Jessica Vosk Flies Into Broadway's Wicked July 16

Broadway News   Jessica Vosk Flies Into Broadway's Wicked July 16
 
Vosk reprises her performance as Elphaba after taking on the role on tour; also returning to the show is Curt Hansen as Fiyero.
Jessica Vosk in <i>Wicked</i>
Jessica Vosk in Wicked Joan Marcus

Jessica Vosk, who played Elphaba in the national tour of Wicked, reprises the role on Broadway beginning July 16 at the Gershwin Theatre as the hit musical approaches its 15th anniversary on Broadway.

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Curt Hansen Marc J. Franklin

Vosk, also seen on Broadway in Fiddler on the Roof, Finding Neverland, and The Bridges of Madison County, succeeds Jackie Burns, who played her final performance July 14.

Vosk is reunited with Amanda Jane Cooper, who played Glinda on tour and previously joined the Broadway company.

Also joining the cast July 16 is former ensemble member and understudy Curt Hansen, who takes over from Ashley Parker Angel as Fiyero.

Since opening in 2003, Wicked has been performed in over 100 cities around the world. The musical, which recently became the sixth longest-running production in Broadway history, has amassed over $4.5 billion in global sales and has been seen by over 55 million people worldwide.

Read: THINK YOU KNOW EVERYTHING ABOUT WICKED? THINK AGAIN.

The Broadway production also currently stars Isabel Keating as Madame Morrible, Kevin Chamberlin as The Wizard, Jye Frasca as Boq, Kristen Martin as Nessarose, and Martin Moran as Dr. Dillamond.

Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, Wicked has a score by Stephen Schwartz, a book by Winnie Holzman, and direction by Joe Mantello with musical staging by Wayne Cilento.

Wicked is produced by Marc Platt, Universal Pictures, The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt, and David Stone.

(Updated July 16, 2018)

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