Is thrilled to be making her Broadway debut. She recently starred as Edna St. Vincent Millay in the critically acclaimed Transport Group production of Renascence. Previously, she traveled around the country as Yitzhak in the first national tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Off-Broadway and regional: Daddy Long Legs, Evita, Fiddler on the Roof, Harmony (Ovation nomination), Les Misérables (Joseph Jefferson Award), Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, A Little Night Music. She is a proud member of RANGE a cappella. This dream come true would not be possible without the love and support from her Mom, friends, family & Max. @hannahcorneau
Ginna Claire Mason
Is thrilled to step into the bubble after seeing the original cast on Broadway at age 13 and telling her parents at intermission, “I’m going to be Glinda someday.” Tour/Vegas: Wicked, Newsies, Flashdance, Duck Commander Musical. Regional: Thoroughly Modern Millie, Hairspray, Grease. Nashville native. BFA in music theatre, Elon University. Thank you Mom & Dad, Amplified Entertainment, Telsey, Vocal Power LLC and the Wicked team. Love to my Prince, Eric. www.ginnaclaire.com, @ginnaclaire
Broadway: 15 shows including Beautiful, Honeymoon in Vegas , Cinderella, Memphis, Gypsy, Fiddler, Urinetown, Triumph of Love, Anything Goes, Sunday in the Park With George, Evita and others. Regional: Clue (Cape Playhouse); Follies (St. Louis Rep); Prince of Broadway (Japan); Honeymoon in Vegas (Paper Mill Playhouse); Holiday Inn (St. Louis Muny); Hello, Dolly! (Ford’s Theatre, DC); others. Off-Broadway: Curvy Widow, The Toxic Avenger, My Deah, Polish Joke, Mere Mortals, All in the Timing, others. National tour: The Drowsy Chaperone. TV: “The Big C,” various “L&O.” www.nancyopel.com
Broadway: Hello, Dolly!; Chaplin; Elf; Curtains; The Grinch…; The Pajama Game; Kiss Me, Kate; 1776; Gypsy; Marie Christine; Kiss of the Spider Woman; La Bête. Touring: La Cage, The Producers, Les Misérables, Kiss of the Spider Woman. Off-Broadway: Himself and Nora, Fly by Night, A Man of No Importance, etc. TV: “Blue Bloods,” “Brain Dead,” “Elementary,” “House of Cards,” “The Good Wife,” “Orange Is the New Black,” all three “Law & Order” series. Eighteen Broadway and Off-Broadway cast albums. Broadway debut: Oliver!
Kyle Dean Massey
Broadway: Pippin (Pippin), Next to Normal (Gabe), Xanadu (Thalia), The Boys in the Band. Off-Broadway: Altar Boyz, Lucky Guy. Known to TV audiences as Kevin Bicks from four seasons on ABC’s “Nashville.” Other TV: “The Good Wife,” “Inside Amy Schumer,” “High Maintenance,” “Up All Night,” “Hart of Dixie,” “Peter Rabbit,” “Sunny Day,” “Cupid,” “The Dangerous Book for Boys.” Film: Sex & the City 2, Contest, After Party & “A Merry Christmas Match” on Hallmark this fall. @kyledeanmassey
Broadway: Doctor Zhivago, The Last Ship, Soul Doctor. Off-Broadway: Sweeney Todd, 39 Steps. Lincoln Center: The Secret Garden, Sweeney Todd. Tour: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Regional: Goodspeed, Pioneer, Fulton. TV: “Madam Secretary,” “Quantico,” “The Get Down,” “Elementary,” “Chicago Fire,” “The Blacklist,” “Blindspot,” “The Family,” “The Mysteries of Laura,” “Person of Interest,” “Unforgettable,” “Flight of the Conchords. Film: The Greatest Showman, Diverge, Rapid Eye Movement. With SoHee Youn, writing original musical, I Spy a Spy. www.jamiejackson.com
First ethnic actor to portray Kate Monster in Avenue Q. Critically acclaimed at The Public in Miss You Like Hell (Drama Desk nomination). NY Times hailed her as “eye-opening” with “youthful loveliness and a blue-sky voice.” Starred last summer at NYS&F in Alice by Heart; for Lin-Manuel Miranda in Jonathan Larson’s tick, tick…BOOM!; at Williamstown in Marsha Norman’s Secret Soldiers. TV: “Law & Order SVU,” HBO’s “Divorced.” Off-Broadway: Big River (Encores!), Party People (The Public). National tour: West Side Story. www.gizeljimenez.com
Jesse JP Johnson
Is stoked to be back with his Wicked family! He was last seen at the Palace Theatre in SpongeBob SquarePants, where he played many species of fish including SpongeBob himself. Other Broadway/tour credits: Wicked (Boq), Glory Days (Jack), 9 to 5, Grease (Doody), Xanadu (Sonny u/s), Altar Boyz (Luke) and had a recurring role on “OLTL.” Much love to Lisa, Penny, the J mob, Jack, Pip and Drew. jessejjams.com
Returns to the Gershwin after having played Elphaba in 7 companies across 4 countries, more than any other actress in the shows history. Her Wicked credits include: Broadway, London, Chicago, Seoul, Sydney, First & Second National Tour. Other Credits: Original Las Vegas Cast of We Will Rock You (u/s Scaramouche) & the 1st National Tour of Mamma Mia! (u/s Ali). She would like to thank Richard Fisher at Abrams Artists, Lisa Leguillou, David Stone, Joe Mantello, her amazing friends, supportive family and her daughter Joules.
