Following on from my recent and (so I am told) viral mega-hit interview with the incomparable Suzie Mathers – next up, I wanted to try and give you all a glimpse inside the mind of a wonderful man and a wonderful actor; our outgoing Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Mr. Jay Laga’aia. Jay joined our company… Read more.
Suzie Mathers is a force to be reckoned with. Every night at the top of the show, I stand in Oz on the stage right balcony, heralding with triumph the death of the Wickedest Witch there ever was. I’m thinking about the joy and the terror, I’m thinking about the vibrato and the crescendos. Then… Read more.
Fellow Ozians – after an enormously notable absence (how have you possibly coped without my emerald ramblings), I am overjoyed to announce (cue brass section) the triumphant return of my Life Upon The WICKED Stage column for 2014… and beyond! For any newcomers, it’s good to see me isn’t it? Please consider this column to… Read more.
I don’t really know where to begin. One would assume to simply begin at the beginning, but it isn’t quite the beginning per se is it? It’s a new beginning in a way. It’s really more of a phase two; a second chapter perhaps? Maybe Act 2 is the most appropriate way to describe it,… Read more.
WICKED cast member Chris Scalzo continues his chat with leading lady Jemma Rix, about her journey from Elphaba standby to star of the show… Green Is Good C: So then – how do you find yourself preparing for the show every night? J: I normally turn up half an hour before the hour call. So… Read more.
Chris Scalzo chats with WICKED’s Jemma Rix, about her journey from Elphaba standby to leading lady…
Did you know that there are over 7000 fabrics used in WICKED’s costumes, or that WICKED Singapore’s Fiyero (David Harris) lost the Christmas Door Decoration competition to the stage management team? Chris Scalzo brings you the latest from the WICKED stage in his latest blog on AussieTheatre.com!
Chris Scalzo writes his third Life Upon The WICKED Stage blog about the much anticipated WICKED Opening Night (and the Opening Night Party!) in Singapore…. There really is something truly magical about what I do for a living. Something quite seriously remarkable. I don’t think it has anything to do with being in a show… Read more.
This week, WICKED’s Chris Scalzo gives us sneak peak backstage at the magnificent Marina Bay Sands Theatre, Singapore. With intense technical rehearsals out of the way, The Australian WICKED Company open this Friday 9 December! Read on to discover what the WICKED cast have been up to… Well readers…we have arrived in Singapore! The land of… Read more.
So then. Here we are. You and me. Reader and writer. Our toes poised surreptitiously on the precipice of a veritable road of yellow-bricked opportunity and infinite adventure. Over the coming months, I’ll be popping up here on the site jotting some musings and meanderings on all things Oz. That’s not a typo – I… Read more.