Monday, July 1

New Cast for Wicked! at Apollo Victoria

When the cast change for the musical Wicked! takes place at the Apollo Victoria on 18th November and Willemijn Verkaik takes over as Elphaba she will be joined by Savannah Stevenson as Glinda, Jeremy Taylor (Fiyero), Sue Kelvin (Madame Morrible) and  Paul Clarkson (Doctor Dillamond).

Sam Kelly returns to play The Wizard which  he previously played in 2009/2010 with  Katie Rowley Jones (Nessarose) and Sam Lupton (Boq) continuing in their current roles.

Emma Hatton will be Standby Elphaba and ensemble member Sophie Linder-Lee will become Standby Glinda.

Savannah Stevenson  has most recently been playing ‘Sybil Evers' in Chariots of Fire at the Gielgud Theatre. Her other theatre credits include: Andrew Lloyd Webber's Aspects of Love (Menier Chocolate Factory); The Secret Garden (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Simply Cinderella (Leicester Curve); Gone With The Wind (New London Theatre) and Mary Poppins (Prince Edward Theatre.

Jeremy Taylor is currently appearing in We Will Rock You at the Dominion Theatre. His other musical theatre credits include The Sound of Music (London Palladium) and the national tour of Evita.

Sue Kelvin played Mama Morton in Chicago at the Adelphi and Cambridge Theatres.  She is currently  playing Louise in Jonathan Kent's revival of Private Lives at the Gielgud Theatre.

The cast from 18 November will also feature: Florence Andrews, Kyle Anthony, William Bozier, Oliver Brenin, Lauren Brooke, Philippa Buxton, Philip Catchpole, Aisling Duffy, Samuel Edwards, Kerry Enright, Michelle Francis, Jacqueline Hughes, Melissa Jacques, Marc McBride, Stacey McGuire, Natalie McQueen, Greg Miller Burns, Tom Muggeridge, Rachel Muldoon, Sean Parkins, Charlie Stemp, Lauren Stroud, Lindsay Taylor, Justin Thomas, Hannah Toy, Matt Turner, Russell Walker and Jenny Wickham.

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