Teal Wicks

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Teal Wicks
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Background information
Born (1982-09-08) September 8, 1982 (age 31)[1]
Sacramento, California
Occupations Singer, actress
Website Official Site

Teal Wicks (born September 8, 1982[1] in Sacramento, California) is an American singer and stage actress, best known for her performance as Elphaba in the Broadway, San Francisco, and Los Angeles productions of the musical Wicked. She played the role of Emma Carew, Dr. Jekyll's fiancee, in the Broadway revival of Jekyll & Hyde at the Marquis Theatre.

Teal Wicks was cast to play the young Ilene Berns, in the upcoming musical Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story, a new musical based on the life and songs of legendary songwriter Bert Berns that will open Off-Broadway July 21, 2014.

Education[edit]

Wicks attended Natomas High School in Sacramento.[1] She graduated UC Irvine in 2005 with a degree in Drama and Honors in Musical Theatre.[2] She was active in the UCI Theatre program, and had lead roles in productions including Chicago, Hair, and Cabaret. She is also a member of Kappa Alpha Theta at UCI.

On May 12, 2011, Wicks was feted by the UCI Alumni Association along with other distinguished individuals during the 41st annual Lauds & Laurels ceremony held at the Hyatt Regency Irvine. She was conferred the honor of Distinguished Alumna of the Claire Trevor School of the Arts[3]

Wicks serves on the Advisory Board of the California State Summer School for the Arts.[4]

Wicked[edit]

Wicked Los Angeles[edit]

Wicks was cast as the standby for Elphaba in the Los Angeles production of the musical Wicked during the fall of 2007, after six auditions for multiple roles with several Wicked productions. She officially took over the standby role on January 1, 2008, with her first performance taking place on January 9. On May 13, 2008, she was offered to take over the lead role of Elphaba from Caissie Levy in the Los Angeles production.

During her five months as Elphaba, she performed alongside Megan Hilty, Erin Mackey, Laura Woyasz and Emily Rozek in the role of Glinda. Her final performance was on October 28, 2008. Original Los Angeles castmember Eden Espinosa replaced Wicks in the role three days later. Wicked Los Angeles closed on January 11, 2009, and was one of the most financially successful musicals in Los Angeles theatre history.

Wicked San Francisco[edit]

Wicked co-creator Stephen Schwartz said in a 2009 interview that his team had assembled an "all-star line-up, in terms of people who have really done a good job and scored very well in their roles in these other cities." for the newly planned San Francisco production of Wicked. Wicks was chosen to originate the role of Elphaba, and co-lead Kendra Kassebaum was chosen to originate the role of Glinda.[5] The San Francisco production opened on February 6, 2009.

Teal Wicks last Wicked SF show.
Teal Wicks

Both Wicks and the San Francisco production received critical acclaim, including:

The SF Chronicle:[6]

"This Sacramento native (Wicks) is dynamite in the talent department, with a soaring singing voice and a way of balancing her character's vulnerability and wickedness. It's the performance that really defines this particular production."

The Contra Costa Times:[7]

"The cast, particularly Wicks and Kassebaum, is outstanding. The two leads are flat-out incredible, with voices that must be heard to be believed and acting chops that squeeze every bit of nuance out of the material created"

The SF Examiner:[8]

"Teal Wicks plays the role with incredible heart, showing with both subtlety and all-out emotion how the slighted girl born with green skin is simply misunderstood."

Wicks performed during the production with both Academy Award winner Patty Duke and Emmy Award winner Carol Kane, both as Madame Morrible. Wicks also performed alongside Natalie Daradich and Libby Servais (standbys) and Alexa Green (understudy) as Glinda. Wicks was on leave from the production from the end of March until early May 2009, during which the role was covered by Vicki Noon.

The Wicked San Francisco production was seen by nearly one million people during its first year, according to The Best of Broadway, and averaged over $1.0 million in weekly grosses at the box office, according to Variety Magazine. Wicked was named "Musical of the Decade" during 2009 by Entertainment Weekly.

Wicks played her final performance as Elphaba on February 28, 2010, after performing the role over 500 times during a two-year period between the Los Angeles and San Francisco productions. Eden Espinosa once again replaced her, the first being in L.A.

