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Sophie Evans

 
Bio:
Training: Sophie is currently training at Arts Educational Schools (Chiswick). Theatre includes: Sophie has played Alternate Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz since its premiere in 2011. Television includes: runner-up in the BBC1‚Äôs Over the Rainbow ‚Äď search for Dorothy, The Big Performance ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Training: Sophie is currently training at Arts Educational Schools (Chiswick). Theatre includes: Sophie has played Alternate Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz since its premiere in 2011. Television includes: runner-up in the BBC1‚Äôs Over the Rainbow ‚Äď search for Dorothy, The Big Performance ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2021
Glinda [Replacement]
  [West End]
London Revival, 2011
Dorothy Gale (Alternate)
Dorothy Gale [Replacement]

Sophie Evans Biography

Training: Sophie is currently training at Arts Educational Schools (Chiswick).

Theatre includes: Sophie has played Alternate Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz since its premiere in 2011.

Television includes: runner-up in the BBC1‚Äôs Over the Rainbow ‚Äď search for Dorothy, The Big Performance (CBBC), The Big Talent Show (S4C) and Tony Pandy Riots (BBC Wales).

Other work includes: 10th anniversary for the Joshua Foundation (Millennium Centre, Cardiff).

The Wizard of Oz marks Sophie’s professional and West End debut.





Sophie Evans News

Gaiety Musical Theatre Festival Teams Up with The Theatre Cafe in April 2023 Photo Gaiety Musical Theatre Festival Teams Up with The Theatre Cafe in April 2023
by Stephi Wild - Dec 2, 2022

The highly anticipated Gaiety Musical Theatre Festival, the first outdoor music festival dedicated to musical theatre in the UK, is teaming up with The Theatre Cafe for its launch in April 2023.

Gaiety Musical Theatre Festival is Launching in April 2023
by Stephi Wild - Oct 5, 2022

The highly anticipated Gaiety Musical Theatre Festival is launching in April 2023 at Ragley Hall, Warwickshire.  Following its postponement in 2022, this one-of-a-kind epic multi-stage festival will bring together some of the biggest West End and Broadway stars for a day packed with musical theatre performances and experiences. 

Full Main Stage Line Up Announced For The 2022 Gaiety Musical Theatre Festival Photo Full Main Stage Line Up Announced For The 2022 Gaiety Musical Theatre Festival
by Stephi Wild - Feb 10, 2022

The Gaiety Musical Theatre Festival has announced the full main stage line up for this year's festival at Ragley Hall, Warwickshire.

Photos: First Look at Lucie Jones, Ryan Reid, and the New Company of WICKED in London Photo Photos: First Look at Lucie Jones, Ryan Reid, and the New Company of WICKED in London
by Stephi Wild - Jan 24, 2022

Wicked has released the first production images of new cast members Lucie Jones (Elphaba), Ryan Reid (Fiyero), Sophie-Louise Dann (Madame Morrible) and Gary Wilmot (The Wizard).

Lucie Jones, Ryan Reid, Sophie-Louise Dann and Gary Wilmot Join WICKED 2022 London Ca Photo Lucie Jones, Ryan Reid, Sophie-Louise Dann and Gary Wilmot Join WICKED 2022 London Cast
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2021

Wicked has announced that Lucie Jones (Elphaba), Ryan Reid (Fiyero), Sophie-Louise Dann (Madame Morrible) and Gary Wilmot (The Wizard) will lead the new London cast at the Apollo Victoria Theatre from Tuesday 1 February 2022. Meet the cast.

Photos/Video: West End Production of WICKED Extends Booking Through Sunday 27th Novem Photo Photos/Video: West End Production of WICKED Extends Booking Through Sunday 27th November 2022
by Stephi Wild - Oct 25, 2021

Wicked, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, has announced that an additional 500,000 new tickets are now on sale, with booking extended to Sunday 27 November 2022.

WICKED Celebrates 15th Anniversary in the West End Photo WICKED Celebrates 15th Anniversary in the West End
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2021

Wicked, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, tonight (28 September 2021) celebrates 15 years at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre. 

WICKED Confirms London Cast; Sophie Evans Returning To Play Glinda! Photo WICKED Confirms London Cast; Sophie Evans Returning To Play Glinda!
by Marianka Swain - Sep 2, 2021

Wicked, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to confirm the returning cast that will lead the award-winning production back into London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre where it resumes performances on Wednesday 15 September 2021.

Picnic Proms: Summer Concert Series Will Be Performed at Harewood in September Photo Picnic Proms: Summer Concert Series Will Be Performed at Harewood in September
by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2021

The concert series takes place outdoors surrounded by Harewood House’s stunning landscape. Share a picnic with your friends and loved ones, sing along to your favourite songs and soak in an evening of unmissable live entertainment.

