The WICKED 2nd National Tour will welcome three new stars during its current three week run in East Lansing, Michigan. Isabel Keating will take over the role of Madame Morrible from Wendy Worthington. Ms. Keating was nominated for a Tony and won the Drama Desk Award for playing Judy Garland in THE BOY FROM OZ. She’s also starred in HAIRSPRAY, ENCHANTED APRIL, SPIDERMAN: TURN OFF THE DARK, and IT’S ONLY A PLAY. Fred Applegate takes over the role of The Wizard from Stuart Zagnit. He previously performed the role on Broadway. Andy Mientus will play the role of Boq, taking over from Sam Seferian. Mr. Mientus is best known for is role as Kyle Bishop on the television show “Smash”.
They join a cast that includes Jessica Vosk as Elphaba, Amanda Jane Cooper as Glinda, Chad Jennings as Dr. Dillamond, Kristen Martin as Nessarose, and Jeremy Woodard as Fiyero. Emily Schultheis is the Elphaba stand-by. The ensemble includes Allison Bailey, Kerry Blanchard, Giovanni Bonaventura, Jillian Butler, Laurel Cannon, Jordan Casanova, Michael Di Liverto, Michael Drolet, Ryan Patrick Farrell, Anthony Festa, Lisa Finegold, Napoleon W. Gladney, Dominic Guidici, Lauren Haughton, Garett Hawe, Kelly Lafarga, Melissa Legaspi, Chase Madigan, Olivia Polci, Anthony Sagaria, Wayne Schroder, Tregoney Shepherd, Ben Susak, Jeremy Thompson, Nyla Watson, Michael Williams, and Justin Wirick.