Lindsay Mendez (March 1st) portayed Jan In Grease's revival in 2007, In Everyday Rapture with Sherie Rene Scott and Betsy Wolfe, Godspell as a performer and most recently as the 10th Anniversary Elphaba replacing Willemijn Verkaik on May 28th. Lindsay attended at The Orange County School of the Arts in California, and moved to New York after graduating High School. Her off-Broadway credits include Dogfight with Derek Klena as Fiyero and Former Glinda and Kinky Boots' Annaleigh Ashford.
Lindsay's other Broadway credits include Ryan Scott Oliver's 35MM, Off-Broadway The Marvelous Wonderettes and her regional credits are Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris.
Lindsay Mendez left the role of Elphaba on February 22, 2014, Lindsay is currently with a new show Significant Other.
During her time as Elphaba, she did a series of vlogs for Broadway.com. Her blogs featured Q&As, as we watched her get greenified every week. The intro was the third repeat of the chorus of Defying Gravity, and so was the conclusion. She did 11 blogs, including 3 special episodes. She featured her colleagues, Katie Rose Clarke and Derek Klena and gave us a great look into what it is like to be Elphaba.