Full casting has just been announced for the International Tour of Wicked! which will open at the Bradford Alhambra Theatre on 20th July 2016 for five week season before heading overseas. Bradford will be the only British city outside of London to host Wicked in 2016. Over 25,000 tickets have already been sold for the Bradford engagement. For best availability choose Sunday matinees (2.30pm) and midweek performances, with tickets starting from just £21.50 (plus fees).
Jacqueline Hughes (Elphaba) starred in the UK & Ireland Tour of Wicked, playing the role of Elphaba on many occasions to great acclaim, and is currently appearing in the tour of Mary Poppins; Carly Anderson (Glinda) recently appeared in Sunset Boulevard at the London Coliseum and played the starring role of Kira in the London premiere of the musical Xanadu; Bradley Jaden (Fiyero) is currently starring as Enjolras in Les Misérables in the West End; popular Brookside star Steven Pinder returns to Wicked to play The Wizard and Doctor Dillamond; Kim Ismay, who has starred as Tanya in Mamma Mia! in the West End and on its International Tour, will play Madame Morrible; BAFTA® Cymru winner Iddon Jones will play Boq and Emily Shaw, who was in the original cast of Matilda, will play Nessarose. Jodie Steele, who has just completed a run in War of the Worlds in the West End, will be Standby for Elphaba.
Completing the cast are: Kyle Anthony, Joe Atkinson, Sam Brown, Hannah Cadec, Joel Cooper, Nicholas Corre, James Davies-Williams, Natasha Ferguson, Elizabeth Futter, Zoe George, Amy Goodwin, Alex Jordan-Mills, Stuart MacIver, Tom Mather, Stacey McGuire, Sara Morley, Emily Olive Boyd, Wendy-Lee Purdy, Dean Read, Paul Saunders, Elisha Sherman, Joshua St Clair and Hannah Veerapen.
The International Tour will play Singapore between 29th September and 16th October 2016, Hong Kong between 8th December 2016 and 1st January 2017 and Manila in 2017 with further dates to be announced.