Jenn Gambatese and Curt Hansen Join Cast of WICKED National Tour as 'Glinda' & 'Fiyero' on 2/26
The company of the first North American tour of Wicked has just announced that joining the show will be Jenn Gambatese as Glinda on Tuesday, February 26 in Costa Mesa, CA and Curt Hansen as Fiyero on Wednesday, March 20 in Tucson, AZ.
Gambatese starred on Broadway as "Jane" in Tarzan and "Natalie" in All Shook Up. Other Broadway credits include Hairspray, Is He Dead?, A Year with Frog and Toad and Footloose. She has been seen Off-Broadway in Fiorello! and Stairway to Paradise (Encores!) and The School for Lies (Classic Stage Company). Gambatese has been seen around the country in Lips Together Teeth Apart (Westport Country Playhouse), We Have Always Lived in the Castle (Yale Repertory Theatre) and Annie Get Your Gun and Carousel (Goodspeed Musicals).
Hansen has been seen on Broadway in Next to Normal (as well as the First National Tour) and Hairspray. TV credits include Nickelodeon's Big Time Rush as Dak Zevon and The Good Wife. He has also been seen regionally in Parade (Center Theatre Group), Girlfriend (Actors Theatre of Louisville) and A Snow White Christmas (Lythgoe Family Productions).
Gambatese and Hansen join a cast that includes Dee Roscioli as Elphaba, Kim Zimmer as Madame Morrible and Tom McGowan as The Wizard.
The company also features Justin Brill (Boq), Clifton Davis (Dr. Dillamond), Demaree Hill (Nessarose) and Laurel Harris (Standby for Elphaba) with Dina Bennett, Lauren Boyd, Kyle Brown, Antonette Cohen, Rick Desloge, Timothy A. Fitz-Gerald, Napoleon W. Gladney, Brenda Hamilton, Courtney Iventosch, Trevor Ryan Krahl, Philip Dean Lightstone, Marissa Lupp, Michael Mahany, Jonathan McGill, Kevin McMahon, Cassie Okenka, Shayla Osborn, Christopher Russo, Adea Michelle Sessoms, Sarah Schenkkan, Pamela Shandrow, Ben Susak, Shanna VanDerwerker and Mikey Winslow.
WICKED is playing through March 17 at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, CA. Good seats are still available and can be purchased online at SCFTA.org, at the Box Office at 600 Town Center Drive in Costa Mesa or by calling (714) 556-2787.