Willemijn Verkaik News

Disney Releases LET IT GO: THE COMPLETE SET ft. 50 International Versions
by Movies News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Walt Disney Records has released 'Let It Go: The Complete Set', a 'three disc set' featuring fifty tracks consisting of official, international versions of the Academy-Award winning song (more...)

OLIVIERS 2014: Live Blog!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 13, 2014

It's the biggest night in the West End theatre calendar - the great and the good are gathered in Covent Garden to celebrate the best stage work of the last year. Stick with us throughout the night for all the winners, as well as gossip from the Party in the Piazza, and a running commentary on the TV highlights show! (more...)

Scott Alan's 'Anything Worth Holding On To' EP Gets May 6 Release
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Scott Alan has just announced that he will soon release a digital EP titled 'Anything Worth Holding on To'. The album, which will include songs written and performed by Alan, will be released on May 6. The track listing is as follows: (more...)

Scott Alan to Return to Hippodrome Casino for May Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

After his recent concert at the IndigO2 in 2013, Songwriter Scott Alan will return to the Hippodrome Casino for five intimate concerts at the Hippodrome Casino. Alan will be joined by a rotating cast of special guests, to be announced closer to concert dates. (more...)

Willemijn Verkaik, Charlotte Wakefield and Laura Main Set for Anderson and Petty's YOU ARE HOME; Full Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Willemijn Verkaik and Charlotte Wakefield will head a stellar line-up of vocalists at a concert of songs by acclaimed transatlantic songwriting duo Anderson and Petty at the St James Theatre Studio this Sunday, March 16, as part of the venue's season of 'Cabaret Nights'. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Martyn Ellis as The Wizard in West End's WICKED
by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2014

WICKED, the multi award-winning musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to release the first pictures of Martyn Ellis as 'The Wizard' at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre. (more...)

Verkaik and More To Perform At Anderson and Petty's YOU ARE HOME, St James Theatre, March 16
by Robert Gould - Mar 05, 2014

Willemijn Verkaik and Charlotte Wakefield will head a stellar line-up of vocalists at a concert of songs by acclaimed transatlantic songwriting duo Anderson and Petty at the St James Theatre Studio on Sunday March 16 as part of the venue's season of 'Cabaret Nights'. (more...)

FROZEN Meets WICKED! West End Elphaba Willemijn Verkaik Astonishes With 'Let It Go' Snow Extravaganza
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 03, 2014

While the worlds of Disney's hit animated movie musical blockbuster FROZEN and that of international stage staple WICKED both share iconic female heroines with memorable showstopping songs, for the first time in forever the two are now inextricably linked in a spectacular new performance recently given by West End Elphaba Willemijn Verkaik. (more...)

Stephanie O'Brien, Anderson & Petty, SONDHEIM: MEN and More Set for St. James Studio, March 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 01, 2014

St. James Studio has announced its March 2014 events and performances. Details below! (more...)

Stephanie O'Brien, Anderson & Petty, SONDHEIM: MEN and More Set for St. James Studio, March 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

St. James Studio has announced its March 2014 events and performances. Details below! (more...)

ANDERSON & PETTY: YOU ARE HOME IN LONDON March 16 Concert Announces First Round of Performers
by BWW News Desk - Feb 08, 2014

Iliad Debuts' 'Anderson & Petty: You Are Home in London', set for Sunday 16th March at St James Theatre Studio, has announced its first round of performers, including Matthew Barrow, Sophia Ragavelas, Gloria Onitiri, Charlotte Wakefield, David Shannon, Sophie Isaacs, Kim Ismay, Willemijn Verkaik, Kieran Brown, Nadine Cox, Jacinta Whyte, Christopher Howell and Edward Baruwa. (more...)

West End's WICKED Now Booking Through April 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

WICKED, the award-winning West End sensation that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, announces the launch of its 17th new booking period, with tickets going on sale into its 9th year at the Apollo Victoria Theatre. On Monday 3 February 2014 at 10 am, over 450,000 new tickets will go on sale with booking extended to Saturday 25 April 2015. (more...)

Sam Kelly Exits West End's WICKED, Martyn Ellis to Step in as 'The Wizard'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

WICKED, the multi award-winning West End musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, will welcome Martyn Ellis to the role of 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz' from Monday 17 February. He replaces Sam Kelly who has withdrawn from the production due to ill health. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/28-12/29/2013
by - Dec 29, 2013

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, December 29, 2013 - Sunday, December 29, 2013. (more...)

VIDEOS: Disney's FROZEN Remains Red Hot Around the World; Listen to International Recordings!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2013

Disney's FROZEN may undoubtedly be freezing its box office competition, both in the United States and abroad, but most importantly, the film's songs remain red hot, no matter which language they're performed in. Below, check out international renditions of the tunes from Disney's latest hit animated feature, including Idina Menzel's fellow 'Elphaba,' Willemijn Verkaik, lending her voice to the Dutch version 'Let It Go!' (more...)

On The Emerald Carpet With WICKED West End Media Night 2013/14
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 23, 2013

The stars were out on the emerald carpet to fete long-running musical mega-hit WICKED in the UK last week in honor of the 2013/14 Media Night, ushering in a new cast and a refreshed production, and a video featurette showcasing the show's headliners and those on hand to enjoy the performance is now available to view. (more...)

Andrew Lippa Brings Broadway to Urdang Academy
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

Broadway's award winning composer, Andrew Lippa, visited Urdang to lead a 2-day Vocal Master-class with the students. This culminated with an impressive performance of a harmony composed by the students and Andrew himself; Mr. Lippa commended the students; (more...)

WICKED Cast Countdown 2013/14 With Willemijn Verkaik
by Pat Cerasaro - Nov 18, 2013

The incoming West End cast of international stage sensation WICKED is highlighted in a series of new featurettes promoting the upcoming major company changeover of many of the lead roles, with a new clip introduced today highlighting Willemijn Verkaik as Elphaba, (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at New West End WICKED Cast - Willemijn Verkaik, Savannah Stevenson & More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

WICKED, the long-running hit West End musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, today welcomes international Wicked star Willemijn Verkaik (Elphaba), Savannah Stevenson (Glinda), Jeremy Taylor (Fiyero); Sue Kelvin (Madame Morrible) and Olivier award-winning actor Paul Clarkson (Doctor Dillamond) to the new London cast at the Apollo Victoria Theatre. Sam Kelly returns to play The Wizard, a role he previously played in 2009/2010.Katie Rowley Jones (Nessarose) and Sam Lupton (Boq) continue in their current starring roles. Emma Hatton is the Standby Elphaba and current ensemble cast member Sophie Linder-Lee is now the Standby Glinda. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the new West End cast on stage! (more...)

Willemijn Verkaik, Savannah Stevenson, Jeremy Taylor & More Join West End's WICKED Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

WICKED, the long-running hit West End musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, welcomes international Wicked star Willemijn Verkaik (Elphaba), Savannah Stevenson (Glinda), Jeremy Taylor (Fiyero); Sue Kelvin (Madame Morrible) and Olivier award-winning actor Paul Clarkson (Doctor Dillamond) to the new London cast at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, beginning today, Monday 18 November 2013. Sam Kelly returns to play The Wizard, a role he previously played in 2009/2010. Katie Rowley Jones (Nessarose) and Sam Lupton (Boq) continue in their current starring roles. Emma Hatton is the Standby Elphaba and current ensemble cast member Sophie Linder-Lee is now the Standby Glinda. (more...)

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