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The following are cast lists for all past, present and future productions of the hit Stephen Schwartz-Winnie Holzman musical Wicked. All productions listed are replicas of the original Broadway staging. For cast lists of all non-replicated productions (Universal Studios Japan; Helsinki, Finland; Copenhagen, Denmark) click here.

CURRENT PRODUCTIONS

Broadway, New York

  • First Preview: October 8, 2003
  • Opening Night: October 30, 2003
  • Venue: George Gershwin Theatre
  • Booking To: January 10, 2016

Current Broadway Cast

Principals (in order of appearance)

  • Kara Lindsay as Glinda
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  • William Ryall as Witch's Father
  • Sterling Masters as Witch's Mother
  • Kathy Santen as Midwife
  • Caroline Bowman as Elphaba
  • Arielle Jacobs as Nessarose
  • Robin de Jesus as Boq
  • Michele Lee as Madame Morrible
  • Timothy Britten Parker as Doctor Dillamond
  • Matt Shingledecker as Fiyero
  • Fred Applegate as The Wizard
  • Christopher King as Chistery

Monkeys, Students, Denizens of the Emerald City, Palace Guards and Other Citizens of Oz: Ioana Alfonso, Larkin Bogan, Jerad Bortz, Maia Evwaraye-Griffin, Josh Daniel Green, Spencer Jones, Christopher King, Adrian Lee, Colby Q. Lindeman, Marissa Lupp, Sterling Masters, Dashi' Mitchell, Lindsay K. Northen, Desi Oakley, Daniel Quadrino, Casey Quinn, William Ryall, Adam Sanford, Kathy Santen, Heather Spore, Ryan Vasquez, Betsy Werbel.

Standbys: Standby for Elphaba - Emily Koch. Standby for Glinda - Tess Soltau.

Understudies: Understudy for Elphaba - Desi Oakley. For Glinda - Lindsay K. Northen, Heather Spore, Emily Ferranti. For The Wizard and Doctor Dillamond - Brian Munn, William Ryall. For Madame Morrible - Kathy Santen, Betsy Werbel. For Fiyero - Jerad Bortz, Ryan Vasquez. For Nessarose - Emily Ferranti, Tess Ferrell, Desi Oakley. For Boq - Larkin Bogan, Daniel Quadrino. For Chistery - Spencer Jones, Dashi' Mitchell, Jonathan Warren. For Witch's Father - Brian Munn. For Witch's Mother - Antonette Cohen, Lindsay Janisse, Marissa Lupp. For Midwife - Antonette Cohen, Tess Ferrell, Emily Ferranti, Marissa Lupp, Desi Oakley.

Swings: Emily Ferranti, Tess Ferrell, Lindsay Janisse, Brian Munn.
Dance Captains/Swings: Antonette Cohen, Jonathan Warren.
Assistant Dance Captain Spencer Jones.
Fight Captain: Jonathan Warren.

US Dance Supervisor: Mark Myars.

Production Stage Manager: Marybeth Abel. Stage Manager: Jennifer Marik. Asst. Stage Managers: Christy Ney, Shawn Pennington.

Original Broadway Cast

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(L-R) Original stars Kristin Chenoweth & Idina Menzel

Principals (in order of appearance)

  • Kristin Chenoweth as Glinda
  • Sean McCourt as Witch's Father
  • Cristy Candler as Witch's Mother
  • Jan Neuberger as Midwife
  • Idina Menzel as Elphaba
  • Michelle Federer as Nessarose
  • Christopher Fitzgerald as Boq
  • Carole Shelley as Madame Morrible
  • William Youmans as Doctor Dillamond
  • Norbert Leo Butz as Fiyero
  • Joel Grey as The Wizard
  • Manuel Herrera as Chistery

Monkeys, Students, Denizens of the Emerald City, Palace Guards and Other Citizens of Oz: Ioana Alfonso, Ben Cameron, Cristy Candler, Kristy Cates, Melissa Bell Chait, Marcus Choi, Kristoffer Cusick, Kathy Deitch, Melissa Fahn, Rhett G. George, Manuel Herrera, Kisha Howard, LJ Jellison, Sean McCourt, Corinne McFadden, Jan Neuberger, Walter Winston O'Neil, Andrew Palermo, Andy Pellick, Michael Seelbach.

Standbys: Standby for Elphaba - Eden Espinosa.

Understudies: Understudy for Glinda - Melissa Bell Chait. For Elphaba - Kristy Cates. For The Wizard and Doctor Dillamond - Sean McCourt. For Madame Morrible - Jan Neuberger, Lorna Ventura. For Fiyero - Kristoffer Cusick. For Nessarose - Cristy Candler, Eden Espinosa. For Boq - Andrew Palermo. For Chistery and Witch's Father - Mark Myars. For Witch's Mother - Kristen Leigh Gorski. For Midwife - Lorna Ventura.

Swings: Adinah Alexander, Eddie Korbich, Lorna Ventura, Derrick Williams.
Dance Captain/Swing: Mark Myars. Asst. Dance Captain/Swing: Kristen Leigh Gorski.
Asst. Choreographer: Corinne McFadden.

Broadway Cast Replacement History

Note: only replacements of principal characters are noted

  • Kristoffer Cusick temporarily replaced Norbert Leo Butz as Fiyero on November 25, 2003.
  • Taye Diggs replaced Kristoffer Cusick as Fiyero on December 22, 2003.
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(L-R) Annaleigh Ashford & Stephanie J. Block

  • Norbert Leo Butz returned to the role of Fiyero on January 20, 2004.
  • Eden Espinosa temporarily replaced Idina Menzel as Elphaba on June 15, 2004.
  • Randy Harrison temporarily replaced Christopher Fitzgerald as Boq on June 22, 2004.
  • Idina Menzel returned to the role of Elphaba on July 3, 2004.
  • Jennifer Laura Thompson replaced Kristin Chenoweth as Glinda on July 20, 2004.
  • George Hearn replaced Joel Grey as The Wizard on July 20, 2004.
  • Joey McIntyre replaced Norbert Leo Butz as Fiyero on July 20, 2004.
  • Christopher Fitzgerald returned to the role of Boq on July 27, 2004.
  • David Ayers replaced Joey McIntyre as Fiyero on January 11, 2005.
  • Shoshana Bean replaced Idina Menzel as Elphaba on January 11, 2005.
  • Jeffrey Kuhn replaced Christopher Fitzgerald as Boq on January 11, 2005.
  • Megan Hilty replaced Jennifer Laura Thompson as Glinda on May 31, 2005.
  • Rue McClanahan replaced Carole Shelley as Madame Morrible on May 31, 2005.
  • Ben Vereen replaced George Hearn as The Wizard on May 31, 2005.
  • Sean McCourt replaced William Youmans as Doctor Dillamond on July 26, 2005.
  • Gene Weygandt temporarily replaced Ben Vereen as The Wizard on August 30, 2005.
  • Ben Vereen returned to the role of The Wizard on September 6, 2005.
  • Robb Sapp replaced Jeffrey Kuhn as Boq on October 11, 2005.
  • Cristy Candler replaced Michelle Federer as Nessarose on January 10, 2006.
  • Eden Espinosa replaced Shoshana Bean as Elphaba on January 10, 2006.
  • Carol Kane replaced Rue McClanahan as Madame Morrible on January 10, 2006.
  • Derrick Williams replaced David Ayers as Fiyero on January 10, 2006.
  • George Hearn temporarily returned to the role of The Wizard on January 17, 2006.
  • Ben Vereen returned to the role of The Wizard on February 3, 2006.
  • Jenna Leigh Green replaced Cristy Candler as Nessarose on March 17, 2006.
  • David Garrison replaced Ben Vereen as The Wizard on April 4, 2006
  • Kate Reinders replaced Megan Hilty as Glinda on May 30, 2006.
  • Logan Lipton replaced Robb Sapp as Boq on August 8, 2006.
  • Steven Skybell replaced Sean McCourt as Doctor Dillamond on August 8, 2006.
  • Ana Gasteyer replaced Eden Espinosa as Elphaba on October 10, 2006.
  • Jayne Houdyshell replaced Carol Kane as Madame Morrible on November 14, 2006.
  • Cristy Candler returned to the role of Nessarose on January 2, 2007.
  • Kendra Kassebaum replaced Kate Reinders as Glinda on January 9, 2007.
  • Julia Murney replaced Ana Gasteyer as Elphaba on January 9, 2007.
  • Sebastian Arcelus replaced Derrick Williams as Fiyero on January 9, 2007.
  • Lenny Wolpe replaced David Garrison as The Wizard on July 10, 2007.
  • Carole Shelley returned to the role of Madame Morrible on August 24, 2007.
  • Annaleigh Ashford replaced Kendra Kassebaum as Glinda on October 9, 2007.
  • Stephanie J. Block replaced Julia Murney as Elphaba on October 9, 2007.
  • Derrick Williams returned to the role of Fiyero on December 18, 2007.
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    (L-R) Katie Rose Clarke & Teal Wicks

