Thursday, 1 September 2016

WICKED 10: Gemma Atkins

Firstly, tell us what part you played and what year(s) you were in the company! 
I was ensemble, 1st cover Elphaba and 1st cover Nessarose.

Do you remember seeing WICKED for the first time? When and where was it?
It was on Broadway in 2006! 

Did you ever think you’d be in the show one day?
 I dreamt and hoped of being in the show!

What is your best memory from your time at WICKED?
Playing Elphaba for the first time. It was an absolute dream role.

Tell us one embarrassing story from your time in the show…
When I fell on my bum in Emerald City in my fishtail dress and had to be carried off because the dress was so tight I couldn't stand up!

If you could return to WICKED and play any other character, which would it be and why?
Madam Morrible because she's fierce! 

Do you have a favourite part of the show?
It definitely has to be No Good Deed! 

The WICKED movie has confirmed its release date, is there any famous names you’d like to see in it? 
Lea Michelle as Elphaba 

If you could describe WICKED in less than 5 words, what would they be?
Dream, life changing, green, fun, amazing!

Follow Gemma on Twitter: @GemmaAtkins82

Photo credit: Maxine Evans 
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