Shoshana Bean succeeded Menzel in the Broadway company of Wicked in 2005. She continued with the role of Elphaba for a year on Broadway prior to joining the national tour of the musical in the fall of 2006. Bean made her Broadway debut in the 2002 musical Hairspray and appeared in the 2000 Off-Broadway revival of Godspell. She has also launched a solo pop career, which includes the albums "Superhero" and "O'Farrell Street."
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.