The new cast of “Wicked” in London, beginning from March 29, 2010, has been officially announced. The leads are:
Rachel Tucker (Elphaba), Louise Dearman (Glinda), Lewis Bradley (Fiyero; March 29-May 8/ Lee Mead (Fiyero; as of May 10); Clive Carter (The Wizard), Julie Legrand (Madame Morrible), Cassandra Compton (Nessarose), George Ure (Boq), Julian Forsyth (Dr. Dillamond).
The standby for Elphaba will be Nikki Davis-Jones and the standby for Glinda will be Sarah Earnshaw, the only principal cast member remaining with the company.
Lee Mead is the winner of the West End Television Series “Any Dream will Do”, a televised casting search for “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”.
The ensemble cast for this new cast change will include:
Alex Louize Bird, Gareth Chart, Joe Colasanti, Emma Green, Lauren James Ray, Shirley Jameson, Daniel Jones, Jasmine Kerr, Matt Krzan, Sophie Linder-Lee, Danny Mac, Lucy Newton, Sauri Oda, Sean Parkins, Soeli Parry, Michelle Pentecost, Paul Saunders, Niall Sheehy, Tommy Sherlock, Thomas Sutcliffe, Jennifer Tierney, Hannah Toy, Stevie Tate-Bauer, Jack Wilcox and Sam Wilmott