  • David Burnham replaced Derrick Williams as Fiyero on January 8, 2008.
  • Miriam Margolyes replaced Carole Shelley as Madame Morrible on January 22, 2008.
  • Ben Liebert replaced Logan Lipton as Boq on February 5, 2008.
  • Kendra Kassebaum returned to the role of Glinda on May 13, 2008.
  • Kathy Santen replaced Miriam Margolyes as Madame Morrible on June 3, 2008.
  • Kerry Ellis replaced Stephanie J. Block as Elphaba on June 17, 2008.
  • Jayne Houdyshell returned to the role of Madame Morrible on June 17, 2008.
  • Aaron Tveit replaced David Burnham as Fiyero on June 24, 2008.
  • P.J. Benjamin replaced Lenny Wolpe as The Wizard on July 29, 2008.
  • Timothy Britten Parker replaced Steven Skybell as Doctor Dillamond on September 2, 2008.
  • Alex Brightman replaced Ben Liebert as Boq on November 4, 2008.
  • Marcie Dodd replaced Kerry Ellis as Elphaba on November 11, 2008.
  • Alli Mauzey replaced Kendra Kassebaum as Glinda on November 11, 2008.
  • Kevin Kern replaced Aaron Tveit as Fiyero on November 11, 2008.
  • Brynn O'Malley replaced Cristy Candler as Nessarose on November 11, 2008.
  • Nicole Parker replaced Marcie Dodd as Elphaba on January 16, 2009.
  • Aaron Tveit returned to the role of Fiyero on January 21, 2009.
  • Cristy Candler returned to the role of Nessarose on February 10, 2009.
  • Kevin Kern returned to the role of Fiyero on March 10, 2009.
  • Rondi Reed replaced Jayne Houdyshell as Madame Morrible on March 17, 2009.
  • Dee Roscioli replaced Nicole Parker as Elphaba on July 21, 2009.
  • Erin Mackey replaced Alli Mauzey as Glinda on August 11, 2009.
  • Michelle Federer returned to the role of Nessarose on August 18, 2009.
  • Katie Rose Clarke replaced Erin Mackey as Glinda on January 14, 2010.
  • Jenny Fellner replaced Michelle Federer as Nessarose on January 14, 2010.
  • Andy Karl replaced Kevin Kern as Fiyero on February 2, 2010.
  • Mandy Gonzalez replaced Dee Roscioli as Elphaba on March 23, 2010.
  • Kathy Fitzgerald replaced Rondi Reed as Madame Morrible on June 29, 2010.
  • Etai Benson replaced Alex Brightman as Boq on November 2, 2010.
  • Tom Flynn replaced Timothy Britten Parker as Doctor Dillamond on November 2, 2010.
  • Kyle McDaniel replaced Andy Karl as Fiyero on January 4, 2011.
  • Kyle Dean Massey replaced Kyle McDaniel as Fiyero on January 25, 2011.
  • Teal Wicks replaced Mandy Gonzalez as Elphaba on February 1, 2011.
  • Laura Woyasz temporarily replaced Katie Rose Clarke as Glinda on March 25, 2011.
  • Richard H. Blake replaced Kyle Dean Massey as Fiyero on March 29, 2011.
  • Katie Rose Clarke returned to the role of Glinda on April 26, 2011.
  • Tom McGowan replaced P.J. Benjamin as The Wizard on May 3, 2011.
  • Cristy Candler returned to the role of Nessarose on August 2, 2011.
  • Kyle Dean Massey temporarily returned to the role of Fiyero on August 16, 2011.
  • Richard H. Blake returned to the role of Fiyero on September 6, 2011.
  • Jackie Burns replaced Teal Wicks as Elphaba on September 27, 2011.
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    Jackie Burns

  • Chandra Lee Schwartz replaced Katie Rose Clarke as Glinda on September 27, 2011.
  • Jenny Fellner returned to the role of Nessarose on November 8, 2011.
  • Randy Danson replaced Kathy Fitzgerald as Madame Morrible on December 13, 2011.
  • Taylor Trensch temporarily replaced Etai Benson as Boq on January 24, 2012.
  • P.J. Benjamin returned to the role of The Wizard on February 7, 2012.
  • Adam Grupper replaced P.J. Benjamin as The Wizard on April 24, 2012.
  • Etai Benson returned to the role of Boq on April 24, 2012.
  • Kyle Dean Massey returned to the role of Fiyero on July 31, 2012.
  • F. Michael Haynie replaced Etai Benson as Boq on September 25, 2012.
  • Alli Mauzey returned to the role of Glinda on October 16, 2012.
  • Catherine Charlebois replaced Jenny Fellner as Nessarose on December 4, 2012.
  • Willemijn Verkaik replaced Jackie Burns as Elphaba on February 12, 2013.
  • John Schiappa replaced Tom Flynn as Doctor Dillamond on April 2, 2013.
  • Katie Rose Clarke returned to the role of Glinda on April 23, 2013.
  • Lindsay Mendez replaced Willemijn Verkaik as Elphaba on May 28, 2013.
  • Derek Klena replaced Kyle Dean Massey as Fiyero on May 28, 2013.
  • Michael Wartella replaced F. Michael Haynie as Boq on June 25, 2013.
  • Carol Kane returned to the role of Madame Morrible on July 1, 2013.
  • Tom McGowan returned to the role of The Wizard on August 12, 2013.
  • Alli Mauzey returned to the role of Glinda on September 24, 2013.
  • Kyle Dean Massey returned to the role of Fiyero on December 17, 2013.
  • K. Todd Freeman replaced John Schiappa as Doctor Dillamond on January 21, 2014.
  • Christine Dwyer replaced Lindsay Mendez as Elphaba on February 25, 2014.
  • Jenni Barber replaced Alli Mauzey as Glinda on February 25, 2014.
  • Mary Testa replaced Carol Kane as Madame Morrible on February 25, 2014.
  • Justin Guarini replaced Kyle Dean Massey as Fiyero on February 25, 2014.
  • P.J. Benjamin returned to the role of The Wizard on February 25, 2014.
  • Kelli Barrett replaced Catherine Charlebois as Nessarose on May 27, 2014.
  • Tom McGowan returned to the role of The Wizard on July 14, 2014.
  • Timothy Britten Parker returned to the role of Doctor Dillamond on September 23, 2014.
  • Tiffany Haas replaced Jenni Barber as Glinda on November 25, 2014.
  • Michael McCorry Rose replaced Justin Guarini as Fiyero on November 25, 2014.
  • Caroline Bowman replaced Christine Dwyer as Elphaba on December 16, 2014.
  • Kara Lindsay replaced Tiffany Haas as Glinda on December 16, 2014.
  • Kathy Fitzgerald returned to the role of Madame Morrible on December 16, 2014.
  • Matt Shingledecker replaced Michael McCorry Rose as Fiyero on December 16, 2014.
  • Robin de Jesús replaced Michael Wartella as Boq on December 16, 2014.
  • Catherine Charlebois temporarily returned to the role of Nessarose on January 7, 2015.
  • Kelli Barrett returned to the role of Nessarose on January 15, 2015.
  • Catherine Charlebois temporarily returned to the role of Nessarose on January 20, 2015.
  • Christine Dwyer temporarily returned to the role of Elphaba on February 20, 2015.
  • P.J. Benjamin returned to the role of The Wizard on March 10, 2015.
  • Arielle Jacobs replaced Catherine Charlebois as Nessarose on March 10, 2015.
  • Jennifer DiNoia replaced Christine Dwyer as Elphaba on March 19, 2015.
  • Caroline Bowman returned to the role of Elphaba on April 7, 2015.
  • Fred Applegate replaced P.J. Benjamin as The Wizard on June 29, 2015.
  • Kathy Santen temporarily returned to the role of Madame Morrible on June 29, 2015.
  • Michele Lee replaced Kathy Santen as Madame Morrible on July 5, 2015.