Brittney is honored and excited to join the Wicked family! Broadway: Les Mis (Éponine), Motown, Sunset Boulevard, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. Greatest thanks to God, Mom, family and my team. Special thanks to Telsey + Co & the Wicked team! Dedicated to you, The Dreamer. @sunnybrittney
Ioana is excited to be back in Oz after working as associate dir. on “Hairspray Live!” Broadway: Wicked (OBC), 9 to 5 (OBC). Off-Broadway: La Llorona, Bare. Nat’l tours: Come Fly Away, Saturday…Fever. TV: “Master of None,” “Smash,” “The Big C.” Ass’t chor./dir.: Mia Michaels, Wayne Cilento, Travis Wall, Kenny Leon. www.ioanaalfonso.com
Ensemble, Morrible u/s
Broadway: Aladdin. TV/film: “Our Cartoon President,” “Elementary,” “Bachelorette.” Regional: The Muny, Bucks County Playhouse. BFA from Ithaca College. Debut album Something Real out everywhere! Huge thanks to Telsey + Co., Headline Talent, Mom & Dad and to the village that continues to inspire me and lift me up. @kathryndallison www.KathrynAllison.me
Swing, Chistery U/S
Broadway: Anastasia, An American in Paris. City Center Encores!: Hey Look Me Over!, Me and My Girl. Carnegie Hall’s West Side Story (Nibbles), Radio City Christmas Spectacular. National tour: Flashdance (Ballet Dancer, Jimmy u/s). Ailey/Fordham BFA graduate. Special thanks to family, friends, MSA, Telsey & Co. and Ryan! @alexxaquilino
Ensemble, Boq U/S
Broadway: Hair, Wicked. First national tours: Hair, American Idiot. Thanks to everyone at Telsey, CAP 21, NYU, Nicolosi. Love to my Bogans, Hippies, Idiots, the Thread and Liana. Over the moon to be off to Oz. This one’s for Wayne.
Ensemble, Chistery U/S
Dance Captain, Swing, Witch's Mother/Midwife U/S
Antonette is thrilled to be back in Oz! National Tours: Wicked. Regional: West Side Story (Fulton Opera House), Footloose (Marriott Theatre), and Hot Mikado (Westchester Broadway Theatre), among others. Proud Northwestern graduate. Love and thanks to Jeremy and family. www.antonettecohen.com.
Michael Di Liberto
Swing, Wizard/Doctor Dillamond/Witch's Father/Ozian Official U/S
Michael is threi9lled to be back with the Broadway company of Wicked! National tours: Wicked, Annie, Cinderella, Strike up the Band. Select regional: Sweeney Todd, The Producers (Helen Hayes nomination, Best Actor), Elf, Oliver, The 39 Steps, Spamalot, LMNOP. Thanks to CGF, Lisa & Telsey. For Mom & Dad. Everything happens for a reason. @therealdi_li
Teneise Mitchell Ellis
Native of Chesapeake, VA. Trained at Evelyn Ott School of Dance, University of the Arts grad. Credits: Radio City Rockettes, Broadway Dance Lab, Philadanco, Camille A. Brown and Dancers, Bad Boys of Dance. TV/commercial credits: “SNL,” “Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,” Rodan+Fields. Thank you LDC and family. @teneise_ellis
Swing, Nessarose/Midwife U/S
So happy to be back in Oz! National Tours: Wicked, Jesus Christ Superstar. Select Regionals: Annie (Star-to-Be) at TUTS & Theatre Aspen, The Sound of Music (Liesl) and Les Misérables (Cosette u/s) at Tuacahn. Thanks to Telsey+Co., Take 3 Talent, my family and friends. IG: @tessferrell, Twitter: @Tess_Ferrell.
Swing, Midwife U/S
Is thrilled to be back in Oz! Broadway: Wicked. National tours: Wicked (Nessarose), White Christmas, 42nd Street, Cats. Off-Broadway: Blueprint Specials. Favorite regional: Saturday Night Fever, Cabaret, Singin’ in the Rain, Chicago, Anything Goes. Along with performing, Jenny’s other passion is designing jewelry. Love to my family, the fabulous ladies of BWA and my Sonnyboy.
Dance Captain; Swing, Chistery U/S
Credits: Wicked National Tours (Dance Captain/Swing/Chistery), Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Disney World, and Holland America Cruise Lines. Thank you to my family, Telsey+Co., Corinne, my beautiful wife, Nicole, and my amazing son, Nolan.
Ensemble, Fiyero U/S
Dan is thrilled to make his Broadway debut! Tour: Wicked (Fiyero u/s), American Idiot (Tunny u/s), Miss Saigon (Chris u/s). Favorite regional: Goodspeed, Pennsylvania Centre Stage, Mount Gretna. BFA, Penn State. Thanks to my family, Julia, Craig, and Bobbie.
Is ecstatic to be back at the Gershwin. Broadway/NYC: Frozen (ensemble), Wicked (ensemble), and The Christmas Spectacular (Rockette). National tour: Wicked. Love to DZ, LDC, Travis and her ever-supportive family.
