Tag Archives: Andy Kelso

Nessa’s Niblets: December 8, 2015

Jake Boyd (Fiyero – 2nd Natl. Tour), Gregory Haney (ensemble – Broadway), Stuart Zagnit (Wizard – 2nd Natl. Tour) and Megan Masako Haley (Nessarose – 2nd Natl. Tour) all appeared in the series “Blue Bloods”. Andy Kelso (former Fiyero – 1st Natl. Tour), Jeanna de Waal (former Glinda – 2nd … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: March 9, 2015

Jeanna de Waal (former Glinda – 2nd Natl. Tour) and Kennedy Caughell (ensemble, Elphaba u/s – 2nd Natl. Tour) both performed as Heather in AMERICAN IDIOT. Idina Menzel (original Elphaba – West End, Broadway, Pre-Broadway), Lisa Brescia (former Elphaba – Chicago; former s/b Elphaba – Broadway) and Mandy … Continue reading

Kelso and de Waal to Join Cast of KINKY BOOTS in 2014

Andy Kelso (former Fiyero – 1st Nat’l Tour) and Jeanna de Waal (Glinda – 2nd Ntl. Tour) are set to join the cast of KINKY BOOTS in the new year. Mr. Kelso will be stepping into the role of Charlie Price, who … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: September 4, 2012

– Several WICKED performers were in the 2005 movie adaptation of THE PRODUCERS, including Andy Kelso (former Fiyero – 1st Nat’l Tour), Kathy Fitzgerald (former Madame Morrible – Broadway), Tory Ross (former ensemble, u/s Madame Morrible – 2nd Nat’l Tour), Wayne Schroder (ensemble, u/s Wizard, Dillamond – … Continue reading

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

Universal Swings Desi Oakley has left as a universal swing and understudy for the Midwife. Broadway Vicki Noon has replaced Caroline Bowman in the ensemble and as the understudy for Elphaba. John Schiappa has left the company as a swing … Continue reading

Murin, Zimmer & Hall To Join 1st National Tour

This August, Patti Murin, Kim Zimmer and Cliffton Hall will join the 1st National Tour Production of WICKED as Glinda, Madame Morrible, and Fiyero, respectively. They will replace Alli Mauzey, Liz McCartney and Andy Kelso. Ms. Murin’s credits include the … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: July 10, 2012

– Kristine Reese (former Nessa – 2nd Nat’l Tour, 1st Nat’l Tour; former swing, u/s Nessa – 1st Nat’l Tour) is featured each Friday Night on a New York Jets football show called “Flight 5 Live”. The show streams live online; click … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: July 3, 2012

Idina Menzel (Elphaba – Original Broadway Cast, Original West End Cast) and Taye Diggs (former Fiyero – Broadway) appeared in the movie musical RENT, reprising the roles of Maureen and Benny, which they originated on Broadway. Katie Webber (former ensemble, u/s … Continue reading

Nine “Wicked” Alumni Cast In Upcoming Broadway Musical KINKY BOOTS

Nine former and current cast members of “Wicked” have been cast in the upcoming Broadway musical, KINKY BOOTS. The musical is based on the 2005 British film of the same name and is about a shoemaker in trouble and a … Continue reading

Media: Wicked in Denver

Check out these articles from the 1st national tour’s stop in Denver, CO. “Wicked” allure endures for superfan Mike Meko of Denver (includes comments by Alli Mauzey (Glinda)) Theater review: Bewitching Wicked still stands strong Wicked review: Rich roles handled … Continue reading