Heathers Star Ryan McCartan Makes Broadway Debut in Wicked

Broadway News   Heathers Star Ryan McCartan Makes Broadway Debut in Wicked
 
The international hit musical continues at the Gershwin Theatre.
Ryan McCartan
Ryan McCartan

Ryan McCartan, who was seen as JD in the original cast of Off-Broadway's Heathers: The Musical, makes his Broadway debut in Wicked beginning September 11 at the Gershwin Theatre.

McCartan steps into the role of Fiyero; he succeeds Curt Hansen, who gave his final performance September 9.

McCartan’s 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.

As the Broadway production approaches its 15th anniversary, McCartan joins a cast that 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.

Since opening in 2003, Wicked has been performed in over 100 cities around the world. The musical, which recently became the sixth longest-running production in Broadway history, has amassed over $4.5 billion in global sales and has been seen by over 55 million people worldwide.

Read: THINK YOU KNOW EVERYTHING ABOUT WICKED? THINK AGAIN.

Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, Wicked has a score by Stephen Schwartz, a book by Winnie Holzman, and direction by Joe Mantello with musical staging by Wayne Cilento.

Wicked is produced by Marc Platt, Universal Pictures, The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt, and David Stone.

(Updated September 11, 2018)

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