Shoshanna Bean ("Current Elphaba")
originated the role of Shelley in the Broadway production of Hairspray, and covered the roles
of Tracy, Velma and Prudy. She toured in Leader of the Pack, was in the Off-Broadway revival of Godspell, in
which she sang "Bless the Lord" (cast recording), and is featured on the Actors Fund Benefit concert recording of Hair
(soon to be released!). She sang backup for Michael Jackson and friends at his 30th Anniversary concert at Madison Square
Garden, and opened for Kanye West at the Hammerstein Ballroom. She is now working on her debut solo album. A northwest native,
she holds a BFA in Musical Theater from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.
Megan Hilty (Current G(a)linda)
Megan Hilty is excited to be making her Broadway debut in Wicked! She is a recent graduate of
the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama and a proud member of Actors Equity. Credits include Café Puttanesca (City Theatre), Suds
(OCT) and The Wild Party (CMU).
Michelle Federer (Current AND Orginal Nesarose)
Broadway debut. Lincoln Center Theatre: A Man of No Importance (u/s Adele). Off Broadway:
In the Absence of Spring (Second Stage). Michelle originated the roles of Nell Gwynn in Jeffrey Hatcher’s Compleat
Female Stage Beauty (1999 Best Supporting Actress/Pittsburgh Post) and Crystal in Water Children at CATF. Other
regional credits include the 50th Anniversary production of Horton Foote’s The Trip to Bountiful (Hartford Stage),
Hay Fever and Closer (Alley Theatre).