WICKED, the smash hit musical at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre has announced its entire new company to begin performances on Monday 7 February 2011.
Joining the previously announced Mark Evans (Fiyero) are: Zoë Rainey (‘Amber Von Tussle’ in Hairspray at the Shaftesbury Theatre) as Nessarose, Ben Stott (‘Jack’ in Sondheim’s Into The Woods at the Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park) as Boq, and Chloe Taylor (WICKED, 2009) as Standby Glinda.
From 7 February 2011, WICKED will star Rachel Tucker (Elphaba), Louise Dearman (Glinda), Mark Evans (Fiyero), Julie Legrand (Madame Morrible), Clive Carter (The Wizard), Julian Forsyth (Dr Dillamond), Zoë Rainey (Nessarose), Ben Stott (Boq), Nikki Davis-Jones (Standby Elphaba), Chloe Taylor (Standby Glinda), Gemma Atkins, Alex Louize Bird, Andrew Bryant, Gareth Chart, Joe Colasanti, Nicholas Collier, Aileen Donohoe, Emma Green, Antony Hansen, Jacqueline Hughes, Daniel Jones, Jasmine Kerr, Sophie Linder-Lee, Saori Oda, Sean Parkins, Soeli Parry, Michelle Pentecost, Paul Saunders, Charlotte Scott, Niall Sheehy, Tommy Sherlock, Thomas Sutcliffe, Sam Taylor, Jennifer Tierney, Hannah Toy and Matt Turner.
Show is based on the acclaimed novel by Gregory Maguire that re-imagined the stories and characters created by L. Frank Baum in ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’, WICKED tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two girls who first meet as sorcery students. Their extraordinary adventures in Oz ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.