Kate Fahrner is the Broadway company's current standby for Glinda. Fahrner was also in the Chicago production of Wicked as Glinda. In 2006, she joined the Chicago ensemble and understudied Erin Mackey in 2007, then replaced Mackey from April 15 through June 1, 2008.She acted along side Dee Roscioli who was Elphaba. Fahrner replaced Laura Woyasz as Broadway's Glinda standby on August 23, 2011. She can be seen singing parts of Defying Gravity for the Wicked Ultimate Encore 2011.