Wicked 2008

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This is the 19th Summer Show that appears in our archives.

A performance of ‘Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz’, a musical by Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman featuring the The Wicked Witch of the West, Elphaba, and Glinda the Good in a setting before the arrival of Dorothy and the events of ‘The Wizard of Oz’.

Gilbert & Sullivan Society Committee 2008/09

Chairperson: Christopher Armstrong

Secretary: Megan Bryan

Treasurer: James Gaughan

Website: Bill Ruddock

Press & Publicity: James Knowles, J Mark Pim & Jackie Smithers

Ordinary Members: Lois Cross, Jim Durdin, Morven Hamilton, Michael Houston & Emma Maksymowicz


Wicked Crew:

Artistic Director: Morven Hamilton

Musical Director: J. Mark Pim

Technical Director: Michael Houston

Stage Manager: Christopher Armstrong

Assistant Stage Manager: Lauren Wade

Lighting and Projection: Louise Barclay, Lin Mingyu, Aversa Sheldon and Tom Straszewski

Sound: Peter Harbottle and John Poon

Backstage: Lauren Conroy, Christine Hicks, Emma Maksymowicz, Thomas Newby and Ian Shaw

Front of House: Jessica Price

Projection Design: Beckie Senior

Programme Designer: James Knowles & Morven Hamilton


Wicked Cast:

Elphaba: Katharine Newman

Galinda/Glinda: Polly INgham

Fiyero: J Raphael F Richards

Boq: Stuart Roberts

Nessarose: Emma Bradley

The Wizard: Chris Charlton

Mme. Morrible: Lauren Kelly

Dr. Dillamond: James Gaughan

Frex: James Knowles

Melena: Helen Jones

Midwife: Jackie Smithers

Mysterious Stranger/Avarie: Jim Durdin

Pfanee: Ellen-Marie Winther

Shen-Shen: Jasmine Phillips

Head Guard: Bill Russock

Chorus: Emma Bradley, Megan Bryan, Lois Cross, Jim Durdin, Louise Flower, James Gaughan, Helen Jones, Lauren Kelly, James Knowles, Karrie Liu, Lauren Mathews, Jane Pankratz, Jasmine Phillips, J Raphael F Richards, Stuart Roberts, Bill Ruddick, Will Scobie, Beckie Senior, Jackie Smithers, Rachel Sykes & Ellen-Marie Winther.



Conductor: J Mark Pin

Synthesizer: Koki Imada

String Synthesizer: Lucy Martin

Flute: Lindsey Wiles

Oboe: Tim Olive-Besley

Clarinet: Rachel Baguley & Natalie Rukuts

Horn: Kate Hudson

Trumpet: Jon Tandy

Tuba: Michael Weekes

Electric Bass: Daria Polovina

Drum Set: Adam Leith

Percussion: Peter Chiles

Rehearsal Accompanist: Koki Imada



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