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Jessica Vosk and Kristen Martin to Fly Into WICKED Tour

Jessica Vosk and Kristen Martin to Fly Into WICKED TourThe WICKED tour has just announced it will welcome Jessica Vosk as Elphaba and Kristen Martin as Nessarose beginning Wednesday, September 7 at The Morris Performing Arts Center in South Bend.

Jessica Vosk is new to the WICKED family. She most recently recreated the role of Fruma Sarah in Broadway's Fiddler on the Roof. Her other Broadway credits include Finding Neverland and The Bridges of Madison County. Her other roles and credits include Anita in San Francisco Symphony's West Side Story; Encores! Merrily We Roll Along and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes; Roundabout's Death Takes a Holiday and She Loves Me. Vosk was featured in the new musical Kristina by ABBA at both Carnegie Hall and Royal Albert Hall.

Kristen Martin was in the Original Broadway Company of Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark. Her other credits include The City Club (Off-Broadway), A Chorus Line, 42nd Street, Cats, A Comedy of Tenors, Footloose and Dames at Sea.

The current touring company also features Amanda Jane Cooper (Glinda), Wendy Worthington (Madame Morrible), Stuart Zagnit (The Wizard), Chad Jennings (Doctor Dillamond), Sam Seferian (Boq), Jeremy Woodard (Fiyero) and Emily Schultheis (Standby for Elphaba) with Allison Bailey, Kerry Blanchard, Giovanni Bonaventura, JillIan Butler, Laurel Cannon, Jordan Casanova, Michael Di Liberto, Michael Drolet, Ryan Patrick Farrell, Anthony Festa, Dominic Giudici, Lauren Haughton, Garett Hawe, Kelly Lafarga, Melissa Legaspi, Chase Madigan, Olivia Polci, Wayne Schroder, Tregoney Shepherd, Ben Susak, Travis Taber, Jeremy Thompson, Nyla Watson and Justin Wirick.

The surprising tale of an unlikely friendship between two women in the Land of Oz, WICKED tells the untold story of the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good, long before Dorothy drops in. Elphaba, born with emerald-green skin, is smart, fiery and misunderstood. Glinda is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. The remarkable odyssey of how these unexpected friends changed each other's lives for good has made WICKED one of the world's most popular musicals.

Jessica Vosk and Kristen Martin will join WICKED in conjunction with the tour's 1st playing week in South Bend. WICKED will run at The Morris Performing Arts Center September 7 - 18. Tickets are available at BroadwayInSouthBend.com, MorrisCenter.org, at The Morris Center box office, 211 N. Michigan Street, the Hammes Bookstore at Eddy Street Commons, or by calling the Morris Center Box Office at 574.235.9190.

WICKED has been performed in over 100 cities in 14 countries around the world (U.S., Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Japan, Germany, Holland, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, The Philippines, Mexico and Brazil) and has thus far been translated into six languages: Japanese, German, Dutch, Spanish, Korean, and Portuguese.

Based on the best-selling 1995 novel by Gregory Maguire, WICKED is the winner of over 100 international major awards, including a Grammy and three Tony Awards.

With music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Pippin, Godspell, Academy Award-winner for Pocahontas and The Prince of Egypt) and book by Winnie Holzman ("My So Called Life," "Once And Again" and "thirtysomething"), WICKED 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...).

The Grammy Award-winning cast recording of WICKED is available on Decca Broadway.

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