Who was originally cast as Elphaba?

Who was originally cast as Elphaba?

Amanda Harrison was originally cast as Elphaba, with Lucy Durack as Glinda.

Who played Elphaba in Wicked 2020?

It’s been a long time coming, but finally Wicked, the movie adaptation of the sensational Broadway musical, has filled its two major roles. Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo will be playing Glinda and Elphaba, respectively.

Where is Joe Mantello from?

Rockford, IL
Joe Mantello/Place of birth

Why is Wicked witch green?

As in the book, Elphaba is born with green skin. In the musical, however, the cause of her pigmentation is due to her mother having imbibed a green elixir before being seduced by Elphaba’s biological father.

Who has played Elphaba the longest?

Willemijn Verkaik
Willemijn Verkaik is the longest-running Elphaba, having played over 2,000 performances in Wicked internationally. She originated the role in Germany and the Netherlands, and also played it on Broadway and the West End.

Who is the cast of Wicked 2021?

Wicked Broadway Original Cast

  • Ioana Alfonso. Ensemble.
  • Norbert Leo Butz. Fiyero.
  • Ben Cameron. Ensemble.
  • Cristy Candler. Witch’s Mother. Ensemble. Nessarose.
  • Kristy Cates. Ensemble. Elphaba.
  • Melissa Bell Chait. Ensemble. Glinda.
  • Kristin Chenoweth. Glinda.
  • Marcus Choi. Ensemble.

Who is the cast of Wicked on Broadway 2021?

Lindsay Pearce. Elphaba. Lindsay Pearce is overjoyed to be making her Broadway debut.

  • Ginna Claire Mason. Glinda.
  • Alexandra Billings. Madame Morrible.
  • Michael McCormick. The Wizard.
  • Sam Gravitte. Fiyero.
  • Jordan Barrow. Boq.
  • Mili Diaz. Nessarose.
  • Michael X. Martin.
  • Who currently plays Elphaba in Wicked on Broadway?

    Lindsay Pearce
    Lindsay Pearce, Elphaba in “Wicked” on Broadway.

    When did Joe Mantello direct wicked?


    Outer Critics Circle
    2004 Outstanding Director of a Musical Wicked
    2003 Outstanding Director of a Play Take Me Out
    1995 Outstanding Director of a Play Love! Valour! Compassion!
    1992 Outstanding Debut Performance The Baltimore Waltz

    What has Mantello directed?

    The Boys in the Band2020
    Love! Valour! Compassion!1997Three Hotels
    Joe Mantello/Films directed

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