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Alison Luff and John Davidson Join WICKED Tour Today

The company of the first North American tour of WICKED will welcome Alison Luff as Elphaba and John Davidson as The Wizard today, April 30 in Dallas, TX.

Luff's Broadway credits include Scandalous (Original Broadway Cast recording) and GHOST the Musical. She was also part of the Broadway and Nat'l Touring companies of Mamma Mia! Luff received a Denver Post Ovation award for Best Supporting Actress in a musical for her portrayal as Olive in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

Davidson has been seen on Broadway in State Fair, Foxy and Oklahoma and Off-Broadway in High Infidelity and The Fantasticks. Davidson's numerous TV and feature film credits include "That's Incredible," "The New Hollywood Squares," "One Hundred Thousand Dollar Pyramid," "The Tonight Show," "The John Davidson Daytime Talk Show," "The Kraft Sum Music Hall," "The Girl With Something Extra," The Happiest Millionaire, The One And Only Genuine Original Family Band, Airport 80 and Edward Scissorhands.

Luff and Davidson join a cast that includes Jenn Gambatese as Glinda and Kim Zimmer as Madame Morrible.

The company also features Curt Hansen (Fiyero), Demaree Hill (Nessarose), Jesse JP Johnson (Boq), Timothy Britten Parker (Dr. Dillamond) and Laurel Harris (Standby for Elphaba) with Dina Bennett, Lauren Boyd, Kyle Brown, Nirine S. Brown, Antonette Cohen, Rick Desloge, Timothy A. Fitz-Gerald, Adam Fleming, Brenda Hamilton, Courtney Iventosch, Trevor Ryan Krahl, Philip Dean Lightstone, Marissa Lupp, Jonathan McGill, Kevin McMahon, Cassie Okenka, Shayla Osborn, Brandon Rubendall, Christopher Russo, Sarah Schenkkan, Pamela Shandrow, Ben Susak and Shanna VanDerwerker.

Luff and Davidson will join the tour during its engagement in Dallas, TX. WICKED will play the Music Hall at Fair Park April 10 - May 5. Tickets are available at The Box Office, 5959 Royal Lane, #542 Preston Royal Shopping Center in Dallas, and at all Ticketmaster locations, by calling 1-800-745-3000, or online at www.ticketmaster.com/wicked.

WICKED, with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Pippin, Disney's Enchanted, Academy Award winner for Pocahontas and The Prince of Egypt) and book by Winnie Holzman ("My So Called Life," "Once And Again" and "thirtysomething"), is based on the 1995 best-selling novel by Gregory Maguire. The musical is directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Take Me Out, Love! Valour! Compassion!, The Vagina Monologues) and features musical staging by Tony Award winner Wayne Cilento (Aida, The Who's Tommy, How To Succeed...). WICKED, the untold story of the witches of Oz, is produced by Marc Platt, Universal Pictures, The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt and David Stone.

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