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Hannah Corneau Joins the Company of Broadway's Wicked as Elphaba

Corneau previously played Yitzhak in the first national tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

Hannah Corneau will take on the role of Elphaba in Wicked.
(photo provided by Polk & Co.)

Hannah Corneau will make her Broadway debut when she assumes the role of Elphaba in the Broadway production of Wicked on May 14, the production has announced.

Corneau recently starred as Edna St. Vincent Millay in the Transport Group production of Renascence, and previously, she played Yitzhak in the First National tour of Hedwig and The Angry Inch. She will join a cast which currently includes Ginna Claire Mason as Glinda, Nancy Opel as Madame Morrible, Michael McCormick as The Wizard, Ryan McCartan as Fiyero, Jamie Jackson as Doctor Dillamond, Gizel Jiménez as Nessarose and Jesse JP Johnson as Boq. Jessica Vosk will play her final performance as Elphaba on May 12.

Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, Wicked has music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and a book by Winnie Holzman. The production is directed by Tony Award winner Joe Mantello with musical staging by Tony Award winner Wayne Cilento

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