Broadway Standby Replacement History

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  • Laura Bell Bundy became the first standby for Glinda in November 2003.
  • Megan Hilty replaced Laura Bell Bundy as the standby for Glinda on August 3, 2004.
  • Shoshana Bean replaced Eden Espinosa as the standby for Elphaba on September 7, 2004.
  • Saycon Sengbloh replaced Shoshana Bean as the standby for Elphaba on January 11, 2005.
  • Stacie Morgain Lewis replaced Megan Hilty as the standby for Glinda on May 31, 2005.
  • Katie Adams replaced Stacie Morgain Lewis as the standby for Glinda on December 20, 2005.
  • Lisa Brescia replaced Saycon Sengbloh as the standby for Elphaba on February 13, 2007.
  • Alli Mauzey replaced Katie Adams as the standby for Glinda on April 17, 2007.
  • Katie Adams returned to the role of standby for Glinda on October 9, 2007.
  • Julie Reiber replaced Lisa Brescia as the standby for Elphaba on May 18, 2008.
  • Jennifer DiNoia replaced Julie Reiber as the standby for Elphaba on February 17, 2009.
  • Laura Woyasz replaced Katie Adams as the standby for Glinda on February 17, 2009.
  • Julie Reiber temporarily returned to the role of standby for Elphaba on November 3, 2009.
  • Jennifer DiNoia returned to the role of standby for Elphaba on December 18, 2009.
  • Lindsay K. Northen temporarily replaced Laura Woyasz as the standby for Glinda on March 25, 2011.
  • Laura Woyasz returned to the role of standby for Glinda on April 26, 2011.
  • Donna Vivino replaced Jennifer DiNoia as the standby for Elphaba on August 23, 2011.
  • Kate Fahrner replaced Laura Woyasz as the standby for Glinda on August 23, 2011.
  • Jennifer DiNoia temporarily returned to the role of standby for Elphaba on October 11, 2012.
  • Donna Vivino returned to the role of standby for Elphaba on November 20, 2012.
  • Tiffany Haas replaced Kate Fahrner as the standby for Glinda on November 20, 2012.
  • Carla Stickler replaced Donna Vivino as the standby for Elphaba on November 5, 2013.
  • Laura Woyasz temporarily returned to the role of standby for Glinda on November 12, 2013.
  • Christine Dwyer replaced Carla Stickler as the standby for Elphaba on November 19, 2013.
  • Tiffany Haas returned to the role of standby for Glinda on December 17, 2013.
  • Anne Brummel replaced Christine Dwyer as the standby for Elphaba on February 25, 2014.
  • Jennifer DiNoia returned to the role of standby for Elphaba on August 25, 2014.
  • Lilli Cooper replaced Jennifer DiNoia as the standby for Elphaba on September 23, 2014.
  • Lindsay K. Northen temporarily returned to the role of standby for Glinda on November 25, 2014.
  • Tiffany Haas returned to the role of standby for Glinda on December 16, 2014.
  • Tiffany Haas left the role of standby for Glinda on February 1, 2015.
  • Tess Soltau replaced Tiffany Haas as the standby for Glinda on February 17, 2015.
  • Emily Koch replaced Lilli Cooper as the standby for Elphaba on June 29, 2015.

Broadway Understudy Replacement History

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Vicki Noon

Note: only complete from March 2013 onwards; other replacements will be added when they are found to be correct.
  • Stacie Morgain Lewis replaced Melissa Bell Chait as the understudy for Glinda in late 2004.
  • Shoshana Bean replaced Eden Espinosa as the second understudy for Nessarose on September 7, 2004.
  • Megan Sikora replaced Shoshana Bean as the second understudy for Nessarose on January 11, 2005.
  • Megan Sikora replaced Stacie Morgain Lewis as the understudy for Glinda on May 31, 2005.
  • Brandi Chavonne Massey replaced Kristy Cates as the understudy for Elphaba on May 31, 2005.
  • Lori Ann Ferreri replaced Cristy Candler as the first understudy for Nessarose on January 10, 2006.
  • Heather Spore replaced Megan Sikora as the understudy for Glinda in June 2006.
  • Caissie Levy replaced Brandi Chavonne Massey as the understudy for Elphaba on December 19, 2006.
  • Lindsay K. Northen replaced Heather Spore as the first understudy for Glinda in January 2007.
  • Heather Spore assumed the role of second understudy for Glinda in January 2007.
  • Chelsea Krombach replaced Caissie Levy as the understudy for Elphaba in October 2007.
  • Maria Eberline temporarily replaced Chelsea Krombach as the understudy for Elphaba in July 2009.
  • Chelsea Krombach returned to the role of understudy for Elphaba in December 2009.
  • Stephanie Torns replaced Chelsea Krombach as the understudy for Elphaba in February 2010.
  • Caroline Bowman replaced Stephanie Torns as the understudy for Elphaba on November 22, 2011.
  • Sean McCourt temporarily returned to the role of first understudy for The Wizard on February 14, 2012.
  • Sean McCourt temporarily returned to the role of first understudy for Doctor Dillamond on February 14, 2012.
  • Michael DeVries returned to the role of first understudy for The Wizard on March 13, 2012.
  • Michael DeVries returned to the role of first understudy for Doctor Dillamond on March 13, 2012.
  • Vicki Noon replaced Caroline Bowman as the understudy for Elphaba on August 14, 2012.
  • Michael McCorry Rose replaced Constantine Rousouli as the second understudy for Fiyero on February 26, 2013.
  • Larkin Bogan replaced Jesse J.P. Johnson as the second understudy for Boq on March 5, 2013.
  • Emily Mechler replaced Lindsay K. Northen as the first understudy for Glinda on April 9, 2013.
  • Briana Yacavone replaced Jenny Florkowski as the second understudy for Nessarose on May 7, 2013.
  • Carla Stickler replaced Vicki Noon as the understudy for Elphaba on May 17, 2013.
  • Sean McCourt returned to the role of first understudy for The Wizard on May 21, 2013.
  • Sean McCourt returned to the role of first understudy for Doctor Dillamond on May 21, 2013.
  • Michael DeVries returned to the role of first understudy for The Wizard on May 28, 2013.
  • Michael DeVries returned to the role of first understudy for Doctor Dillamond on May 28, 2013.
  • Alexander Quiroga temporarily assumed the role of third understudy for Fiyero September 3, 2013–October 6, 2013.
  • Anna Eilinsfeld temporarily replaced Carla Stickler as the understudy for Elphaba on November 5, 2013.
  • Carla Stickler returned to the role of understudy for Elphaba on November 19, 2013.
  • Anna Eilinsfeld returned to the role of understudy for Elphaba on December 28, 2013.
  • Lindsay K. Northen returned as the first understudy for Glinda on January 7, 2014.
  • Carla Stickler returned to the role of understudy for Elphaba on January 28, 2014.
  • Emily Ferranti replaced Briana Yacavone as the first understudy for Nessarose on April 23, 2014.
  • Wade McCollum replaced Michael DeVries as the first understudy for The Wizard on June 10, 2014.
  • Wade McCollum replaced Michael DeVries as the first understudy for Doctor Dillamond on June 10, 2014.
  • Stephanie Torns temporarily returned to the role of understudy for Elphaba on June 17, 2014.
  • Carla Stickler returned to the role of understudy for Elphaba on July 1, 2014.
  • Sarah Bolt temporarily replaced Betsy Werbel as the second understudy for Madame Morrible on July 14, 2014.
  • Betsy Werbel returned to the role of second understudy for Madame Morrible on July 28, 2014.
  • Stephanie Torns returned to the role of understudy for Elphaba on July 28, 2014.
  • Carla Stickler returned to the role of understudy for Elphaba on August 11, 2014.
  • Emily Ferranti became an additional understudy for Glinda on November 11, 2014.
  • Emily Mechler returned as an understudy for Glinda on November 11-December 28, 2014.
  • Jonathan Ritter replaced Michael McCorry Rose as an understudy for Fiyero on November 25, 2014.
  • Desi Oakley replaced Emily Ferranti as an understudy for Nessarose on January 20, 2015.
  • Emily Mechler returned as an understudy for Glinda on January 27, 2015.
  • William Ryall replaced Wade McCollum as an understudy for The Wizard on January 27, 2015.
  • William Ryall replaced Wade McCollum as an understudy for Doctor Dillamond on January 27, 2015.
  • Ryan Vasquez replaced Jonathan Ritter as an understudy for Fiyero on January 27, 2015.
  • Emily Mechler left the role of understudy for Glinda on February 17, 2015.
  • Adam Fleming replaced Eddie Pendergraft as an understudy for Boq on February 23, 2015.
  • Daniel Quadrino replaced Adam Fleming as an understudy for Boq on March 10, 2015.
  • Emily Ferranti returned as a third understudy for Nessarose on June 2, 2015.
  • Desi Oakley replaced Carla Stickler as the understudy for Elphaba on June 20, 2015.
  • Alicia L. Albright left the role of understudy for Nessarose on June 28, 2015.

London's West End, UK

  • First Preview: September 7, 2006
  • Opening Night: September 27, 2006
  • Venue: Apollo Victoria Theatre
  • Booking To: April 30, 2016

Current West End Cast

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(L-R) Savannah Stevenson & Emma Hatton

Principals (in order of appearance)

  • Savannah Stevenson as Glinda
  • Russell Walker as Witch's Father
  • Chloe Ames as Witch's Mother
  • Melissa Jacques as Midwife
  • Emma Hatton as Elphaba
  • Katie Rowley Jones as Nessarose
  • Sam Lupton as Boq
  • Liza Sadovy as Madame Morrible
  • Philip Childs as Doctor Dillamond
  • Jeremy Taylor as Fiyero
  • Martyn Ellis as The Wizard
  • Kyle Anthony as Chistery

Monkeys, Students, Denizens of the Emerald City, Palace Guards and Other Citizens of Oz: Chloe Ames, Kyle Anthony, Chris Cowley, Maria Coyne, Matthew Croke, Jeanine Dinger, Kerry Enright, Joseph Fletcher, Daniel Hope, Melissa Jacques, Lauren James Ray, Jasmine Kerr, Natalie McQueen, Oliver Metzler, Rachel Muldoon, Sam Salter, Joe Toland, Russell Walker.

Standbys: Standby for Elphaba - Natalie Andreou. Standby for Glinda - Sophie Linder-Lee.

Understudies: Understudy for Elphaba - Natalie McQueen, Laura Emmitt. For Glinda - Maria Coyne, Lauren James Ray. For The Wizard - Philip Childs, Russell Walker. For Doctor Dillamond - Russell Walker, Scott Monello. For Madame Morrible - Melissa Jacques, Kerry Enright. For Fiyero - Matthew Croke, Chris Cowley. For Nessarose - Lauren James Ray, Maria Coyne. For Boq - Daniel Hope, Joe Toland. For Chistery - Liam Wrate, Lee Bridgman, Nicholas Collier. For Witch's Father - Scott Monello, Nicholas Collier. For Witch's Mother - Sheila Grant, Hannah Toy. For Midwife - Laura Emmitt, Rosie Fletcher, Sheila Grant.

