Three new cast members will join the 2nd National Tour of WICKED when it flies into Tempe, Arizona. Jake Boyd will take over as Fiyero, replacing Ashley Parker Angel. Boyd was recently seen in the Broadway production of ROCK OF AGES. He also performed in THE LAST SMOKER and CARRIE. Wendy Worthington replaces Kristine Zbornik as Madame Morrible. Worthington’s theater credits include DIE, MOMMIE, DIE! and MAN OF LA MANCHA. She also had a recurring role on “Ally McBeal”. Stuart Zagnit will be playing the Wizard, replacing John Davidson. Zagnit’s Broadway credits include NEWSIES, HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS, and THE WILD PARTY. He is the original voice of Pokemon’s Professor Oak.
They will join the company that features Alyssa Fox (Elphaba), Carrie St. Louis (Glinda), Liana Hunt (Nessarose), Michael DeVries (Dr. Dillamond), Lee Slobotkin (Boq) and Mary Kate Morrissey (Elphaba s/b) with Keith A. Bearden, Kerry Blanchard, Whitney Brandt, Jane Brockman, Beka Burnham, Bridie Carroll, Jordan Casanova, Kennedy Caughell, Michael Drolet, Kelli Erdmann, Ryan Patrick Farrell, Dominic Guidici, Dan Gleason, Kali Grinder, Lauren Haughton, Ryan Jackson, Kelly Lafarga, Lauren Sambataro, Wayne Schroder, Mark Shunkey, Ben Susak, Travis Taber, Jeremy Thompson, and Justin Wirick.
WICKED opens at ASU Gammage in Tempe on August 26. Tickets are available at the ASU Gammage box office and at www.asugammage.com.