Tag Archives: Stephen Schwartz

Kendra Kassebaum and Mark Jacoby Cast in World Premiere of Musical SECONDHAND LIONS

Kendra Kassebaum (former Glinda – San Francisco, Broadway, 1st Ntl. Tour) and Mark Jacoby (former Wizard – 1st Ntl. Tour) have been cast in the world-premiere staging of the new musical SECONDHAND LIONS, written by Michael Weiner, Alan Zachary and Tony Award winner … Continue reading


Julia Murney (former Elphaba – Broadway, 1st Ntl. Tour) and Jennifer Laura Thompson (former Glinda – Broadway) will perform in THE WIZARD AND I: THE MUSICAL JOURNEY OF STEPHEN SCHWARTZ at the Kennedy Center’s Concert Hall 5/16-5/18. Ms. Murney and Ms. … Continue reading

Kathy Fitzgerald, Julia Murney and Stephen Schwartz Will Honor Ben Vereen at LaGuardia High

Kathy Fitzgerald (former Madame Morrible – Broadway), Julia Murney (former Elphaba – Broadway, 1st Ntl. Tour) and WICKED composer Stephen Schwartz will celebrate Ben Vereen (former Wizard – Broadway, Chicago) in MAGIC TO DO on May 20 at LaGuardia Arts High School in … Continue reading

Murney and Thompson set for Stephen Schwartz Tribute

Julia Murney (former Elphaba – Broadway, 1st Ntl. Tour) and Jennifer Laura Thompson (former Glinda – Broadway) are set to perform at the New York Pops Tribute for Stephen Schwartz (composer/lyricist) on April 12, 2013 at Carnegie Hall.  According to Playbill, the concert … Continue reading

Schwartz’s SNAPSHOTS to be Performed in Chester, CT

SNAPSHOTS: A MUSICAL SCRAPBOOK has been announced to have Goodspeed Staging, and will be performed at the Norma Terrace Theatre in Chester, CT.  SNAPSHOTS contains all music by Stephen Schwartz (composer/lyricist) taken from previous shows such as WICKED, PIPPIN, and GODSPELL … Continue reading

Schwartz, Matlock, Murney to Appear at FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE

Three “Wicked” related individuals will be appearing at FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE: A BENEFIT CONCERT FOR SANDY HOOK on Monday, January 28, 2013 at 7:00 PM at The Palace Theater in Waterbury, Connecticut. Stephen Schwartz (composer of WICKED) will be appearing, and … Continue reading

Media: Wicked in Honolulu

Check out the following articles from the WICKED 1st National Tour’s stop in Honolulu, Hawaii! Stage: Something ‘Wicked’ this way comes Wicked debuts in Honolulu on Thursday (features comments from Jason Daunter (Production Stage Manager)) From Broadway to Honolulu: “Wicked” … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: July 31, 2012

Idina Menzel (Elphaba – Original Broadway Cast, Original West End Cast) played the role of Nancy Tremaine in the 2007 film ENCHANTED. This was a notable role for Ms. Menzel as it was a non-singing role. Stephen Schwartz, the composer … Continue reading

Media: WICKED In San Diego

Check out these articles from the First National Touring Company’s stop in San Diego, California! Behind the scenes for one ‘Wicked’ transformation – Includes an interview and video footage of Nicole Parker (Elphaba) getting green and footage of the cast … Continue reading

A Conversation With and Tribute To Stephen Schwartz Takes Place 5/19

Stephen Schwartz, the composer and lyricist of WICKED, will be honored by Desert Ensemble Theatre Company at ” When You Believe: A Conversation With and Tribute To Stephen Schwartz” in Palm Springs, California on May 19, 2012. The event takes … Continue reading