Demaree Catherine Hill new Nessarose in the First National Tour of WICKED

Sunday was Emily Ferranti’s last show in the First National Tour of WICKED. Demaree Catherine Hill, who respectively takes over the role of Nessarose, has joined the cast and started performances this week.



Congratulations to First National Tour of WICKED for milestone of 3,000 performances


Nicole Parker and PJ Benjamin to return to WICKED

Nicole Parker and P.J. Benjamin will return to the WICKED family when they join the First National Tour in Denver.

Benjamin will be going on stage on May 8th, replacing Mark Jacoby, while Parker will replace Mamie Parris on May 18th.

via FlyingHighWicked


Justin Brill to host workshop in Portland on March 28

Justin Brill, currently Boq in the First National Tour of WICKED,  will teach a Musical theatre Master Class March 28 at theLakewood Center for the Arts. The Lakewood Theatre Company will host the workshop from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 368 S. State St.

The class is designed for actors who are interested in auditioning for productions, competitions, professional training and college or conservatory programs.

Topics include singing technique, song selection, acting within a song, and honing musical-theater audition techniques.

Details will be provided upon registration. The cost is $35, or $15 for people interested in auditing the class. Space is limited. Call 503-635-3901.


Cast Update – March 16, 2012


First National Tour
Sarah Schenkkan for Alli McGinnis – understudy & Glinda u/s
Cassie Okenka for Lesley McKinnell – understudy & Glinda u/s

Second National Tour
Paul Kreppel for Don Amendolia – The Wizard


Alli Mauzey joined the First National Tour of WICKED

Alli Mauzey has replaced Katie Rose Clarke as Glinda on the First National Tour of WICKED. Mauzey’s background as Glinda includes the San Francisco and Broadway productions.

Also, Andy Kelso is a newcomer as he joins the tour as Fiyero.