Wicks' performance in San Francisco won her many fans and inspired the San Francisco-based Wicked fan group known as "the TWickies" (the name coming from "T.Wicks"). The TWickies were die-hard fans of Wicked in San Francisco even after Wicks' departure and remain loyal followers of her career today.[9]

Wicks was chosen as the "Favorite Elphaba", among all the actresses who have played the role, in an online February 2010 poll with over 65,000 voters.[10]

An online poll was conducted on December 2010 to vote for Who is the "Wicked" Personality of the Year. Wicks has been awarded after winning the poll with over 20,000 votes (42%) leading by almost 8,000 votes.[11]

Wicked Broadway[edit]

Wicks appeared in the Broadway production of Wicked in the lead role of Elphaba. She made her Broadway debut on February 1, 2011 replacing Mandy Gonzalez in the role.[12] Wicks departed the role on September 25, 2011, along with co-star Katie Rose Clarke. They were succeeded by Jackie Burns.[13] and Chandra Lee Schwartz.[14] Wicks performed the role on Broadway for nearly 8 months, whereas Clarke will have appeared as Glinda for nearly two years.

Wicks was named Broadway's Hottest Girl 2011 alongside Aaron Tveit as Broadway's Hottest Guy 2011 in an online poll, over 10,000 votes were cast.[15]

Additional theatre[edit]

Pippin[edit]

Wicks performed in the lead role of Catherine for the 2006-2007 National Tour of Stephen Schwartz's musical, Pippin,[16] a role that she also reprised at the Goodspeed Opera House.

The Blue Flower[edit]

A.R.T. - American Repertory Theater Production[edit]

From December 2010 through January 8, 2011, Wicks was playing the role of Maria in American Repertory Theater's The Blue Flower. According to A.R.T. "The Blue Flower rides the twisted rails of history and the tangled love interests of three artists and a scientist, from Paris during the Belle Epoque, through the battlefields of the Great War and beyond."

It is inspired by the lives of historical figures Max Beckmann, Franz Marc, Hannah Höch, and Marie Curie.[17][18]

This is the first and so far only musical that Stephen Schwartz is producing. According to Schwartz "The Blue Flower is the most creative and original piece of musical theater that I have ever encountered in my life. The story is beautiful, relevant, and compelling for our times. The music is amazingly accessible." And when asked about his producing venture he replied "Yes. It’s my first and probably my only one. In other words, I am doing this not because I want to be a producer, but because this particular show is something that I believe in and want to bring to other people."[19]

Wicks has been receiving rave reviews, including

TheaterMania:[20]

"Meanwhile, it's Marie's loss of Franz that occupies the emotional core of the story. Wicks, though herself young and fresh, manages to plumb several lifetimes' worth of sorrow in her two laments: "Eiffel Tower" (about the Parisian idyll that Marie and Franz will never get to enjoy) and "(Let It) Slide through Your Hands" (a moving ballad that touches on the acceptance that death forces upon us). As she sings, you may have the sensation that, for one profound moment suspended in time, all around you are steeped in their own memories of loved ones now lost."

The Patriot Ledger:[21]

"And I’m recommending that they just round up this cast and take them into a studio to create a cast recording. The voices are beautiful, led by the remarkable gifts of Wicks, who produces a sweet and soulful sound. Her “(Let It) Slide Through Your Hands” is a tender and touching highlight of the show."

Dig Boston:[22]

"Lucas Kavner and Teal Wicks as the war-torn lovers Franz and Maria make the tragic story palpable and supremely moving."

Boston Globe:[23]

"The songs that work best are the ones that speak most directly. Wicks and Kavner team up for “Love,’’ a touching duet, and Wicks delivers a wrenchingly heartfelt version of “Eiffel Tower,’’ in which she mourns the dead Franz: “Each day is like no other/ No century like another/ In a river every moment passing new/ This day was like no other/ I climbed the Eiffel Tower/ And saw the rooftops from the angel’s view.’’"

Boston Herald:[citation needed]

"... we ache for her when Wicks lets loose on the gorgeous ballad “Eiffel Tower.”"