Ensemble, Boq U/S
Jeff is overjoyed to be joining Wicked! Broadway/NYC: The Book of Mormon, The Golden Apple (Encores!). Tour: Newsies (Spot Conlon), The Book of Mormon (L.A./Chicago). Training: Pace University, The School at Steppenwolf. Thanks to Mom, Craig, BBR, and Mendoza. @heimbrockj
Manuel I. Herrera
Broadway: West Side Story, Legally Blonde, Sweet Charity, Wicked (original Chistery), The Music Man. Off-Broadway/regional: Bull Durham, Miss Abigail’s Guide… and The Seven. TV/film: Ma, “Odd Mom Out,” “Blue Bloods,” “Late Night With Steven Colbert,” Winter’s Tale, Knucklehead, Sex & The City 2, “Power,” “Unforgettable,” “Smash,” Modern Love.
Ensemble, Glinda u/s
Broadway debut! National tour: The Phantom of the Opera, Christine Daaé (Alternate). Off-Broadway: Desperate Measures. BFA, The Boston Conservatory. Thanks to DGRW, Craig, Telsey + Co., the Wicked team and my incredibly supportive friends and family, especially Mom, Dad and Booey. For Gram and Boldy. @celiahottenstein
Witch's Mother/Ensemble, Nessarose u/s
Thrilled to be back in the Wicked family! Broadway: Something Rotten!; also Wicked tours (Nessarose u/s); On the Town (Ivy Smith, 5th Avenue). Huge thanks to the Wicked team, Telsey + Co., Pamelot, Janie, Mindy, Bob, and the Garber Agency. Endless love and gratitude to Mama, Daddy, Ari, and Joel.
Swing, Witch's Mother/Midwife U/S
is stoked to be making her Broadway debut with this incredible company! She comes from the national tour where she served as Dance Captain, Swing, and Glinda u/s. BFA: NYU CAP 21. Much love and thanks to Mom, Dad, Telsey + Co, and the entire Wicked family.
Raymond Joel Matsamura
Coming back to this show, and sharing the stage with these beautiful people again, confirms that I actually am the luckiest monkey! I couldn’t be more grateful for this opportunity. Thanks to my friends, family, Wicked and N-PAC for supporting me on this wild ride. Mom, this one’s for you!!!
Broadway: Carousel, Holiday Inn, Tuck Everlasting, Matilda. National tours: Wicked, Mary Poppins. Las Vegas: Rock of Ages (Franz). Regional: Muny, Flatrock Playhouse, Theatre by the Sea. BFA from Elon University. Agency: DGRW. @matt_meigs
Lindsay K. Northen
Ensemble, Glinda U/S
The Sound of Music national tour (Maria), Happy People at Lincoln Center Broadway’s Future Songbook series (Sally), Pirates! at Goodspeed (Isabel , u/s Mabel), “CSI Miami” (guest star, Alicia Haveford), “Mr Robot” (Dr. Jenner), and commercials for Breyers and many others. Love to Jared and Georgia. www.lindsaynorthen.com
Ensemble, Elphaba u/s
Broadway debut! National tour: If/Then. NYC: Jasper in Deadland, Unlock’d. Most recently: Sophie in Mamma Mia! (ACT of CT). Proud Pace alumna. Endless thanks to the Wicked team, Craig, Carson-Adler and Taylor. For Mom and Dad. @e.e.rogers
Witch's Father/Ozian Official; Wizard/Doctor Dillamond U/S
Broadway: Chaplin, Anything Goes, Amadeus, How to Succeed…, How the Grinch…, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Seussical, High Society, …Whorehouse Goes Public, Grand Hotel, Me and My Girl, Guys and Dolls. NYC Opera: Most Happy Fella. Films: The Intern with Robert De Niro and Ricky and the Flash with Meryl Streep. Fall of 2015: PBS broadcast of NY Philharmonic’s “Show Boat.” www.williamryall.com
Swing, Witch's Mother/Midwife u/s
Broadway: Mamma Mia! (DC/Swing). National tours: Wicked, Movin’ Out, Evita. Regional: In the Heights, West Side Story, Radio City Christmas Spectacular! BFA Fordham/Ailey. Love and gratitude to Craig, Irene and my amazing family and friends! @sambie_fit
Ensemble, Fiyero U/S
Broadway debut! 1st nat’l tour: Priscilla Queen of the Desert. B’way nat’l tours: Mamma Mia! and Wicked. NY theatre: For Lovers Only. So much love and thanks to my family, Craig, Bernadette and the team at Telsey. @tgtaber
Ensemble; Witch's Father/Ozian Official u/s
Cary is a proud graduate of Pebblebrook High School and the University of Michigan. Original Broadway cast: The Times They Are A-Changin’, Memphis, Big Fish, Honeymoon In Vegas, Dames at Sea, A Bronx Tale. Much love and many thanks to all my teachers, Mary Michael, and Massimo Bottura.
Is thrilled to be making his Broadway debut! Credits include Wicked (national tour), The Music Man (Tommy Djilas), Gypsy, South Pacific, RhetOracle Dance Co., Tokyo Disney, and Disneyland. Huge thanks to Telsey + Co. and Mom!
