Full casting has been announced for the U.K./Ireland tour of WICKED, which begins performances September 12 at Manchester’s Palace Theatre.
Joining the previously announced Nikki Davis-Jones (former s/b Elphaba – West End) as Elphaba, Emily Tierney (former ensemble, u/s Nessarose – West End) as Glinda, George Ure (former Boq, former ensemble, u/s Boq – West End) as Boq, Liam Doyle as Fiyero, Marilyn Cutts as Madame Morrible, Dale Rapley as The Wizard and Doctor Dillamond, Carina Gillespie as Nessarose (u/s Glinda) and Jemma Alexander as the standby for Elphaba are Lee Bridgman, Chrissy Brooke, Richard Carson, Harrison Clark, Jeanine Dinger, Tim Edwards, Howard Ellis, Natasha Ferguson, Zoë George, Lia Given, Natalie Green, Charlie Harding, Katie Kerr, Robert Kershaw, Will Knights, Sophie Leigh-Griffin, Candy Marriott, Oliver Metzler, Wendy Lee-Purdy, Julienne Schembri, Grant Thresh, Ed White and Helen Woolf.
Tour dates are as follows:
Manchester-Palace Theatre-September 12-November 16, 2013
Dublin-Bord Gáis Energy Theatre-November 27, 2013-January 18, 2014
Milton Keynes-Milton Keynes Theatre-February 4-March 8, 2014
Cardiff-Wales Millennium Centre-March 12-April 26, 2014
Glasgow-King’s Theatre-May 6-May 31, 2014
Leeds-Grand Theatre-June 10-July 5, 2014
Birmingham-Birmingham Hippodrome-July 9-September 6, 2014