Swings: Laura Emmitt, Rosie Fletcher, Sheila Grant, Scott Monello, Liam Wrate.
UK Resident Dance Supervisor/Swing: Hannah Toy. Dance Captain/Swing: Lee Bridgman. Asst. Dance Captain/Swing: Nicholas Collier.

Stage Manager: Zoe Attridge. Deputy Stage Manager: Amy Almond. Asst. Stage Managers: Dominique Pierre-Louis, Tracey Farrell, Lucia Uragallo.

Original West End Cast

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(L-R) Idina Menzel & Helen Dallimore

Principals (in order of appearance)

  • Helen Dallimore as Glinda
  • Andy Mace as Witch's Father
  • Nicky Griffiths as Witch's Mother
  • Kerry Washington as Midwife
  • Idina Menzel as Elphaba
  • Katie Rowley Jones as Nessarose
  • James Gillan as Boq
  • Miriam Margolyes as Madame Morrible
  • Martin Ball as Doctor Dillamond
  • Adam Garcia as Fiyero
  • Nigel Planer as The Wizard
  • Simon Hardwick as Chistery

Monkeys, Students, Denizens of the Emerald City, Palace Guards and Other Citizens of Oz: Simon Adkins, Paul Ayres, Joseph Connor, Nadine Cox, Sarah Earnshaw, Jye Frasca, Maria Graciano, Nicky Griffiths, Simon Hardwick, Pippa Higgs, Melissa Hunte, Cassidy Janson, Caroline Keiff, Andy Mace, Dominic Shaw, Craig Stein, Oliver Tompsett, Kerry Washington.

Standbys: Standby for Elphaba - Kerry Ellis. Standby for Glinda - Annalene Beechey.

Understudies: Understudy for Elphaba - Cassidy Janson. For Glinda - Sarah Earnshaw, Elinor Collett. For The Wizard - Andy Mace, Tim Walton. For Doctor Dillamond - Tim Walton, Andy Mace. For Madame Morrible - Kerry Washington, Nadine Cox. For Fiyero - Oliver Tompsett, Tim Walton, Simon Adkins. For Nessarose - Caroline Keiff, Cassidy Janson, Sarah Earnshaw. For Boq - Jye Frasca, Paul Ayers. For Chistery - Adam Murray, Joshua Lacey. For Witch's Father - Tim Walton, Adam Murray. For Witch's Mother and Midwife - Kady-Jo Jackson, Philippa Stefani.

Swings: Elinor Collett, Kady-Jo Jackson, Joshua Lacey, Tim Walton.
Asst. Dance Captains/Swings: Adam Murray, Philippa Stefani.
Dance Captain: Maria Graciano.

West End Cast Replacement History

Note: only replacements of principal characters are noted

  • Kerry Ellis replaced Idina Menzel as Elphaba on January 1, 2007.
  • Susie Blake replaced Miriam Margolyes as Madame Morrible on April 2, 2007.
  • Andy Mace replaced Martin Ball as Doctor Dillamond on July 16, 2007.
  • Dianne Pilkington replaced Helen Dallimore as Glinda on July 16, 2007.
  • Oliver Tompsett replaced Adam Garcia as Fiyero on July 16, 2007.
  • Harriet Thorpe replaced Susie Blake as Madame Morrible on April 14, 2008.
  • Caroline Keiff replaced Katie Rowley Jones as Nessarose on June 9, 2008.
  • Alexia Khadime replaced Kerry Ellis as Elphaba on June 9, 2008.
  • Jeremy Legat replaced James Gillan as Boq on June 9, 2008.
  • Andy Mace replaced Nigel Planer as The Wizard on June 9, 2008.
  • David Stoller temporarily replaced Andy Mace as Doctor Dillamond on June 9, 2008.
  • Desmond Barrit replaced Andy Mace as The Wizard on July 7, 2008.
  • Andy Mace returned to the role of Doctor Dillamond on July 7, 2008.
  • Kerry Ellis returned to the role of Elphaba on December 1, 2008.
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  • Natalie Anderson replaced Caroline Keiff as Nessarose on May 11, 2009.
  • Alex Jessop replaced Jeremy Legat as Boq on May 11, 2009.
  • Sam Kelly replaced Desmond Barrit as The Wizard on May 11, 2009.
  • Alexia Khadime returned to the role of Elphaba on May 11, 2009.
  • David Stoller returned to the role of Doctor Dillamond on May 11, 2009.
  • Desmond Barrit and Sean Needham temporarily began to share the role of The Wizard on July 15, 2009.
  • Sam Kelly returned to the role of The Wizard on August 17, 2009.
  • Lewis Bradley replaced Oliver Tompsett as Fiyero on March 29, 2010.
  • Clive Carter replaced Sam Kelly as The Wizard on March 29, 2010.
  • Cassandra Compton replaced Natalie Anderson as Nessarose on March 29, 2010.
  • Louise Dearman replaced Dianne Pilkington as Glinda on March 29, 2010.
  • Julian Forsyth replaced David Stoller as Doctor Dillamond on March 29, 2010.
  • Julie Legrand replaced Harriet Thorpe as Madame Morrible on March 29, 2010.
  • Rachel Tucker replaced Alexia Khadime as Elphaba on March 29, 2010.
  • George Ure replaced Alex Jessop as Boq on March 29, 2010.
  • Stevie Tate-Bauer temporarily replaced Cassandra Compton as Nessarose on April 15, 2010.
  • Lee Mead replaced Lewis Bradley as Fiyero on May 10, 2010.
  • Cassandra Compton returned to the role of Nessarose on May 13, 2010.
  • Mark Evans replaced Lee Mead as Fiyero on February 7, 2011.
  • Zoë Rainey replaced Cassandra Compton as Nessarose on February 7, 2011.
  • Ben Stott replaced George Ure as Boq on February 7, 2011.
  • Desmond Barrit returned to the role of The Wizard on December 12, 2011.
  • Gina Beck replaced Louise Dearman as Glinda on December 12, 2011.
  • Lillie Flynn replaced Zoë Rainey as Nessarose on December 12, 2011.
  • Christopher Howell replaced Julian Forsyth as Doctor Dillamond on December 12, 2011.
  • Adam Pettigrew replaced Ben Stott as Boq on December 12, 2011.
  • Matt Willis replaced Mark Evans as Fiyero on December 12, 2011.
  • Christopher Howell replaced Desmond Barrit as The Wizard on July 9, 2012.
  • Kieran Brown temporarily replaced Christopher Howell as Doctor Dillamond on July 9, 2012.
  • Keith Bartlett replaced Christopher Howell as The Wizard on July 30, 2012.
  • Christopher Howell returned to the role of Doctor Dillamond on July 30, 2012.
  • Louise Dearman replaced Rachel Tucker as Elphaba on October 29, 2012.
  • Ben Freeman replaced Matt Willis as Fiyero on October 29, 2012.
  • Katie Rowley Jones returned to the role of Nessarose on October 29, 2012.
  • Sam Lupton replaced Adam Pettigrew as Boq on October 29, 2012.
  • Louise Plowright replaced Julie Legrand as Madame Morrible on October 29, 2012.
  • Melissa Jacques replaced Louise Plowright as Madame Morrible on April 15, 2013.
  • Harriet Thorpe returned to the role of Madame Morrible on April 22, 2013.
  • Paul Clarkson replaced Christopher Howell as Doctor Dillamond on November 18, 2013.
  • Sam Kelly returned to the role of The Wizard on November 18, 2013.
  • Sue Kelvin replaced Harriet Thorpe as Madame Morrible on November 18, 2013.
  • Savannah Stevenson replaced Gina Beck as Glinda on November 18, 2013.
  • Jeremy Taylor replaced Ben Freeman as Fiyero on November 18, 2013.
  • Willemijn Verkaik replaced Louise Dearman as Elphaba on November 18, 2013.
  • Paul Clarkson replaced Sam Kelly as The Wizard on January 24, 2014.
  • Russell Walker temporarily replaced Paul Clarkson as Doctor Dillamond on January 24, 2014.
  • Martyn Ellis replaced Paul Clarkson as The Wizard on February 17, 2014.
  • Paul Clarkson returned to the role of Doctor Dillamond on February 17, 2014.
  • Emma Hatton replaced Willemijn Verkaik as Elphaba on July 21, 2014.
  • Kerry Ellis returned to the role of Elphaba on August 4, 2014.
  • Philip Childs replaced Paul Clarkson as Doctor Dillamond on October 27, 2014.
  • Jennifer DiNoia replaced Kerry Ellis as Elphaba on October 27, 2014.
  • Liza Sadovy replaced Sue Kelvin as Madame Morrible on October 27, 2014.
  • Emma Hatton replaced Jennifer DiNoia as Elphaba on February 2, 2015.
  • Sophie Linder-Lee temporarily replaced Savannah Stevenson as Glinda on March 12, 2015.
  • Savannah Stevenson returned to the role of Glinda on May 14, 2015.
  • Steven Pinder will replace Phillip Childs as Doctor Dillamond on August 10, 2015.
  • Daniel Hope will replace Sam Lupton as Boq on September 21, 2015.
  • Sean Kearns will replace Steven Pinder as Doctor Dillamond on September 21, 2015.
  • Oliver Savile will replace Jeremy Taylor as Fiyero on September 21, 2015.
  • Tom McGowan will replace Martyn Ellis as The Wizard on September 21, 2015.
  • To Be Announced will replaced Tom McGowan as The Wizard on March 12, 2016.

