Watch out for Mark Evans – new star of Wicked and a man on the up!
Mark Evans has been tipped for greatness for a while now, so a lead role in Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre – replacing none other than Lee Mead in the part of Fiyero – is a good sign.
He has already been singled out by Lord Lloyd Webber, as a finalist in the BBC’s 2009 search for a Eurovision star, and parts in Jet Set Go! at the Jermyn Street Theatre, High School Musical, Wicked and The Rocky Horror Show have all put the young actor firmly on the map.
His full credits include: On stage as Curly in Oklahoma (UK Tour); Prince Charming in Snow White with Craig Revel Horwood; Brad in The Rocky Horror Show (UK National Tour); Richard in Jet Set Go! (Jermyn Street Theatre); Prince Charming in Cinderella (Churchill Theatre Bromley); Troy Bolton in High School Musical (Hammersmith Apollo); plus roles in Chess (Royal Albert Hall); Wicked (Apollo Victoria); Spamalot (Palace Theatre) and Seven Brides For Seven Brothers (UK Tour).
Mark’s TV work includes the lead in Marcaroni (S4C); a finalist in Your Country Needs You with Andrew Lloyd Webber (BBC and film includes Lake Placid and Showing Brain.