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Julia Murney (former Elphaba – Broadway, 1st Ntl. Tour) and Martin Moran (former Dr. Dillamond – 2nd Ntl. Tour) will both be performing in the Actor’s Fund Benefit Reading of OUR TOWN, to be held March 4, 2013. Ms. Murney & Mr. Moran will be performing as Mrs. Soames and Simon Stimson, respectively.
The concert takes place on March 4 at 7:30 pm at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College. Tickets may be purchased by clicking here to visit the official Actor’s Fund website.
Joel Grey (The Wizard – Original Broadway Cast) and Martin Moran (former Dr. Dillamond – 2nd Nat’l Tour) will take part in the Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program, which is “a week-long master class and immersion experience” in Genesee Depot, Wisconsin from July 22-29, 2012. Mr. Grey will help lead the program, while Mr. Morton was selected to be one of the 2012 Lunt-Fontanne Fellows, and will be among the artists participating.
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; former Madame Morrible – 1st National Tour) will play the role of Ida Strauss, which she originated on Broadway. William Youmans (former Dr. Dillamond – Chicago; original Dr. Dillamond – Broadway) will play J. Bruce Ismay, a role which he understudied on Broadway, but was originated by David Garrison (former Wizard – San Francisco, Los Angeles, Broadway, Chicago, 1st Ntl. Tour) on Broadway.
Other “Wicked” alumni who appeared in the original cast, but will not be featured in the upcoming production are Martin Moran (former Dr. Dillamond – 2nd Ntl. Tour), Jody Gelb (former Madame Morrible – 2nd Ntl. Tour, San Francisco), Melissa Bell Chait (former ensemble, u/s Glinda – Broadway, Pre-Broadway). Sean McCourt (former Dr. Dillamond – Broadway, original Witch’s Father, u/s Dr. Dillamond, u/s Wizard – Broadway, Pre-Broadway), Matthew Stocke (former Witch’s Father, u/s Wizard, Dr. Dillamond – Los Angeles), and Stacie Morgain Lewis (former Glinda – Chicago; former Glinda s/b – Broadway; former ensemble, u/s Glinda, u/s Nessarose – Broadway) all later joined the production as replacements.
For tickets and more information on the production of “Titanic”, visit HangarTheatre.org.
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 Morrible.
Timothy Britten Parker replaced Martin Moran as Doctor Dillamond.
Stephanie Torns has replaced Christine Dwyer as the standby for Elphaba.
KJ Hippensteel has replaced Daniel Torres in the ensemble and as an understudy for Fiyero.
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; former Morrible — San Francisco), Martin Moran (Dillamond — 2NT), William Youmans (former Dillamond – Broadway, Chicago), and Melissa Bell Chait (former ensemble, u/s Glinda — Broadway). Additionally, Sean McCourt (former Dillamond — Broadway) join the show later in its run.
Tiffany Haas (former ensemble, u/s Glinda — 2NT; former swing, u/s Nessarose — Broadway) competed in the Miss America pageant in 2002m representing Ohio.
The two women who have been the principle Glinda on the second national tour, Helene Yorke (former Glinda — 2NT) and Natalie Daradich (Glinda — 2NT; former s/b Glinda – Los Angeles, San Francisco; former swing, u/s Glinda, u/s Nessarose – Los Angeles), are both Canadian.