Wicked to Welcome a Pair of Beloved Broadway Vets to Company
Isabel Keating and Martin Moran will join the production at the Gershwin Theatre.
Broadway vets Isabel Keating and Martin Moran will join the cast of Wicked beginning January 30.
Keating (The Boy From Oz) will take on the role of Madame Morrible and Moran (The Tricky Part) will become the new Dr. Dillamond. They replace Rondi Reed and Chad Jennings, who depart the Gershwin Theatre on January 28.
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 girls Glinda and Elphaba, who grow up to become Glinda the Good Witch and the Wicked Witch of the West, respectively. The current company is led by Amanda Jane Cooper (Glinda), Jackie Burns (Elphaba), and Ashley Parker Angel (Fiyero).
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. The show opened October 30, 2003.