As you all know, they have annouced who will be playing Elphaba and Glinda. I personally will not be watching it! It won't even be a proper movie, as it won't even be on the big screen! I have been looking forward to it even since it was annouced they were making the movie, only for them to ruin it for me! They have also made the wrong choices for the parts of Elphaba and Glinda! Ariana Grande will play Glinda, even though she sang the Elphaba' parts and Cynthia Erivo will play Elphaba, even though she sang the Glinda parts! I saw Ariana Grande as Penny is Hairspray Live, when it was being showed during the first lockdown, and she was terrible!
They Are Just Not Taking This Seriously!
So do you think?
Jenna Leigh Green
Sheryl Lee Ralph
Norbert Leo Butz
Richard H. Blake
Billy Harrigan Tighe
Jennifer Laura Thompson
Katie Rose Clarke
Chandra Lee Schwartz
Amanda Jane Cooper
Ginna Claire Mason
Stephanie J. Block
Since Broadway has been closed since March, should I change the time of performances to (-March 2020)? Thanks for answering.
As most of you know Idina Menzel is the orignal Elphaba for Broadway and London's West End, while Stephanie J. Block was the orignal Elphaba for the 1st National Tour and later went on to play the role on Broadway. But you don't know, unless you have read Wicked The Grimmerie, is that Stephaine J. Block read for Elphaba in the early workshops while Wicked was being developed before Joe Mantello came onborad as director.
So I have decided to compare the two of them. You will see a clip of both of two performing Defying Gravity.
First up - Idina Menzel
This is from when she was in London's West End. This is the whole song so I would skip to about 5:43.
Finally - Stephanie J. Block
This from where she was on Broadway.
In my opinion, both do an amaz…
I've made a page on Wicked Wiki if anyone else wanna put more costume designs on it, because here's what I put so far.
Here is another comparison of Defying Gravity.
Jessica Vosk and Hannah Corneau are on it, and also the person I saw my very first time seeing Wicked, Alice Feran, but it isn't very single person who has played Elphaba. Don't worry there are some very familiar faces, including Idina Menzel herself.
Just like the first video, it is a mixutre of visual and sound clips, so I do apologise for the quailty of some of them.
There are two Elphabas who doesn't sing in English, and they are Danna Paola and Viviana Barrera.
Caissie Levy's name is spelt wrong, there is a "I" missing, so is Donna Vivino's name, there is an extra "N", so is Mamie Paris, there is an extra "S", so is Jennifer DiNoia's name, there is an "E" instead of an "I", and so is Chri…
Here is a video I found on YouTube comparing different Elphabas in Defying Gravity.
This video was posted early March 2015, so it is the Elphabas up until that point.
Not all of them are English speaking.
It is a mixture of visal and audio clips. The quilaty of some of the clips are not very good, so I apolosie for them.
Idina Menzel's name is written wrong, I believe on purpose because how John Travolta said her name at the Oscars.
One of them doesn't have her name displayed, for you don't know who it is, it is Shayla Osborn Beck.
EdwardJacobBella (talk) 14:58, January 10, 2020 (UTC)
How many of you have noticed that there are some actors that were or are in Frozen, have also been in Wicked. Here is a list of them and the role they played in both. For the Wicked ones, I will say when and what company it was.
Note: Idina Menzel will not be included, she may have played both Elphaba and Elsa, but she was only Elsa's voice actor.
Key: (M) = Main, (S) = Standby, (U) = Understudy, B = Broadway, NT = National Tour
If there is anyone I have missed let me know in the comments below and I will add them to the list.
I'm that a lot of you have seen the Backstage Vlogs for Broadway.Com. In case you don't know, they are called Oz Blog, Fly Girl, Think Pink, Fiyero Time, Call Me Madam and A Little Sparkle.
I want to know which one is your favourite, favourite part in an episode, and who is your favourite host. They don't have to be for the same vlog.
Here is a little info, just in case you don't know.
