Mamie Parris
(© Peter Randolph Photography)
Mamie Parris
(© Peter Randolph Photography)
Mamie Parris will star as Elphaba in the first North American tour of Wicked, beginning with the Tuesday, October 4 performance at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta.

Based on Gregory Maguire's novel of the same name, Wicked tells the untold story of the witches of Oz, and how they grew to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good. The musical features a score by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Winnie Holzman. The production is directed by Joe Mantello, with musical staging by Wayne Cilento.

Parris has appeared on Broadway in Ragtime, The Drowsy Chaperone, and 110 In the Shade. Her touring credits include 9 To 5 The Musical and Legally Blonde the Musical.

She joins a cast that features Amanda Jane Cooper as Glinda, Alma Cuervo as Madame Morrible and Mark Jacoby as the Wizard. The company also includes Justin Brill (Boq), Stefanie Brown (Nessarose), Colin Hanlon (Fiyero), Paul Slade Smith (Dr. Dillamond), and Mariand Torres (Standby for Elphaba) with Lauren Boyd, Megan Campanile, Antonette Cohen, Rick Desloge, Melanie Field, Luis Augusto Figueroa, Timothy A. Fitz-Gerald, Dominic Giudici, Napoleon W. Gladney, Brenda Hamilton, Renee Lawless-Orsini, Philip Dean Lightstone, Marissa Lupp, Michael Mahany, Sterling Masters, Alli McGinnis, Kevin McMahon, Christopher Russo, Adea Michelle Sessoms, Carla Stickler, Brandon Tyler, Shanna Vanderwerker, Nicky Venditti and Mikey Winslow.

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