Ensemble/Midwife, Morrible u/s
Broadway: Beauty and the Beast; Triumph of Love; On a Clear Day…; Les Misérables; One Touch of Venus (West End); Sousatzka (Toronto). TV: “The Blacklist;” “30 Rock;” “L&O: CI;” “Wallflowers.” Producing the upcoming docuseries “Ghost Lights: Reclaiming Theater in the Age of AIDS.”
PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER
Broadway: Cyrano de Bergerac, Sweet Charity, La Cage aux Folles, Sly Fox, Fosse, Les Misérables, Five Guys Named Moe. Off-Broadway: Under the Bridge, Adult Entertainment. Touring/regional: Cats, Guys and Dolls. USO/DOD: The Best of Broadway. Pittsburgh CLO: four seasons.
Broadway: The Woman in White, Sweet Charity, Brooklyn the Musical, The Green Bird. National tours: Mamma Mia!; Annie Get Your Gun. Off-Broadway: Sexual Perversity in Chicago, The Beginning of August (Atlantic Theatre). Five seasons at Berkeley Rep. Member of Actors’ Equity.
ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGER
Broadway: Chicago, Spring Awakening, Glory Days, Sweet Charity, Sly Fox, Les Misérables, Grease. National tours: Wicked (both), Chicago, Les Misérables, Me and My Girl, Cats. International: Wicked (Mexico City, production supervisor), 1992 Olympics Closing Ceremonies (Barcelona). Off-Broadway: Under the Bridge, The Ark. Regional: NCT, Pittsburgh CLO.
ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGER
Broadway: Marie Christine, Side Man. National tour: The Lion King. Off-Broadway: The World Over, Falsettos, Floyd Collins (Playwrights Horizons). Regional: Red, Hot and Blue; Carousel; My Fair Lady; Camelot; Annie (Paper Mill Playhouse); and Jekyll & Hyde (Westchester Broadway). Proud member of Actors’ Equity Association.
Music and Lyrics
Has contributed music and/or lyrics to Godspell, Pippin, The Magic Show, The Baker’s Wife, Working (which he adapted and directed), Rags, Children of Eden and the opera Séance on a Wet Afternoon. For films, he collaborated with Alan Menken on the scores for Disney’s Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Enchanted and wrote the songs for the DreamWorks animated feature The Prince of Egypt. Mr. Schwartz is artistic director of the ASCAP Musical Theatre Workshops and serves on the Council of the Dramatists Guild. He is a member of the Theater Hall of Fame, the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and has been given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Awards include three Academy Awards, four Grammy Awards, the Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award and a tiny handful of tennis trophies Defying Gravity, a book about his professional career, is available from Applause Books.
Received a Tony nomination and a Drama Desk Award for Wicked. She created the memorable television drama “My So-Called Life” which starred Claire Danes. Holzman got her start writing for the acclaimed drama “thirtysomething” and later executive produced (again with Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick) “Once and Again.” Other theatre work includes the musical Birds of Paradise (with composer David Evans) and a ten-minute play called Post-Its: Notes on a Marriage which she wrote with her husband, actor Paul Dooley. Features include ‘Til There Was You. Also an actress, Ms. Holzman appeared in Jerry Maguire and as Larry’s wife’s therapist on “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” Most recently she teamed with her daughter, Savannah Dooley, to write and produce the ABC Family series, “Huge.” She is a graduate of Princeton University, received an MFA from the NYU Musical Theatre Program and serves on the board of the Writers Guild Foundation.
Author of Original Novel
Published a dozen novels for children before writing his first adult novel, Wicked. A devotee of children’s fantasy, Maguire’s subsequent novels for adults are variations-on-a-theme: Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister considers Cinderella as a seventeenth-century maid from Haarlem; Lost evokes the ghost of Charles Dickens’s Scrooge; and Mirror Mirror features a High Renaissance Snow White daunted by the wickedest stepmother, Lucrezia Borgia. Maguire’s novel Son of a Witch, a sequel to Wicked, is followed by volume III of the Wicked Years, A Lion Among Men, and concludes with the final novel in the Wicked Years, Out of Oz. He lives in Massachusetts and Vermont with his husband, the painter Andy Newman, and their three children.
Broadway: Sweet Charity (Tony nom.), Aida, The Who’s Tommy (Tony, Drama Desk, Astaire awards), How to Succeed… (Tony nom.), Dream: The Johnny Mercer Musical(director/choreographer; Tony nom., Best Choreography), Jerry’s Girls, Baby (Tony nom.). West End: The Who’s Tommy (Olivier nom.). Other credits: Off-Broadway’s A Hot Minute and Angry Housewives, national tour of Spirit, …Forum at La Jolla (San Diego Drama Critics and Drama-Logue awards). Performer credits: A Chorus Line (Mike, original cast), The Act, Seesaw, Perfectly Frank, Irene, Big Deal, Rachel Lily Rosenblumand Dancin’ (Tony nom.). He has done musical staging for Liza Minnelli, Barry Manilow, Chita Rivera, Billy Joel, Donna Summer and Pete Townshend.
Broadway: Blackbird, The Humans, Airline Highway, The Last Ship, Casa Valentina, I’ll Eat You Last, The Other Place, Other Desert Cities, Pal Joey, 9 to 5, November, The Ritz, Three Days of Rain, The Odd Couple, Glengarry Glen Ross, Assassins (Tony Award), Take Me Out (Tony Award), Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, Design for Living, Proposals, Love! Valour! Compassion! Off-B’way: Dogfight, The Pride, A Man of No Importance, The Vagina Monologues, bash, The Mineola Twins, Corpus Christi. As an actor: The Normal Heart (Tony nom. and on HBO), Angels in America (Tony nom.) and The Baltimore Waltz. Recipient of Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk, Lucille Lortel, Helen Hayes, Clarence Derwent, Obie and Joe A. Callaway awards. He is a member of Naked Angels and an associate artist at the Roundabout.
