Emma Hatton announced as the West End's new Elphaba 02.10.2014

Emma Hatton will star as Elphaba in the smash hit West End musical Wicked from 2nd February 2015.

She will take over the covetedrole from Jennifer DiNoia in the show, which is written by Stephen Schwartzand has been running at the Apollo Victoria Theatre since 2006. Emma, who is currently Standby, has previously appearedin ‘We Will Rock You’ covering and playing the roles of Scaramouche and Meat,and ‘Dreamboats and Petticoats’ as Donna.

Wicked has won over 90 international awards including theOliver Aware for most popular show, the Evening Standard Award for Best NightOut and the Whatsonstage.com Award for Best West End Show and Best New Musical.