West End Standby and Alternate Replacement History

  • Shona White replaced Kerry Ellis as the standby for Elphaba on January 1, 2007.
  • Dianne Pilkington replaced Annalene Beechey as the standby for Glinda on April 23, 2007.
  • Cassidy Janson replaced Shona White as the standby for Elphaba on July 16, 2007.
  • Sarah Earnshaw replaced Dianne Pilkington as the standby for Glinda on July 16, 2007.
  • Ashleigh Gray replaced Cassidy Janson as the standby for Elphaba on June 9, 2008.
  • Nikki Davis-Jones replaced Ashleigh Gray as the standby for Elphaba on March 29, 2010.
  • Sarah Earnshaw left the role of standby for Glinda on January 8, 2011.
  • Chloe Taylor assumed the role of standby for Glinda on February 7, 2011.
  • Nikki Davis-Jones temporarily became the first alternate Elphaba on April 4–June 16, 2012.
  • Hayley Gallivan replaced Nikki Davis-Jones as the standby for Elphaba on October 29, 2012.
  • Lucy van Gasse replaced Chloe Taylor as the standby for Glinda on October 29, 2012.
  • Ashleigh Gray temporarily returned to the role of standby for Elphaba on October 21, 2013.
  • Sophie Linder-Lee replaced Lucy van Gasse as the standby for Glinda on November 18, 2013.
  • Emma Hatton replaced Ashleigh Gray as the standby for Elphaba on December 2, 2013.
  • Ashleigh Gray temporarily returned as an additional standby for Elphaba on March 3–22, 2014.
  • Emma Hatton temporarily left the role of standby for Elphaba on July 21-August 2, 2014.
  • Natalie Andreou replaced Emma Hatton as the standby for Elphaba on February 2, 2015.
  • Sophie Linder-Lee temporarily left the role of standby for Glinda on March 12–May 13, 2015.
  • Carina Gillespie will replace Sophie Linder-Lee as the standby for Glinda on September 21, 2015.

