Nine “Wicked” Alumni Cast In Upcoming Broadway Musical KINKY BOOTS

Annaleigh Ashford

Annaleigh Ashford

Nine former and current cast members of “Wicked” have been cast in the upcoming Broadway musical, KINKY BOOTS. The musical is based on the 2005 British film of the same name and is about a shoemaker in trouble and a drag queen who saves his family business. The production will debut in Chicago in October and premiere on Broadway in 2013. The musical features a score by Cyndi Lauper, a book by Harvey Fierstein, and is directed and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell.

The “Wicked” alumni featured are: Annaleigh Ashford (former Glinda – Chicago, Broadway; former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 1st Ntl. Tour), Charlie Sutton (former swing, u/s Chistery – Broadway), Andy Kelso (Fiyero – 1st Ntl. Tour), Tory Ross (former Midwife, u/s Morrible – 2nd Ntl. Tour), Adinah Alexander (former Midwife, u/s Morrible – Broadway), Caroline Bowman (ensemble, u/s Elphaba – Broadway), Nathan Peck (ensemble – Broadway; former ensemble – 2nd Ntl. Tour; former swing – Chicago), Robert Pendilla (ensemble, u/s Boq – 2nd Ntl. Tour; former universal swing), and Clifton Oliver (former ensemble, u/s Fiyero – Broadway).

KINKY BOOTS will play at the Bank of America Theatre in Chicago from October 4, 2012-November 2, 2012.

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