Full casting has been announced for the upcoming UK tour of the hit musical Wicked .
Embarking on its brand new UK tour from the 31st January 2018, the hit Broadway and West End musical tells the untold story of the witches of Oz.
It has been announced that joining the previously announced Aaron Sidwell (Fiyero) in the cast will be Helen Woolf as Glinda and Amy Ross as Elphaba. The cast is also set to include Steven Pinder (The Wizard and Doctor Dillamond), Kim Ismay (Madame Morrible), Emily Shaw (Nessarose),Iddon Jones (Boq) and Nikki Bentley (Standby for Elphaba).
The full company includes Charli Baptie,Jason Broderick, Samantha Brown, Hannah Cadec, Grace Chapman, James Davies-Williams, Howard Ellis, Amy Goodwin, Daniel James Greenaway, Jack Harrison-Cooper, Charlie Karlsen, Nicole Lupino, Stuart MacIver, Stacey McGuire, Sara Morley, Emily Olive Boyd, Georgia Rae Briggs, Paul Saunders, James Titchener, Helen Walsh, Amy Webb, Luke Woollaston and Benjamin Yates.
During the tour, the production will visit: Bristol Hippodrome (Wednesday 31 January – Saturday 3 March 2018); Liverpool Empire (Wednesday 7 – Saturday 31 March 2018);Birmingham Hippodrome (Wednesday 4 – Sunday 29 April 2018); Edinburgh Playhouse (Tuesday 8 May – Saturday 9 June 2018); Leeds Grand Theatre (Wednesday 13 June – Saturday 7 July 2018); Dublin Bord Gáis Energy Theatre (Tuesday 17 July – 1 September 2018); Sunderland Empire (Thursday 6 – Saturday 29 September 2018); Southampton Mayflower Theatre (Wednesday 3 – Saturday 27 October 2018, tickets on general sale from 29 September 2017); Cardiff Wales Millennium Centre (Wednesday 31 October – Saturday 24 November 2018) and Manchester Palace Theatre (Tuesday 4 December 2018 – Saturday 5 January 2019).
Wicked is based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, who re-imagined the stories and characters originally created by L. Frank Baum in ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’. The musical features music and lyrics by multi Grammy and Academy Award-winner Stephen Schwartz and is directed by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe Mantello.
The creative team also includes scenic design is by Eugene Lee, costumes by Susan Hilferty, lighting by Kenneth Posner, sound by Tony Meola, projection designs by Elaine J. McCarthy and Hair and Wig designs by Tom Watson.
For more information about the UK tour visit: https://www.wickedthemusical.co.uk/uk-tour/tour-dates