Wednesday, November 17

New cast members joining Wicked in February

New principal cast members joining the West End production of Wicked from 1st February 2022 include  Lucie Jones (Waitress) set to take on the role of Elphaba, with  Ryan Reid (Dreamgirls) as Fiyero, Sophie-Louise Dann (The Windsors: Endgame) as Madame Morrible and Gary Wilmot (Anything Goes) as The Wizard. Helen Woolf will return from maternity leave to reprise her role as Glinda.

Continuing principals include Carina Gillespie (Nessarose), Nicholas McLean (Boq), Simeon Truby (Doctor Dillamond), Amy Webb (Standby for Elphaba) and Charli Baptie (Standby for Glinda).

The current principal cast members scheduled to play their final performances on 30 January 2022 include Laura Pick (Elphaba), Sophie Evans (Glinda), Alistair Brammer (Fiyero), Kim Ismay (Madame Morrible) and Andy Hockley (The Wizard).

From 1 February, the full cast will feature Jones (Elphaba), Woolf (Glinda), Reid (Fiyero), Dann (Madame Morrible), Wilmot (The Wizard), Carina Gillespie (Nessarose), Nicholas McLean (Boq), Simeon Truby (Doctor Dillamond), Amy Webb (Standby for Elphaba), Charli Baptie (Standby for Glinda), Yuki Abe, Kofi Aidoo-Appiah, Meg Astin, Alishia-Marie Blake, Pàje Campbell, Grace Chapman, Michael Colbourne, Fergus Dale, Nolan Edwards, Nicola Espallardo, Danny Fogarty, Laura Harrison, Amie Hibbert, Lucie Horsfall, Samuel How, Christian Knight, Nick Len, Jasmine Leung, Rhidian Marc, PaddyJoe Martin, Jessica-Alice McCluskey, Stacey McGuire, Harry Mills, Lewis Newton, Natalie Spriggs, Samantha Thomas, Joe Thompson-Oubari and James Titchener.

Executive producer Michael McCabe said: "We're thrilled to announce that the new cast of Wicked from 1 February 2022 will be led by the sensational Lucie Jones as Elphaba, West End Dreamgirls star Ryan Reid as Fiyero, two-time Olivier Award nominee Sophie-Louise Dann as Madame Morrible and Gary Wilmot – whose prolific 40+ year career has made him one of the UK's most popular actors and entertainers – as The Wizard."

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