West End Understudy Replacement History

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  • Ashleigh Gray replaced Cassidy Janson as the understudy for Elphaba on July 16, 2007.
  • Caroline Keiff replaced Sarah Earnshaw as the first understudy for Glinda on July 16, 2007.
  • Elinor Collett left the role of second understudy for Glinda on July 16, 2007.
  • Dougal Irvine replaced Oliver Tompsett as the first understudy for Fiyero on July 16, 2007.
  • Mark Evans replaced Tim Walton as the second understudy for Fiyero on July 16, 2007.
  • Simon Adkins left the role of third understudy for Fiyero on July 16, 2007.
  • David Stoller replaced Tim Walton as the second understudy for The Wizard on July 16, 2007.
  • Kady-Jo Jackson replaced Cassidy Janson as the second understudy for Nessarose on July 16, 2007.
  • Sarah Earnshaw left the role of the third understudy for Nessarose on July 16, 2007.
  • John Hicks replaced Jye Frasca as the first understudy for Boq on July 16, 2007.
  • Michael Pickering replaced Paul Ayres as the second understudy for Boq on July 16, 2007.
  • David Stoller replaced Tim Walton as the first understudy for Doctor Dillamond on July 16, 2007.
  • Haydn Oakley replaced Andy Mace as the second understudy for Doctor Dillamond on July 16, 2007.
  • Sabrina Carter replaced Ashleigh Gray as the understudy for Elphaba on June 9, 2008.
  • Liam Connor Tamne replaced Dougal Irvine as the first understudy for Fiyero on June 9, 2008.
  • Jake Samuels replaced Mark Evans as the second understudy for Fiyero on June 9, 2008.
  • Nadine Cox replaced Kerry Washington as the first understudy for Madame Morrible on June 9, 2008.
  • Aileen Donohoe replaced Nadine Cox as the second understudy for Madame Morrible on June 9, 2008.
  • Kady-Jo Jackson replaced Caroline Keiff as the first understudy for Nessarose on June 9, 2008.
  • Emily Tierney replaced Kady-Jo Jackson as the second understudy for Nessarose on June 9, 2008.
  • Alex Jessop replaced John Hicks as the first understudy for Boq on June 9, 2008.
  • George Ure replaced Michael Pickering as the second understudy for Boq on June 9, 2008.
  • Richard Kent replaced Haydn Oakley as the second understudy for Doctor Dillamond on June 9, 2008.
  • Pippa Lloyd assumed the role of second understudy for Glinda on September 1, 2008.
  • Tim Walton returned to the role of the second understudy for Doctor Dillamond on December 1, 2008.
  • Chloe Taylor replaced Caroline Keiff as the first understudy for Glinda on May 11, 2009.
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  • Pippa Lloyd left the role of second understudy for Glinda on May 11, 2009.
  • Gregor Stewart replaced Liam Connor Tamne as the first understudy for Fiyero on May 11, 2009.
  • Arran Knight replaced Jake Samuels as the second understudy for Fiyero on May 11, 2009.
  • Aileen Donohoe replaced Nadine Cox as the first understudy for Madame Morrible on May 11, 2009.
  • Jennifer Tierney replaced Aileen Donohoe as the second understudy for Madame Morrible on May 11, 2009.
  • Sean Needham replaced Andy Mace as the first understudy for The Wizard on May 11, 2009.
  • Emily Tierney replaced Kady-Jo Jackson as the first understudy for Nessarose on May 11, 2009.
  • Lauren James Ray replaced Emily Tierney as the second understudy for Nessarose on May 11, 2009.
  • George Ure replaced Alex Jessop as the first understudy for Boq on May 11, 2009.
  • Danny Mac replaced George Ure as the second understudy for Boq on May 11, 2009.
  • Sean Needham replaced David Stoller as the first understudy for Doctor Dillamond on May 11, 2009.
  • Pharic Scott replaced Tim Walton as the second understudy for Doctor Dillamond on May 11, 2009.
  • Stevie Tate-Bauer temporarily replaced Emily Tierney as the first understudy for Nessarose on July 6, 2009.
  • Emily Tierney returned to the role of the first understudy for Nessarose on August 1, 2009.
  • Pharic Scott replaced Arran Knight as the second understudy for Fiyero on December 14, 2009.
  • Shirley Jameson replaced Aileen Donohoe as the first understudy for Madame Morrible on December 14, 2009.
  • Stevie Tate-Bauer replaced Sabrina Carter as the understudy for Elphaba on March 29, 2010.
  • Lucy Newton replaced Chloe Taylor as the understudy for Glinda on March 29, 2010.
  • Julian Forsyth replaced Sean Needham as the first understudy for The Wizard on March 29, 2010.
  • Gareth Chart replaced David Stoller as the second understudy for The Wizard on March 29, 2010.
  • Tommy Sherlock replaced Gregor Stewart as the first understudy for Fiyero on March 29, 2010.
  • Pharic Scott left the role of second understudy for Fiyero on March 29, 2010.
  • Stevie Tate-Bauer returned to the role of the first understudy for Nessarose on March 29, 2010.
  • Danny Mac replaced George Ure as the first understudy for Boq on March 29, 2010.
  • Thomas Sutcliffe replaced Danny Mac as the second understudy for Boq on March 29, 2010.
  • Gareth Chart replaced Sean Needham as the first understudy for Doctor Dillamond on March 29, 2010.
  • Tommy Sherlock replaced Pharic Scott as the second understudy for Doctor Dillamond on March 29, 2010.
  • Niall Sheehy became third understudy for Doctor Dillamond on March 29, 2010.
  • Lewis Bradley replaced Tommy Sherlock as the first understudy for Fiyero on May 10, 2010.
  • Tommy Sherlock assumed the role of second understudy for Fiyero on May 10, 2010.
  • Aileen Donohoe returned as the first understudy for Madame Morrible on August 30, 2010.
  • Gemma Atkins replaced Stevie Tate-Bauer as the understudy for Elphaba on February 7, 2011.
  • Jennifer Tierney became the second understudy for Elphaba on February 7, 2011.
  • Zoë Rainey replaced Lucy Newton as the understudy for Glinda on February 7, 2011.
  • Tommy Sherlock replaced Lewis Bradley as the first understudy for Fiyero on February 7, 2011.
  • Antony Hansen replaced Tommy Sherlock as the second understudy for Fiyero on February 7, 2011.
  • Gemma Atkins replaced Stevie Tate-Bauer as the first understudy for Nessarose on February 7, 2011.
  • Charlotte Scott replaced Lauren James Ray as the second understudy for Nessarose on February 7, 2011.
  • Thomas Sutcliffe replaced Danny Mac as the first understudy for Boq on February 7, 2011.
  • Andrew Bryant replaced Thomas Sutcliffe as the second understudy for Boq on February 7, 2011.
  • Niall Sheehy became third understudy for Fiyero on July 25, 2011.
  • Michelle Pentecost replaced Jennifer Tierney as the second understudy for Elphaba on December 12, 2011.
  • Charlotte Scott replaced Zoë Rainey as the understudy for Glinda on December 12, 2011.
  • Sophie Linder-Lee assumed the role of second understudy for Glinda on December 12, 2011.
  • Christopher Howell replaced Julian Forsyth as the first understudy for The Wizard on December 12, 2011.
  • Kieran Brown replaced Gareth Chart as the second understudy for The Wizard on December 12, 2011.
  • Kieran Brown replaced Gareth Chart as the first understudy for Doctor Dillamond on December 12, 2011.
  • Oliver Brenin replaced Tommy Sherlock as the second understudy for Doctor Dillamond on December 12, 2011.
  • Sean Parkins replaced Niall Sheehy as the third understudy for Doctor Dillamond on December 12, 2011.
  • David Rudin replaced Tommy Sherlock as the first understudy for Fiyero on December 12, 2011.
  • Oliver Watton replaced Antony Hansen as the second understudy for Fiyero on December 12, 2011.
  • Niall Sheehy left the role of third understudy for Fiyero on December 12, 2011.
  • Jacqueline Hughes replaced Jennifer Tierney as the second understudy for Madame Morrible on December 12, 2011.
  • Andrew Bryant replaced Thomas Sutcliffe as the first understudy for Boq on December 12, 2011.
  • Harry Francis replaced Andrew Bryant as the second understudy for Boq on December 12, 2011.
  • Tania Mathurin replaced Aileen Donohoe as the first understudy for Madame Morrible on February 13, 2012.
  • Michelle Pentecost replaced Gemma Atkins as the first understudy for Elphaba on October 29, 2012.
  • Katie Rowley Jones replaced Michelle Pentecost as the second understudy for Elphaba on October 29, 2012.
  • Sophie Linder-Lee replaced Charlotte Scott as the first understudy for Glinda on October 29, 2012.
  • Florence Andrews replaced Sophie Linder-Lee as the second understudy for Glinda on October 29, 2012.
  • Stuart Ramsay replaced Kieran Brown as the second understudy for The Wizard on October 29, 2012.
  • Stuart Ramsay replaced Kieran Brown as the first understudy for Doctor Dillamond on October 29, 2012.
  • Jason Winter replaced David Rudin as the first understudy for Fiyero on October 29, 2012.
  • Florence Andrews replaced Charlotte Scott as the second understudy for Nessarose on October 29, 2012.
  • Marc McBride replaced Andrew Bryant as the first understudy for Boq on October 29, 2012.
  • Paulo Teixeira replaced Harry Francis as the second understudy for Boq on October 29, 2012.
  • Melissa Jacques replaced Tania Mathurin as the first understudy for Madame Morrible on February 11, 2013.
  • Michelle Francis replaced Florence Andrews as the second understudy for Glinda on February 25, 2013.
  • Michelle Francis replaced Florence Andrews as the second understudy for Nessarose on February 25, 2013.
  • Natalie McQueen replaced Michelle Pentecost as the first understudy for Elphaba on November 18, 2013.
  • Jacqueline Hughes replaced Katie Rowley Jones as the second understudy for Elphaba on November 18, 2013.
  • Lauren Stroud replaced Sophie Linder-Lee as the first understudy for Glinda on November 18, 2013.
  • Paul Clarkson replaced Christopher Howell as the first understudy for The Wizard on November 18, 2013.
  • Russell Walker replaced Stuart Ramsay as the second understudy for The Wizard on November 18, 2013.
  • Kerry Enright replaced Jacqueline Hughes as the second understudy for Madame Morrible on November 18, 2013.
  • Samuel Edwards replaced Jason Winter as the first understudy for Fiyero on November 18, 2013.
  • Justin Thomas replaced Oliver Watton as the second understudy for Fiyero on November 18, 2013.
  • Michelle Francis replaced Gemma Atkins as the first understudy for Nessarose on November 18, 2013.
  • Phillipa Buxton replaced Michelle Francis as the second understudy for Nessarose on November 18, 2013.
  • Philip Catchpole replaced Paulo Teixeira as the second understudy for Boq on November 18, 2013.
  • Russell Walker replaced Stuart Ramsay as the first understudy for Doctor Dillamond on November 18, 2013.
  • Lucyelle Cliffe replaced Melissa Jacques as the first understudy for Madame Morrible on December 16, 2013.
  • Lauren James Ray replaced Michelle Francis as the second understudy for Glinda on May 19, 2014.
  • Phillipa Buxton replaced Michelle Francis as the first understudy for Nessarose on May 19, 2014.
  • Lauren James Ray returned to the role of second understudy for Nessarose on May 19, 2014.
  • Justin Thomas replaced Samuel Edwards as the first understudy for Fiyero on September 1, 2014.
  • Jacqueline Hughes left the role of second understudy for Elphaba on September 13, 2014.
  • Laura Emmitt assumed the role of second understudy for Elphaba on October 27, 2014
  • Maria Coyne replaced Lauren Stroud as the first understudy for Glinda on October 27, 2014.
  • Matthew Croke replaced Justin Thomas as the first understudy for Fiyero on October 27, 2014.
  • Chris Cowley assumed the role of second understudy for Fiyero on October 27, 2014.
  • Philip Childs replaced Paul Clarkson as the first understudy for The Wizard on October 27, 2014.
  • Lauren James Ray replaced Phillipa Buxton as the first understudy for Nessarose on October 27, 2014.
  • Maria Coyne replaced Lauren James Ray as the second understudy for Nessarose on October 27, 2014.
  • Daniel Hope replaced Marc McBride as the first understudy for Boq on October 27, 2014.
  • Joe Toland replaced Philip Catchpole as the second understudy for Boq on October 27, 2014.
  • Scott Monello replaced Oliver Brenin as the second understudy for Doctor Dillamond on October 27, 2014.
  • Sean Parkins left the role of third understudy for Doctor Dillamond on October 27, 2014.
  • Melissa Jacques returned to the role of first understudy for Madame Morrible on January 19, 2015.
  • Steven Pinder will replace Philip Childs as the first understudy for The Wizard on August 10, 2015.
  • Matthew Croke will leave the role of the first understudy for Fiyero on September 19, 2015.
  • Chris Cowley will leave the role of the second understudy for Fiyero on September 19, 2015.
  • Helen Woolf will replace Maria Coyne as the first understudy for Glinda on September 21, 2015.
  • Sean Kearns will replace Steven Pinder as the first understudy for The Wizard on September 21, 2015.
  • Natalie McQueen will replace Maria Coyne as the second understudy for Nessarose on September 21, 2015.
  • Oliver Evans will replace Daniel Hope as the first understudy for Boq on September 21, 2015.
  • Kerry Enright will replace Melissa Jacques as the first understudy for Madame Morrible on September 21, 2015.
  • Steph Parry will replace Kerry Enright as the second understudy for Madame Morrible on September 21, 2015.

West End Additional Cover History

Note: The following performers were not members of the company at the time. They were called in on short notice due to the likelehood of the indisposition, or in some cases actual indisposition, of all current actors at that time.

  • Shona White acted as emergency cover for Elphaba on October 12–24, 2009.
  • Ashleigh Gray performed as emergency cover for Elphaba on the matinee of October 30, 2010.
  • Sarah Earnshaw acted as emergency cover for Glinda on February 14–19, 2011.
  • Ashleigh Gray performed as emergency cover for Elphaba beginning mid-Act I on February 18, 2011.
  • Stevie Tate-Bauer performed as emergency cover for Elphaba on the matinee of February 19, 2011.
  • Caroline Keiff acted as emergency cover for Glinda on March 3, 2011.
  • Oliver Watton performed as emergency cover for Fiyero on January 30, 2014.
  • Hayley Gallivan acted as emergency cover for Elphaba on September 26–27, 2014.
  • George Ure performed as emergency cover for Boq on the evening of June 10, 2015.
  • Lauren Stroud acted as emergency cover for Glinda on June 15, 2015.
  • Jemma Alexander acted as emergency cover for Elphaba on July 29, 2015.
  • Jacqueline Hughes acted as emergency cover for Elphaba on July 30, 2015.

2nd North American National Tour: "Munchkinland Tour"

  • First Preview: March 7, 2009
  • Opening Night: March 12, 2009
  • First Venue: Fort Myers, Florida @ Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
  • Booking To: September 4, 2016

Current 2nd National Tour Cast

Principals (in order of appearance)

  • Carrie St. Louis as Glinda
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  • Wayne Schroder as Witch's Father
  • Kerry Blanchard as Witch's Mother
  • Jane Brockman as Midwife
  • Alyssa Fox as Elphaba
  • Liana Hunt as Nessarose
  • Lee Slobotkin as Boq
  • Kristine Zbornik as Madame Morrible
  • Michael DeVries as Doctor Dillamond
  • Ashley Parker Angel as Fiyero
  • John Davidson as The Wizard
  • Ben Susak as Chistery

Monkeys, Students, Denziens of the Emerald City, Palace Guards and Other Citizens of Oz: Kerry Blanchard, Jane Brockman, Beka Burnham, Bridie Carroll, Jordan Casanova, Kennedy Caughell, Michael Drolet, Kelli Erdmann, Ryan Patrick Farrell, Kelly D. Felthous, Dan Gleason, Kali Grinder, Wayne Schroder, Mark Shunkey, Ben Susak, Travis Taber, Jeremy Thompson, Justin Wirick.

