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West End cast members of WICKED are auctioning customized tote bags and other items in celebration of Wicked Day 2012, which took place on October 31. Proceeds will go to the charities WOODLAND Trust, a tree conservation society, and Magic Cash for Kids, a charity for London children in need.
The items are being sold on Ebay. Items come from cast members including: Gemma Atkins (ensemble, u/s Nessarose; former u/s Elphaba), Keith Bartlett (The Wizard), Gina Beck (Glinda), Oliver Brenin (swing, u/s Dr. Dillamond, Witch’s Father), Sophie Carmen-Jones (former ensemble), Nicholas Collier (former swing, u/s Chistery, Witch’s Father), Nikki Davis-Jones (former s/b Elphaba), Enobong Essien (former ensemble), Lillie Flynn (former Nessarose), Harry Francis (former ensemble, u/s Boq), Christopher Howell (Dr. Dillamond, u/s Wizard; former temporary Wizard), Jacqueline Hughes (swing, u/s Madame Morrible, Midwife), Robert Jones (ensemble), Julie Legrand (former Madame Morrible), Sophie Linder-Lee (swing, u/s Glinda, Witch’s Mother, Midwife), Michelle Pentecost (ensemble, u/s Elphaba), Adam Pettigrew (former Boq), Chloe Taylor (former s/b Glinda; former swing, u/s Glinda), Lindsay Taylor (Witch’s Mother, ensemble), and Oliver Watton (ensemble, u/s Fiyero).
For more information about Wicked Day visit www.wickedthemusical.co.uk/wickedday/.
Louise Dearman has replaced Rachel Tucker as Elphaba.
Ben Freeman has replaced Matt Willis as Fiyero.
Katie Rowley Jones has replaced Lillie Flynn as Nessarose and is also an understudy for Elphaba.
Sam Lupton has replaced Adam Pettigrew as Boq.
Louise Plowright has replaced Julie Legrand as Madame Morrible.
Hayley Gallivan has replaced Nikki Davis-Jones as the standby for Elphaba.
Lucy van Gasse has replaced Chloe Taylor as the standby for Glinda.
Paulo Teixeira is now an understudy for Boq, in addition to performing in the ensemble and playing Chistery.
Stuart Ramsey has replaced Kieran Brown in the ensemble, as the Witch’s Father, and as an understudy for The Wizard and Dr. Dillamond.
Lindsay Taylor and Emma Green have joined the ensemble and will be alternating as the Witch’s Mother, replacing Bonnie Parker.
Ashley Andrews, Alex Louize Bird, Andrew Bryant, Sophie Carmen-Jones, Enobong Essien, Harry Francis, David Rudin, Charlotte Scott, Sam Taylor, Nicholas Collier, Soeli Parry, and Gary Wood have left the company.
Florence Andrews has joined company in the ensemble and as an understudy for Glinda and Nessarose.
Jason Winter has joined the company in the ensemble and as an understudy for Fiyero.
Marc McBride has joined the company in the ensemble and as an understudy for Boq.
William Bozier, Phillip Catchpole, Aisling Duffy, Stacey McGuire, and Tom Muggeridge have joined the company in the ensemble.
Lauren Brooke and Justin Thomas have joined the company as swings.
Gemma Atkins is no longer an understudy for Elphaba. Ms. Atkins still covers the role of Nessarose.
Congratulations to Gina Beck and Matt Willis who will be taking over as Glinda and Fiyero respectively in the London production of Wicked! Gina has been seen recently on the West End as Christine in The Phantom of the Opera, as well as Cosette in Les Miserables, whilst Matt is best known from his time in the boyband Busted. His stage experience includes Chuck in the UK tour of Footloose and Nick Hurley in the West End production of Flashdance.
Lillie Flynn will also be joining as Nessarose after performing in Love Story earlier this year, with Adam Pettigrew, who was recently seen in the UK tour of Avenue Q as Princeton/Rod, joining as Boq. Christopher Howell (West End credits include understudy Edna in Hairspray, Rex in Too Close To The Sun, My Fair Lady, The Witches of Eastwick, and Fame) will take over as Doctor Dillamond, and Desmond Barrit (former Wizard – West End) returns as The Wizard after formerly playing the role in the 2008-2009 West End cast.
The new cast will have their first performance on December 12th, 2011. Louise Dearman (Glinda – West End), Mark Evans (current Fiyero, former u/s Fiyero – West End), Zoe Rainey (Nessarose – West End), Ben Stott (Boq – West End), Julian Forsyth (Doctor Dillamond, u/s The Wizard – West End), and Clive Carter (The Wizard – West End), as well as a number of ensemble members, will have their final performance on December 10th, 2011.