These really are the most wonderfully written and excitingly conceived songs. Few people today – in this country, at least – can master the intricacies of rhyme in the way that Bermange can; and there is significant pleasure to be derived from hearing these wonderful ‘escapades’ into punning, twisting lyrical creation.
Producers have announced the cast that will lead Wicked into the show’s 10th Birthday celebrations at the Apollo Victoria Theatre in London. From the 5th September 2016, the cast will include Rachel Tucker, who will return to the London production direct from a triumphant run on Broadway to play Elphaba; Suzie Mathers, who joins from the Australian production to star as Glinda; Oliver Savile, who continues as Fiyero; Anita Dobson, who joins to play Madame Morrible; Mark Curry, who continues as The Wizard; original cast member Martin Ball, who returns to play Doctor Dillamond; original cast member Katie Rowley Jones, who continues as Nessarose and Idriss Kargbo, who joins to play Boq. Alice Fearn will be Standby for Elphaba and Carina Gillespie continues as Standby for Glinda. Current London cast members Emma Hatton (Elphaba), Savannah Stevenson (Glinda), Liza Sadovy (Madame Morrible), Sean Kearns (Doctor Dillamond), Daniel Hope (Boq) and Natalie … Read more