Monthly Archives: June 2016

Media: WICKED in Birmingham

Check out these articles from the WICKED 2nd National Tour’s stop in Birmingham, AL. WICKED will be in Birmingham through July 3 before it moves on to Houston. WICKED : Behind the scenes WICKED to cast a spell

Nessa’s Niblets: June 27, 2016

Katie Rose Clarke (former Glinda – Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour) and David Burnham (former Fiyero – Broadway) were both in THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA on Broadway. Lindsay Mendez (former Elphaba – Broadway) and Natalie Weiss (former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – 2nd Natl. Tour) … Continue reading

Massey and Garrison Cast in PIRATES OF PENZANCE

Barrington Stage Company has announced full casting for its production of PIRATES OF PENZANCE. Kyle Dean Massey (former Fiyero – Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour; former ensemble, u/s Fiyero – Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour) will star as Frederic and David Garrison (former Wizard – San … Continue reading

Chenoweth Cast in NBC’s HAIRSPRAY Live

Kristin Chenoweth (original Glinda – Broadway, Pre-Broadway) has been cast as Velma Von Tussle in NBC’s upcoming production of HAIRSPRAY Live. She joins the previously announced Derek Hough, Harvey Fierstein, Jennifer Hudson, Martin Short, and newcomer Maddie Baillio. HAIRSPRAY Live will air on NBC on December … Continue reading

WICKED Alums to Perform at Broadway Up, Guns Down

“Broadway Up, Guns Down is charity benefit concert in response to the tragic mass shooting that occurred at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Broadway artists will unite to uplift through song honoring the beautiful lives lost. All funds raised will … Continue reading

Bowman to Make Her 54 Below Solo Debut

Caroline Bowman (former Elphaba – Broadway; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – Broadway) will make her solo debut at 54 Below on Friday, July 8. “In addition to singing hits from her career, and a few other songs from Oz, Caroline will remove … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: June 13, 2016

Jenn Gambatese (former Glinda – 1st Natl. Tour) was Jane in Broadway production of TARZAN. Caissie Levy (former Elphaba, former s/b Elphaba – Los Angeles; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – Broadway) originated the role of Fantine in the 2014 Broadway revival of … Continue reading

Media: WICKED in New Orleans

Check out these articles from the WICKED 2nd National Tour’s stop in New Orleans. WICKED will be in New Orleans through June 19. WICKED at Saenger Theatre (includes interview with Megan Masako Haley) Something WICKED comes to Saenger Theatre  

WICKED Alums Cast in North Carolina Theatre’s MARY POPPINS

North Carolina Theatre has announced casting for its upcoming production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh‘s MARY POPPINS. Kara Lindsay (former Glinda – Broadway, 2nd Natl. Tour) will play the title role while Nicolas Dromard (former Fiyero – San Francisco; former ensemble, u/s Fiyero – … Continue reading

Guarini and Murney Cast in MAMMA MIA! at the Muny

The Muny has announced full casting for their production of MAMMA MIA! Justin Guarini (former Fiyero – Broadway) will play Sam Carmichael and Julia Murney (former Elphaba – Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour) will play Donna. MAMMA MIA! is directed by Dan Knechtges, choreographed by … Continue reading