Featured Roles, Ensemble & Backing Vocalists

The Showbiz Christchurch season of Wicked will be the New Zealand theatre company premiere of this major musical.

Wicked is the second highest grossing musical in Broadway history, with more than two million people attending the New York season to date. The original season won three Tony’s, six Drama Desk Awards and a Grammy for the cast album.

Showbiz Wicked Artistic Team:

  • Director/Choreographer: Stephen Robertson
  • Musical Director: Richard Marrett
  • Associate Choreographer: Glen Harris

Performance Season:

  • 6 - 21 April 2018 at the Isaac Theatre Royal

Rehearsal Period:

Music rehearsals start 30 October 2017 moving to choreography on 5 November. Rehearsals return to music from Thursday 30 November.

There is a Christmas/New Year holiday break from 18 December 2017 to 27 January 2018. Rehearsals will re-commence from Sunday 28 January 2018.


Auditions will be held Saturday 30 September, Sunday 1 October and Monday 2 October at the Showbiz Christchurch Studios.

Vocal Auditions:
Saturday 30 September, 10.30 am – 5.30 pm
Sunday 1 October, 1 pm – 6 pm

Group Movement Auditions:
Sunday 1 October, 10 am – 12.15 pm
Monday 2 October, 6 pm – 7 pm

Recalls (if required):
Monday 2 October, 7 pm – 9 pm

*  *  * Audition appointments are required. Please phone to book a time. *  *  *

Role Details:

These auditions are for the ensemble, backing vocalists and five featured roles:

  • The Wizard of Oz
  • Madame Morrible
  • Fiyero
  • Nessarose Thropp
  • Boq

Please note that Auditions for the principal roles of Galinda and Elphaba took place in August and these two roles have been cast. 



Wicked Audition Pack:

Audition Info:

All auditions will be held at Showbiz Studios:

  • 369 St Asaph Street, Christchurch.
  • Please park on the street as there is limited off street parking.

Contact Showbiz Christchurch for audition bookings and enquiries:

  • Ph (03) 377 7954
  • 9am - 3pm, Monday - Friday