New witches are taking over at the West End's Wicked, continuing its run at the Apollo Victoria Theatre. Beginning March 7, Lucy St. Louis joins the company as Glinda opposite Alexia Khadime as Elphaba.
Lucy St. Louis, the first Black actor ever to play the role of Christine Daaé in the London production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, will take over the role of Glinda in the West End's Wicked March 7, 2023, at the Apollo Victoria Theatre.
Also joining the company are Caitlin Anderson making her West End debut as Nessarose, and Joe Thompson-Oubari newly starring as Boq after appearing in the production's ensemble.
See photos of the new company below:
The company also includes Ryan Reid as Fiyero, Sophie-Louise Dann as Madame Morrible, Mark Curry as The Wizard, Simeon Truby as Doctor Dillamond, Amy Webb as standby for Elphaba, and Lisa-Anne Wood as standby for Glinda, with Yuki Abe, Kofi Aidoo-Appiah, Conor Ashman, Jessica Aubrey, Joshua Clemetson, Fergus Dale, Effie Rae Dyson, Nicola Espallardo, Danny Fogarty, Ross Harmon, Kate Leiper, Nick Len, Jemima Loddy, Joshua Lovell, PaddyJoe Martin, Millie Mayhew, Harry Mills, Daniel Parrott, Aiesha Naomi Pease, Jeanie Ryan, Natalie Spriggs, James Titchener, Micaela Todd, Christine Tucker, Jaydon Vijn, and Taela Yeomans-Brown.
With music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Winnie Holzman, the musical is based on the novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire.
The Joe Mantello-helmed production features musical staging by Wayne Cilento, scenic design by Eugene Lee, costume design by Susan Hilferty, lighting design by Kenneth Posner, sound design by Tony Meola, projections by Elaine J. McCarthy, wig and hair design by Tom Watson, music supervision and arrangements by Stephen Oremus, orchestrations by William David Brohn, and dance arrangements by James Lynn Abbott.
The hit Broadway production of Wicked continues at the Gershwin Theatre.