Monday, 29 March 2010

National Touring Company host Cabaret Performance

On April 5th the National Touring Company of Wicked will host "Our Wicked, Wicked Ways", an evening of cabaret performances, at the LePetit Theatre, New Orleans.  Net proceeds from the event will benefit the NO/AIDS TASK FORCE.

For full details click here.

Pictured: Donna Vivino (Photo: Joan Marcus)


Welcoming The New Wicked London Cast

All photos Tristram Kenton.  View more here and watch the final lastminute.com blog here.


Cassidy Janson Discusses Avenue Q

Although not Wicked related, as CJ was (is) my favourite Elphaba to date I have to mention this interview with Whats On Stage about her current role(s) in Avenue Q.

Watch the video here.

Below: CJ pictured at Cast Change 2008.
Cassidy Janson

Sunday, 28 March 2010

BroadwayWorld.com: "Farewell to Oz"!

BroadwayWorld.com has a series of articles marking Wicked London's cast change 2010. The first talks to the departing cast members about their time in the show and the site then looks back at the performers who have played Elphaba and Glinda since the show opened and their relative chemistry on stage.

Last Day in Oz! Farewell to Departing Wicked Cast

Wicked Cast Change Flashback: Idina Menzel & Helen Dallimore

Wicked Cast Change Flashback: Kerry Ellis & Helen Dallimore

Wicked Cast Change Flashback: Kerry Ellis & Dianne Pilkington

Wicked Cast Change Flashback: Alexia Khadime & Dianne Pilkington

Finally, The Times looks at "Why the West End has become bewitched by Wicked."

Friday, 26 March 2010

Photoshoot for Wicked London's New Cast

View the video here.

Pictured: Rachel Tucker as Elphaba and Louise Dearman as Glinda (Photos: Tristram Kenton)

Sunday, 21 March 2010

Wicked wins Olivier Audience Award

Congratulations to the London cast of Wicked, who tonight won the inaugural Laurence Olivier Audience Award, the only Olivier Award to be decided purely by the theatre-going public.

Pictured: Alexia Khadime & Natalie Anderson (Photo: Tristram Kenton)



Monday, 15 March 2010

Monday, 8 March 2010

Wicked London 2010-11 Cast Blogs

lastminute.com has posted the first in a new series of backstage blogs from Wicked London, which will follow the cast in rehearsals though to 29th March.

The video, which you can view here, features a brief glimpse of new cast members Rachel Tucker (Elphaba), Louise Dearman (Glinda), Cassie Compton (Nessarose) and Lewis Bradley (playing Fiyero until Lee Mead joins the cast in May).

Below: Rachel and Louise appearing in "Jest End"

Thursday, 4 March 2010

Wicked London Cast Rehearsals Blog

From Monday, 8th March, lastminute.com will be posting 2010-2011 cast rehearsal blogs at their Facebook page.  Other exclusives can also be found over at Wicked London's own page.

Pictured: Dianne Pilkington as Glinda (Photo: Tristram Kenton)