Tag Archives: Willemijn Verkaik

Verkaik Joins German Cast of Disney’s TARZAN

Willemijn Verkaik (former Elphaba – Broadway, Scheveningen, Oberhausen, Stuttgart, West End) has joined the German cast of Disney’s TARZAN in the role of Kala, Tarzan’s adoptive ape mother. In a statement, Verkaik said “The role of Kala is not only a … Continue reading

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

Broadway Gregory Haney has replaced Michael Williams in the ensemble. 1st National Tour Lindsay Janisse has temporarily joined the company as a swing. West End Kerry Ellis has replaced Willemijn Verkaik as Elphaba. From July 21 through August 2, the role of Elphaba … Continue reading

Kerry Ellis to Return to West End Company of WICKED

Kerry Ellis (former Elphaba – West End, Broadway; original s/b Elphaba – West End) will return to the West End production of WICKED for a limited engagement August 4 through October 25, 2014. Willemijn Verkaik (Elphaba – West End; former … Continue reading

VIDEO FOOTAGE: Cast of WICKED Performs at West End Live

Check out these videos of Savannah  Stevenson (current Glinda – West End) and Willemijn Verkaik (current Elphaba – West End; former Elphaba – Broadway, Scheveningen, Oberhausen, Stuttgart) alongside the West End cast of WICKED performing an interesting arrangement of “For Good”, … Continue reading

Video Footage: Willemijn Verkaik performing “Let It Go” (English Version)

Check out this amazing video of Willemijn Verkaik (current Elphaba – West End; former Elphaba – Broadway, Scheveningen, Oberhausen, Stuttgart) performing “Let It Go” from the movie FROZEN. Ms. Verkaik performed the English version at a screening of the movie in … Continue reading

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

TimeOut New York’s “Talking to the 15 Wonderful Witches”

Check out TimeOut New York’s special feature on WICKED’s tenth anniversary, which includes exclusive interviews with each of the fifteen women who have played the role of Elphaba on Broadway! WICKED on Broadway: Talking to the 15 Wonderful Witches

Willemijn Verkaik Set for ANDREW LIPPA IN CONCERT

Willemijn Verkaik (upcoming Elphaba – West End; former Elphaba – Broadway, Scheveningen, Oberhausen, Stuttgart) will perform in composer Andrew Lippa‘s upcoming one-night only London concert, ANDREW LIPPA IN CONCERT. This concert will be held November 17 at the St. James … Continue reading

Bean, Hart, Gray and Verkaik Set for Scott Alan London Concert

Shoshana Bean (former Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour, Broadway; former s/b Elphaba, u/s Nessarose – Broadway), Chlöe Hart (ensemble – West End), Ashleigh Gray (former s/b Elphaba – West End; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – West End) and Willemijn Verkaik (upcoming Elphaba – … Continue reading

Stevenson, Taylor, Kelvin, Clarkson and Kelly to Join West End Company of WICKED

Several new cast members will join the West End company of WICKED on November 18. Savannah Stevenson, Jeremy Taylor, Sue Kelvin, and Paul Clarkson will be joining the cast in the roles of Glinda, Fiyero, Madame Morrible and Doctor Dillamond, respectively. As previously announced, Willemijn … Continue reading