Standbys: Standby for Elphaba - Mary Kate Morrissey.

Understudies: Understudy for Elphaba - Kennedy Caughell. For Glinda - Kelly D. Felthous, Beka Burnham. For The Wizard and Doctor Dillamond - Keith A. Bearden, Wayne Schroder. For Madame Morrible - Jane Brockman, Bridie Carroll. For Fiyero - Dan Gleason, Travis Taber. For Nessarose - Beka Burnham, Lauren Haughton. For Boq - Michael Drolet, Mark Shunkey. For Chistery - Ryan Patrick Farrell, Dominic Guidici, Ryan Jackson. For Witch's Father - Keith A. Bearden, Dan Gleason. For Witch's Mother - Kelly Lafarga, Lauren Sambataro. For Midwife - Lauren Haughton, Kelly Lafarga, Lauren Sambataro.

Swings: Keith A. Bearden, Lauren Haughton, Ryan Jackson, Kelly Lafarga.
Dance Captains/Swings: Dominic Giudici, Lauren Sambataro.

US Dance Supervisor: Mark Myars.

Production Stage Manager: David O'Brien. Stage Manager: Colleen Danaher. Asst. Stage Manager: Jen Ash.

Original 2nd National Tour Cast

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Principals (in order of appearance)

  • Heléne Yorke as Glinda
  • Don Richard as Witch's Father
  • Kerry Blanchard as Witch's Mother
  • Jenn Furman as Midwife
  • Marcie Dodd as Elphaba
  • Kristine Reese as Nessarose
  • Ted Ely as Boq
  • Marilyn Caskey as Madame Morrible
  • David DeVries as Doctor Dillamond
  • Colin Donnell as Fiyero
  • Tom McGowan as The Wizard
  • Gregory Haney as Chistery

Monkeys, Students, Denziens of the Emerald City, Palace Guards and Other Citizens of Oz: Meredith Akins, Kerry Blanchard, Ryan Patrick Farrell, Jenn Furman, Charles Hagerty, Todd Hanebrink, Gregory Haney, Zach Hanna, Michelle London, Lauren Linville, Nathan Peck, Casey Quinn, Don Richard, Libby Servais, Daniel Torres, Natalie Weiss, Erin Wilson, Kevin Samual Yee.

Standbys: Standby for Elphaba - Carrie Manolakos.

Understudies: Understudy for Elphaba - Natalie Weiss. For Glinda - Michelle London, Libby Servais. For The Wizard and Doctor Dillamond - Don Richard, Peter C. Ermides. For Madame Morrible - Jenn Furman, Erin Wilson. For Fiyero - Charles Hagerty, Daniel Torres. For Nessarose - Michelle London, Jacqui Graziano. For Boq - Zach Hanna, Kevin Samual Yee. For Chistery - Jeremy Duvall, Ryan Patrick Farrell, Nicky Venditti. For Witch's Father - Peter C. Ermides, Jeremy Duvall, Daniel Torres. For Witch's Mother and Midwife - Alicia L. Albright, Jacqui Graziano.

Swings: Peter C. Ermides, Jacqui Graziano, Nicky Venditti.
Dance Captains/Swings: Alicia L. Albright, Jeremy Duvall.

2nd National Tour Cast Replacement History

Note: only replacements of principal characters are noted

  • Don Amendolia replaced Tom McGowan as The Wizard on December 9, 2009.
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  • Zach Hanna replaced Ted Ely as Boq on December 9, 2009.
  • Natalie Daradich replaced Heléne Yorke as Glinda on March 10, 2010.
  • Chris Peluso replaced Colin Donnell as Fiyero on March 10, 2010.
  • Michelle London temporarily replaced Kristine Reese as Nessarose on March 10, 2010.
  • Vicki Noon replaced Marcie Dodd as Elphaba on April 6, 2010.
  • Kristine Reese returned to the role of Nessarose on May 25, 2010.
  • Michelle London returned to the role of Nessarose on October 13, 2010.
  • David Nathan Perlow replaced Chris Peluso as Fiyero on December 27, 2010.
  • Tom McGowan returned to the role of The Wizard on January 11, 2011.
  • Martin Moran replaced David DeVries as Doctor Dillamond on January 18, 2011.
  • Anne Brummel replaced Vicki Noon as Elphaba on January 26, 2011.
  • Jody Gelb replaced Marilyn Caskey as Madame Morrible on March 29, 2011.
  • Don Amendolia returned to the role of The Wizard on April 19, 2011.
  • Dan Pacheco replaced Zach Hanna as Boq on June 21, 2011.
  • Alma Cuervo temporarily replaced Jody Gelb as Madame Morrible on August 16, 2011.
  • Jody Gelb returned to the role of Madame Morrible on September 13, 2011.
  • Tiffany Haas replaced Natalie Daradich as Glinda on September 27, 2011.
  • Emily Ferranti replaced Michelle London as Nessarose on September 27, 2011.
  • Marilyn Caskey returned to the role of Madame Morrible on December 20, 2011.
  • Timothy Britten Parker replaced Martin Moran as Doctor Dillamond on December 20, 2011.
  • Catherine Charlebois replaced Emily Ferranti as Nessarose on January 17, 2012.
  • Paul Kreppel replaced Don Amendolia as The Wizard on March 7, 2012.
  • Christine Dwyer replaced Anne Brummel as Elphaba on May 2, 2012.
  • Billy Harrigan Tighe replaced David Nathan Perlow as Fiyero on May 2, 2012.
  • Michael Wartella replaced Dan Pacheco as Boq on June 22, 2012.
  • Jeanna de Waal replaced Tiffany Haas as Glinda on June 27, 2012.
  • Gina Ferrall replaced Marilyn Caskey as Madame Morrible on October 3, 2012.
  • Jay Russell replaced Timothy Britten Parker as Doctor Dillamond on October 3, 2012.
  • Zarah Mahler replaced Catherine Charlebois as Nessarose on October 17, 2012.
  • Walker Jones replaced Paul Kreppel as The Wizard on March 13, 2013.
  • Jennifer DiNoia replaced Christine Dwyer as Elphaba on April 3, 2013.
  • Hayley Podschun replaced Jeanna de Waal as Glinda on April 3, 2013.
  • David Nathan Perlow returned to the role of Fiyero on April 3, 2013.
  • Jenny Fellner temporarily replaced Zarah Mahler as Nessarose on April 3, 2013.
  • Zarah Mahler returned to the role of Nessarose on April 24, 2013.
  • Alex Wyse replaced Michael Wartella as Boq on June 6, 2013.
  • Jenny Fellner returned to the role of Nessarose on July 1, 2013.
  • John Hillner replaced Jay Russell as Doctor Dillamond on July 1, 2013.
  • Kathy Fitzgerald replaced Gina Ferrall as Madame Morrible on July 10, 2013.
  • Emily Behny replaced Jenny Fellner as Nessarose on September 20, 2013.
  • Matt Shingledecker replaced David Nathan Perlow as Fiyero on January 29, 2014.
  • Lee Slobotkin replaced Alex Wyse as Boq on January 29, 2014.
  • Laurel Harris replaced Jennifer DiNoia as Elphaba on April 2, 2014.
  • Kara Lindsay replaced Hayley Podschun as Glinda on April 2, 2014.
  • Gene Weygandt replaced Walker Jones as The Wizard on April 2, 2014.
  • Michael DeVries replaced John Hillner as Doctor Dillamond on June 24, 2014.
  • Jody Gelb temporarily returned to the role of Madame Morrible on July 4, 2014.
  • Catherine Charlebois temporarily returned to the role of Nessarose on July 4, 2014.
  • Kathy Fitzgerald retuned to the role of Madame Morrible on July 23, 2014.
  • Emily Behny returned to the role of Nessarose on August 26, 2014.
  • Jenny Fellner temporarily returned to the role of Nessarose on September 30, 2014.
  • Alyssa Fox temporarily replaced Laurel Harris as Elphaba on October 7, 2014.
  • Laurel Harris returned to the role of Elphaba on October 28, 2014.
  • Emily Behny returned to the role of Nessarose on November 18, 2014
  • Carrie St. Louis replaced Kara Lindsay as Glinda on November 26, 2014.
  • Ashley Parker Angel replaced Matt Shingledecker as Fiyero on November 26, 2014.
  • John Davidson replaced Gene Weygandt as The Wizard on November 26, 2014.
  • Kristine Zbornik replaced Kathy Fitzgerald as Madame Morrible on November 26, 2014.
  • Alyssa Fox replaced Laurel Harris as Elphaba on January 28, 2015.
  • Liana Hunt replaced Emily Behny as Nessarose on January 28, 2015.

