Katie Rose Clarke Returns to Wicked on Broadway This December
Clarke will join a cast that currently includes Jessica Vosk, Nancy Opel, Ryan McCartan, and more.
Katie Rose Clarke (Miss Saigon) will return to the role of Glinda in Wicked, beginning performances December 11. As previously announced, Jesse J.P. Johnson will also join the cast as Boq on December 11.
Clarke will join a cast which currently includes Jessica Vosk as Elphaba, Nancy Opel as Madame Morrible, Kevin Chamberlin as the Wizard, Ryan McCartan as Fiyero, Jamie Jackson as Doctor Dillamond, and Kristen Martin as Nessarose. Amanda Jane Cooper (Glinda) and Jye Frasca (Boq) will play their final performances on December 9.
Based on the novel of the same name by Gregory Maguire, Wicked is set in the land of Oz and tells the story of young women Glinda and Elphaba, who grow up to become Glinda the Good Witch and the Wicked Witch of the West, respectively. Featuring music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Winnie Holzman, the production is directed by Joe Mantello, with musical staging by Wayne Cilento.