Wicks was recognized for her work as Maria by the BroadwayWorld community. She was voted as 2011 BroadwayWorld Boston Award for Best Actress in a Musical. The Blue Flower won Best Musical, Will Pomerantz for Best Direction of a Musical and Daniel Jenkins for Best Actor in a Musical.[24]

She was nominated for Best Actress by the 2011 Independent Reviewers of New England (IRNE) in February 2011.[25] She was also nominated for Outstanding Musical Performance at the 2011 Elliot Norton Awards which recognize excellence in Greater Boston Theater.[26][27] Although she did not win the individual award, The Blue Flower took home the Best Musical award plus five others during IRNE award ceremonies held on April 25, 2011 at the Boston for the Arts Cyclorama.[28] The show also took home Outstanding Local Musical Production and Outstanding Design (Large Theater) at the Elliot Norton Awards held last May 23, 2011.[29][30]

Second Stage Theatre Production[edit]

Wicks reprises her role as Maria in an Off-Broadway production of The Blue Flower at Second Stage Theatre fall of 2011. Previews began on October 14, 2011 and opened on November 9, 2011. Her co-stars are Meghan McGeary who also reprised her role, Marc Kudisch, Sebastian Arcelus, Joseph Medeiros, Julia Osborne, Graham Rowat and Aaron Serotsky. The show runs till November 27, 2011.[31][32]

Reviews:

Back Stage:[33]

"Wicks soars on the moving Act 1 closer, "Eiffel Tower," in which Maria deals with Franz's death" "I particularly loved an icy, regimented Charleston danced by a grieving black-clad Maria"

Variety:[34]

"Teal Wicks, a replacement Elphaba in "Wicked," is a wonderful find as Maria; she closes the first act with an exquisite solo, "Eiffel Tower," and combines well with Arcelus for "Love.""

The Official Blog of the Arts Initiative at Columbia University:[35]

"I have to say, though, as far as singing goes, Teal Wicks absolutely stole the show with this virtuosic performance. Overall, head voice, chest voice & mix are each beautifully developed in Ms. Wicks, but the truly impressive part is how effortlessly she weaves back and forth between them. Sometimes I heard elements of all three registrations at different points within the same word. She has truly mastered the many facets of her voice, and it is that facility that allows her to be as expressive as she is. With an instrument as refined and capable as hers, she can fully embody musical phrases with all the subtext and emotion of the composer & lyricist’s intentions. She has a myriad of vocal tools at her disposal and is a true virtuoso with each one. It is not every day that I see singers with such versatility and mastery of the subtleties of the human voice. I’m certain we can expect many more great things from Ms. Wicks in the future."

New York Times:[36]

"Teal Wicks, as Maria, sings with an expressiveness and richness of tone that enchants"

Time Out New York:[37]

"Wicks is poised to emerge as a major star"

History News Network:[38]

"The strength of The Blue Flower is the talented ensemble cast of Sebastian Arcelus (Franz), Marc Kudisch (Max), Meghan McGeary (Hannah) and Teal Wicks (Maria). They are good actors and good singers (especially Wicks). Wicks sings a soulful ballad at the end of act one, from on top of the Eiffel Tower, that’s dazzling.... The songs have a familiar ring to each other, but Wicks’ act one sendoff is a gem, as are a few powerful ballads in act one."

Carousel[edit]

Teal Wicks starred as Julie Jordan in Goodspeed Musicals production of Rodgers and Hammerstein Carousel. Carousel began its previews on July 13, 2012 at the Goodspeed Opera House in Connecticut; it opened on August 1, 2012. The show was well-received by critics and Broadway.com gave it a big thumbs up. Wicks left the show on August 5th to start rehearsal for the Broadway-bound national tour revival of Jekyll & Hyde as Emma Carew. She was replaced by Erin Davie.[39]

Wicks won Best Actress in a Musical at the 2012 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards for her portrayal as Julie Jordan.[40]

Reviews:

TheaterMania:[41]

“As Julie, Teal Wicks conveys so much character succinctly and clearly, but does so with a wonderfully real sense of no-nonsense, New England restraint. As the plot unfolds, and Julie's relationship with Billy undergoes an increasingly dire set of challenges, Wicks allows the emotion of her character to radiate from within. “

Connecticut Critics Circle:[42]

“As Julie, Teal Wicks is a stunner. Her performance is heartbreaking in all of the right ways… terrifically balanced sense of fragility and steel.”

Broadway.com:[43]

“Snyder is a standout in a cast filled with top-notch players, including wonderful Wicked girl Teal Wicks as Julie Jordan”

The Wall Street Journal:[44]

"..Julie Jordan initially played by the excellent Teal Wicks"

In the Spotlight:[45]

“Teal Wicks brings a unique, straight forward, Yankee, sensibility to Julie but her lovely voice is underserved by the score.”

