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Shoshana Bean Poster

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  • Replaced Idina Menzel as Elphaba in the Broadway musical "Wicked." She was Menzel's standby for the role prior to her replacement. (2005)
  • Was part of the original cast in the off-Broadway revival of "Godspell." (2000)
  • Originated the role of Shelley in the Broadway musical adaption of Hairspray (1988). She was also an understudy for the parts of Tracy Turnblad, Velma von Tussle, and Prudy Pingleton. (2002)
  • A member of the national tour of "Leader of the Pack."
  • Sang backup for Michael Jackson at his 30th Anniversary concert at Madison Square Garden.
  • (2005) Elphaba in "Wicked" on Broadway
  • Prior to taking over the role of Elphaba when Idina Menzel left in January of 2005, she was the standby for the role of Elphaba (going on over a dozen times for Idina) and understudying the role of Nessarose (which she only played once)
  • Sings "Sheila Franklin/I Believe in Love" on the Actor's Fund of America's "Hair" CD.
  • She was in the ensemble in the Dreamgirls concert on September 24, 2001.
  • She was Shelly as well as the understudy for Tracy in Hairspray from 2002-2003.
  • Performed in the Hair benefit concert on September 20, 2004.
  • (2014-2015 Season) She acted in "Beaches A New Musical" at the Drury Lane Productions in Chicago, Illinois.

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