After serving as the Elphaba standby in the Broadway company of “Wicked,” Alyssa Fox will assume the role full-time beginning March 7. She succeeds current cast member Talia Suskauer, who plays her final performance at the Gershwin Theatre on March 5.
In addition to her previous stints with “Wicked” — which also included the national tour and San Francisco productions — Fox also served as the original Elsa standby in Broadway’s “Frozen.”
Fox joins a cast that will include the recently announced McKenzie Kurtz as Glinda, Cleavant Derricks as The Wizard, Michele Pawk as Madame Morrible, James D. Gish as Fiyero, Clifton Davis as Doctor Dillamond, Mikayla Renfrow as Nessarose and Michael Wartella as Boq.
“Wicked” is produced by Marc Platt, Universal Stage Productions, The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt and David Stone. Casting is by The Telsey Office.