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Wicked casting News June 2014

WickedDavis-Jones replaces Willemijn Verkaik as Elphaba and Ashleigh Gray returns to Wicked having been stand-by Elphaba at the Apollo Victoria Theatre.

Nikki Davis-Jones, who is currently playing Elphaba in the UK tour of Wicked, will join the London production from Monday 27th October 2014. She is joined in the cast by Liza Sadovy (Madame Morrible) and Philip Childs (Doctor Dillamond).

Willemijn Verkaik (Elphaba), Sue Kelvin (Madame Morrible) and Paul Clarkson (Doctor Dillamond) will all play their last performances on Saturday 25th October 2014.

Savannah Stevenson (Glinda), Jeremy Taylor (Fiyero), Martyn Ellis (The Wizard), Sam Lupton (Boq), Katie Rowley Jones (Nessarose), Emma Hatton (Standby Elphaba) and Sophie Linder-Lee (Standby Glinda) all continue in their roles.

The London production at the Apollo Victoria Theatre has been seen by almost 6 million people since its opening night in September 2006, making it the 10th longest running show in the West End.

UK touring cast of Wicked: Ashleigh Gray joining to play Elphaba opposite Samuel Edwards (Fiyero) from Tuesday 16th September 2014 at Liverpool Empire Theatre. They will be joined by Steven Pinder (The Wizard and Doctor Dillamond), Richard Vincent (Boq) and Jacqueline Hughes (Standby Elphaba).

Current cast members Liam Doyle (Fiyero), Dale Rapley (The Wizard and Doctor Dillamond), George Ure (Boq) and Jemma Alexander (Standby Elphaba) will all play their final performances on Saturday 6th September 2014 at Birmingham Hippodrome.

WICKED, the award-winning West End musical that tells the untold story of the Witches of Oz, announces the launch of its new booking period, with tickets going on sale into its 9th year at the Apollo Victoria Theatre.

Winner of 90 international awards, Wicked has cast its magical spell over audiences of all ages across the world for a decade and continues to be a record-breaking hit at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre, where, as of 2013, it has become the 16th longest-running West End musical of all time.

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