NEWS: Cast announced for Wicked at Liverpool Empire

, the global musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, has announced its star cast for the in the record-breaking production when it comes to the Liverpool Empire Theatre on 16 September until 11 October 2014.

The show will star Ashleigh Gray (Elphaba), Emily Tierney (Glinda), Samuel Edwards (Fiyero), Marilyn Cutts (Madame Morrible), Steven Pinder (The Wizard and Doctor Dillamond), Carina Gillespie (Nessarose) Richard Vincent (Boq) and Jacqueline Hughes (Standby Elphaba).

The spectacular production of “this thrillingly entertaining show” (Manchester Evening News) has broken countless Box Office records and already received multiple five star reviews across England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.

The award-winning London production continues its open-ended run at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, where it is now the 10th longest running show in the West End. Around the world, Wicked has already been seen by 42 million people in 13 countries, and won 100 international awards.

In a brilliantly witty re-imagining of the stories and characters created by L. Frank Baum in ʻThe Wonderful Wizard of Ozʼ, Wicked tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two sorcery students. Their extraordinary adventures in Oz will ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.

Wicked has music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, a book by Winnie Holzman, musical staging by Wayne Cilento and is directed by two-time Tony Award® winner Joe Mantello. Wicked is based on the novel, ʻWicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the Westʼ, by Gregory Maguire.

16 Sep – 11 Oct 2014
Liverpool Empire

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