2nd National Tour Standby Replacement History

  • Anne Brummel replaced Carrie Manolakos as the standby for Elphaba on March 10, 2010.
  • Christine Dwyer replaced Anne Brummel as the standby for Elphaba on January 26, 2011.
  • Lesley McKinnell became a temporary standby for Glinda on May 10–15, 2011.
  • Stephanie Torns replaced Christine Dwyer as the standby for Elphaba on December 20, 2011.
  • Alyssa Fox replaced Stephanie Torns as the standby for Elphaba on October 3, 2012.
  • Lilli Cooper temporarily replaced Alyssa Fox as the standby for Elphaba on August 5, 2014.
  • Alyssa Fox returned to the role of standby for Elphaba on August 19, 2014.
  • Madeline Trumble temporarily replaced Alyssa Fox as the standby for Elphaba on October 7, 2014.
  • Alyssa Fox returned to the role of standby for Elphaba on October 28, 2014.
  • Madeline Trumble temporarily returned to the role of standby for Elphaba on December 18, 2014.
  • Alyssa Fox returned to the role of standby for Elphaba on December 30, 2014.
  • Madeline Trumble temporarily returned to the role of standby for Elphaba on January 13, 2015.
  • Alyssa Fox returned to the role of standby for Elphaba on January 20, 2015.
  • Emily Koch replaced Alyssa Fox as the standby for Elphaba on January 28, 2015.
  • Mary Kate Morrissey replaced Emily Koch as the standby for Elphaba on June 19, 2015.

2nd National Tour Understudy Replacement History

  • Anne Brummel replaced Natalie Weiss as the understudy for Elphaba on April 18, 2009.
  • Michael Drolet replaced Zach Hanna as the first understudy for Boq on December 9, 2009.
  • Lesley McKinnell replaced Libby Servais as the second understudy for Glinda on February 2, 2010.
  • Christine Dwyer replaced Anne Brummel as the understudy for Elphaba on March 10, 2010.
  • Laura Pugliese temporarily replaced Michelle London as the first understudy for Nessarose on March 10, 2010.
  • Michelle London returned to the role of the first understudy for Nessarose on May 11, 2010.
  • Billy Harrigan Tighe replaced Charles Hagerty as the first understudy for Fiyero on May 19, 2010.
  • Lesley McKinnell replaced Jacqui Graziano as the second understudy for Nessarose on July 21, 2010.
  • Tiffany Haas became the third understudy for Nessarose on July 28, 2010.
  • Rachel Potter replaced Michelle London as the first understudy for Glinda on August 3, 2010.
  • Lesley McKinnell replaced Michelle London as the first understudy for Nessarose on August 3, 2010.
  • Tiffany Haas replaced Lesley McKinnell as the second understudy for Nessarose on August 3, 2010.
  • Tory Ross replaced Jenn Furman as the first understudy for Madame Morrible on August 11, 2010.
  • Lauren Haughton assumed the role of third understudy for Nessarose on September 28, 2010.
  • Robert Pendilla replaced Kevin Samual Yee as the second understudy for Boq on December 1, 2010.
  • Laurel Harris replaced Christine Dwyer as the understudy for Elphaba on January 26, 2011.
  • Tiffany Haas replaced Rachel Potter as the first understudy for Glinda on February 16, 2011.
  • Lisa Livesay replaced Lesley McKinnell as the second understudy for Glinda on April 12, 2011.
  • Tiffany Haas replaced Lesley McKinnell as the first understudy for Nessarose on April 12, 2011.
  • Lauren Haughton replaced Tiffany Haas as the second understudy for Nessarose on April 12, 2011.
  • Timothy A. Fitz-Gerald replaced Billy Harrigan Tighe as the first understudy for Fiyero on May 4, 2011.
  • Michael McCorry Rose replaced Timothy A. Fitz-Gerald as the first understudy for Fiyero on June 29, 2011.
  • Linda Griffin replaced Tory Ross as the first understudy for Madame Morrible on June 29, 2011.
  • Marissa Miller replaced Tiffany Haas as the first understudy for Glinda on August 2, 2011.
  • Lauren Haughton replaced Tiffany Haas as the first understudy for Nessarose on August 2, 2011.
  • Laurel Harris replaced Lauren Haughton as the second understudy for Nessarose on August 2, 2011.
  • Catherine Charlebois assumed the role of third understudy for Nessarose on December 13, 2011.
  • KJ Hippensteel replaced Daniel Torres as the second understudy for Fiyero on December 20, 2011.
  • Anna Eilinsfeld replaced Laurel Harris as the understudy for Elphaba on January 20, 2012.
  • Catherine Charlebois left the role of third understudy for Nessarose on January 15, 2012.
  • Lisa Livesay replaced Laurel Harris as the second understudy for Nessarose on January 20, 2012.
  • Wayne Schroder replaced Don Richard as the first understudy for The Wizard on February 7, 2012.
  • Wayne Schroder replaced Don Richard as the first understudy for Doctor Dillamond on February 7, 2012.
  • Jillian Kates replaced Lisa Livesay as the second understudy for Glinda on March 28, 2012.
  • Anna Eilinsfeld replaced Lisa Livesay as the second understudy for Nessarose on March 28, 2012.
  • Bridie Carroll temporarily replaced Erin Wilson as the second understudy for Madame Morrible on May 22, 2012.
  • Jane Brockman replaced Linda Griffin as the first understudy for Madame Morrible on June 8, 2012.
  • Chris Peluso replaced Michael McCorry Rose as the first understudy for Fiyero on June 27, 2012.
  • Jay Reynolds, Jr. replaced Robert Pendilla as the second understudy for Boq on August 8, 2012.
  • KJ Hippensteel replaced Chris Peluso as the first understudy for Fiyero on August 8, 2012.
  • Sam Lips replaced KJ Hippensteel as the second understudy for Fiyero on August 8, 2012.
  • Erin Wilson returned to the role of second understudy for Madame Morrible on August 21, 2012.
  • Joel Ingram replaced KJ Hippensteel as the first understudy for Fiyero on October 3, 2012.
  • Bridie Carroll returned to the role of second understudy for Madame Morrible on October 25, 2012.
  • Jillian Kates assumed the role of third understudy for Nessarose on January 30, 2013.
  • Lilli Cooper replaced Anna Eilinsfeld as the understudy for Elphaba on February 12, 2013.
  • Jillian Kates replaced Anna Eilinsfeld as the second understudy for Nessarose on February 12, 2013.
  • Anna Eilinsfeld temporarily returned to the role of understudy for Elphaba on July 2, 2013.
  • Lindsey Brett Carothers replaced Marissa Miller as the first understudy for Glinda on August 14, 2013.
  • Lilli Cooper returned to the role of understudy for Elphaba on August 20, 2013.
  • Kelly D. Felthous replaced Jillian Kates as the second understudy for Glinda on September 25, 2013.
  • Kelly D. Felthous replaced Jillian Kates as the second understudy for Nessarose on September 25, 2013.
  • Jonathan Shew replaced Sam Lips as the second understudy for Fiyero on September 25, 2013.
  • Madeline Trumble replaced Lilli Cooper as the understudy for Elphaba on February 7, 2014.
  • Keith A. Bearden replaced Peter C. Ermides as the second understudy for The Wizard on July 1, 2014.
  • Keith A. Bearden replaced Peter C. Ermides as the second understudy for Doctor Dillamond on July 1, 2014.
  • Becca Kloha assumed the role of third understudy for Nessarose on August 1–10, 2014.
  • Beka Burnham replaced Kelly D. Felthous as the second understudy for Glinda on August 20, 2014.
  • Beka Burnham replaced Kelly D. Felthous as the second understudy for Nessarose on August 20, 2014.
  • Dan Gleason replaced Jonathan Shew as the second understudy for Fiyero on September 16, 2014.
  • Shayla Beck temporarily replaced Madeline Trumble as the understudy for Elphaba on October 7, 2014.
  • Madeline Trumble returned to the role of understudy for Elphaba on October 28, 2014.
  • Kennedy Caughell replaced Madeline Trumble as the understudy for Elphaba on November 1, 2014.
  • Travis Taber replaced Joel Ingram as the first understudy for Fiyero on November 5, 2014.
  • Whitney Brandt replaced Lindsey Brett Carothers as the first understudy for Glinda on November 26, 2014.
  • Mark Shunkey replaced Jay Reynolds, Jr. as the second understudy for Boq on December 23, 2014.
  • Joel Ingram temporarily replaced Dan Gleason as the second understudy for Fiyero on February 3, 2015.
  • Dan Gleason returned to the role of second understudy for Fiyero on April 21, 2015.
  • Peter C. Ermides temporarily returned to the role of second understudy for Doctor Dillamond from May 12-May 17, 2015.
  • Peter C. Ermides temporarily returned to the role of second understudy for The Wizard from May 12-May 17, 2015.
  • Keith A. Bearden returned to the role of second understudy for Doctor Dillamond on May 19, 2015.
  • Keith A. Bearden returned to the role of second understudy for The Wizard on May 19, 2015.
  • Erin Wilson temporarily replaced Bridie Carroll as the second understudy for Madame Morrible on March 19, 2015.
  • Bridie Carroll returned to the role of second understudy for Madame Morrible on May 26, 2015.
  • Kelly D. Felthous temporarily replaced Whitney Brandt as the first understudy for Glinda on July 27, 2015.
  • Whitney Brandt will return to the role of first understudy for Glinda on August 5, 2015.

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