Examiner.com by Andrew Beck:

“Wicks, invests her Julie with just the right combination of innocence and strength, delineating her character's tentative flirtation with the danger that Billy represents along with her growing determination to at last seek something that she deeply desires. She possesses a lovely, sound singing voice that can fill with passion for "If I Loved You" or assert itself ironically in "What's the Use of Wondrin'." She's also able to subsequently depict Julie's world-weariness as the musical jumps ahead 15 years in its later scenes, as well as an enduring connection to her true love.”

Hartford Courant:[46]

“Wicks’ Julie is a fine match and creates a self-possessed, but also insecure, character who you believe can fall in love in an instant, stay with such a damaged husband, and persevere with an inner strength and peace.”

Times Square Chronicles:[47]

“Julie, at the performance I saw, was sung and acted beautifully by Teal Wicks. Wicks and Snyder are tenderly believable in their “If I Loved You” duet.”

Post-Chronicle:[48]

"Miss Wicks is especially good at making sure Julie never comes off as a victim in what is, essentially, domestic abuse from Billy. Wicks successfully demonstrates the steel spine beneath the warm humanity and delicacy of her character."

Jekyll & Hyde: The Musical[edit]

Teal Wicks as Emma Carew.
Teal Wicks as Emma Carew

Teal Wicks starred as Emma Carew, Dr. Jekyll's fiancee, in the Broadway revival of Jekyll & Hyde alongside Tony-nominee (for Rock of Ages) and former American Idol contestant Constantine Maroulis in the title role, and R&B superstar Deborah Cox as Lucy Harris. The new production began previews on Broadway at the Marquis Theatre on April 5, 2013 and officially opened on April 18, 2013. It closed on May 12, 2013 ahead of its scheduled 13-week run.[49] Prior to the Broadway opening, the show went on a 25-week national tour that began previews in La Mirada, CA on September 7, 2012.[50]

Reviews:

BroadwayWorld Houston:[51]

"Playing Emma Carew, Teal Wicks brings her fantastically trained and elegant Broadway presence to the show and uses her technique to both characterize and differentiate her performance from the other two leads. Her delicate and poised singing voice is the perfect counter to Constantine Maroulis’ raw edge. Teal Wicks is delightful and is supremely memorable in her expert renditions of “Take Me As I Am” and “In His Eyes.”"

Houston Chronicle:[52]

"Teal Wicks is so enchanting and exuberant as Emma Carew, Jekyll’s fiancée, that I found myself looking forward to her next appearance as soon as she left the stage. Her duet with Deborah Cox, “In His Eyes,” one of the best songs in the show, is masterfully and gorgeously realized by both ladies."

BroadwayWorld Durham:[53]

"The dark horse of this trio is the seemingly unassuming Wicks, who ends up blowing away the audience with her finely honed and quite impressive voice. She sings just as well in her upper register as in her chest voice, and, in the classiest way possibly, steals the show."

BroadwayWorld Denver:[54]

"Teal Wicks dominated the stage as Dr. Jekyll's fiancee, Emma Crew and totally stole the show and my heart. She was in a league of her own with her outstanding and captivating performance that had everyones attention. She showed so much depth in Once Upon a Dream and the Take Me as I Am duet was a crowd favorite."

Hollywood Reporter:[55]

"Teal Wicks, last seen on Broadway as the green-hued witch Elphaba in Wicked, sings beautifully and brings some generally poignant moments to her performance as Jekyll’s devoted fiancée Emma."

Associated Press:[56]

"Wicks is luminous in the underwritten part of Jekyll's fiancee but still manages to lend some glamor and skill to the part. Both women deliver a knockout duet "In His Eyes.""

New York Times:[57]

"The actors portraying the sniveling or snobbish enemies of Dr. Jekyll all perform their chores with flavorsome relish, and Teal Wicks, as his ladylike love interest Emma Carew, suffers with noble fortitude as her hopes for happy matrimony begin to grow dim indeed."

CurtainUp:[58]

"I have to admire the restrained performance of Teal Wicks who plays Emma, Dr. Jekyll's loving and loyal fiancèe. I also commend her for not having to prove that her prettily sung aria was better than anyone else's."

