Monthly Archives: December 2009

Cast Update: San Francisco Production

Tom McGowan (former Wizard – 2NT) has officially replaced Lee Wilkoff as the Wizard. This change happened on December 21, 2009, but has just been updated on the website now. Laura Dysarczyk (formerly of the 1NT, Los Angeles, and San … 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

Exclusive Interview: Carrie Manolakos

Today’s exclusive interview is provided by Ms. Carrie Manolakos, the standby for Elphaba on the 2nd National Tour of “Wicked”. She has previously been with “Mamma Mia” as Sophie on both the tour and on Broadway. She joined the 2nd … Continue reading

Is It True…?: Wicked West End Casting

There are quite a few rumors circulating as to the casting of the West End Production of “Wicked” – set to change on 29th March 2010. The rumors (and nothing more – most of this is just heresy): – All … Continue reading

Remember That Time…?: Heléne Yorke, Kerry Washington

Remember that time on the 2nd National Tour when Heléne Yorke (Glinda) was performing “Thank Goodness” and the power completely shut out? Similarly, remember that time when Kerry Washington (former West End Madame Morrible u/s) was performing the spell to … Continue reading

Fan Interview: Patricia

Today’s interview actually comes from a friend of mine, Patricia. She has seen the show 28 times between the two tours and the Chicago production. Her first show was January 25, 2006 in Chicago with her most recent being November … Continue reading

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas (or whatever other holiday you celebrate) to all of my wonderful readers! Hope everyone has a great day today!

Stephanie J. Block to Perform Concert in London

Stephanie J. Block (Elphaba – Broadway and 1NT) has been set to perform a concert in London on Sunday, February 28, 2010. She will be performing songs from her debut album as well as songs from her career in musical … Continue reading

Video Footage: "Wicked" Sydney at Carols in the Domain 2009

The Sydney production of “Wicked” recently performed at Carols in the Domain, an event televised for Australian audiences. Jemma Rix (s/b for Elphaba) and Lucy Durack (Glinda), with ensemble, performed “One Short Day”, then Lucy Durack, Rob Mills (Fiyero), Bert … Continue reading

Remember That Time…?: Meggie Cansler

Remember that time when Meggie Cansler (former u/s for Glinda – 1st Ntl. Tour) was hitting her wand on the bed in “Popular” and accidentally smashed it into a million pieces? I’ve noticed that lots of these “Remember That Time…?” … Continue reading