Oz Blog - Andy Karl - Fiyero
Fly Girl - Lindsay Mendez - Elphaba
Think Pink - Kara Lindsay - Glinda
Fiyero Time - Jonah Platt - Fiyero
Call Me Madam - Sheryl Lee Ralph - Madam Morrible
A Little Sparkle - Amanda Jane Cooper - Glinda
Which character do you think should host the next one? My opinon is it should be another Elphaba since we have had two Glindas and two Fi…
As you know there will be a movie version of Wicked coming out.
So this who I think should be cast in the movie.
So do you argee with me? Who do you think will cast in the movie?
EdwardJacobBella (talk) 21:25, October 19, 2019 (UTC)
A year ago today I saw Wicked in Boston with the amazing Jessica Vosk and Ginna Clair Mason! It literally changed my life because I was realy weird before seeing it and didn't really know what I wanted to do with my life and now I know where I want to do in life.
I adjusted my laptop case strap as Nessa and I walked through the airport. It was about a million degrees out and I burn very easily. I spotted a sign being held up across from baggage claim that read, "Thropp".
"Come on Nessa." I called to my sister. I stopped and waited for her to catch up. Nessa walked as fast as she could her bag slung over her shoulder. It started to slip and I helped her push it back into place.
"Thanks." She said quietly. I continued walking and went to the baggage claim and grabbed our suitcases. I pulled them along to the people who were holding the "Thropp" sign. It was a family of blondes. A man of medium height was a little taken aback by my eyes, very pale blue and piercing. He offered me his hand.
There is a rumor of a Wicked movie being made and I wonder if it will be done in the same way as Les Misérables.
Not precisely Wicked related (although they do mention Wicked in the article), I just read this article from a CUNY blog about how "Hamilton: The Musical" may have altered our U.S. currency... Very interesting (and quick) read...
Can A Broadway Show Change History?
It's great to see Broadway musicals get such a widespread attention, even if its not our beloved Elphaba...
So I recently discovered the Wicked Wiki and I've been clicking around voraciously enjoying myself. Through one of my random click streams I landed on this news announcement from the featured Blog "Innuendo and Outuendo" about an alleged Wicked performance in Bryant Park, NYC: http://innuendoandoutuendo.com/2016/07/media-wicked-stars-perform-at-broadway-in-bryant-park/
Much to my dismay it was not an announcement about a performance to come but one that had already passed. Perhaps I'm out of the loop because I was certainly not informed of this beforehand! I live just a few minutes away from Bryant Park also, so I'm very sad that I missed it! Well, at least I have some youtube clips that get my fix...
I'm going to do some more scouring o…
Hey, somebody shall "update" the main page! The layout is not the best, even at the top of the page!!! cause Admin permission is needed, I can´t do this.
Hey Wikianer, what do you think of an extension, like all
articles in German and English? (Background information: I´m from
Germany, so my English is not the best...)
let me know it in the comments!
Since I did a picture set of my favorite Elphies, her best and only friend should be recognized as well:
What better way to start the list than to pick the veteran of Glindas. Katie Rose Clarke is my favortie as she has been with the show for 5 years and has worked with 2 of my favorite elphies: Willemijn Verkaik and Lindsay Mendez. Katie has be known to the "Cat Fight Girl" in the show for me as she has been grazed before and one who has also grazed her is Mendez. Katie was in another blog with fellow Wicked Alumni, Andy Karl and stole Lindsay's camera during the Fly Girl episodes. If any long term girl deserves a bubble dress, crown, and wand, it's this Glinda.
While this is an after photo, Alli Mauzey is another Glinda that is special. Al…
Since I have now become a fan of the show and have seen Wicked, I have done some research and found some Elphies that I like:
Lindsay Mendez is my first favorite Elphie. Since being in the show from late 2013-Feb 22, 2014, Mendez went from being famous as Rose in Dogfight to Godspell. Lindsay did a 11 episode blog known as Fly Girl and is a favorite Elphie of mine.
