Two “Wicked” alumni who were featured in original Broadway cast of the musical “Titanic” will appear in a production of the show at the Hanger Theatre in Ithaca, NY from July 12-28, 2012. Alma Cuervo (former Madame Morrible – 2nd National Tour; former Madame Morrible – 1st National Tour) will play the role of Ida Strauss, which she originated on Broadway. William Youmans (former Dr. Dillamond – Chicago; original Dr. Dillamond – Broadway) will play J. Bruce Ismay, a role which he understudied on Broadway, but was originated by David Garrison (former Wizard – San Francisco, Los Angeles, Broadway, Chicago, 1st Ntl. Tour) on Broadway.
Other “Wicked” alumni who appeared in the original cast, but will not be featured in the upcoming production are Martin Moran (former Dr. Dillamond – 2nd Ntl. Tour), Jody Gelb (former Madame Morrible – 2nd Ntl. Tour, San Francisco), Melissa Bell Chait (former ensemble, u/s Glinda – Broadway, Pre-Broadway). Sean McCourt (former Dr. Dillamond – Broadway, original Witch’s Father, u/s Dr. Dillamond, u/s Wizard – Broadway, Pre-Broadway), Matthew Stocke (former Witch’s Father, u/s Wizard, Dr. Dillamond – Los Angeles), and Stacie Morgain Lewis (former Glinda – Chicago; former Glinda s/b – Broadway; former ensemble, u/s Glinda, u/s Nessarose – Broadway) all later joined the production as replacements.
For tickets and more information on the production of “Titanic”, visit HangarTheatre.org.