Amanda Jane Cooper to join as Glinda in the First National Tour of Wicked

credit Eric Laurits

The Wicked family announced a new member of their First National Tour production.  Amanda Jane Cooper will take on the role of Glinda, replacing Chandra Lee-Schwartz, beginning performances on April 19 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, at the Broward Center.

Cooper will join a cast that includes Jackie Burns as Elphaba, Randy Danson as Madame Morrible and Mark Jacoby as the Wizard.

Cooper’s NY credits include: Letter From Algeria (Abingdon Theatre),BUNKED! A New Musical (Lucille Lortel Theatre/Fringe Encore Series). Other roles include Geraldine Barclay in What the Butler Saw (Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre) and Little Red Ridinghood in Into the Woods(CMU). Film credits include “Smart People” and “Homecoming.”



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