Kerry Ellis (former Elphaba – West End, Broadway; original s/b Elphaba – West End) will return to the West End production of WICKED for a limited engagement August 4 through October 25, 2014. Willemijn Verkaik (Elphaba – West End; former Elphaba – Broadway, Scheveningen, Oberhausen, Stuttgart) will play her final performance as Elphaba July 19 at 7:30 PM. Ms. Verkaik departs the production in order to have surgery to address an ongoing back condition. Emma Hatton (s/b Elphaba – West End) will play the role of Elphaba for all performances between July 21 through August 2.
Kerry Ellis will not be appearing in WICKED August 19, September 27, October 2-October 10, October 14-October 16 and October 18 due to scheduled concert appearances.