Producers of Wicked have announced the full cast for the 2023 UK & Ireland tour.
Sarah O’Connor will play Glinda alongside previously announced Laura Pick in the role of Elphaba.
New casting announced today includes: Donna Berlin (Madame Morrible), Jed Berry (Boq), Megan Gardiner (Nessarose), and Casey Al-Shaqsy (Standby for Elphaba)
Previously announced lead casting includes Carl Man (Fiyero) and Simeon Truby (The Wizard and Doctor Dillamond).
Completing the cast of the UK tour: Thomas Charles, Julie Cloke, Charlotte Coggin, Freddie Conway, Áine Curran, Jade Davies, Kamau Davis, Russell Dickson, Maddison Firth, Lydia Gerrard, James Gower-Smith, Shoko Ito, Holly Lawrence, Nick Len, Stephanie Lindo, Will Lucas, Will Luckett, Rozz Mbwembwe, Georgia McElwee, Conor O’Hara, Shereen Osman, Stuart Rouse, Christina Shand, Adam Stickler, and Frazer Woolcott.
Laura Pick, Carl Man, Simeon Truby, Nick Len, and Will Lucas have all previously appeared in the West End production of Wicked, which continues its open-ended run at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre where it is now flying into its incredible 18th year.
Wicked UK Executive Producer Michael McCabe said: “As we embark on this third tour of cities in England, Scotland, Wales, and the Republic of Ireland, we’re delighted to announce a truly stellar cast of 33, led by Laura Pick and Sarah O’Connor as Elphaba and Glinda, who form part of the 100+ company that will be delivering all the spectacle and magic of this gigantic production on stage and behind the scenes.”
Meet the cast
More about the tour
The UK tour of Wicked will open at the Edinburgh Playhouse on 7 December 2023, and then travel to Bristol Hippodrome, Birmingham Hippodrome, Bradford Alhambra Theatre, Southampton Mayflower Theatre, Liverpool Empire, Dublin Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Sunderland Empire, Cardiff Wales Millennium Centre, and Manchester Palace Theatre.
Wicked is based on Gregory Maguire’s novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West and features music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Winnie Holzman.
A new musical film adaptation starring Cynthia Erivo as Elphaba, Ariana Grande as Glinda and Jonathan Bailey as Fiyero is set to open in next year. See here for all the latest information on the film adaptation of Wicked.