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Also Credited As: Nicole Ruth Snelson

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Nikki Snelson BIO

Snelson's first major role on Broadway was "Winnie Tate" in the 1999 Broadway revival of Annie Get Your Gun, opposite Bernadette Peters. She also appeared on Broadway in the revival of Sweet Charity in 2005, starring Christina Applegate.



In 2007, Snelson originated the role of "Brooke Wyndam" in the world premiere of Legally Blonde: The Musical in San Francisco. She performed the same role in the Broadway production at the Palace Theatre, opening in April 2007.

In 2008, she left the company of Legally Blonde to join the National tour of A Chorus Line, as "Cassie", starting in May 2008. She then appeared in 42nd Street at The Muny in St. Louis in June 2009, as "Annie", opposite Robert Cuccioli.

Snelson originated the role of the Mad Hatter in the world premiere of the new Frank Wildhorn musical Wonderland: Alice's New Musical Adventure.

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Nikki Snelson STAGE CREDITS

[New York]
Reading, 2009
Mad Hatter

[US Tour]
National Tour, 2008
Cassie

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Brooke Wyndam

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American Coast Theater Company Presents CHESS THE MUSICAL

American Coast Theater Company will present CHESS THE MUSICAL at the Lyceum Theater on the Vanguard University campus from June 6th to June 16th, 2024. Directed by Susan K. Berkompas.
Review: LEGALLY BLONDE Is 'What You Want' at City Springs Theatre Company

Looking for a great show to kick off your summer? Check out LEGALLY BLONDE at City Springs Theatre Company. This show is bright and fun and everything you love about musical theatre.
Nikki Snelson Directs City Springs Theatre Company's LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL

City Springs Theatre Company will continue its sixth season with the crowd-pleasing Legally Blonde: The Musical, part of the 2023-2024 PNC Bank Season, May 3 - 19, with direction and choreography by Broadway star Nikki Snelson.
Vanguard University's Department Of Theatre Arts Presents Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Experience the magic of Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST presented by Vanguard University's award-winning theatre arts department.
Last Chance to Vote for the BWW Los Angeles Awards; Voting Ends 12/31

It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards! Voting ends on 12/31 at midnight. Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
2 Weeks to Vote for the BWW Los Angeles Awards; 44: THE UNOFFICIAL, UNSANCTIONED OBAMA MUSICAL, 1984, House of Bards Theatre Company & More Lead!

There's just two weeks left to vote and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 18th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards; 44: THE UNOFFICIAL, UNSANCTIONED OBAMA MUSICAL, 1984, House of Bards Theatre Company & More Lead!

It's the final 3 weeks and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 11th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards December 5th Standings; INTO THE WOODS Leads Best Musical!

It's December, and the first standings of the month have been announced as of Tuesday, December 5th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards; 1984 Leads Best Play!

Happy Holidays! The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 27th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards; BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL Leads Best Musical!

The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 20th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
Review: LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL at Starlight Theatre

Broadway veteran Carrie St. Louis is Starlight’s Elle Woods.  She is super in the role.  St. Louis is cute and bubbly, but no dumb bunny with a huge mezzo-soprano voice that dominates a theater with eight thousand seats.  She is also a determined and skilled dancer.
 Carrie St. Louis, Gerald Caesar, Lissa deGuzman, and More Will Lead LEGALLY BLONDE at Kansas City Starlight

 Carrie St. Louis will star as Elle Woods in the Kansas City Starlight Production of LEGALLY BLONDE. The production will be Directed and Choreographed by Nikki Snelson, who originated the role of Brooke Wyndham in the Original Broadway production of Legally Blonde. St. Louis most recently starred in the off-Broadway hit TITANIQUE, as well as starring roles in Kinky Boots, Wicked, and Rock of Ages on Broadway. 
Starlight Casts Local Dogs To Star In LEGALLY BLONDE The Musical

After a social media search and call-back auditions, Starlight has found the perfect pups to star in the upcoming production of Legally Blonde The Musical, playing at the historic theatre July 7 - 13.
National Musical Theatre Festival Hosts Weekend of Performance, Education, and Magic

The magic of musical theatre took center stage this past weekend, where students from more than 40 schools and performing arts studios spanning Florida to Guam competed in the 2023 Musical Theatre Competitions of America (MTCA). Over 200 awards were presented to winning individual and group performances across multiple categories.
Starlight Searches For Kansas City's Bruiser Woods To Star In LEGALLY BLONDE The Musical

Starlight recently completed auditions for the upcoming production of Legally Blonde The Musical, playing at the historic theatre July 7 - 13. But producers still need to fill one role and are looking locally to cast that furry friend. Bruiser Woods is a Chihuahua or Chihuahua mix and lead Elle Woods' canine companion.
Musical Theatre Festival Featuring Broadway Stars and 40+ Performing Arts Studios Takes Center Stage in California

Students from more than 40 schools and performing arts studios nationwide will take center stage this weekend at the Hyatt Regency in Garden Grove, California, to celebrate the magic of live theatre in the 2023 Musical Theatre Competitions of America (MTCA). MTCA is the nation's most extensive competitive and educational festival for students and directors that pairs the best of Educational Theatre with Broadway's brightest stars.
Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN to be Presented at The Lyceum Theater Directed by Broadway's Nikki Snelson

Vanguard University's department of theatre arts will present the musical adaptation of the 1940's Christmas movie classic, Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn. The production is presented in the Lyceum Theater on the Vanguard University campus, beginning November 18th, 2022 and running three weekends through December 11th. 
VIDEO: Catch Up on the Full Season of Ms. Guidance!

All summer long, BroadwayWorld has been bringing you new episodes of the new web series, Ms. Guidance, directed by Van Hansis and Melodie Sisk and written by James Ryan Caldwell. The season may be over but that doesn't mean that there isn't still time to catch up on what you missed. Check out all six episodes!
VIDEO: Ms. Guidance- Episode 6 | Long Day's Journey Into Jenny

In the finale episode of Ms. Guidance: Only one obstacle stands between Jenny and her dream role – herself. Porsche deals with some unexpected consequences. Timothy lies for the first time in his entire life.
VIDEO: Ms. Guidance- Episode 5 | How to Succeed in Jenny Without Really Trying

In the latest episode of Ms. Guidance: Jenny has turned over a new leaf, or at least thatʼs what she wants everyone to think. Pistol is conflicted by a nagging desire to cast Walker as the lead in The Seagull. Bethany uncovers a dirty secret and uses it to her advantage. And Porsche learns how to be good at being bad.

Nikki Snelson FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Nikki Snelson been in?

Nikki Snelson has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Nikki Snelson been in?

Nikki Snelson has not appeared in the West End.

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