Christine Dwyer played the role of Elphaba in the Second National Tour and Broadway.
Her final performance in the tour company was Sunday night, March 31, 2013 in Charlotte, NC. After a standing ovation, cast member Michael Wartella (Boq) had everyone sit down for a special "Happy Trails" moment. Christine was overcome with emotion on stage as she and two other principals were leaving the show that night. She is amazing! Also leaving the tour: Jeanna de Waal (Glinda) and BIlly Harrigan Tighe (Fiyero)...all leaving after the same show.
Dwyer took over the role of Elphaba on Broadway after Lindsey Mendez's last performance February 22, 2014Jenni Barber is an American actress who recently joined the cast of Wicked on Broadway as G(a)linda. On February 25, 2014 she replaced Alli Mauzey as Glinda on Broadway. During her time as Elphaba, Christine Dwyer costarred with Jenni Barber as Galinda. Both were performers at the Tony Awards with the most emotional song "For Good." Both girls were also in costume for an episode of Project Runway: All Stars. Chrinstine Dwyer took her taking her final bows on December 16, 2014. Dwyer is currently back in the show for a limited time while Caroline Bowman has surgery until early March.
- Jenni Barber and Christine Dwyer were guest stars for Project Runway: All Stars for the challenge of Good versus Wicked in the Glinda and Elphaba costumes.