Nessa’s Niblets: March 2, 2015

Derrick Williams

Derrick Williams

Derrick Williams (former Fiyero – Los Angeles, Broadway, Chicago, 1st Natl. Tour, former swing, u/s Fiyero – Broadway) and KJ Hippensteel (former ensemble, u/s Fiyero – 2nd Ntl. Tour) are currently in BOOK OF MORMON on Broadway as the General and Elder Price s/b respectively. Billy Harrigan Tighe (former Fiyero, ensemble, u/s Fiyero – 2nd Natl. Tour) is starring as Elder Price in the US tour of BOOK OF MORMON. Mr. Tighe previously portrayed Elder Price in the London production.

Liana Hunt (Nessarose – 2nd Natl. Tour), Jenny Fellner (former Nessarose – 2nd Natl. Tour, Broadway) and Carrie Manolakos (former s/b Elphaba – San Francisco, 2nd Ntl. Tour) have all starred as Sophie in the Broadway musical MAMMA MIA!

Marina Lazzaretto (Witch’s Mother, ensemble – 1st Natl. Tour) was in the ensemble of the opening night cast of WEST SIDE STORY.  Other WICKED cast members who have performed in WEST SIDE STORY on Broadway include Matt Shingledecker (Fiyero – Broadway, former Fiyero – 2nd Natl. Tour), Mikey Winslow (former ensemble, u/s Boq – 1st Natl. Tour), Manuel Herrera (former ensemble – Broadway; original Chistery, ensemble – Broadway, Pre-Broadway), and Phillip Spaeth (former Asst. Dance Captain, swing u/s Chistery – Los Angeles; former swing, u/s Chistery – San Francisco; former Chistery – Broadway).

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