Monthly Archives: February 2016

Nessa’s Niblets: February 29, 2016

Emily Rozek (former s/b Glinda – Los Angeles; former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 1st Natl. Tour), Megan Sikora (former ensemble, u/s Glinda – Chicago; former ensemble, u/s Glinda, Nessarose – Broadway),  and Liz McCartney (former Madame Morrible – 1st Natl. Tour) were all in … Continue reading

WICKED Alums Set for Broadway Sings Billy Joel

The Broadway Sings concert series will present its 10th concert on February 22 with a concert honoring the music of Billy Joel.  With music orchestrated and arranged by Joshua Stephen Kartes, the concert is set to include Christine Dwyer (former Elphaba – Broadway; … Continue reading

Media: The 18 Wonderful Witches of WICKED on Broadway

Check out this article that TimeOut did on 18 women who have played Elphaba on Broadway. In these interviews, they talk about their favorite show moments, memorable technical mishaps, best fan gifts, their favorite Fiyeros and much more!

Nessa’s Niblets: February 15, 2016

Tom Flynn (former Dr. Dillamond – Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour, San Francisco), William Ryall (Witch’s Father/Ozian official, Dillamond/Wizard u/s – Broadway), and Andrew Palermo (ensemble, u/s Boq – original Broadway company) were in the 1995 Broadway revival of HOW TO SUCCESS IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY … Continue reading

WICKED Becomes 10th Longest Running Show on Broadway

At today’s 2 PM matinee performance, WICKED will surpass RENT and become the 10th longest running show in Broadway history. Since opening in 2003, WICKED has played to over 49 million people in over 100 cities in 14 countries – U.S., … Continue reading

Full Cast Announced for RAIN

Full casting has been announced for the world-premier production of Michael John LaChiusa‘s musical adaptation of the 1921 short story “Rain”. The world premiere of RAIN will be at Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, CA, with previews beginning March 24, and … Continue reading

Vereen and Ashford Cast in Fox’s THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW

Fox’s THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW has announced casting for its two hour event, scheduled to air this fall. Ben Vereen (former Wizard – Broadway, Chicago) will take on the part of Dr. Everett Scott, played by Jonathan Adams in the 1975 … Continue reading

York and Eilinsfeld Cast in AMERICAN PSYCHO

Full casting has been announced for the American production of AMERICAN PSYCHO. Heléne York (former Glinda – 2 Natl. Tour) will play the part of Evelyn Williams and Anna Eilinsfeld (former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – Broadway; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba, Nessarose – 2nd Natl. … Continue reading

Curry to Join West End WICKED

The West End cast of WICKED will welcome Mark Curry to the role of the Wizard on March 25. Current Wizard Tom McGowan will play his last performance on March 12. From March 12-24, the Wizard will be played by Sean Kearns. Curry has had … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: February 1, 2016

Michelle Federer (Nessarose – Original Broadway Cast) was the understudy for Julia Roberts in THREE DAYS OF RAIN. Richard H. Blake (former Fiyero – Asian Tour, Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour), Kristoffer Cusick (former Fiyero – Chicago, Los Angeles; former t/r Fiyero – Broadway; former ensemble, u/s … Continue reading