Eugene is resident designer at Trinity Rep and a resident artist at Long Wharf Theatre. He is the production designer of “Saturday Night Live,” “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” and “Late Night With Seth Meyers.” Other Broadway credits: Bright Star, Ragtime, Show Boat, and Sweeney Todd. Film credits: Coppola’s Hammett, Huston’s Mr. North, Malle’s Vanya on 42nd Street, and Demme’s A Master Builder. BFA: Art Institute of Chicago, Carnegie Mellon. MFA: Yale School of Drama. Three honorary PhDs. Awards: Tony, Drama Desk, Lucille Lortel, Emmy Awards; Elliot Norton Award for Sustained Excellence; Pell Award; and DesignxRI Lifetime Achievement Award. A recent inductee into the New York Theater Hall of Fame, he lives in Providence, RI, with his wife, Brooke.
Has designed more than 200 productions for theatres across America and internationally. Her directorial collaborators include Athol Fugard (set, costumes, co-director), Michael Mayer, James Lapine, Robert Falls, Robert Woodruff, Joe Mantello, JoAnne Akalaitis, Garland Wright, Mark Lamos, Frank Galati, Des McAnuff, Sharon Ott, David Petrarca, Richard Nelson, Christopher Ashley, Kenny Leon, Laurie Anderson, Tony Kushner, Carole Rothman, Garry Hynes and Emily Mann. Recent work: Rigoletto at the Metropolitan Opera 2012-2013, the Taylor Swift Speak Nowworld tour 2011-2012. Broadway: Wonderland, Sondheim on Sondheim, Spring Awakening (Tony nom.), Lestat (Tony nom.), Assassins, Into The Woods (Hewes Award, Tony nom.), Dirty Blonde. She designs for opera, dance, film and TV and chairs deisgn at NYU/Tisch. Her numerous awards include Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards for Wicked.
Has more than 50 Broadway play and musical theatre credits. He designs extensively Off-Broadway, for resident theatres and touring productions throughout the United States as well as internationally. Selected Broadway credits: On Your Feet!, Disgraced, If/Then, Hairspray, Kinky Boots, Pippin, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Legally Blonde, The Coast of Utopia — Shipwrecked, Other Desert Cities, Harvey, The Best Man, The Merchant of Venice, The Royal Family, The Odd Couple, Glengarry Glen Ross, The Goat, Uncle Vanya, Side Man, The Little Foxes and The Rose Tattoo. He is the recipient of Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Obie awards.
Broadway: Lysistrata Jones (associate producer as well as sound design); …Drood (Drama Desk Award); First Date (associate producer); Pal Joey; The Ritz; Laugh Whore; Man of La Mancha; Sweet Smell of Success; Copenhagen; Kiss Me, Kate; Footloose; The Lion King (Drama Desk Award); The Sound of Music; A Christmas Carol (MSG); Steel Pier; Forum; The King and I; Moon Over Buffalo; Smokey Joe’s Cafe; Guys and Dolls; Five Guys Named Moe; She Loves Me; The Red Shoes; Anything Goes. London: Kiss Me, Kate; The Lion King; Smokey Joe’s Cafe; and Anything Goes. National and international: The Lion King, Les Misérables, Mozart, Der Gloeckner von Notre Dame. Tony is a graduate of Ithaca College’s Department of Theatre Arts. Thanks, Dick.
Elaine J. McCarthy
Recent Broadway designs include The People in the Picture, Impressionism, Thurgood, Spamalot, Assassins, Man of La Mancha, Into the Woods, and Judgment at Nuremberg. Opera designs include Great Scott, Everest, Iolanta, Tristan and Isolde, Moby Dick (Dallas Opera); Dead Man Walking (Houston Opera); Mazeppa (Metropolitan Opera); War and Peace (Kirov and Met Opera); Tan Dun’s The Gate; and Peter Sellar’s The Peony Pavilion. Off-Broadway designs include Frequency Hopping (set and projection), Embedded, The Stendhal Syndrome, Suitcase, Speaking in Tongues, and The Thing About Men. Regional designs include Distracted (set and projection), Limonade Tous les Jours, Fran’s Bed, Once in a Lifetime, Cobb, and Hair. She received an Eddy Award in 2003.
HAIR AND WIG DESIGN
Is head of the wig and makeup department at the Metropolitan Opera. He has designed wigs for more than 80 Broadway productions. Current and recent Broadway designs include Wicked, Rock of Ages, How to Succeed…, The Addams Family, Annie, Act One, You Can’t Take It With You, The King and I, The Sound of Music national tour, Dames at Sea, Thérèse Raquin, Fiddler on the Roof (current revival), Bright Star and Long Day’s Journey Into Night.
