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Jennafer Newberry

 
Bio:
Jennafer Newberry is an American actor and singer most known for her work in the National Tour of Wicked. She recently joined the cast as an ensemble member and the understudy for Glinda. She is also know for her role as Gretchen in Disney's Freaky Friday (Multi-City Tour) and Nemo in Finding Nemo ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Jennafer Newberry is an American actor and singer most known for her work in the National Tour of Wicked. She recently joined the cast as an ensemble member and the understudy for Glinda. She is also know for her role as Gretchen in Disney's Freaky Friday (Multi-City Tour) and Nemo in Finding Nemo ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
2nd National Tour, 2009
Performer [Replacement]
Glinda (Understudy) [Replacement]

Photos

Isabelle McCalla, Charissa Hogeland and Jennafer Newberry Photo

Isabelle McCalla, Charissa Hogeland and Jennafer Newberry

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10/03/2018
Jennafer Newberry Photo

Jennafer Newberry

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10/03/2018
Charissa Hogelanhd, Jennafer Newberry Photo

Charissa Hogelanhd, Jennafer Newberry

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Date:
10/03/2018
Isabelle McCalla, Charissa Hogeland and Jennafer Newberry Photo

Isabelle McCalla, Charissa Hogeland and Jennafer Newberry

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Date:
10/03/2018
Tommy Bracco, Michael Ryan, Andy Richardson, Damon J. Gillespie, Christopher Rice, Je Photo

Tommy Bracco, Michael Ryan, Andy Richardson, Damon J. Gillespie, Christopher Rice, Jennafer Newberry, Katie LaMark, Morgan Keene, Linedy Genao, Charlotte Maltby, Remt Zaken, Nicholas Barasch and Colto

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05/21/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [US Tour]
2nd National Tour, 2009
Performer [Replacement]

Glinda (Understudy) [Replacement]

Jennafer Newberry Biography

Jennafer Newberry is an American actor and singer most known for her work in the National Tour of Wicked. She recently joined the cast as an ensemble member and the understudy for Glinda. She is also know for her role as Gretchen in Disney's Freaky Friday (Multi-City Tour) and Nemo in Finding Nemo the Musical (Walt Disney World).

Other notable credits include Rosaline in The Capulet Party (The Green Room), Shelley in Bat Boy (The Abbey), and Clara in The Light in the Piazza (MCT). She has a passion for and frequently voices new work.

Originally from Houston, Jennafer received her B.F.A. from N.Y.U. She resides on the UWS with her husband Zach and their french bulldog, Shiloh.




Jennafer Newberry News

Review: WICKED at Nederlander Theatre Photo Review: WICKED at Nederlander Theatre
by Tina St. Angelo Wetzel - Sep 30, 2022

Wicked is back in Chicago. The first time it played here, it ran for more than three and a half years. Directed by Joe Mantello, musical staging (choreography) by Wayne Cilento and a stunning set by Eugene Lee along with the lighting by Kenneth Posner once again transports the audience back to Oz and the audience still loves it. Before entering the Nederlander Theatre, someone within the organization was handing out green I've Seen Wicked (fill in the blank) Times! The numbers I saw ranged from 0 to 21.

WICKED National Tour Celebrates 5,000th Performance In Minneapolis Photo WICKED National Tour Celebrates 5,000th Performance In Minneapolis
by Grace Cutler - Jul 31, 2022

Pictured here is the touring company underneath the Orpheum Theatre marquee in Minneapolis.

Review: WICKED at Minneapolis' Orpheum Theatre Photo Review: WICKED at Minneapolis' Orpheum Theatre
by Jared Fessler - Jul 29, 2022

What did our critic think of WICKED at Orpheum? So much happened before Dorothy dropped in. Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz ... but from a different angle.

BWW Review: WICKED Flies High at the Ohio Theatre Photo BWW Review: WICKED Flies High at the Ohio Theatre
by Christina Mancuso - May 20, 2022

Winning more than 100 international awards including three Tony Awards and a Grammy Award, WICKED has managed to cast its spell on more than 60 million people across the globe for nearly two decades, and is still going strong today. Read our critic's review.

