Roscioli making her Broadway debut as the green-faced Elphaba

Roscioli Will Fly Into Broadway's Wicked July 21

Dee Roscioli, who starred in the Chicago production of Wicked, will join the cast of the Broadway production of that Stephen Schwartz-Winnie Holzman musical July 21 at the Gershwin Theatre.

Roscioli will be making her Broadway debut as the green-faced Elphaba. She will join a cast that includes Alli Mauzey as Glinda, Tony Award winner Rondi Reed as Madame Morrible, P.J. Benjamin as The Wizard, Kevin Kern as Fiyero, Alex Brightman as Boq, Cristy Candler as Nessarose and Timothy Britten Parker as Dr. Dillamond.

Dee Roscioli played Grizabella in the national tour of Cats and has appeared in workshops of Dangerous Beauty and Behind the Limelight.

Based on Gregory Maguire's novel, which turned every Oz myth inside out, Wicked explores the early life of the witches of Oz: Glinda and Elphaba. The two main characters meet at Shiz, a school where both hope to take up sorcery. Glinda is madly popular and Elphaba is, well, green. By a misunderstanding, they wind up roommates and, after an initial period of mutual loathing, begin to learn something about each other. Their life paths continue to intersect through a shared love, entry into the Emerald City and interaction with the Wizard himself. Eventually, their choices and convictions take them on widely different paths.

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