MvVO Art Launches AD ART SHOW

Could Ariana Grande Be The Next Elphaba in Wicked on Broadway?

Could Ariana Grande Be The Next Elphaba in Wicked on Broadway?

Even at 13 Ariana Grande was singing from Stephen Schwartz’s Wicked. In August she confessed she would love to play Elphaba in Wicked on Seth McFarlane’s Carpool Karaoke. The 24 year-old singer stated “One of my dream roles is to play Elphaba. I would do it tomorrow!”

Elphaba is one of the most coveted parts on Broadway with a very select group of actresses having been chosen over its 13-year run.

Jackie Burns, Wicked

Jackie Burns in Wicked

According to The Sun, the singer, is allegedly “in talks” and is set to replace American actress Jackie Burns, who has taken on the role on and off for six years.

Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande in 13

Grande, has already performed on Broadway from Oct 05, 2008 – Jan 04, 2009 in the Jason Robert Brown Musical 13. She also performed with him in LA at the Catalina Bar.

The star also released the song “Popular Song” with Mika in April 2013, an updated cover from the award-winning musical.

If this is officially true, I can see Wicked out grossing The Lion King.



Suzanna, co-owns and publishes the newspaper Times Square Chronicles or T2C. At one point a working actress, she has performed in numerous productions in film, TV, cabaret and theatre. She has performed at The New Orleans Jazz festival, The United Nations and Carnegie Hall. Currently she has a screenplay in the works, which she developed with her mentor and friend the late Arthur Herzog. She was the Broadway Informer on the all access cable TV Show “The New Yorkers,” soon to be “The Tourist Channel.” email:

More in Broadway


Feinstein’s/54 Presents I Will Always Love You: Broadway Fights Ovarian Cancer 

Suzanna BowlingMarch 23, 2018
Lyric Theatre, Broadway

“First Look” Inside the Newly Renovated Lyric Theatre For Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Suzanna BowlingMarch 22, 2018
Jenn Collela , Come From Away

Join Come From Away for a Special Benefit Performance for The Actors Fund

Suzanna BowlingMarch 22, 2018
Joshua Jackson, LAUREN RIDLOFF

Children of a Lesser God is the Most Accessible Play in Broadway history

Suzanna BowlingMarch 22, 2018
Lisa Howard, Alison Luff, Paul Alexander Nolan, Eric Petersen

She Says: Escape or Run to Margaritaville

Suzanna BowlingMarch 16, 2018
Paul Alexander Nolan

He Says: Escape to Margaritaville: Island Breezy Fun (But Beware the Hangover the Next Morning)

RossMarch 16, 2018
Mandy Gonzalez, Lexi Lawson, Joanna A. Jones

Meet The New Cast of Hamilton

Suzanna BowlingMarch 8, 2018
Caissie Levy, Monster, Frozen

Frozen’s New Song Monster Predicted To Be a Hit and a Shocking Nude Scene in Act II Causes Talk

Suzanna BowlingFebruary 25, 2018

The Stars Come Out For Rose With Bernadette and Frozen

Rose BillingsFebruary 24, 2018