Tag Archives: Emily Mechler

Nessa’s Niblets: May 16, 2016

Fred Applegate (former Wizard – Broadway) and Christopher Fitzgerald (original Boq – Broadway) were both in YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. Lenny Wolpe (former Wizard – 1st Natl. Tour, Broadway) was in the original Broadway cast of THE DROWSY CHAPERONE. Kate Loprest (former … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: September 21, 2015

Jennifer Laura Thompson (former Glinda – Broadway) was nominated for a Tony for her portrayal of Hope Cladwell in 2001’s URINETOWN THE MUSICAL. Fred Applegate (Wizard – Broadway), Robin de Jesus (Boq – Broadway), David Nathan Perlow (former Fiyero – 2nd Natl. Tour), and Nick Adams (former Fiyero … Continue reading

Emily Mechler Cast in Broadway’s THE VISIT

Emily Mechler (former ensemble, u/s Glinda – Broadway) has been cast in the upcoming Broadway musical, THE VISIT. Ms. Mechler will cover the roles of Young Claire Zachanassian, Ottilie Schell and Annie Dummermut, played by Michelle Ventimilla, Elena Shadow and … Continue reading

Cast Update: Broadway, 1st National Tour, 2nd National Tour

Broadway K. Todd Freeman has replaced John Schiappa as Doctor Dillamond. Lindsay K. Northen has returned to the company in the ensemble and as an understudy for Glinda, replacing Emily Mechler who was covering her leave of absence. 1st National Tour Nikki … Continue reading

Alexander, Cates & Mechler Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS Holiday Show

Adinah Alexander (former Midwife, u/s Madame Morrible – Broadway; former swing – Broadway), Kristy Cates (former Elphaba, former s/b Elphaba – Chicago; former t/r Elphaba – 1st Natl. Tour; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – Broadway) and Emily Mechler (ensemble, u/s Glinda – … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: November 18, 2013

Caroline Bowman (former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – Broadway), Desi Oakley (former Universal Swing), and Samantha Farrow (former ensemble – 2nd Ntl. Tour) are all currently touring with EVITA.  Other WICKED cast members to have performed in EVITA are Christina DeCicco (former Glinda – 1st Ntl. Tour), Rachel … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: October 2, 2013

  – Annaleigh Ashford (former Glinda – Chicago, Broadway; former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 1st Ntl. Tour), Laura Bell Bundy (former s/b Glinda – Broadway), Lucy Durack (upcoming Glinda – Australasian Tour; former t/r Glinda – Asian Tour; former Glinda … Continue reading

Emily Mechler to Perform in AT THIS PERFORMANCE

Emily Mechler (ensemble, u/s Glinda – Broadway) will perform in the next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE on April 22 at the Lion Theatre. Musicals Tonight!, a not-for-profit theatre company in New York City sponsors AT THIS PERFORMANCE, which is … Continue reading

Cast Update: Broadway, 1st National Tour, West End

Broadway Anna Eilinsfeld has re-joined the company as a swing and understudy for Elphaba. Emily Mechler has replaced Lindsay K. Northen in the ensemble and as an understudy for Glinda. Amanda Rose has left the company. 1st National Tour Nicky Venditti has … Continue reading