27th April 2007
KERRY ELLIS, SUSIE BLAKE, NIGEL
PLANER, JAMES GILLAN AND KATIE ROWLEY JONES EXTEND IN
Kerry Ellis (Elphaba), Susie Blake (Madame Morrible),
Nigel Planer (The Wizard), James Gillan (Boq) and Katie
Rowley Jones (Nessarose) have all extended their contracts
in the record-breaking hit musical WICKED at London's
Apollo Victoria Theatre from Monday 16 July 2007 onwards.
Current cast members Helen Dallimore (Glinda), Adam
Garcia (Fiyero) and Martin Ball (Doctor Dillamond) will
play their final performances on Saturday 14 July 2007.
From Monday 16 July 2007, WICKED will star Kerry Ellis
as Elphaba, Dianne Pilkington as Glinda, Oliver Tompsett
as Fiyero, Susie Blake as Madame Morrible, Nigel Planer
as The Wizard, Andy Mace as Doctor Dillamond, James
Gillan as Boq and Katie Rowley Jones as Nessarose. Cassidy
Janson will be the Elphaba Standby and Sarah Earnshaw
will be the Glinda Standby.
Oliver Tompsett (Fiyero), Andy Mace (Doctor Dillamond),
Cassidy Janson (Elphaba Standby) and Sarah Earnshaw
(Glinda Standby) are all members of the original London
The full ensemble is confirmed as: Gary Amers, Nicola
Brazil, Nadine Cox, Aileen Donohoe, Mark Evans, Ashleigh
Gray, Aimee Hall, Kady Jo Jackson, Caroline Keiff, John
Hicks, Dougal Irvine, Latoya Leijan, Mitchell Mahony,
Christopher Mitchell, Adam Murray, Haydn Oakley, Sean
Parkins, Michael Pickering, David Stoller, Lindsay Taylor,
Hannah Toye, Kerry Washington, Lucie Waugh and Gary
WICKED has now been seen by over half a million theatregoers
since its first public performance at London's Apollo
Victoria Theatre on 7 September 2006, grossing over
£18 million at the Box Office and twice setting new
West End Box Office records for the highest ever weekly
gross. WICKED has grossed over $500,000,000 (half a
billion dollars) worldwide.
Based on Gregory Maguire's best-selling novel, the
spellbinding WICKED tells the incredible untold story
of an extraordinary friendship between two girls: the
blond and popular Glinda and the misunderstood green
girl, Elphaba, whosedestiny is to become the Wicked
Witch of the West.