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Jessica Vosk

Elphaba

Jessica is honored to be joining the Wicked Broadway family after having spent the last year playing Elphaba in the national tour of Wicked. Vosk most recently starred in the NYC Ballet Jerome Robbins tribute Something to Dance About, directed by Warren Carlyle, and re-created the role of Fruma Sarah in the most recent revival of Broadway’s Fiddler on the Roof. Other Broadway: Finding Neverland, The Bridges of Madison County. She starred as Anita in the Grammy-nominated San Francisco Symphony West Side Story. Debut Solo Album Wild and Free available for purchase at www.jessicavosk.com. Follow along @jessicavosk. For my family, who have always let me fly.

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Katie Rose Clarke

Glinda

Is thrillified to be returning to the bubble! In addition to reprising her role as Glinda, other Broadway credits include Miss Saigon (Ellen), Allegiance (Hannah Campbell) and The Light in the Piazza (Clara Johnson). National tours: Wicked and The Light in the Piazza. Regional: The Last Five Years (Connecticut Critics Circle Award for Best Actress) and Prayer for My Enemy, both atLong Wharf Theatre. TV: “The Good Wife” (CBS), “Lincoln Center Presents: The Light in the Piazza.” Most recently, the world premiere of the Huey Lewis musical The Heart of Rock & Roll at The Old Globe Theatre. For Chris and our Eleanor.

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Nancy Opel

Madame Morrible

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

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Michael McCormick

The Wizard

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!

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Ryan McCartan

Fiyero

Makes his Broadway debut in Wicked. Off-Broadway: original cast of Heathers (JD). TV/film: Fox’s Rocky Horror Picture Show (Brad), Disney Channel’s Liv & Maddie (Diggie) and numerous guest-starring roles. Ryan would like to thank his sister and mentor Alison, his parents, Telsey Casting, Nancy Kremer and his agents at Paradigm. Twitter: @ryanmccartan, Instagram: @mccarya, original music on Spotify: Ryan McCartan.

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Jamie Jackson

Doctor Dillamond

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

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Gizel Jiménez

Nessarose

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

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Jesse JP Johnson

Boq

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

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Laurel Harris

Elphaba Standby

Is elated to be at the Gershwin after touring the country as Elphaba. Most recently: Jagged Little Pill (A.R.T.) Broadway: Beautiful (Cynthia Weil), Evita (Evita understudy), In Transit. NCT: Into the Woods (Baker’s Wife). BFA University of Michigan. Endless thanks to Lisa, Craig & Nicolosi. Proud wife of brilliant comedian & musician Rob Marnell. For my parents, who bought me a ticket to Wicked 15 years ago & always believed I’d get here. @laurelnyc

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Lisa Livesay

Glinda Standby

Is a Wicked national tour alumna, and is thrillified to be back in the bubble—making her Broadway debut! Lisa has headlined at The Kennedy Center and continues to travel the globe singing with symphony orchestras. Film: Monday Nights at 7 with Edward James Olmos. Voiceover: Spin! feat. Jim Dale. Thanks to Craig, Lisa and 321! Love to her tribe and Chris.

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Ioana Alfonso

Ensemble

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

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Alex Aquilino

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

LARKIN BOGAN

Larkin Bogan

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.

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Stephen Carrasco

Ensemble, Chistery U/S

Broadway: Anastasia, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fiddler on the Roof, Kinky Boots, Ghost, Billy Elliot and White Christmas. Off-Broadway: Skintight. Huge thanks to Craig, Lee and Greg. Follow Stephen on Instagram (@StephenCarrasco) or by visiting www.stephencarrasco.com.

ANTONETTE COHEN

Antonette Cohen

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 DiLiberto

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 ToddThe Producers (Helen Hayes nomination, Best Actor), ElfOliverThe 39 StepsSpamalotLMNOP. Thanks to CGF, Lisa & Telsey. For Mom & Dad. Everything happens for a reason. @therealdi_li

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Teneise Mitchell Ellis

Ensemble

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 DanceTV/commercial credits: “SNL,” “Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,” Rodan+Fields. Thank you LDC and family. @teneise_ellis

Tess Ferrell

Tess Ferrell

Swing, Nessarose/Midwife U/S

So happy to be back in Oz! National Tours: WickedJesus 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.

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Dan Gleason

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: GoodspeedPennsylvania Centre Stage, Mount Gretna. BFA, Penn State. Thanks to my family, Julia, Craig, and Bobbie.

JOSH DANIEL GREEN

Josh Daniel Green

Ensemble

Broadway debut!  Dance companies: Lar Lubovitch, Stephen Petronio, Lucinda Childs.  NYU Tisch. joshdgreen.com @joshdgreen

Jeff Heimbrock

Jeff Heimbrock

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

Manny Herrera

Manuel I. Herrera

Ensemble

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.

COURTNEY IVENTOSCH

Courtney Iventosch

Ensemble

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.

