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Kendra Kassebaum in the Original First National Tour

Wicked has had two National Tours, with only the second currently running which travel around the United States and Canada to bring Wicked to nearly 9.5 million people. The National Tours have frequently been selling out entire engagements in fewer than seven hours.

First National Tour

Original Cast

Stephanie J. Block as Elphaba. Original First National Tour Elphaba

The First National Tour (Emerald City Tour) had its first preview on March 9th, 2005 and it officially opened in March 21st, 2005 at the Canon Theatre in Toronto, Canada. The original cast was as follows;

Elphaba - Stephanie J. Block (Temporarily Kristy Cates from March 9th until March 24th.)

Glinda - Kendra Kassebaum

Fiyero - Derrick Williams

Madame Morrible - Carol Kane

The Wizard - David Garrison

Doctor Dillamond - Timothy Britten Parker

Boq - Logan Lipton

Nessarose - Jenna Leigh Green

Final Cast

During the tour's leg at the Pantages Theatre, LA, California, the production closed. The cast was as follows:

Elphaba - Jennifer DiNoia

Glinda - Chandra Lee Schwartz

Fiyero - Nick Adams

Madame Morrible - Kim Zimmer

The Wizard - Tim Karuzinsky

Doctor Dillamond - Tom Flynn

Boq - Etai BenShlomo

Nessarose - Jenny Florkowski

Second National Tour

Original Cast

When the First National Tour proved to be successful, a Second National Tour (The Munchkinland Tour) kicked off with their first previews on March 7th, 2009, and officially opened on March 12th, 2009 at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall in Fort Myers, Florida. The original cast was as follows;

Elphaba - Marcie Dodd

Glinda - Heléne Yorke

Fiyero - Colin Donnell

Madame Morrible - Marilyn Caskey

The Wizard - Tom McGowan

Doctor Dillamond - David DeVries

Boq - Ted Ely

Nessarose - Kristine Reese

Current Cast

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Currently, the production is at the Hollywood Pantages in Los Angeles, California. The principals are as follows;

Elphaba - Lissa deGuzman

Glinda - Jennafer Newberry

Fiyero - Jordan Litz

Madame Morrible - Lisa Howard

The Wizard - John Bolton

Doctor Dillamond - Michael Genet

Boq - Jake Pedersen

Nessarose - Kimberley Immanuel

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