Nicholas McLean will join the Wicked cast in London’s West End in the role of Boq.
One of the world’s biggest musicals, Wicked has been running at the Apollo Victoria Theatre since 2006 and just celebrated its 13th birthday.
McLean, who has previously appeared in Avenue Q and The Book of Mormon, will join the company from Monday 20 January 2020.
Idriss Kargbo, who is currently in the role, will play his final performance on 9 November 2019 before George Ure takes over for two months between Monday 11 November 2019 and Saturday 18 January 2020.
The current Wicked London cast is led by Nikki Bentley as Elphaba and Helen Woolf as Glinda.
They’re joined by Alistair Brammer as Fiyero, Kim Ismay as Madame Morrible, Andy Hockley as The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Simeon Truby as Doctor Dillamond, and Carina Gillespie playing Nessarose (Natasha Ferguson will be maternity cover for Nessarose.)
Wicked recently announced that bookings have been extended to May 2020, flying into a landmark 14th year at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre.
The magical tale reveals the ‘true untold story’ behind the Wizard Of Oz and just what happened before Dorothy dropped in. Featuring some of musical theatre’s most iconic songs, such as Defying Gravity, Wicked will send your spirits soaring to heights you’ll never forget.
500,000 new tickets have been released for performances on Monday-Saturday at 7:30pm with Wednesday & Saturday matinees at 2:30pm.