Monthly Archives: January 2012

Nessa’s Niblets: January 31, 2012

Laura Bell Bundy (s/b Glinda – Original Broadway Cast) has a small role in the movie musical DREAMGIRLS. She plays one of the Sweehearts. Deedee Magno Hall (former Nessarose – San Francisco, 1NT) was the only principal actor to remain … Continue reading

Media: Kristine Reese in “Annie”

Check out this clip of Kristine Reese (former Nessarose – 2nd Ntl. Tour, 1st Ntl. Tour; former swing, u/s Nessarose – 1st Ntl. Tour) singing a portion of “NYC” from an “Annie” production she was a part of several years … Continue reading

Video Footage: Green, Halon & Zirilli In TWILIGHT Musical

Check out these photos and video of Jenna Leigh Green (former Nessarose – Los Angeles, Broadway, 1NT; former u/s Elphaba – 1NT), Colin Hanlon (former Fiyero – 1NT) , and Jared Zirilli (former ensemble, u/s Fiyero – 1NT) in the … Continue reading

Video Footage: Brynn O’Malley In Boeing-Boeing

Check out these photos and video, featuring Brynn O’Malley (former Nessarose – 1NT, Braodway) as “Gabriella” in Boeing-Boeing, currently playing at the Paper Mill Playhouse, in Millburn, New Jersey until February 12, 2012. For tickets, please visit To see … Continue reading

Cast Update: Universal Swings, Broadway, 1st National Tour, 2nd National Tour

Universal Swings Desi Oakley has been added to the website as a swing and cover for the Midwife. Broadway Taylor Trensch has replaced Etai BenShlomo as Boq. 1st National Tour Emily Ferranti has replaced Cristy Candler as Nessarose. *Lesley McKinnell … Continue reading

Video Footage: Kristin Chenoweth Sings The National Anthem

Check out this video of Kristin Chenoweth (Glinda – Original Broadway Cast) singing the national anthem at the 2012 NFC (National Football Conference) Championship Game on January 22, 2012. The video was posted by YouTube user QStorm321 and has been … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: January 24, 2012

Andy Karl (former Fiyero – Broadway production) appears in the movie “Joyful Noise” as the character Caleb. The pilot of the new NBC television series, “Smash,” features two former Glindas. Megan Hilty (former Glinda – Los Angeles, 1st Ntl. Tour, Broadway; … Continue reading

Brightman & Field Join SONGS YOU SHOULD KNOW Concert, 2/6

Alex Brightman (former Boq – Broadway) and Melanie Field (former ensemble, u/s Madame Morrible – 1NT) will be among the performers at SONGS YOU SHOULD KNOW, a concert featuring the work of various composers, on Monday, February 6th, 2012, at … Continue reading

Fan Interview: Den

Today, we have a fan interview from Den, a fan who has seen the show twelve times between Broadway and the tours from 2007 until just last year! He is based in Maryland. When was the last time you saw … Continue reading

Video Footage: Lauren Ashley Zakrin featured with The Kloons

Lauren Ashley Zakrin (former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 1st Ntl. Tour) has been featured in a couple of short sketches by New York film group “The Kloons”. We have embedded the videos for your convenience below. Click here to visit … Continue reading