Ryan McCartan to Make Broadway Debut in Wicked
The Heathers and Rocky Horror Picture Show star will take on the role of Fiyero beginning September 11.
Beginning September 11, Ryan McCartan will make his Broadway debut as Fiyero in the Broadway production of Wicked.
McCartan previously appeared off-Broadway in the original cast of Heathers: The Musical as JD. His TV and film credits include starring as Brad in Fox's remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show and as Diggie on Disney Channel's Liv & Maddie.
McCartan joins a cast which currently includes Jessica Vosk as Elphaba, Amanda Jane Cooper as Glinda, Isabel Keating as Madame Morrible, Kevin Chamberlin as the Wizard, Jye Frasca as Boq, Kristen Martin as Nessarose, and Martin Moran as Dr. Dillamond. The role of Fiyero is currently being played by Curt Hansen, who will give his final performance on Broadway on September 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.