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.

Flygirl Edit

During her time as Elphaba, she did a series of vlogs for 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.


  • Mendez during Defying Gravity
  • Lindsay and Alli Mauzey backstage
  • Mendez in Dogfight
  • Lindsay and Derek in Dogfight
  • Lindsay as Elphaba
  • Katie and Lindsay celebrating Wicked's 4000th show
  • Lindsay Mendez in Fly Girl
  • Lindsay Mendez (Elphaba) and Derek Klena (Fiyero)
  • Derek Klena and Lindsay Mendez
  • Lindsay Mendez performing The Wizard and I on the Today Show
  • Lindsay Mendez and Alli Mauzey "What is this feeling?" number
  • Lindsay Mendez and Alli Mauzey take their fellow cast mates from the their theater to conquer the Today Show
  • Taking on the Katie Couric with Lindsay Mendez and Alli Mauzey...Singing "For Good"
  • Lindsay Mendez singing "For Good" with Alli Mauzey on the Katie Couric show

Going BridalEdit

Today Show & Katie Couric ShowEdit

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