Wonderland Cast announced

August 17, 2016 | By | Reply More

Ellis is Alice for Playhouse

Kerry Ellis will guest star as Alice when the UK tour of Wonderland opens at the Edinburgh Playhouse in January 2017.

Coronation Street’s Wendi Peters has been cast as the Queen of Hearts with Dave Willetts co-starring as the White Rabbit in the musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.

Wendi Peters will play Queen of Hearts in the 2017 tour of Wonderland.

Wendi Peters will play Queen of Hearts in the 2017 tour of Wonderland.

The musical, which has a score from Frank Wildhorn , lyrics by Jack Murphy and book by Murphy with Gregory Boyd gets a UK adaptation by Ava Eldred for its 28 date tour.

Ellis, who is best known for playing Elphaba in the West End and Broadway productions of Wicked, will guest star as Alice in a dozen venues around her concert commitments.

Completing the principal cast are Stephen Webb as Jack/White Knight, Natalie McQueen as Mad Hatter, Kayi Ushe as Caterpillar, Dominic Owen as Cheshire Cat, Ben Kerr as March Hare and Carolyn Maitland as Alternate Alice / Mad Hatter.

Wonderland on tour 2017:
20 – 28 Jan Edinburgh *
Edinburgh Playhouse
0844 871 3014 Book online
30 Jan – 4 Feb Sunderland *
Sunderland Empire
0844 871 3022 Book online
6 – 11 Feb Birmingham *
New Alexandra Theatre
0844 871 3011 Book online
13 – 18 Feb Southend **  
Cliffs Pavilion
01702 351 135 Book online
20 – 25 Feb Oxford **
New Theatre
0844 871 3020 Book online
27 Feb – 4 Mar Grimsby **
Auditorium
0300 300 0035 Book online
6 – 11 Mar York **
Grand Opera House
0844 871 3024 Book online
13 – 18 Mar Bromley *
Churchill Theatre
020 3285 6000 Book online
21 – 25 Mar Derry
Millennium Forum
028 7126 4455 Book online
27 Mar – 1 Apr Belfast
Grand Opera House
028 9024 1919 Book online
3 – 8 Apr Woking *
New Victoria Theatre
0844 871 7645 Book online
10 – 15 Apr Blackpool **
Opera House
0844 856 1111 Book online
18 – 22 Apr Southampton **
Mayflower
023 8071 1811 Book online
24 – 30 Apr Manchester *
Palace Theatre
0844 871 3019 Book online
2 – 6 May Wimbledon *
New Wimbledon Theatre
0844 871 7646 Book online
8 – 13 May Bristol *
Hippodrome
0844 871 3012 Book online
16 – 20 May Aberdeen **
His Majesty’s Theatre
01224 641 122 Book online
23 – 27 May Lowestoft **
Marina Theatre
01502 533 200 Book online
30 May – 4 Jun Brighton *
Theatre Royal
0844 871 7650 Book online
6 – 10 Jun Torquay **
Princess Theatre
0844 871 3023 Book online
12 – 17 Jun Liverpool *
Empire
0844 871 3017 Book online
20 – 24 Jun Dublin
Bord Gáis Energy Theatre
0844 847 2455 Book online
26 Jun – 1 Jul Llandudno **
Venue Cymru
01492 872 000 Book online
3 – 8 Jul Glasgow **
Kings Theatre
0844 871 7648 Book online
10 – 15 Jul Stoke *
Regent Theatre
0844 871 7649 Book online
17 – 22 Jul Milton Keynes *
Milton Keynes Theatre
0844 871 7652 Book online
24 – 29 Jul Swansea **
Grand Theatre
01792 636000 Book online
31 Jul – 5 Aug Wolverhampton **
Grand Theatre
01902 429 212 Book online
7 – 12 Aug London **
Richmond Theatre
0844 871 7651 Book online
14 – 19 Aug Bournemouth *
Pavilion Theatre
0844 576 3000 Book online

* Kerry Ellis will guest star as Alice in these venues.
** Rachel Wooding will guest star as Alice in these venues.

The role of Alice for all other venues is yet to be announced.

ENDS

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