WICKED, the West Finish and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the unimaginable untold story of the Witches of Oz, is proud to announce its full new London solid who will start performances at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre on Tuesday 7 March 2023. Main the corporate might be Alexia Khadime as ‘Elphaba’, returning to the function she beforehand performed to common acclaim, and The Phantom of the Opera star Lucy St. Louis as ‘Glinda’. Caitlin Anderson will make her West Finish debut as ‘Nessarose’, and present ensemble solid member Joe Thompson-Oubari will take over the function of ‘Boq’.
The complete new solid is confirmed as Alexia Khadime (Elphaba), Lucy St. Louis (Glinda), Ryan Reid (Fiyero), Sophie-Louise Dann (Madame Morrible), Mark Curry (The Wizard), Caitlin Anderson (Nessarose), Joe Thompson-Oubari (Boq), Simeon Truby (Physician Dillamond), Amy Webb (Standby for Elphaba), Lisa-Anne Wooden (Standby for Glinda), Yuki Abe, Kofi Aidoo-Appiah, Conor Ashman, Jessica Aubrey, Joshua Clemetson, Fergus Dale, Effie Rae Dyson, Nicola Espallardo, Danny Fogarty, Ross Harmon, Kate Leiper, Nick Len, Jemima Loddy, Joshua Lovell, PaddyJoe Martin, Millie Mayhew, Harry Mills, Daniel Parrott, Aiesha Naomi Pease, Jeanie Ryan, Natalie Spriggs, James Titchener, Micaela Todd, Christine Tucker, Jaydon Vijn and Taela Yeomans-Brown.
Present solid members Lucie Jones (Elphaba), Helen Woolf (Glinda), Carina Gillespie (Nessarose), Nicholas McLean (Boq), Meg Astin, Alishia-Marie Blake, Pàje Campbell, Michael Colbourne, Nolan Edwards, Laura Harrison, Amie Hibbert, Lucie Horsfall, Samuel How, Christian Knight, Jasmine Leung, Maggie Lynne, Rhidian Marc, Jessica-Alice McCluskey, Stacey McGuire, Lewis Newton, and Samantha Thomas will all play their ultimate performances on Sunday 5 March 2023.
“One of the crucial profitable musicals of all time” (BBC Information), Depraved is now in its 17th 12 months at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre the place it has already seen by greater than 11 million individuals. The “vastly widespread present” (The Instances) has gained over 100 worldwide awards together with three Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards, and a Grammy. Tickets are presently on public sale till Sunday 26 November 2023, with 9 further exhibits added.
Alexia Khadime (Elphaba) first performed ‘Elphaba’ to important acclaim in 2008 and subsequently returned to the function for a second engagement in 2009/10. Alexia’s many different main West Finish roles have included ‘Nala’ in Disney’s The Lion King; ‘Éponine’ in Les Misérables; ‘Nabulungi’ in The E book of Mormon (WhatsOnStage Award); and, most just lately, ‘Miriam’ in The Prince of Egypt. On the Nationwide Theatre, she performed ‘Harmonia’ in Welcome To Thebes, directed by Richard Eyre. Her many tv appearances have included Comin’ Atcha! (CITV); Nick Payne’s Wanderlust (BBC); Splatalot (CBBC) with Dick & Dom; ‘Ellie’ in The Queen’s Nostril (CBBC) and Grange Hill. She appeared within the movies Rocketman; Les Misérables and London Street.
Lucy St. Louis (Glinda) is presently starring as ‘Christine Daaé’ in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre, London. She beforehand starred as ‘Diana Ross’ in Motown The Musical on the Shaftesbury Theatre and as ‘Antonia’ in Man of La Mancha on the London Coliseum. Lucy’s many different London theatre credit embody her West Finish debut in Ragtime (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); The E book of Mormon (Prince of Wales Theatre); and Lovely: The Carole King Musical (Aldwych Theatre)
Caitlin Anderson (Nessarose) will make her West Finish debut in Depraved. She skilled at Scotland’s MGA Academy of Performing Arts, graduating in 2018.
Joe Thompson-Oubari (Boq) is presently showing within the ensemble solid of Depraved and has performed the function of ‘Boq’ on many events. He graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in the summertime of 2019, gaining an MA (with Distinction) in Musical Theatre.
Primarily based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, Depraved imagines a beguiling backstory and future prospects to the lives of L. Frank Baum’s beloved characters from The Great Wizard of Oz and divulges the choices and occasions that form the destinies of two unlikely college buddies on their journey to turning into Glinda The Good and the Depraved Witch of the West.
Depraved has music and lyrics by multi-Oscar and Grammy Award winner Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Pippin, The Prince of Egypt, Disney’s Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Enchanted and its Disney+ sequel Disenchanted). It’s primarily based on the multi-million copy best-selling novel Depraved: The Life and Instances of the Depraved Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire and written by Emmy and Tony Award nominee Winnie Holzman (creator of the landmark American tv collection My So-Referred to as Life). Musical staging is by Tony Award-winner Wayne Cilento with course by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe Mantello.