Tag Archives: Manuel Herrera

Nessa’s Niblets: April 18, 2016

Katie Rose Clarke (former Glinda – Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour) and David Burnham (former Fiyero – Broadway) both performed in THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA. Hannah Shankman (ensemble, Elphaba/Nessarose u/s – Broadway) was in the 2014 revival of SIDE SHOW. … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: October 26, 2015

Laura Bell Bundy (s/b Glinda – Original Broadway Cast), Richard H. Blake (former Fiyero – Asian Tour, Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour), Annaleigh Ashford (former Glinda – Chicago, Broadway; former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 1st Natl. Tour), Manuel Herrera (former ensemble – Broadway; original Chistery, ensemble – … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: March 2, 2015

Derrick Williams (former Fiyero – Los Angeles, Broadway, Chicago, 1st Natl. Tour, former swing, u/s Fiyero – Broadway) and KJ Hippensteel (former ensemble, u/s Fiyero – 2nd Ntl. Tour) are currently in BOOK OF MORMON on Broadway as the General and Elder Price … Continue reading

Herrera and Massey Cast in Muny’s WEST SIDE STORY

Manuel Herrera (former ensemble – Broadway; original Chistery, ensemble – Broadway, Pre-Broadway) and Kyle Dean Massey (former Fiyero – Broadway, 1st Ntl. Tour; former ensemble, u/s Fiyero – Broadway, 1st Ntl. Tour) have been cast in The Muny’s upcoming production of … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: July 24, 2012

Stephanie J. Block (former Elphaba – Broadway, 1st Natl. Tour; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – Pre-Broadway) read the role of Elphaba during early readings before Idina Menzel (original Elphaba – pre-Broadway, Broadway, West End). Caissie Levy (former Elphaba, s/b Elphaba … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: June 19, 2012

Patrice Tipoki (Elphaba – Sydney; former s/b Elphaba – Sydney; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – Melbourne) and Renee Armstrong (former ensemble – Melbourne, Sydney) performed together in the pop group “Girlband.” Kerry Ellis (former Elphaba – West End, Broadway; former … Continue reading

Cast Update: Broadway Production

Mandy Gonzalez has replaced Dee Roscioli as Elphaba. David Hull (former ensemble, u/s Boq – 1st National Tour) has replaced Manuel Herrera in the ensemble. Betsy Struxness has left the production and been replaced by Amanda Rose; it is assumed … Continue reading

Cast Update: Broadway Production

Brenda Hamilton (Swing; u/s Midwife) has left the cast and gone to San Francisco. Also, Manuel Herrera has joined the ensemble, replacing Adam Perry. Samantha Zack is still listed as the Witch’s Mother, however; she joined the San Francisco cast … Continue reading