Emma Hunton Will Defy Gravity in North American Tour of Wicked
By Andrew Gans
The company of the first North American tour of the hit Stephen Schwartz-Winnie Holzman musical Wicked will welcome Emma Hunton as Elphaba beginning April 23 in Richmond, VA, at the Altria Theater.
Hunton will join a cast that includes Gina Beck as Glinda, Alison Fraser as Madame Morrible and Tim Kazurinsky as The Wizard.
The company also features Nick Adams (Fiyero), Jenny Florkowski (Nessarose), Tom Flynn (Dr. Dillamond), Jesse JP Johnson (Boq) and Emmy Raver-Lampman (standby for Elphaba) with Shayla Beck, Dina Bennett, Nikki Bohne, Lauren Boyd, Kyle Brown, Nirine S. Brown, John Carroll, Rick Desloge, Timothy A. Fitz-Gerald, Dominic Giudici, Brenda Hamilton, Spencer Jones, Sheila Karls, Trevor Ryan Krahl, Rebecca Kritzer, Marina Lazzaretto, Alison Leo, Marissa Lupp, Raymond Joel Matsamura, Jonathan McGill, Kevin McMahon, Shanon Mari Mills, Christopher Russo and Daniel Switzer.
Hunton’s credits include the Broadway company of Spring Awakening (Ilse) as well as the Off-Broadway company of Rent (Maureen). She was last on tour with the first national tour of Next to Normal (Natalie) and most recently played Ryan in the world premiere of Witness Uganda at the American Repertory Theater.
Performances continue at the Altria Theater through May 4.
Tickets start at $40 and are available online at BroadwayInRichmond.com, by calling (800) 514-3849 (ETIX) or at the Altria Theater and CenterStage box offices.
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