Broadway's Wicked Welcomes New Elphaba and Fiyero Tonight

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Rachel Tucker, who made her Broadway debut in 2014's The Last Ship, joins the Broadway company of Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman's Wicked Sept. 15 in the role of Elphaba, a part she played in the London production for over three years.

Rachel Tucker
Rachel Tucker

Tucker is joined by Jonah Platt, who is also making his Broadway debut in the role of Fiyero.

The roles of Elphaba and Fiyero were most recently played by Caroline Bowman and Matt Shingledecker.

The Broadway company also currently includes Kara Lindsay as Glinda, Michele Lee as Madame Morrible, Fred Applegate as The Wizard, Robin De Jesús as Boq, Arielle Jacobs as Nessarose and Timothy Britten Parker as Dr. Dillamond.

Tucker holds the record for most consecutive performances as Elphaba in London’s West End production of Wicked.

Read the Diva Talk interview with Tucker, where she discusses the possibility of starring in the Broadway cast of Wicked.

Wicked continues at the Gershwin Theatre.

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