Rock of Ages Actor Will Star as Fiyero in National Tour of Wicked

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Jake Boyd, Wendy Worthington and Stuart Zagnit will join the touring cast of the hit musical Wicked beginning Aug. 26 at ASU Gammage in Tempe, AZ.

Boyd (Rock of Ages, Carrie, Be More Chill, Bill Durham) will star as Fiyero with Worthington (Die, Mommie, Die!) as Madame Morrible and Zagnit (Newsies, How The Grinch Stole Christmas, The Wild Party) as The Wizard.

Jake Boyd
Jake Boyd

They will join Wicked in conjunction with the tour's opening in Tempe; that engagement plays through Oct. 4 at ASU Gammage. Tickets are available at the ASU Gammage box office and at ASUGammage.com.

The company also features Alyssa Fox (Elphaba), Carrie St. Louis (Glinda), Liana Hunt (Nessarose), Michael DeVries (Doctor Dillamond), Lee Slobotkin (Boq) and Mary Kate Morrissey (Standby for Elphaba).

Rounding out the ensemble are Keith A. Bearden, Kerry Blanchard, Whitney Brandt, Jane Brockman, Beka Burnham, Bridie Carroll, Jordan Casanova, Kennedy Caughell, Michael Drolet, Kelli Erdmann, Ryan Patrick Farrell, Dominic Giudici, Dan Gleason, Kali Grinder, Lauren Haughton, Ryan Jackson, Kelly Lafarga, Lauren Sambataro, Wayne Schroder, Mark Shunkey, Ben Susak, Travis Taber, Jeremy Thompson and Justin Wirick.

With music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by Winnie Holzman, Wicked, the untold story of the witches of Oz, is directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello and features musical staging by Tony Award winner Wayne Cilento.

Based on the best-selling 1995 novel by Gregory Maguire, Wicked is produced by Marc Platt, Universal Pictures, The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt and David Stone.

Visit WickedTheMusical.com.

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