Tag Archives: Derek Klena

Cast Update: Broadway, 1st National Tour

Broadway Kyle Dean Massey has replaced Derek Klena as Fiyero. Tiffany Haas has returned to the company as the standby for Glinda, replacing Laura Woyasz who was temporarily covering her leave of absence. 1st National Tour Gina Beck has replaced … Continue reading

Massey to Re-join Broadway Company as Fiyero

Kyle Dean Massey (former Fiyero – 1st Natl. Tour, Broadway; former ensemble, u/s Fiyero – Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour) will return to the Broadway Company of WICKED on December 17, 2013 replacing current Fiyero Derek Klena, who’s leaving to perform in … Continue reading


Kevin Kern (former Fiyero – Broadway) has been cast in the upcoming Broadway musical, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY. Mr. Kern will be a standby for the roles of Robert Kincaid and Bud Johnson, played by Steven Pasquale and Hunter … Continue reading


Derek Klena (Fiyero – Broadway) has been cast in the upcoming Broadway musical, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY. Klena will play the role of Michael Johnson. Based on the 1992 Robert James Waller novel of the same name, THE BRIDGES … Continue reading

WICKED 10th Anniversary After Party Interviews

Check out these videos from Playbill.com with interviews from after the 10th anniversary performance with current cast members as well as some WICKED alumni!

Ashford & Klena Set for DOG AND PONY Reading

Annaleigh Ashford (former Glinda – Chicago, Broadway; former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 1st Ntl. Tour) and Derek Klena (Fiyero – Broadway) will perform in the reading of the new musical comedy romance, DOG AND PONY. This developmental, industry-only reading, produced by … Continue reading

Jenna Leigh Green & Derek Klena to Perform in SIT. STAY. LISTEN.

Jenna Leigh Green (former Nessarose – Los Angeles, Broadway, 1st Ntl. Tour, former u/s Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour) and Derek Klena (Fiyero – Broadway) will be performing in SIT. STAY. LISTEN., a concert to benefit the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty … Continue reading

Video Footage: Fly Girl Backstage At WICKED With Lindsay Mendez

Check out these four videos from Broadway.com featuring Lindsay Mendez (Elphaba – Broadway) taking us behind-the-scenes of the Broadway production of WICKED! In Episode 1, Ms. Mendez gets green and there are appearances from Stephen Sposito (Associate Director), Katie Mull … Continue reading

Cast Update: Broadway, 2nd National Tour

Broadway Lindsay Mendez has replaced Willemijn Verkaik as Elphaba. Derek Klena has replaced Kyle Dean Massey as Fiyero. Michael DeVries has returned to the company as the Witch’s Father and understudy for The Wizard and Dr. Dillamond, replacing Sean McCourt. 2nd National Tour Ryan … Continue reading

Derek Klena Will Join Broadway Company of WICKED

Derek Klena (upcoming Fiyero – Broadway) will join the Broadway company of WICKED as Fiyero on May 28, replacing Kyle Dean Massey (Fiyero – Broadway; former Fiyero – 1st Ntl. Tour; former ensemble, u/s Fiyero – Broadway, 1st Ntl. Tour). Klena … Continue reading