The Write Teacher(s):[59]

"What blew me away about this production was Teal Wicks. Her presence, her vocals, her acting chops – from soup to nuts she was a pleasure to watch, and she absolutely drew me into the story, as well as those who were watching the show with me. The duet between her at Deborah Cox,”In His Eyes”, was my favorite number of the show."

New York Theater:[60]

"Teal Wick’s performance as Emma Carew, Jekyll’s fiancée, also stands out."

Piece Of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story[edit]

Teal Wicks was cast to play the young Ilene Berns, in the upcoming musical Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story, a new musical based on the life and songs of legendary songwriter Bert Berns that will open Off-Broadway July 21, 2014.

Piece of My Heart, according to press notes, "tells his remarkable story, once dubbed by Rolling Stone 'one of the great untold stories of rock and roll,' through his hit songs, which include 'Twist and Shout,' 'Tell Him,' 'I Want Candy,' 'Hang On Sloopy,' 'Cry Baby' and many more."

Featuring a book by Daniel Goldfarb and direction and choreography by Denis Jones, Piece of My Heart — one of Berns' most well-known songs — will begin previews June 25, 2014 at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center.[61]

Other Roles[edit]

In 2006, Wicks performed in the New York Premier of Fahrenheit 451 as Clarisse.[62] In 2007, she appeared in the New York City Center Encores! production of Stairway to Paradise.[63] Wicks originated the role of Turandot in the World Premier of Turandot: The Rumble for the Ring at the Bay Street Theatre.[64][65] She also appeared in 1776 as Martha Jefferson at the Goodspeed Opera House.[66][67] She was also involved in the reading of The $trip, a dance musical which features music and lyrics by Lance Horne.[68]

In between her engagements with Wicked LA and SF, Wicks participated in a workshop for Prometheus Bound in New York, playing the role of "IO". Prometheus Bound is a rock-infused musical from Spring Awakening's Tony-winning lyricist and book writer Steven Sater.[69]

Wicks starred in Most Likely to Die: A Slasher Musical, a part of New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2010 Developmental Series.[70]

Theatre Credits[edit]

Start Date Production Role Notes and Awards
August 11, 2014 Mata Hari Mata Hari
  • Reading
June 25, 2014 - September 14, 2014 Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story Young Ilene Berns
December 5, 2013 Brother Russia Sofya/Anastasia
  • New 42nd Street Studios
  • Reading
November 18, 2013 UnsungMusicalsCo.'s Caesar's Wife
  • Peter Norton Symphony Space
  • World Premiere[73]
November 15, 2013 Tales From The Bad Years Julie
October 28, 2013 Nicholas & Alexandra The New Musical Olga Romanov
  • Manhattan New York
  • Private Industry Reading[74]
April 5, 2013 - May 12, 2013 Jekyll & Hyde the Musical Emma Carew
  • Marquis Theatre
  • Nominated - Best Featured Actress in a Musical BroadwayWorld 2012-13 Awards
September 7, 2012 - March 31, 2013 Jekyll & Hyde the Musical Pre-Broadway Tour Emma Carew
  • Broadway-bound National Tour
  • Runner Up - Best Supporting Actress in a Musical at The 23rd Annual Ticketholder Award, 2013[75]
July 13, 2012 - August 5, 2012 Carousel Julie Jordan
  • Goodspeed Opera House[76]
  • Won - 2012 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards for Best Actress in a Musical[40]
  • Nominated - Outstanding Leading Actress in a Musical Connecticut Critics Circle 2012-13 Awards[77]
June 30, 2012 Queen Mother Hannah Chaplin
  • Reading
June 4–8, 2012 String Goddess Atropos
  • New Dramatists
  • Workshop
December 15, 2011 The Unsinkable Molly Brown Julia
  • Roundabout Theatre
  • Reading[78]
October 14, 2011 - November 27, 2011 The Blue Flower Maria
February 1, 2011 - September 25, 2011 Wicked Elphaba
  • Broadway Production, Broadway Debut
  • Won - Online poll Broadway's Hottest Girl 2011
July 28, 2011 Wired Evelyn/Princess
  • Ars Nova
  • Reading[79]
June 24, 2011 Home Front
  • Breaking Bread Theatre
  • Table Reading[80]
December 1, 2010 - January 8, 2011 The Blue Flower Maria
  • A.R.T. Loeb Drama Center
  • Won - 2011 BroadwayWorld Boston Awards for Best Actress in a Musical
  • Nominated - Best Actress 2011 Independent Reviewers of New England (IRNE)
  • Nominated - Outstanding Musical Performance 2011 Elliot Norton Awards
October 14, 2010 NYMF's Most Likely to Die: A Slasher Musical Jenny
  • Theatre at St. Clement's
January 2009 - February 2010 Wicked Elphaba
  • San Francisco production
  • Won - Online poll Favorite Elphaba
  • Won - Online poll Wicked Personality of the Year
December 2008 Prometheus Bound IO
  • A.R.T
May/October 2008 Wicked Elphaba
  • Los Angeles production
January 2008 - May 2008 Wicked Standby for Elphaba
  • Los Angeles production
2007 1776 Martha Jefferson
2007 Turandot: Rumble for the Ring Turandot
  • Bay Street Theatre
2007 Stairway to Paradise Ensemble
March 15 – 18, 2007 Nerve Ensemble's The $trip Bride
  • Ohio Theater
2006–2007 Pippin Catherine
April 1–2, 2006 Waiting on the Z Train Madison
  • 59E59
  • The Gershwin Hotel
  • Rehearsed Readings
March 16 - April 23, 2006 Fahrenheit 451 (NY Premiere) Clarisse
  • 59E59
School of Jesus Fish Franny
  • Nixon Theater, Irvine
The House of Bernarda Alba Adela
  • Nixon Theater, Irvine
Hair Shelia
Cabaret Sally Bowles
Chicago Velma
Romeo and Juliet Soloist/Rosaline
Little Shop of Horrors Crystal
  • The Little Theater, Irvine