Ruthie Henshall, Ben Forster, Mica Paris and More to Take Part in THE BEST OF THE WES Photo Ruthie Henshall, Ben Forster, Mica Paris and More to Take Part in THE BEST OF THE WEST END at Royal Albert Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2021

The Alpha Family has¬†announced that they will have the honour of being the first West End production on the opening week of the iconic Royal Albert Hall. This will be Alpha‚Äôs third ‚ÄúBest of the West End‚ÄĚ show, following their previous sell-outs at the Hall over the last three years.

Sophie Evans Videos

VIDEO: WICKED's Kerry Ellis, Willemijn Verkaik, Rachel Tucker, Louise Dearman, and Mo Videoplay
VIDEO: WICKED's Kerry Ellis, Willemijn Verkaik, Rachel Tucker, Louise Dearman, and More Perform 'For Good' in Honor of the Make a Difference Trust

by Stage Tube - May 13, 2020

23 West End actresses who have played Elphaba or Glinda in WICKED have reunited to perform a stunning rendition of the show's song 'For Good.'

VIDEO: Watch Performances And A Q&A With The Cast Of WICKED on #TheatreLoungeLive Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Performances And A Q&A With The Cast Of WICKED on #TheatreLoungeLive

by Alan Henry - Jun 1, 2018

Are you ready to Defy Gravity? Watch the Official London Theatre #TheatreLoungeLive for live performances and a Q&A with the wonderful cast of Wicked UK!

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Meets and Chats With West End Glinda Sophie Evans Videoplay
VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Meets and Chats With West End Glinda Sophie Evans

by Stage Tube - Nov 24, 2017

Kristin Chenoweth recently stopped by Wicked on the West End and chatted with their current Glinda, Sophie Evans. The two discussed what the show and the role means to them, as well as their newfound connection through their nationality! Check out the full video below!

BWW Blog: Morgan Reynolds of THE WIZARD OF OZ Tour - An Exclusive Look at 8 Months on the Road, Filmed 1 Second Each Day
by Guest Blogger: Morgan Reynolds - Jul 18, 2016

THE WIZARD OF OZ NORTH AMERICAN TOUR played its final performance on Sunday, July 17 at the Straz Center in Tampa, FL.  During the tour, Morgan Reynolds (Scarecrow) took fans on a backstage journey down the yellow brick road.  Here is the final installment: An incredible look at 8 months on the road, captured in a second each day.  Check out the video below! 

BWW Blog: WIZARD OF OZ Tour's Morgan Reynolds
by Guest Blogger: Morgan Reynolds - Dec 4, 2015

@morganwreynolds (Scarecrow) takes fans behind-the-scenes on the 2015-16 North American tour of The Wizard of Oz! #WizardUsTour.  Check out his latest vlog below!

VIDEO: Dominic West and Ben Schnetzer Talk New Film PRIDE on 'Today'
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 8, 2014

Dominic West and Ben Schnetzer stopped by this morning's TODAY on NBC to talk about their new film 'Pride', which centers on gay activists in 1984 who join forces with a striking miner's union.

VIDEO: PRIDE, Starring Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton and More, Hits UK Theaters Today
by Movies News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

PRIDE is about the extraordinary true story of two very different communities who unite to defend the same cause. Below, check out the trailer for the film, featuring theatre stars Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton and Dominic West! The movie is out in the UK today, September 12.

VIDEO: All-New Trailer for PRIDE, Starring Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton and More
by Movies News Desk - Aug 8, 2014

PRIDE is about the extraordinary true story of two very different communities who unite to defend the same cause. Below, check out a brand new trailer for the film, featuring theatre stars Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton and Dominic West! The movie is out in the UK on September 12.

VIDEO: New Trailer for PRIDE, Starring Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton and Dominic West
by Movies News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

Pathe's PRIDE is about the extraordinary true story of two very different communities who unite to defend the same cause. Below, check out a new trailer for the film, featuring stage stars Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton and Dominic West! The movie is out in the UK on September 12.

STAGE TUBE: New WIZARD OF OZ Footage Feat. Sophie Evans and Russell Grant
by Stage Tube - Mar 9, 2012

Check out this new footage of THE WIZARD OF OZ at the London Palladium. It features Sophie Evans as Dorothy and Russell Grant as The Wizard, plus the two songs 'We're Off to See the Wizard' and 'The Land of Oz'.


Sophie Evans Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Sophie Evans been in?
Sophie Evans has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Sophie Evans been in?
Sophie Evans has appeared on London's West End in 3 shows.

What was Sophie Evans's first West End show?
Sophie Evans's first West End show was The Wizard of Oz which opened in 2011