

Check out this video of Nic Haste, from the makeup website Pixiwoo.com, visiting backstage at the West End production of WICKED. Ms. Haste discusses Elphba’s act two makeup with Louise Dearman (Elphaba) and makeup artist Sylwia Polka. The video was … Continue reading


Louise Dearman (Elphaba – West End; former Glinda – West End) will perform in AN EVENING OF MOVIES AND MUSICALS 2014. This concert is set for April 26, 2014 at St. David’s Hall in Cardiff, Wales. The show time will … Continue reading

Video Footage: Beck, Dearman & Menzel Perform At The Olivier Awards

Check out these videos of Louise Dearman (Elphaba West End; former Glinda – West End), Gina Beck (Glinda – West End), and Idina Menzel (former Elphaba – Original Broadway Cast, Original West End Cast) performing at the 2013 Olivier Awards! … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: March 1, 2013

Willemijn Verkaik (current Elphaba – Broadway,  Elphaba – Holland, Oberhausen, Stuttgart) has performed Elphaba in three languages, Dutch, German, and English, as of February 12, 2013. Louise Dearman (current Elphaba – West End; former Glinda – West End) is the only woman to … Continue reading

Cast Update: West End

Louise Dearman has replaced Rachel Tucker as Elphaba. Ben Freeman has replaced Matt Willis as Fiyero. Katie Rowley Jones has replaced Lillie Flynn as Nessarose and is also an understudy for Elphaba. Sam Lupton has replaced Adam Pettigrew as Boq. … Continue reading