Episode 42 – A “Wicked” Chat with Sheridan Adams!

In This Episode

Are you ready to dive into the enchanting world of Wicked? In our latest episode, we sit down with the talented Sheridan Adams, who has just been announced as Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West, in Australia’s production of the hit musical. Join us as we explore Sheridan’s journey, her thoughts on landing this iconic role, and the enduring magic of Wicked.

Sheridan Adams, a graduate from the Victorian College of the Arts, has made waves in the theatre industry with her exceptional performances. From her early days in Flora the Red Menace and On the Town during her studies to her recent appearances in Cruel Intentions: The 90’s Musical and tick, tick…BOOM!, Sheridan’s talent and passion has shone through.

As host, Justin Clarke, delves into the world of Wicked, Sheridan discusses the musical’s rich history and celebrating its 20th anniversary. With music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, Wicked brings to life the beloved characters and tells the captivating story from the perspective of the witches in the Land of Oz. Join us as we explore the themes of friendship, love, and the corrupt Wizard’s government, all while painting a nuanced portrait of Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West.

During our conversation with Sheridan, we uncover her experience of receiving the life-changing phone call that confirmed her role as Elphaba. We also delve into the enduring qualities of Wicked that have captivated audiences worldwide, and how the theatre industry has evolved over the years, influencing Sheridan’s inspiring career.

Stay tuned for our lightning round of “1 Minute Theatre Thoughts,” where we ask Sheridan about her favorite recent production, her go-to karaoke song, her dream role beyond Elphaba, and the people who have inspired her throughout her journey as a performer.

Don’t miss this exciting episode filled with insider insights and behind-the-scenes stories from the world of Wicked. To stay updated with Theatre Thoughts Australia and our podcast, be sure to follow us on Instagram @ttpod_official and visit our Patreon page to show your support and access exclusive content at www.patreon.com/theatrethoughts.

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