Archive for December, 2009

Katie Rose Clark Assumes Role of Glinda in Broadway’s Wicked January 12

Posted by Julie Harmon On December – 17 – 2009

Beginning with performances starting on January 12, Wicked’s Broadway production will have a new Glinda. Katie Rose Clark will be taking over the role. In addition, beginning on January Jenny Fellner will be the new Nessarose. Clark and Fellner will join that Broadway cast that also includes Dee Roscioli in the role of Elphaba, P.J. […]

Cleveland Woman Tries to Rattle Wicked Understudy

Posted by Julie Harmon On December – 11 – 2009

Merideth Kaye Clark began as an understudy. However what she came back as was one tough cookie. What could have been a show biz disaster instead turned into a beautiful moment of theater where the 2,700 members in the audience and actors onstage shared in something, said Clark, recalling the experience on Wednesday. According to […]

Wicked’s Idina Menzel Joins the Cast of ‘Glee’

Posted by Julie Harmon On December – 10 – 2009

Will Schuester has a new rival. Idina Menzel, Broadway star, is currently in negotiations for joining “Glee,” the series on Fox, to be a recurring character. The character of Menzel will be the glee club coach for Vocal Adrenaline, the main competitor to the glee club of McKinley High. Menzel is expected to have appearances […]

Wicked Tour Signs on New Wizard and Bog

Posted by Julie Harmon On December – 9 – 2009

The company for Wicked’s second tour of North America is welcoming Zach Hanna playing Boq and Don Amendolia playing the Wizard in Schenectady, NY on December 9. The Broadway credits of Amendolia include My One and Only and Stepping Out. He also appeared in The Firebugs, Cloud Nine (as part of the original cast), Dedication […]

Wicked Posts Highest Broadway Gross Ever

Posted by Julie Harmon On December – 7 – 2009

Wicked, the wildly popular musical that has been on Broadway for seven years now, has became the first show in the history of Broadway to gross over $2 million in one week of performances. During the week that ended November 29, the show earned $2,086,135. Its previous record was $1,839,950 that was set the week […]

Wicked Storms the Proctors Stage in Schenectady

Posted by Julie Harmon On December – 3 – 2009

When he saw Wicked’s first reading, David Stone cried. That is when he knew that he wanted to back the show with his money behind it. David Stone, along with Marc Platt his business partner, is one of Wicked’s producers. The enormously successful and popular Broadway musical is coming to Proctors and staying for almost […]

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