BWW Interview: It's Not Easy Being Green for WICKED's Deguzman at Ohio Theater Photo BWW Interview: It's Not Easy Being Green for WICKED's Deguzman at Ohio Theater
by Paul Batterson - May 12, 2022

Some nights Lissa deGuzman (who plays Elphaba in the national tour of WICKED) and Jennafer Newberry (who plays Glinda) walk out of a theater together and run into a throng of fans of the 2003 musical.

BWW Review: WICKED is Decidedly 'Popular' at Broadway Sacramento Photo BWW Review: WICKED is Decidedly 'Popular' at Broadway Sacramento
by Courtney Symes - Apr 3, 2022

It’s been almost 19 years since Wicked debuted on Broadway, but you would never know it by the reception Sacramento gave the national tour this week.  Read our critic's review of the show 'Wicked has lost none of its salability and the energy was palpable in the room in anticipation of the show that surpassed Les Miserables to become Broadway’s fifth longest-running musical.'

Wake Up With BWW 3/16: WICKED Tour Casting, SIX Gets New Queens, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 3/16: WICKED Tour Casting, SIX Gets New Queens, and More!
by - Mar 16, 2022

Today's top stories include new queens joining Six, casting for the National Tour of Wicked, and more! Plus, casting has been announced for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at Geffen Playhouse, which will star Zachary Quinto, Aimee Carrero, Calista Flockhart, and Graham Phillips.

Lissa deGuzman, Jennafer Newberry, and More Join the National Tour of WICKED Photo Lissa deGuzman, Jennafer Newberry, and More Join the National Tour of WICKED
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2022

The Broadway sensation WICKED will welcome new cast members to the National Tour beginning performances Tuesday, March 22 at the First Interstate Center for the Arts in Spokane, WA.

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think Of WICKED On Tour? Photo Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think Of WICKED On Tour?
by Alan Henry - Sep 22, 2021

Wicked is back on the road across the country, and the reviews are in! The cast includes Talia Suskauer (Elphaba), Allison Bailey (Glinda), Sharon Sachs (Madame Morrible) and Tony Award and Drama Desk Award winner Cleavant Derricks (The Wizard).

Listen: WICKED Returns to a Thrillifying Reception in Dallas! Photo Listen: WICKED Returns to a Thrillifying Reception in Dallas!
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 11, 2021

Last week, the international sensation WICKED became the first Broadway tour to resume performances in the U.S. following the pandemic shutdown. The musical celebrated its relaunch at the Music Hall at Fair Park in Dallas on August 3 to a very excited audience.

Jennafer Newberry Videos

VIDEO: WICKED Casts Reunite For a Musical Dispatch from Oz on Voting! VideoVIDEO: WICKED Casts Reunite For a Musical Dispatch from Oz on Voting!
by Stage Tube - Oct 6, 2020

Are you showing up to vote on November 3? The cast of Wicked thinks you should! The company just released a music video about voting featuring special lyrics by award-winning Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman. The music video features original company members Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel, alongside current Broadway and touring company members.

BWW Interview: Jennafer Newberry of WICKED National Tour VideoBWW Interview: Jennafer Newberry of WICKED National Tour
by Clarissa Moon - Jul 10, 2020

Jennafer Newberry joined the national tour of WICKED last August as an ensemble member and the understudy for Glinda. I recently connected with Newberry on the video chat platform Zoom to discuss her whirlwind process of joining the tour, wearing Glinda's iconic costumes, and more!

VIDEO: Peter Hollens Performs WICKED Medley With The Show's Touring Cast VideoVIDEO: Peter Hollens Performs WICKED Medley With The Show's Touring Cast
by Stage Tube - Sep 24, 2019

Let's head down to the Ozdust Ballroom for Peter Hollens' medley of the iconic songs from Wicked! Let us rejoicify by checking out the video below to see Peter perform alongside Wicked national tour cast members Andy Richardson, Brandon Stonestreet, Aidan Wharton, Nick Gaswirth, Matt Densky, Amanda Fallon Smith, Micaela Martinez, Jordan Casanova, Megan Loomis, Jennafer Newberry, and Sarah Anne Fernandez.

VIDEO: FREAKY FRIDAY, Starring Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton, Arrives in Houston
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Freaky Friday has made its way to Houston! See stars Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton talk about the show with Houston Life Reporter, Stephanie Gonzalez in the video below!