Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

VIDEO: Jonathan Bailey Sings THE LAST FIVE YEARS, COMPANY & More

Bailey will star as Fiyero in the Wicked film adaptation.

It's just life... and Jonathan Bailey is dancing through! As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, the Olivier Award winner and Bridgerton star will play Fiyero in Jon M. Chu's upcoming film adaption of Wicked. He joins the previously announced Ariana Grande as Glinda and Cynthia Erivo as Elphaba in the two-part film adaption of the hit Broadway musical.

This is far from Bailey's first gig in musical theatre. In addition to his many film and television roles, he was most recently seen onstage in Marianne Elliott's sold-out revival of Cock, which opened to rave reviews in March 2022. Bailey previously collaborated with Elliott for the award-winning Company, alongside Patti LuPone, for which he won an Olivier Award. He also starred alongside Ian McKellen in KING Lear in 2017, and opposite Samantha Barks in The Last Five Years in 2016.

Check out just a few stage highlights below!

Jonathan Bailey sings "If I Didn't Believe in You" from The Last Five Years:

Jonathan Baily sings "Not Getting Married Today" from Company:

Jonathan Bailey wins an Olivier Award for Company in 2019:

Wicked will be released in two parts, the first being released during the 2024 holiday season and the next part being released the year after. Rehearsals for the movie are currently underway with principal photography beginning in November.

Before Dorothy, before the flying house, and before the yellow brick road, there was Elphaba and Galinda. Born with emerald-green skin, Elphaba is smart, fiery, misunderstood and possesses extraordinary talent. When circumstances force her to room with the bubbly blonde and exceptionally popular, Galinda, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships. From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, Wicked tells the story of Oz that you've never heard.


BroadwayWorld Shop
Shop BroadwayWorld

Shop this season's new musicals! Get dressed up for a night at the theatre, or just a night at home, with merch from some of Broadway's biggest hits including SOME LIKE IT HOT, KIMBERLY AKIMBO, and more!

Start Shopping



Related Stories
VIDEO: Bowen Yang Discusses His History With WICKED Photo
Bowen Yang appeared on Late Night With Seth Meyers last night where he discussed his upcoming role as Pfannee in the film adaptation of Wicked! Yang talked about his history with the musical, and how he was 'obsessed' with it when it first opened.

VIDEO: Watch Kristin Chenoweth Duet Ariana Grandes Somewhere Over the Rainbow Cover Photo
Watch Kristin Chenoweth duet Ariana Grande's 'Somewhere Over The Rainbow' cover on TikTok.

VIDEO: Ariana Grande Sings Somewhere Over the Rainbow Photo
Ariana Grande has shared a new video of her singing 'Over the Rainbow' from The Wizard of Oz while preparing to film the upcoming Wicked movies. Grande also stated that she filmed the video 'mid getting ready' while 'hiding Glinda's hair.'

VIDEO: Michelle Yeoh Reveals How Grande & Erivo Convinced Her to Do WICKED Photo
Fresh off her Golden Globe win, Michelle Yeoh revealed how Jon M. Chu, Ariana Grande, and Cynthia Erivo convinced her to join the Wicked movie as Madame Morrible. After Chu initially approached her about playing the role, Yeoh was convinced to join the films after hearing from two of her future co-stars. Watch the interview video now!


From This Author - Team BWW


PIPPIN, THE CHINESE LADY & More - Check Out This Week's Top Stage MagsPIPPIN, THE CHINESE LADY & More - Check Out This Week's Top Stage Mags
January 27, 2023

Take a look at this week's top Stage Mags including productions from Capital Stage, Gaslight Theatre, and more.

Play BroadwayWorld's Daily Word Game - 1/27/2023Play BroadwayWorld's Daily Word Game - 1/27/2023
January 27, 2023

Today's BroadwayWorld Daily Word Game is now live - can you guess today's word or phrase? The solution can be any theatre related word or phrase - a show title, performer, recognizable lyrical phrase, and more.

The Queen's Six Makes New York City DebutThe Queen's Six Makes New York City Debut
January 26, 2023

Valentine's Day, February 14 and 15, 2023 at 8pm, The Queen's Six makes their New York City debut at The Town Hall with “From Windsor With Love”, an a cappella program of classical and contemporary works. Tickets are on sale now through Ticketmaster.

Shop Cozy Winter Essentials in BroadwayWorld's Theatre ShopShop Cozy Winter Essentials in BroadwayWorld's Theatre Shop
January 25, 2023

Shop official merchandise from Kimberly Akimbo, Hadestown, Kimberly Akimbo, Wicked, Beetlejuice and more to stay warm and cozy this winter!

Could AI-Written Musicals Ever Come To Broadway?Could AI-Written Musicals Ever Come To Broadway?
January 24, 2023

Imagine a Broadway where computer-generated musicals, powered by cutting-edge artificial intelligence technology, take center stage. No more waiting for years for a new hit musical to be written and produced, no more limitations on special effects, and no more casting restrictions.