Charity Appearances & Performances[edit]

Date Event Notes
June 30, 2014 Frank & Friends: Girls Night Out! To benefit The Actors Fund Birdland NYC
June 6, 2014 Todd Ellison & Friends : The Romance of Broadway Harris Center, CA
May 8, 2014 Teal Wicks' Solo Show at 54 Below[81] 54 Below, NY
April 28, 2014 The Cutting Room Presents: Michael Heiztman and Ilene Reid The Cutting Room, NY
April 24, 2014 Putting the Pieces Together: Volume 2. To benefit M.O.V.E for Autism[82] 54 Below
April 21, 2014 The Lightning Thief Benefit Concert. To benefit Theatreworks USA's Free Summer Theatre Program[83] Lucille Lortel Theatre
April 5, 2014 Unsung Carolyn Leigh[84] Lincoln Center's Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, NY
March 24, 2014 Past is Present: The Lyrics of Sarah Rebell[85] Metropolitan Room, NY
January 27, 2014 Contemporary Musical Theatre Songwriters You Should Know LIVE! To benefit The Jonathan Larson Grants Fund at the American Theatre Wing[86] 54 Below, NY
December 15, 2013 2nd Annual FRANK & FRIENDS Holiday Concert to benefit The Actors Fund Birdland NYC
December 9, 2013 "Broadway Loves Shriners" to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children Grand Lodge Masonic Hall, NY
December 3, 2013 B-Side Production's "Elegies For Angels, Punks & Raging Queens" Winter Gala to benefit Ali Forney Center The Studio At Theatre 511, NY
November 4, 2013 “FRANK & FRIENDS” at Birdland NYC to benefit The Actors Fund Birdland NYC
October 26, 2013 Dream Foundation's "12th Annual Celebration of Dreams" Bacara Resort, CA
October 18, 2013 25th Annual Festival of New Musicals 'Songwriters Showcase' New World Stages, NY
September 14 & 15, 2013 Sacramento's Best Of Broadway 40th Anniversary Celebration Veteran's Memorial Amphitheatre, CA
August 22, 2013 Rosie's Theater Kids Junior Gala Kickoff New York, NY
June 17, 2013 “FRANK & FRIENDS” at Birdland NYC to benefit The Actors Fund Birdland NYC
June 10, 2013 Irish Repertory Theatre's 25th Anniversary Gala "Something Wonderful! The Songs of Rodgers & Hammerstein" Broadhurst Theatre, NY
June 3, 2013 American Cancer Society's One Centennial Sensation — A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch[87] Hudson Theatre, NY
February 18, 2013 "FRANK WILDHORN & FRIENDS" at Pantages Theater to benefit The Actors Fund[88] Pantages Theatre, CA
June 16, 2012 Drew Gasparini at The Kennedy Center Millennium Stage The Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
May 29, 2012 The World Science Festival's Fifth Anniversary Gala Celebration "Performing Arts Salute to Science" Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts' Allen Room and Atrium Frederick P. Rose Hall
May 19, 2012 California Musical Theatre's Wicked Gala: Benefit show supporting the Music Circus Foundation Sacramento Convention Center Ballroom
February 25 & 27, 2012 I CAN’T WAIT: THE SONGS OF Patrick Dwyer[89] The Duplex Cabaret Theatre, NY
January 22, 2012 Drew Gasparini at Joe's Pub[90] Joe's Pub
October 3, 2011 Fall Into The Nova - Ars Nova's Benefit To Support Emerging Artists Ars Nova Theater
August 4, 2011 106.7 Lite fm Presents Broadway in Bryant Park 2011[91] Bryant Park, NY
June 27, 2011 Prospect Theater Company's benefit "Make Our Garden Grow"[92] Battery Gardens, Harbor View Room
May 16, 2011 "NEO7" A Concert Celebration Of Emerging Musical Theatre Writers Benefiting The York Theatre Company[93][94] York Theatre, NY
March 28, 2011 Drew Gasparini at Joe's Pub[95] Joe's Pub
February 28, 2011 NewMusicalTheatre.com LIVE[96] Canal Room
October 2, 2010 UCI "A Celebration of Stars - The 2010 Medal Awards"[97] Bren Events Center, UC Irvine
February 8, 2010 REAF "All You Need Is Love 2" Marines Memorial Theatre, San Francisco
January 25, 2010 The Women of Wicked: In Conversation and Song[98] Museum of Performance & Design (MPD)
January 8, 2010 Family Violence Prevention Fund Presidio, San Francisco
December 7, 2009 REAF "One Night Only" Holiday Cabaret J'LaChic Theatre San Francisco
October 26, 2009 Defying Inequality: The San Francisco Concert Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, San Francisco
February 22, 2009 29th Annual Academy of Friends Gala A Night of Superheroes, Villains, & Divas Fort Mason Center, San Francisco
May 19, 2008 Art4Life 2 Avalon Hollywood
September 25, 2008 The House of Blues Sunset Strip presents LANCE HORNE & THE ONE NIGHT STANDS Foundation Room at the House of Blues
October 15, 2007 "Performers For Peace" a benefit concert in support of: Physicians for Peace and Collaborative Play Productions Triad in NY
May 30, 2007 Justin Bond (They Long to be) Close To You[99] The Zipper Factory

