The WICKED 2nd National Tour will welcome four new cast members when it opens in St. Louis on December 9, 2015. Amanda Jane Cooper returns to WICKED after having played Glinda on the 1st National Tour. She is replacing Carrie St. Louis. Emily Koch replaces Alyssa Fox in the role of Elphaba. She comes directly from the Broadway company of WICKED where she was the Elphaba stand-by.
Megan Masako Haley is new to the WICKED family and will be replacing Liana Hunt in the role of Nessarose. She has previously performed in THE KING AND I as well as appearing in episodes of “Blue Bloods”, “Younger”, and “Broad City”. Sam Seferian has performed regionally at the MUNY, Paper Mill Playhouse, and North Shore Music Theatre. He will be replacing Lee Slobotkin in the role of Boq.
The company also features Wendy Worthington (Madame Morrible), Stuart Zagnit (The Wizard), Jake Boyd (Fiyero), Chad Jennings (Doctor Dillamond), and Mary Kate Morrissey (Standby for Elphaba) with Allison Bailey, Kerry Blanchard, Beka Brunham, Bridie Carroll, Jordan Casanova, Kennedy Caughell, Michael Di Liberto, Michael Drolet, Kelli Erdmann, Ryan Patrik Farrell, Dominic Giudici, Dan Gleason, Kali Grinder, Lauren Haughton, Ryan Jackson, Kelly Lafarga, Lauren Sambataro, Wayne Schroder, Tregoney Shepherd, Mark Shunkey, Ben Susak, Travis Taber, Jeremy Thompson, and Justin Wirick.