The thrillifying news has just been announced that WICKED is returning to its original Australian home in Melbourne for a strictly limited season before touring to Sydney and Brisbane in 2014.
Lucy Durack will reclaim the role she created in the original Australian production ofWICKED, Glinda the Good; pretty, perky, vain and popular but also vulnerable.
With 800 performances across Australia and Asia under her belt, Jemma Rix returns to the role of Elphaba, the misunderstood ‘Wicked’ Witch born with emerald green skin and a great talent for sorcery.
Joining the WICKED company direct from Legally Blonde to play his first musical theatre leading role will be Steve Danielsen as Fiyero.
Doyenne of stage and screen, Maggie Kirkpatrick will play Madame Morrible, the Head Mistress of Shiz University who takes Elphaba under her wing, training her in sorcery.
Playing Doctor Dillamond will be Glen Hogstrom, who joined the cast in this role during the Asian tour. The role of Nessarose will be played by newcomer Emily Cascarino, while Edward Grey, currently playing Kiki in Legally Blonde, will play Boq.
The members of the WICKED Ensemble will be Justin Anderson, Daniel Assetta, Dion Bilios, Rachel Cole, Danielle Cook, Daniel Downing, Danielle Evrat, Mitch Fistrovic, Tom Handley, Emma Hawthorne, Matt Holly, Angela Lumicisi, Katie McKee, Kassie Martin, John O’Hara, Deanna O’Leary, Joseph O’Sullivan, Justine Puy, Chris Scalzo, Pharic Scott, Ryan Shepard, Ellen Sutton, Monica Swayne and Sophie Wright.
“If every musical had the brain, the heart, and the courage of WICKED, Broadway really would be a magical place.” – Time Magazine
The return WICKED Australian comeback tour goes on pre-sale 9th July 2013. Join the waitlist to access the pre-sale and get your tickets first.