Photo Flash: First Look at New West End WICKED Cast - Willemijn Verkaik, Savannah Stevenson & More!
WICKED, the long-running hit West End musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, today welcomes international Wicked star Willemijn Verkaik (Elphaba), Savannah Stevenson (Glinda), Jeremy Taylor (Fiyero); Sue Kelvin (Madame Morrible) and Olivier award-winning actor Paul Clarkson (Doctor Dillamond) to the new London cast at the Apollo Victoria Theatre. Sam Kelly returns to play The Wizard, a role he previously played in 2009/2010.Katie Rowley Jones (Nessarose) and Sam Lupton (Boq) continue in their current starring roles. Emma Hatton is the Standby Elphaba and current ensemble cast member Sophie Linder-Lee is now the Standby Glinda. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the new West End cast on stage!
Recently acclaimed as "one of the most popular West End musicals ever" (London Evening Standard), the Olivier Award-winning London production of the global musical phenomenon is already the 16th longest-running West End musical of all time and has now been seen by over 5 million people since its London premiere in 2006. While continuing its record-breaking, open-ended run at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, where tickets are currently on sale until 26 April 2014, a major new production will tour the UK and Ireland, opening at Manchester's Palace Theatre in September 2013.
For tickets or more information, visit: www.WickedTheMusical.co.uk
Photos by: Matt Crockett