Tied for second is Kerry Ellis and Willemijn Verkaik. Both girls have done the show in the UK. Verkaik has done Wicked on Broadway in New York and co-starred with veteran Glinda, Katie Rose Clarke. Both girls were on the Wicked soundtrack for either the 5 anneversay or deluxe version. It's hard to choose given that these wonder girls have given the fans overseas and in the US some…
Yeah, so this is my first blog post and I really have no idea what to do, so I thought this would be interesting. I haven't seen many of them and am judging only from video clips.
Broadway - Willemijn
Broadway S/B - Donna
Broadway U/S - Brandi
1NT - Donna
1NT S/B - Marriand
1NT U/S - Carla
Chicago - Ana
Chicago S/B - Jennifer
Chicago U/S - Vicki
London - Willemijn
London S/B - Kerry
London U/S -Ashleigh
LA - Eden
LA S/B - Vicki
LA U/S - Marcie
Germany - Willemijn
Germany Alt. - Sabrina
Germany U/S - Roberta
Australia - Jemma
Australia S/B - Carmen
Australia U/S - Zoe
Japan - Megumi
San Fran - Eden
San Fran S/B - Felicia
San Fran U/S - Alyssa
2NT - Vicki
2NT S/B - Christine
2NT U/S - Laurel
UKT - Nikki
UKT S/B - Jemma
UKT U/S - Zoë
Mexico - Danna
Seoul - Hye-Na
- 1 Review
- 2 A Few Years Pass
- 3 Divided Loyalties
- 4 Nessa gone, at war with a girl
- 5 Fiyero, Glinda, Witch Hunters, and End
- 6 Videos from favorite scenes
- 7 Trivia
What I got from the play is this: Glinda, the good witch comes and she gives reassurance to the good people of Oz that Elphaba, the wicked witch of the west is dead. One of the munchkins speaks out of a rumor that Glinda knew the witch, while Glinda admitted to knowing the green witch, it was an accident that the two became friend. Explaining that long before the events pertaining to the wizard of oz took place. Elphaba was born into a normal family, but had green skin from a potion that her mother drank. Sometime later, Elphaba's mother had a daughter, Nessarose, but she was born paralyzed.…
Oct. 31st is almost over and I did something that I never did before. I dressed up as Elphaba and passed out candy. Sadly, no Glinda, Fiyero, Boq, Lion, Wizard, or Nessarose turned up, but I had fun.
This is me as Elphaba...May do this again, but may do more than just the face
After seeing Wicked and have listen to a few songs from the play and Broadway version. I found one song with a number that was odd to me.
Wonderful struck me as an odd number. While it's cool that Elphaba and the Wizard forgot what set Elphaba off, it's weird that they would break into a dance at a certain point in the number.
Are people born wicked?
I wanted to talk about each of this image, and what they might mean to Oz fans like myself, and if they have meaning, help you realize something, or are just funny and cool. Let us start with Are people born wicked?.This of course is a quote made by Glinda in No One Mourns The Wicked. I do not believe that Elphaba was born wicked, I believe that she had wickedness thrust upon her in the sense that it was how people treated her that made her wicked, not the way her initial character was when she was first brought into existence.
Hey guys! My name is Chad AKA AwesomeOrange89. I want to adopt this place and become the Bureaucrat. When I become the bcrat I will work on community first. I will open up the Message Walls and Forums, that way we can better communicate with each other. I will also be in chat a lot more in hopes that we can get to know each other. Another thing I will do is enable "Maps" that way we can map Oz and the school. I will also work on a lot of the homepage and introduce a new theme. Above all, we will finally have an active staff member. I hope you support my adoption request, post your support below!
I'm going to see Behind the Emerald curtain on April 12, 2014 at the Gershwin Theater! I'm "thrilled to shreds" (Madame Morrible's words).
