Jake Pedersen
Jake Pedersen

Recent Parade Star Jake Pedersen to Join Broadway Cast of Wicked

Jake Pedersen recently wrapped up his Broadway debut as Frankie Epps in the Tony Award-winning revival of Parade and now he’s heading to Oz.

Pedersen will assume the role of Boq in Wicked on Broadway, the role he previously played in the musical’s national tour, beginning Monday, August 14, at the Gershwin Theatre.

He joins a cast that includes Alyssa Fox as Elphaba, McKenzie Kurtz as Glinda, Jordan Litz as Fiyero, John Dossett as The Wizard, Tony Award-winner Michele Pawk as Madame Morrible, Kimber Elayne Sprawl as Nessarose, and William Youmans as Doctor Dillamond.  Michael Wartella will perform his final performance as Boq on Saturday, August 12.

Currently the 4th longest-running show in Broadway history, Wicked is celebrating its 20th Anniversary on Broadway this fall.

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