Former "One Life To Live" actress Kim Zimmer (ex-Echo DiSavoy) has just signed on to play Madame Morrible, the headmistress of Shiz University's Crage Hall, in the Broadway musical "Wicked." A few other actress to play the role prior to Zimmer include Carole Shelley ("Bewitched"), Rue McClanahan ("The Golden Girls"), Carol Kane ("The Bounty Hunter"), Jayne Houdyshell ("Guiding Light"), Rondi Reed ("Mike & Molly"), Julie Legrand ("Doctor Who"), Patty Duke ("Touched By An Angel"), Susie Blake ("Coronation Street"), Harriet Thorpe ("Absolutely Fabulous"), Maggie Kirkpatrick ("Home And Away"), and Jo Anne Worley ("The Love Boat").
"Wicked" surrounds the untold story of the witches of Oz - way before Dorothy blew in on a tornado!
I will be sending more cities and dates ASAP! For Wicked!— Kim Zimmer(@kimjzimmer) July 10, 2012
Keep an eye on the Wicked Schedule for those dates.
Prior to Zimmer's Llanview role she appeared on "Guiding Light" as Reva Shayne from 1983 to 2009 and also appeared as Jodie Walker on "Santa Barabra." The actress recently took part in the Barn Theatre's "Pal Joey" and will be seen in the upcoming film 23 Blast along with her former castmate Crystal Hunt (ex-Stacy Morasco).
Find out where you can catch the actor who played Jared Banks through John Brotherton in Jane By Design.
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