Alli Mauzey to Return to Broadway's WICKED for 10th Anniversary, Begin. 9/24
Beginning performances on Tuesday, September 24th, Alli Mauzey will return to the role of Glinda in the Broadway production of WICKED. Mauzey previously played the role on Broadway and on National Tour. Mauzey will join a cast which currently includes Lindsay Mendez as Elphaba, Derek Klena as Fiyero, Carol Kane as Madame Morrible, Tom McGowan as The Wizard, Catherine Charlebois as Nessarose, John Schiappa as Dr. Dillamond, andMichael Wartella as Boq. Katie Rose Clark will play her final performance as Glinda on Sunday, September 22nd.
Mauzey's other Broadway credits include Lenora in Cry-Baby and Brenda in Hairspray. Regionally Alli has appeared asSidney in It's a Bird...It's a Plane...for City Center Encores, Mallory in City of Angels for Reprise!, Snookie in 110 in the Shade at the Pasadena Playhouse, and Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors at The Muny.
As WICKED approaches its 10th Anniversary this October 30th, there are currently nine productions of the musical worldwide: New York, London, Japan (Tokyo), Australia/New Zealand (Auckland), South Korea (Seoul), Latin America (Mexico City), a U.K. Tour, and two concurrent North American National Tours.
Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, WICKED has music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and a book by Winnie Holzman. The production is directed by Joe Mantello with musical staging by Wayne Cilento. WICKED is produced by Marc Platt, Universal Pictures, The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt and David Stone.
Winner of over 50 major awards including the Grammy Award and three Tony Awards, WICKED is the untold story of the witches of Oz. Long before Dorothy drops in, two other girls meet in the land of Oz. One, born with emerald-green skin, is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. WICKED tells the story of their remarkable odyssey, how these two unlikely friends grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good.
To get tickets and more information, visit www.wickedthemusical.com. WICKED is performed at the Gershwin Theatre, 222 West 51st Street, between Broadway and 8th Avenue