Tag Archives: John Schiappa

Nessa’s Niblets: October 19, 2015

Fred Applegate (Wizard – Broadway) and Lenny Wolpe (former Wizard – 1st Natl. Tour, Broadway) both played the role of Max Detweiler in THE SOUND OF MUSIC on Broadway. Gina Farrell (former Madame Morrible – 2nd Natl. Tour) was also in this cast. Jeffrey Kuhn (former … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: October 12, 2015

Aaron de Jesus (former ensemble, u/s Boq – 1st Natl. Tour) is currently playing Frankie Valli in the touring production of JERSEY BOYS. Justin Guarini (former Fiyero – Broadway), Alma Cuervo  (former Madame Morrible – 1st Natl. Tour), Sean McCourt (former Dr. Dillamond – Broadway, original … Continue reading

Six WICKED Alum Cast in ROCKY on Broadway

Five WICKED alums have been cast in the upcoming Broadway production of ROCKY, set to begin performances in February at the Winter Garden Theatre. As previously announced, Andy Karl (former Fiyero – Broadway) will be playing the title role of Rocky Balboa. … Continue reading

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

Broadway John Schiappa has replaced Tom Flynn as Dr. Dillamond. Lindsay K. Northen has left the company. Amanda Rose will temporarily be performing in her track, but will not be covering Glinda. 1st National Tour Jesse JP Johnson has replaced … Continue reading

John Schiappa Cast in Upcoming Broadway Play THE OTHER PLACE

John Schiappa (Witch’s Father, ensemble, u/s Wizard, u/s Dillamond – Broadway; former swing, u/s Witch’s Father, u/s Wizard, u/s Dillamond – Broadway) has been cast in the upcoming Broadway play, THE OTHER PLACE. Produced by the Manhattan Theatre Club and … Continue reading

Cast Update: Broadway

Jennifer DiNoia has temporarily returned to the company as the standby for Elphaba, replacing Donna Vivino. John Schiappa has temporarily returned to the company in the ensemble, as the Witch’s Father/Ozian Official, and understudy for The Wizard and Dr. 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

Cast Update: Broadway Production

Kyle Dean Massey has replaced Richard H. Blake as Fiyero. Amanda Rose has returned to the company as swing and understudy for Nessarose and the Midwife. Lindsay Wood has left the company as a swing. John Schiappa has joined the … Continue reading

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

Broadway David Hull has replaced Bud Weber in the ensemble and as an understudy for Fiyero. *John Schiappa has returned to the role of the Witch’s Father, replacing Michael DeVries. 1st National Tour Dashí Mitchell has replaced Nicky Venditti as Chistery. Nicky … Continue reading