Hello fellow Wicked lovers! I'm new here so I'm going to start out with writing a review about Alison Luff. Who I believe is the best Elphaba. I'll start at the begining:
Alsion Luff is currently starring as Elphaba Thropp on the 1st national tour along side Gina Beck as Glinda. I saw her in Boston three times, with Jenn Gambatese as Glinda. And in RI with Gina Beck. Though recovering from a sickness while into Boston, all three times Alison Luff stunned all of us in the audience as the green girl in Oz. i heard a person sitting next to me say after she sung "Defying Gravity" say "Move over Indina Menzel, someone has taken your place." Almost everyone around him agreed, myself included. Alison showed the true emotions of Elphaba. After Chis…
EEEEEEEEKKKKKKKK!!!!!! You'll probably never believe this, but my choir recently had the privelege of singing with the one and only STEPHANIE J. BLOCK!!!!!!!!!!! It was the most amazifying experience of my life! Stephanie walked onto that stage and room literally just lit up (Or was that just in my head?). I couldn't stop smiling the whole time, and I was actually crying tears of joy half the show (Which caused me to not sing as well as I normally could). Unfortunately, I was not able to get an autograph, but it was still the greatest day of my life!
Christine Dwyer just took over the role of Elphaba on Broadway from Lindsay Mendez, and she is AWESOME! I can't see why she was only a Standby when she is obviously SO talented! I found a recording of all the songs in Wicked on her first performance as Elphaba, and she's incredible! There are a ton of optional riffs in all of the Wicked songs, but few are ever used, especially by one specific actor. Well, Christine Dwyer uses so many riffs, some of the riffs she used I didn't even know existed! And what's ever cooler, she totally rocks all of them! Just listen to the recordings, and you'll understand her awesomeness!
Have they announced who is going to be the next Elphaba once Willemijn leaves Broadway?
My cousins and I just recently saw Wicked in December, and I instantly fell in love with it! I'm basically OBSESSED! We're even created our own Wicked Production! CASTING... So, ya...
Recently my internet became disabled and I couldn't use it for a few days. I then read that Louise Dearman was returning to Wicked as Elphaba! I was so excited to see what she would bring to the role. until I realized NO MORE TUCKMAN! She will be replacing Rachel Tucker so they won't be able to work together :( I'm sure Louise'll be an awesome Elphie :)
Okay well I've just read Book 3 of the Wicked Series and I realised there is a sever Lack of talk about Trism Bon Clavish, who is one of my favourite Characters. I haven't read the Fourth One Yet, so if someone could tell me if he returns without Spoliers, or what people think has happened to him, that would be great!
Nothing to do right now except surf the web. I'd listen to wicked right now but i'm too lazy to turn it on. I'm also to lazy to grab a notebook and write. So i'll be reading stuff off fanfiction for a while. Ciao
Fellow Ozians, let us put aside our internet wanders and listen...to my updates!
Heyo, this beith Lego Ninja Turtle, THE one and only, here. I just wanted to share a few events and such of my own.
So, for starters, I saw Wicked for the FIRST TIME yesterday in NYC! It was wonderfully fantastic! I also did take the Behind the Emerald Curtain Tour. There was MUCH fangirling over Idina and Kristen's dresses! I was mouthing the words to all the songs and shivering with excitement the entire time. The best part was that the show helped give me an idea of what I want to do with my life: be an actress (preferably Elphie on Broadway). So, yay! I've been unsure of what I actually want to do someday, although it is true I have plenty of time to …
Wicked themed!!! Awesome!!!
I don't know who's really going to pay much attention to this, since it seems that nobody else in the Wicked fan-dom likes heavy metal music. But here's for trying.
As far as metal songs that have stuck out profoundly in relation to Wicked, the Metallica song "The Frayed Ends of Sanity" has always, in my opinion, been associated with book Elphaba, since she actually did go insane towards the end. In that same vein, the Diamond Head song "Am I Evil?" (famously covered by Metallica) seems to go well with Liir. "Bible Black" by Heaven and Hell seems to fit in well with the idea that the Grimmerie is a little more sinister than typically portrayed, but that's tipping into fanon rather than strictly canon like the first two.
On a more heroic or optimi…