WICKED Cast News!

Katie Rose Clarke as Glinda and Mandy Gonzalez as Elphaba in Broadway's WICKED

Mandy Gonzalez flies into New York's WICKED as Elphaba, March 23, 2010

On Tuesday, March 23, 2010, Mandy Gonzalez flew into the Gershwin Theatre as Broadway’s latest Elphaba!  Mandy replaced Dee Roscioli, who departed from Oz on Sunday, March 21, 2010.

No stranger to the Wonderful World of WICKED, Mandy participated in a workshop of WICKED under the direction of Joe Mantello.  She also performed “The Wizard and I” and “Defying Gravity” in Neil Berg’s 100 YEARS OF BROADWAY concerts.  Her rendition of “The Wizard and I” is available on the 101 YEARS OF BROADWAY CD, recorded live and available for purchase at http://www.neilberg.com/store.php.

Prior to WICKED, Mandy created the role of Nina in both the off-Broadway and Broadway productions of the Tony-winning In the Heights.  She has appeared in the Broadway productions of Dance of the Vampires, Lennon, and Aida.

Mandy joins fellow newcomer Andy Karl (Legally Blonde, 9 to 5) as Fiyero in addition to a stellar cast that includes Katie Rose Clarke (Glinda), Rondi Reed (Madame Morrible), P.J. Benjamin (Wizard), Jenny Felner (Nessarose), Alex Brightman (Boq), and Timothy Britten Parker (Dillamond).

A WICKED Welcome to Mandy!!!