Christine Dwyer (former Elphaba – 2nd Ntl. Tour; former s/b Elphaba, ensemble, u/s Elphaba – 2nd Ntl. Tour) will be joining the Broadway company of WICKED on November 19, 2013, as the standby for Elphaba. She succeeds current standby Donna Vivino, who joined the Broadway company in August 2011. Carla Stickler is temporarily serving as standby for Elphaba.
Ms. Dwyer toured for just under three years with WICKED on the 2nd National Tour, performing in the ensemble and standing by for Elphaba before playing the role for eleven months, concluding her run earlier this year.