Joe Dulude II
Broadway and West End: Wicked, Beautiful. Broadway: Allegiance; Doctor Zhivago; On the Town; If/Then; Follies; Jekyll & Hyde; The Normal Heart; Grease. Pre-Broadway: SpongeBob Square Pants. Off-Broadway: Into the Woods (Public Theater), Wild Party (Encores!), Show Boat (NY Philharmonic). Film: The Discovery (key makeup), Central Intelligence, Ghostbusters. Teaching: Pace University, Muhlenberg College, Hartt School. joe2design.com
Broadway: Kinky Boots (2013 Tony Award for Best Orchestrations and 2013 Grammy Award); The Book of Mormon (2011 Tony and Drama Desk Awards for Best Orchestrations and 2012 Grammy Award). Worldwide music supervisor/arranger of Wicked; music supervisor/vocal arranger/orchestrator of Broadway productions/tours of The Book of Mormon, Avenue Q, All Shook Up and 9 to 5: The Musical. Other credits: music supervisor, vocal arranger and orchestrator: tick, tick…BOOM!; music director: Andrew Lippa’s The Wild Party; conductor and contributing orchestrator for the Oscar-winning Disney film Frozen; music director of “The 87th Annual Academy Awards” telecast and “The Wiz Live!” on NBC TV.
William David Brohn
Received the 1998 Tony Award for Best Orchestrations for Ragtime. Other credits include Half a Sixpence (Chichester Festival Theatre); Mary Poppins, Curtains, Miss Saigon, The Secret Garden, Show Boat, Crazy for You, Carousel, Sweet Smell of Success, Oklahoma! (B’way); Mary Poppins, Oliver!, The Witches of Eastwick, My Fair Lady and South Pacific (London). He has provided arrangements for Marilyn Horne, James Galway, Placido Domingo and West Side Story Suite for Violin and Orchestra.
Has won three Tonys and three Grammys for his work on the Broadway musicals Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, and In The Heights. He won his fourth Grammy producing the soundtrack for The Greatest Showman, and is the recipient of the 2018 Kennedy Center Honors Award for his work on Hamilton. As Music Director, Arranger and/or Orchestrator on/off Broadway: Bring It On; Wicked; High Fidelity; Annie (2011 B’way revival); The People In The Picture; 9 to 5 (Drama Desk and Grammy noms.); Legally Blonde, Bat Boy: The Musical. Film and television credits include FX’s Fosse (Supervising Music Producer), The Greatest Showman (Executive Music Producer), Incredibles 2 (Arranger/Orchestrator), and Sesame Street (Emmy-nominated composer). Other credits: Godspell (2001 National Tour), orchestrations for The Rockettes and for the Oscars.
Telsey + Company
Broadway/Tours: Beetlejuice, Be More Chill, Network, The Cher Show, The Prom, American Son, Pretty Woman, My Fair Lady, Mean Girls, Frozen, Anastasia, Come From Away, Waitress, Hamilton, Kinky Boots, Hello, Dolly!, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, On Your Feet!. Off-Broadway: Atlantic, Classic Stage, MCC, St. Ann’s Warehouse, Second Stage. Film: Mary Poppins Returns, Ben Is Back, The Greatest Showman, Into the Woods, Rachel Getting Married. TV: “Rent: Live,” “Murphy Brown,” “This Is Us,” “House of Cards,” “NCIS: New Orleans,” “One Day at a Time,” commercials. www.telseyandco.com
Mariand Torres is thrilled to join this company after standing by for Elphaba on Broadway and the show’s first national tour. Other favorite credits: In Transit (original Broadway cast), Prince of Broadway (Japan world premiere, directed by Hal Prince/Susan Stroman), …the Great Comet of 1812 (original Off-Broadway cast), School of Rock (Off-Broadway workshop), Eva Peron in Evita (Kansas City Rep), Giant (Signature Theatre), Spamalot (Connecticut Rep). TV: “Madam Secretary.” Endless thanks to HCKR, Craig, Lisa and the Wicked team for this opportunity. Love to Nick, Mami and family for their unwavering support. For Pa. Follow along: @mariandtorres. mariandtorres.com.
Broadway: Wicked (Glinda), In Transit (Ali), Amazing Grace (Mary), Chaplin (Oona), Anything Goes (Hope), Sondheim on Sondheim. Other theater credits include Chicago and Los Angeles companies of Wicked (Glinda); Sweeney Todd (Johanna) with NY Philharmonic at Lincoln Center, also aired on PBS; Lady Be Good (Shirley) at Encores!; Sunday in the Park with George (Dot/Marie) and South Pacific (Nellie) at the Guthrie Theater; The Light in the Piazza (Clara) at South Coast Repertory; South Pacific (Nellie) and Annie (Grace) at Paper Mill Playhouse; The Phantom… (Christine) at Pittsburgh CLO. Film/TV: The Intern, The Parent Trap, “Blue Bloods,” “Gossip Girl.”
Miss McGery in Numbers Nerds (Outstanding Individual Performance), NYMF Playwrights Horizons, CPA Theatricals. Chicago/regional: Madame Thenardier in Les Misérables (Joseph Jefferson nomination), Drury Lane Oakbrook; Miss Hannigan in Annie, Miss Shingle in A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, Jeanette in The Full Monty (BroadwayWorld Regional Award), RMRT; Steppenwolf; Goodman; Chicago Shakespeare; Mark Taper Forum; The Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire. TV: “Will & Grace,” “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” “Grimm,” “Episodes,” “Weeds,” “Dexter.” Go Rockford!
