Mark Evans 'Fiyero' in Wicked 7 Feb at Apollo Victoria


Mark Evans will join the cast of Wicked in the role of 'Fiyero', from Monday 7 Feb 2011. (He replaces Lee Mead).

The show will continue to feature Rachel Tucker (Elphaba), Louise Dearman (Glinda), Julie Legrand (Madame Morrible), Clive Carter (The Wizard), and Julian Forsyth (Dr Dillamond).

Since March 2010, Mark Evans has been starring as ‘Curly’ in aUK tour of Oklahoma!. In 2009, he was a finalist in Eurovision - Your Country Needs You (BBC1) and is shortly to begin filming a new Children’s series for Welsh television. His other credits include: ‘Troy Bolton’ in High School Musical at the Hammersmith Apollo, ‘Brad Majors’ in the UK tour of The Rocky Horror Show and ‘Caleb’ in the UK tour of Seven Brides For Seven Brothers. Wicked opened at the Apollo Victoria Theatre 27 Sep 2006, following previews from 7 Sep, and has taken in excess of £117 million at the UK Box Office.

Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, WICKED has music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, book by Winnie Holzman.

It is directed by Joe Mantello, scenic design by Eugene Lee, costumes by Susan Hilferty, lighting by Kenneth Posner, sound by Tony Meola, orchestrations by William David Brohn, musical staging by Wayne Cilento and is directed by Joe Mantello.

Two girls meet in the land of Oz. One, born with emerald-green skin, is smart, feisty and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very, very popular. WICKED is the story of these two unlikely friends and how they end up as the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch.

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