Tag Archives: Pippa Grandison

Nessa’s Niblets: December 11, 2012

Michael DeVries (Witch’s Father, u/s Wizard, u/s Dillamond – Broadway) understudied Adam Grupper (Wizard – Broadway) in the role of Dr. Neville Craven in THE SECRET GARDEN. Donna Vivino (s/b Elphaba – Broadway; former Elphaba, former s/b Elphaba – 1st … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: April 3, 2012

John Rubinstein (former Wizard – Los Angeles) played the title role in the Original Broadway Cast of the musical PIPPIN opposite Ben Vereen (former Wizard – Broadway, Chicago), who played the “Leading Player”. The music and lyrics of PIPPIN are … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: June 8, 2011

Apologies for this being a day late! Miriam Margolyes (former Madame Morrible – Broadway, West End) provided the voice of “Fly” in the animate movie “Babe: Pig in the City”. Additionally, Pippa Grandison (former Elphaba – Sydney) provided some additional … Continue reading

Patrice Tipoki to share role of Elphaba in Sydney

According to the official Facebook account of “Wicked” in Sydney, Patrice Tipoki (current s/b Elphaba – Sydney; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – Melbourne) will be sharing the role of Elphaba with Jemma Rix (current Elphaba – Sydney; former s/b Elphaba … Continue reading

Amanda Harrison has Permanently Left “Wicked”

According to this article, Amanda Harrison (former Elphaba – Melbourne and Sydney) has officially left “Wicked” in an effort to protect her voice. As many fans know, Ms. Harrison had to take quite a bit of time off due to … Continue reading

Cast Update: Sydney Production

The producers of Sydney’s production of “Wicked” have finally updated us on the cast situation – or as many have named it, the 2009 Australian Elphaba Crisis. Jemma Rix (standby for Elphaba) and Pippa Grandison (temporary Elphaba) will be sharing … Continue reading

Editorial: Pippa Grandison and "Wicked" Australia

As some of the readers may be aware, Pippa Grandison played her first performance as Elphaba in “Wicked” Sydney last night. This was completely unannounced and was only confirmed by Lucy Durack (Glinda – Melbourne & Sydney) tweeting in congratulations. … Continue reading