Brittney Johnson

Brittney Johnson

Ensemble, Glinda U/S

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

KATIE LADNER

Katie Ladner

Ensemble, Morrible U/S

Is thrilled to join the Wicked family! Broadway: Sunset Boulevard. Off-Broadway: Heathers (OCR), Gigantic. Regional: Disney’s Freaky Friday (OCR), Be More Chill (OCR). Proud Belmont Alum! Thanks to Telsey + Co., Victoria and Jamie, Erik, Jamie, Neal, Mom and Dad! www.katieladner.com @ktladner

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Marissa Lupp

Ensemble, 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.

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Sterling Masters

Ensemble, Witch's Mother

loves calling the Gershwin home! Credits include Wicked (Broadway/Tour), A Chorus LineJoseph … DreamcoatThoroughly Modern MillieFosse. Training: NCSA, ABT, Joffrey, Kirov, JMSD. Love and thanks to Lucille, my amazing family, and Mike for their endless support!

RAYMOND JOEL MATSAMURA

Raymond Joel Matsamura

Chistery/Ensemble

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!!!

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Matt Meigs

Ensemble

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

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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

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Emily Rogers

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

William Ryall

William Ryall

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

Kathy Santen

Kathy Santen

Midwife, Morrible U/S

Broadway/tour: Wicked in Chicago, Les Misérables (Madame Thénardier). Off-Broadway: People Be Heard, Playwrights Horizons. Regional: Himself and Nora, Old Globe; Married Alive!, American Heartland Theatre; The Wizard of Oz, Syracuse Stage; more than 50 productions in Chicago including Peter Pan (Peter; Jeff Award) and Carousel (Carrie; Jeff Award).

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Travis Taber

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

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Cary Tedder

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.

Jeremy Thompson

Jeremy Thompson

Ensemble

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!

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Nicky Venditti

Dance Captain, Swing, Chistery U/S

After years of practice as a child melting like the Wicked Witch, Nicky is thrilled to be making his Broadway debut in Wicked. Off-Broadway: Trip of Love (Asst. Choreographer). Tours: Wicked, A Chorus Line (Paul), Contact, Swing! Love to my beautiful family and friends.

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Marybeth Abel

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.

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Jennifer Marik

STAGE MANAGER

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.

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Gregg Kirsopp

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.

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Christy Ney

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.

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Stephen Schwartz

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.

www.stephenschwartz.com

Winnie Holzman

Winnie Holzman

Book

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.

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Gregory Maguire

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.

Wayne Cilento

Wayne Cilento

Musical Staging

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.

JOE MANTELLO

Joe Mantello

Director

Broadway: BlackbirdThe HumansAirline 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 LEE

Eugene lee

Scenic Designer

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.

SUSAN HILFERTY

Susan Hilferty

Costume Designer

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.), AssassinsInto 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.

KENNETH POSNER

Kenneth Posner

Lighting Designer

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.

TONY MEOLA

Tony Meola

Sound Designer

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

Elaine J. McCarthy

Projection Designer

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.

Tom Watson

Tom Watson

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.

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Joe Dulude II

MAKEUP DESIGNER

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

STEPHEN OREMUS

Stephen Oremus

MUSIC SUPERVISOR/ARRANGER

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

William David Brohn

ORCHESTRATIONS

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.

Alex Lacamoire

Alex Lacamoire

MUSIC ARRANGEMENTS

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.

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Telsey + Company

CASTING

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

Mariand Torres

Elphaba

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.

Erin Mackey

Erin Mackey

Glinda

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.”

Sharon Sachs

Sharon Sachs

Madame Morrible

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!
@sharonsachs.

Jason Graae NEW

Jason Graae

The Wizard

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.

Mili Diaz

Mili Diaz

Nessarose

Mili Diaz is honored and overjoyed to join Wicked! Recently, Mili was seen as Nina in In the Heights at the Olney Theater (BroadwayWorld Award) and the Fulton Opera House. Regional: West Side Story (Maria) at Woodstock Playhouse and Rent (Mimi) at Clear Space Theatre. “Love and thanks to God, the Wicked team, Nicolosi & Co., Telsey + Co, mi familia and Jeffrey.” Pace MT ’17. @sillymili.

Tom Flynn NEW

Tom Flynn

Doctor Dillamond

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!

Curt Hansen 2019

Curt Hansen

Fiyero

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.

MichaelWartella

Michael Wartella

Boq

Broadway: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Tuck Everlasting, Wicked. Off-Broadway: Rent, The Kid (The New Group); Seussical (Theaterworks/USA); Oliver Twist (TFANA). Regional: Chasing Rainbows (Flat Rock Playhouse, Goodspeed Opera House), Midsummer, A Prayer for Owen Meany, Denver Center Theatre Company. Film/TV: “The Mysteries of Laura,” Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet, Loving Leah. Twitter/Instagram: @mikewartella.

Cecelia Ticktin NEW 2

Cecelia Ticktin

Elphaba Standby

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.

