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Natalie Daradich, Chris Peluso to Join Second North American Tour of Wicked

Natalie Daradich in Wicked
(© Joan Marcus)
Natalie Daradich will play Glinda and Chris Peluso will play Fiyero in the second North American tour of Wicked on March 10 when the production begins its engagement at the Landmark Theater in Richmond Virginia.

Daradich was most recently seen as both Glinda and Nessarose in the Los Angeles and San Francisco companies of the production. Her other credits include Les Misérables in Concert at The Hollywood Bowl, My Fair Lady, Anne of Green Gables, Little Shop of Horrors, and The King and I. Peluso is an original company member of the first North American tour of Wicked. He's been seen on Broadway in Mamma Mia!, Lestat, and Assassins. Among his other credits are The Glorious Ones, Bonnie and Clyde and Ace

The company also features Marcie Dodd (Elphaba), Marilyn Caskey (Madame Morrible), Don Amendolia (The Wizard), David de Vries (Dr. Dillamond), Zach Hanna (Boq), Kristine Reese (Nessarose), and Anne Brummel (Standby for Elphaba), as well as Meredith Akins, Alicia L. Albright, Kerry Blanchard, Michael Drolet, Jeremy Duvall, Christine Dwyer, Peter C. Ermides, Ryan Patrick Farrell, KC Fredericks, Jenn Furman, Jacqui Graziano, Charles Hagerty, Todd Hanebrink, Ryan Jackson, Lauren Linville, Michelle London, Lesley McKinnell, Casey Quinn, Don Richard, Daniel Torres, Erin Wilson, Justin Wirick, Lindsay Wood, and Kevin Samual Yee.

Based on Gregory Maguire's novel of the same name, Wicked 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.

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