Photo Flash: Press Night For WICKED With Lee Mead
Lee Mead recently joined the cast of WICKED in London, England. The production held a press night on May 18, 2010.
The enormously popular winner of the BBC series Any Dream Will Do, Lee Mead went on to the play the title role in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the Adelphi Theatre to critical acclaim, winning the 2007 Variety Club Award for 'Outstanding New Talent'. He has just finished playing the title role in the hugely successful national tour of Oscar Wilde's Lord Arthur Savile's Crime.
WICKED now stars: Rachel Tucker (Elphaba), Louise Dearman (Glinda), Lee Mead (Fiyero), Julie Legrand (Madame Morrible), Clive Carter (The Wizard), Cassandra Compton (Nessarose), Julian Forsyth (Doctor Dillamond), George Ure (Boq), Nikki Davis-Jones (Elphaba Standby) and Sarah Earnshaw (Glinda Standby). Cast subject to change from 7 February 2011.
Recently acclaimed as "one of the biggest hits of our age" (The Observer, March 2010) and "the biggest thing in musicals since The Phantom of the Opera opened 24 years ago" (The Times, March 2010), WICKED celebrated its 1500th performance at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre on Friday 23 April 2010.
Official UK website: www.WickedTheMusical.co.uk
Find out about the WICKED Young Writers' Award at www.WickedYoungWriters.com
Apollo Victoria Theatre, Wilton Road, London, SW1V 1LG
WICKED proudly supports Magic 105.4's Cash For Kids charity and the Anti-Bullying Alliance.
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