Broadway: A Grand Night for Singing; Falsettos; Stardust; Snoopy!; Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up? Off-Broadway: Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh (Drama Desk nomination: Best Actor); Forever Plaid; Olympus On My Mind; Spamilton; etc. L.A.: Winner of Los Angeles Drama Critics Award for Outstanding Contribution to Musical Theatre; Forbidden Hollywood/Broadway (Ovation Award); Ragtime; L.A. Opera, Hollywood Bowl and a lot more. TV/Film: Yes. 5½ years was voice of “Lucky” for Lucky Charms cereal. Recorded over 60 CDs, including original cast, studio and solo albums.
Amanda Fallon Smith
Amanda is thrilled to be making her national tour debut! Select regional credits include The Crucible, The Cake, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, The Game’s Afoot, among others. She proudly served as Miss Pennsylvania 2014 at the national Miss America pageant. Amanda holds a B.F.A. in musical theater from Carnegie Mellon University. Endless love to all her friends and family! @AmandaFallonSmith.
Tom is extremely grateful to return to Wicked, performing for the first time with the Munchkinland company. Over the past 11 years, Mr. Flynn has performed Doctor Dillamond for over 3,000 performances on both Broadway, as well as the first national tour (four times), the original Los Angeles company and the original San Francisco company. He is eternally thankful to Lisa Leguillou, Joe Mantello, David Stone and all at 321 for this continued gift!
Broadway: Wicked, Next to Normal, Hairspray. National tours: Kinky Boots (Charlie Price), Next to Normal (Gabe). TV: “Madam Secretary,” Nickelodeon’s “Big Time Rush” (Dak Zevon), ”The Good Wife.” Film: People You May Know, B-Side. Regional: Between the Lines (KC Rep), Parade (CTG), Girlfriend (CTG and ATL). Curt is a Wisconsin native who loves his wife Mallauri and his family. @curt_hansen.
Thrilled and honored to be joining Wicked. Regional: North Shore Music Theatre, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, Human Race Theatre Company, Greater Boston Theatre Company, Unquowa Repertory Theatre. Film: The Funhouse Massacre. BFA from CCM. Thanks to TKO, Lisa and the Wicked team for believing in me. Eternally grateful to my mom and dad for endless support and my friends for spectacular inspiration. www.djplunkett.org @djplunkett100
Professional theater debut! “Wild and unending gratitude to Avalon Artists and the Wicked team for taking a chance on me. If success is standing on the shoulders of giants, Andrew Byrne is my giant. Mom, dad, Marissa: We did it!” For Emily and Robby. The only thing that makes achieving your dream impossible is giving up on it. @ceceliaticktin.
Swing, Chistery U/S
Blessed to be a part of Wicked! EDGE Scholarship Alum 2011. Credits: Sia, Incubus, “Parenthood,” “The Middle,” “Childrens Hospital,” Disneyland California. “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”—Michael Scott. Instagram: @Jake_Bevens.
Jordan is excited to be back in Munchkinland. A finalist on S8 of “So You Think You Can Dance.” She has assisted choreographers including Kenny Ortega and Kat Burns. Casanova is certified in Classical Pilates. Love to her family, Jeffrey and Mouse! @jordancasanova.
Is so happy to be a part of Wicked. Thanks to everyone at Wicked, Telsey and MSA. All my love to my wonderful family and amazing friends for their never ending support, love and laughter.
Ensemble, Glinda U/S, Nessarose
Back in Oz! Previously with the company for almost two years. BoCo ’14. “Love and thanks to Craig/Telsey, DGRW, my Wicked family, Mom and Dad and especially my pup Root.”
Ensemble, Boq U/S
NYC: How the Grinch… (Young Max u/s, MSG), Kris Kringle (Sky, Town Hall). Regional: The Little Mermaid, Rock of Ages, SantaLand Diaries. B.F.A.—CCM. Thanks to Cooper Company/Gotham Talent. Love to Mom, Dad and Chris. MattDensky.com
Ryan Patrick Farrell
Ensemble, Chistery U/S
Is a Michigan native. Began dancing at age 8. Ryan is thrilled to join Wicked on tour. Credits include: Wicked (Chicago), Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Cats national tour (Mistoffelees), Copacabana (Mill Mountain), Princess Cruises, Chase Brock Experience (Joyce Soho) and Boyz II Men. Love to Mom and Dad.
Sarah Anne Fernandez
Ensemble, Elphaba U/S
Thrillified to be joining her dream show! N.Y. theater: In the Heights (Nina), Pop Punk High. NYU Tisch 2018 grad. Endless love to family, Telsey + Co and the Cooper Company. “For Mom, Dad, M & M—thank you for always believing that I could fly.”
is ecstatic to return to Oz! Nat’l tours: Wicked, Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Cats. World premiere Tuck Everlasting. RhetOracle Dance Co., Odyssey Dance Theatre. TV/Film: “Smash,” Disney’s High School Musical 3. Love to husband, Matt. @kcfredericks
Swing, Witchs' Father/Ozian Official/The Wizard/Doctor Dillamond U/S
Broadway: …Great Comet of 1812, A Christmas Story. NY/Regional: Secondhand Lions(Seattle 5th Ave), I Am Harvey Milk (Lincoln Center), The Gig (NYMF), Yeast Nation(FringeNYC). BFA University of Michigan. Proud member AEA. www.nickgaswirth.com
Ensemble, Madame Morrible U/S
Webster University B.F.A. in musical theater. Regional: Bridget in Bring It On (L.A.), Daniela in In the Heights (L.A.) and more. Award-winning jazz vocalist, performing internationally at IAJE in Toronto, Monterey Jazz Festival and 54 below. Saragonzales.weebly.com.
