Emma Hatton to join the cast of WICKED at the Apollo Victoria Theatre as Elphaba.
The producers of WICKED in London have announced a new Elphaba for 2015.
Emma Hatton will star in the show at the Apollo Victoria Theatre from 2 February 2015, playing the lead role of Elphaba.
She is currently the standby Elphana and will replace Jennifer DiNoia who plays Elphaba from 27 October 2014 to 31 January 2015. Jennifer will be taking over from Kerry Ellis, who is playing her final performances in the role ending 25 October.
Savannah Stevenson continues in her acclaimed starring role as Glinda.
WICKED is the smash hit musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz.
Based on the acclaimed novel by Gregory Maguire that ingeniously 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 sorcery students. Their extraordinary adventures in Oz will ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.
Wicked has music and lyrics by multi GRAMMY® and Academy Award® winner Stephen Schwartz, a book by Winnie Holzman, musical staging by Wayne Cilento and is directed by two-time Tony Award® winner and Olivier Award nominee Joe Mantello. Wicked is based on the international best-selling novel ‘Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West’ by Gregory Maguire.