Wicked Nominated at the BroadwayWorld UK Awards

Congratulations to the London production of Wicked, who have been nominated for ‘Best Long Running West End Show’ in the the first annual BroadwayWorld UK Awards! Several of the current cast have also been nominated for their performances in the show; both Rachel Tucker (Elphaba) and Louise Dearman (Glinda) have been nominated for ‘Best Leading Actress in a Musical’, and Lee Mead (Fiyero) has been nominated for ‘Best Leading Actor in a Musical’. Clive Carter (The Wizard) has been nominated for ‘Best Featured Actor in a Musical’.

A number of Wicked alumni have also been nominated for their performances in other shows. Dianne Pilkington (former Glinda – West End; former standby Glinda – West End) has been nominated for ‘Best Leading Actress in a Play’ for her performance as Annabella Schmidt/Pamela/Margaret in ‘The 39 Steps’; Kerry Ellis (former Elphaba – West End, Broadway; former standby Elphaba – West End) has been nominated for ‘Best Leading Actress in a Musical’ for her performance as Nancy in ‘Oliver!’; Katie Rowley Jones (former Nessarose – West End) has been nominated for ‘Best Featured Actress in a Musical’ for her performance as Sister Mary Robert in ‘Sister Act’, up against Caissie Levy (former Elphaba – Los Angeles; former standby Elphaba – Los Angeles; former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – Broadway) in the same category for her performance as Sheila in ‘Hair’; and Shoshana Bean (former Elphaba – Broadway, First National Tour; former standby Elphaba – Broadway) has been nominated for ‘Theatrical Event of the Year’ for her concert ‘Shoshana Bean – Live In The West End’ last month.

You can show your support and vote in the awards here. Voting closes in mid-November, and the results will be announced shortly afterwards.

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