Gigi (Broadway), The Radio City Rockettes, Roman Holiday (Golden Gate Theater), Encores!, The Stratford Shakespeare Festival and season 5 of “Murdoch Mysteries.” Profound gratitude for the Wolff pack, Eric and family. @alisonjantz.
Dance Captain, Swing
Feels honored to join Wicked. Film: Step Up 2: The Streets, Step Up 3D. TV: “Glee,” “Bones,” “How I Met Your Mother,” “DWTS.” Tours: Eve, Donnie Klang. Marymount Manhattan College. Thanks Mom, Nin and Sasha for your endless love and support. Dad, I love and miss you always.
Originally from Layton, Utah. Radio City Christmas Spectacular, FX untitled Fosse/Verdon series. B.F.A. Marymount Manhattan College. National tour debut! Thanks to LDC Artist Representation! “Much love to my family, Collin and Winslow.” @mattildaalove.
Swing, Nessarose U/S
A dream come true! Most recently seen in Frozen: Live at the Hyperion. 1st National Tours: Sister Act (Ensemble, u/s Mary Robert), Walking the Tightrope (Esme). Regional favorites: The Addams Family (Wednesday), Spring Awakening (Wendla). Instagram: @micccccmart
Ensemble, u/s Fiyero
Hayden is thrilled to join the Wicked family. Hayden toured nationally and internationally as Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys. Roosevelt University. Thanks to the Wicked team, Telsey and his agents at Talent Works. For Sarah. @haydenmilanes.
Ensemble, Glinda U/S
Thrilled to be making her Wicked debut! Recent credits: Disney’s Freaky Friday Tour (Gretchen), Disney’s Finding Nemo (Nemo). BFA NYU Tisch/CAP21. Thanks to God, Laura at Terrific Talent, Telsey + Co, and the entire Wicked team. For Mom, Dad, and my sweetest Zach. @jennafernewberry
Thrilled to join Wicked! Credits: Radio City Rockettes, 42nd Street (national tour), Finger Lakes MTF, Gateway Playhouse, Arizona Broadway. OCU graduate. Thanks to Avalon and the Wicked team! “Love to my family and James.” @alicia_newcom.
Witch's Father/Ozian Official, The Wizard/Doctor Dillamond U/S
Broadway: 9 to 5, A Christmas Carol. Tours: 9 to 5. Off-Broadway: Prince and the Pauper, Mimi le Duck. Film: The Producers the Musical, Brando, Welcome Home. Television:“Guiding Light,” “All My Children.” Concert: Kristina at Carnegie Hall and Royal Albert Hall in London.
Brandon is thrilled to be in the land of Oz! National tours: Matilda, Elf and Flashdance. International tour: West Side Story. “Many thanks to my parents, MSA and this incredible cast and crew.
Swing, Chistery U/S
Is very grateful to be back with the Munchkinland family! Credits: Cirque du Soleil, “SYTYCD,” Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Florence + the Machine, Ke$ha, Kelly Clarkson, “American Music Awards,” “Video Music Awards,” “Billboard Awards,” “DWTS,” “American Idol,” San Francisco Ballet.
Ensemble, Fiyero U/S, Witch's Father/Ozian Official U/S
Joined Jan. 2010. 3,000+ performances. 20 Green Girls. Denizen of Pittsburgh, PA. • Travel Enthusiast: 8+ Years of Touring, 50 States, 8 Provinces, 15 Countries • Passions/Hobbies: Wicked, Gymnastics, Figure Skating, Fundraising, Event Coordinating, Photography, Motivational Speaking. “Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.” Follow my adventures on IG @justinwirick88
Thrilled to be a part of Wicked. Credits include: Finding Neverland (Broadway), Fox’s “SYTYCD” Season 10 Female Winner, Amazon Prime’s “Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” Lindsey Stirling (Music Box Tour), Shaping Sound Company. Endless love to her family, MSA & NDSD. @dance10amy
Production Stage Manager
Broadway: Godspell, Wonderland, Lend Me a Tenor (2010), Grease, The Pajama Game, Sweet Charity, Fiddler on the Roof (2004), Noises Off, Stones in His Pockets, Cats, Guys and Dolls, among others. Directing credits include 59th FIFA Congress (2009) at Atlantis (Nassau), as well as the most recent national tours of Grease (2008 and 2010).
Colleen is thrilled to be a part of the Wicked team. Broadway: Godspell, Wonderland, South Pacific, Lend Me a Tenor, Grease, Grey Gardens. Regional: Many productions over several years at the Vineyard Playhouse in beautiful Martha’s Vineyard, Mass. Love to LBB.
Assistant Stage Manager
Broadway: Cirque du Soleil’s Paramour; Disaster!; Newsies; Shatner’s World: We Just Live in It; Wit; Bonnie & Clyde; La Cage aux Folles (2010). National tours: Once, Sister Act, The Addams Family, 9 to 5 The Musical. Regional: Cutman (Goodspeed Musicals).