Television[edit]

Date Title Role Notes
April 24, 2014 Elementary Tess Dahl Season 2, Episode 21 "The Man With the Twisted Lip" (CBS)
February 19, 2012 The Good Wife Sara Fellner Season 3, Episode 15 “Live From Damascus” (CBS)
March 18, 2011 NBC's In The Wings Herself Premiere Episode
March 7, 2011 MTV's The Seven Herself A Wicked backstage tour with Jay Manuel of America's Next Top Model

Discography[edit]

Date Title Album Notes
September 25, 2012 Jekyll & Hyde - 2012 Concept Recording Jekyll & Hyde - 2012 Concept Recording
January 2011 You Never Heard My Song You Never Heard My Song - EP iTunes
January 2011 Comes And Goes You Never Heard My Song - EP iTunes
January 2011 Deeply Blue You Never Heard My Song - EP iTunes
January 2011 I Know He's Out There You Never Heard My Song - EP iTunes

Commercial[edit]

Date Product Notes
2014 Cetaphil TV Commercial 'Gentle Power'

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  38. ^ "A Grim Tale of the Destruction of Germany during World War I and II". hnn.us. November 14, 2011. 
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  69. ^ "Heusinger, Sheik, Hunton and Molina Workshop Sater and Tankian's Prometheus Bound". Playbill.com. December 2, 2008. 
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  86. ^ "Teal Wicks, Jason Gotay, Bryan Terrell Clark and More Join Contemporary Musical Theatre Songwriters You Should Know LIVE!". Playbill.com. January 17, 2014. 
  87. ^ "June 3rd — The American Cancer Society celebrates Marvin Hamlisch’s Birthday". http://marvinhamlisch.us/. May 16, 2013. 
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