Allison Bailey

Allison Bailey

Ensemble, Glinda U/S

National Tour debut! Regional credits: Goodspeed and New London Barn Playhouse. Boston Conservatory ’14. Thanks to God and much love to my family, DGRW and Telsey + Co. www.allison-bailey.com

Beka Burnham

Beka Burnham

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.”

Kerry Blanchard

Kerry Blanchard

Ensemble

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.

Lauren Cannon

Lauren Cannon

Ensemble

Thrilled to be in Oz! Credits include West Side Story (Nat’l/int’l/Ogunquit Playhouse), Radio City Christmas Spectacular and recently seen on the 2016 Tony Awards. “Love to my family.” @L_cannon.
Matt Densky 2

Matt Densky

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

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 SpectacularCats 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

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.”
sarahannefernandez.com.

KC Fredericks

KC Fredericks

Chistery

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

nick gaswirth

Nick Gaswirth

Swing, Witchs' Father/Ozian Official/The Wizard/Doctor Dillamond U/S

Broadway: …Great Comet of 1812A 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

Sara Gonzales

Sara Gonzales

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.

Sam Gravitte

Sam Gravitte

Ensemble, Fiyero U/S

Sam couldn’t be happier to join the Wicked family. Recent shows include OnceJoseph…, and other university shows. BA: Princeton. Love to my family. Go Tigers’ Lacrosse! @samgravitte

Alison Jantzie

Alison Jantzie

Swing

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.

Kelly Lafarga

Kelly Lafarga

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.

PhilipDeanLightstone

Philip Dean Lightstone

Dance Captain, Swing, u/s Chistery

Philip is thrilled to be back in Oz. National tours: Wicked (first national), Fame: The Musical. Regional: Transcendence Theatre Co. (Sonoma). L.A. theater: …Forum (Garry Marshall Theatre), Frozen (Disney California Adventure), Recorded in Hollywood, Happy Days (dir. Garry Marshall), Bare: A Pop Opera (dir. Kristin Hanggi). TV/film: “JAG,” Bad Santa. Love to Colin, family and friends.

Mattie Love

Mattie Love

Ensemble

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.

Tiffany Rae Mallari

Tiffany Rae Mallari

Ensemble

Tiffany Rae Mallari has been lucky to perform for the past 10 years. Some accomplishments include High School Musical 3, Cirque du Soleil’s Viva! Elvis and Disneyland’s California Adventure.

Micaela Martinez

Micaela Martinez

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

Andy Richardson

Andy Richardson

Ensemble, u/s Boq

Broadway: Newsies (OBC), Gypsy, How the Grinch Stole Christmas. National tours: Kinky Boots, Newsies. Regional: Sacramento Music Circus, Paper Mill Playhouse. “Endless love to my family!” B.A. from NYU. Instagram: @aricha3. Twitter: @AMRichardson3.

Wayne Schroder

Wayne Schroder

Witch's Father/Ozian Official, The Wizard/Doctor Dillamond U/S

Broadway: 9 to 5A Christmas CarolTours: 9 to 5Off-Broadway: Prince and the PauperMimi le DuckFilm: The Producers the MusicalBrandoWelcome HomeTelevision:“Guiding Light,” “All My Children.” Concert: Kristina at Carnegie Hall and Royal Albert Hall in London.

Jeff Sears

Jeff Sears

Ensemble, Fiyero U/S

National Tours: The Book of Mormon (First National) and Avenue Q. Off-Broadway: Avenue Q (Princeton/Rod). Regional: Goodspeed, Riverside Theatre, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Stages St. Louis. Carnegie Mellon University. KU grad. For Mom and Dad. @jeffdsears

Tregoney Shepherd

Tregoney Shepherd

Midwife, Madame Morrible U/S

Broadway: Madame Thénardier (Les Misérables), Wardrobe Mistress/Confidante (The Phantom of the Opera). National Tours: Mrs. Brill (Mary Poppins), Madame Thénardier (Les Misérables), Wardrobe Mistress/Confidante (The Phantom of the Opera). Regional Roles include: Mrs. Lovett (Sweeney Todd), Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn (The Music Man), The Witch (Into the Woods), Wicked Queen (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs). Tregoney holds her Doctorate in Vocal Performance. www.TregoneyShepherd.com

Brandon Stonestreet

Brandon Stonestreet

Ensemble

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.

Ben Susak

Ben Susak

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.

justin wirick

Justin Wirick

Ensemble

 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

Amy Yakima

Amy Yakima

Ensemble

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

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David O’Brien

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).

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Coleen Danaher

Stage Manager

Colleen is thrilled to be a part of the Wicked team. Broadway: GodspellWonderlandSouth PacificLend Me a TenorGreaseGrey Gardens. Regional: Many productions over several years at the Vineyard Playhouse in beautiful Martha’s Vineyard, Mass. Love to LBB.

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Aaron Elgart

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).