Cast of Wicked The Broadway Musical Singapore

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Wicked The Broadway Musical - Jemma Rix and Suzie Matthers In Perth

Jemma Rix and Suzie Matthers In Perth

1 December 2011, Singapore – Just one week before the premiere of the highly-anticipated Broadway Musical – WICKED, SUPERADRIANME.com is giving you a chance to be one of the two lucky readers to win a pair of C Reserve tickets on 8 December worth S$125 each ticket.

Congratulations to Amy Sarah Kurian and Faz Abdul Gaffa for winning a pair of tickets each.

The musical season will be held at the Marina Bay Sands Grand Theatre from 6 December 2011 to 26 February 2012 after recently be extended by 4 weeks due to popular demand.

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WICKED has already been watched by over 30 million people around the world and won 35 major awards including a Grammy and three Tony Awards.

Immerse in the world of two very different girls as the untold story of the Witches of Oz which occurred long before Dorothy drops in unfolds in a world of magic. Juxtaposing an intelligent, fiery and misunderstood girl born with emerald green skin with another beautiful, ambitious and extremely popular girl, let the story of how these two unlikely friends grow unfold amidst the impressive staging, sounds from the uncommon musical instruments, amazing wigs and numerous costumes.

 

I previewed the cast in Perth some months back and was totally mesmerized. You should catch the musical while it is in Singapore. The photos taken in this post were from the Perth production of Wicked.

 



Cast List

Elphaba – Jemma Rix stars as the Wicked Witch of the West where her love of performing started from a young age. She was cast at Elphaba in a world first staged adaptation of WICKED, where she performed parts of the show in Japanese.

Glinda – Suzie Matthers stars the ‘Good’. She plaid the lead role of “Sophie Sheridan” in the 10th Anniversary Australian tour of Mamma Mia!

Other members of the cast include:

Wizard of Oz – Winner of 18 Logies and Australia’s legendary TV and radio host and comedian, Bert Newton.

Madame Morrible – The dignified, powerful and haughty headmistress of Shiz University will be performed by Anne Wood. She commenced her career with the original Melbourne production of Cats, spent nearly three years in the lead rolle fo Donna in Mamma Mia!

Fiyero – Best know for his portrayal of Chris in Miss Saigon, David Harris will star as the handsome and wealthy partyish prince.

Boq – Sing/Songwriter who has been writing and recording his own original albums since 16, James Smith will star as the quriky munchkin enamoured with Glinda.

Nessa Rose – Elisa Colla continues the role of a crippled and wheelchair bound Nessa since her professional debut was made in the Sydney season of Wicked.

Doctor Dillamond – Glen Hogstrom stars as the professor at Shiz University and the goat. He has performed in Beauty and the Beast, Les Miserable, Miss Saigon, Return to the Forbidden Planet, Cats, Billy Elliot, Mamma Mia and Aspects of Love.

Other facts of WICKED

Music and Lyrics – Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Pippin, Academy Award-winner for Pocahontas and The Prince)

Book – Winnie Holzman (My So Called Life, Once and Again and thirty something)

Novel – Gregory Maguire’s 1995 novel has sold more than three million copies – two and a half million since WICKED opened on Broadway in 2003.

Singapore Production – Produced by Marc Platt, Universal Pictures, the Araca Group, Jon B Platt, David Stone and John Frost.

Singapore Presenter – BASE Entertainment Asia

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Check out some of the strange musical instruments used in the production.

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Wicked the Broadway Musical - Looking up at the dragon in front of the staging
Looking up at the dragon in front of the staging
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Staging in the Perth, Australia Production

 

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