Alyssa Fox, who has been standing by for Elphaba on the 2nd National Tour of Wicked will finally be assuming the role full time beginning on January 28, 2015 in Greenville, SC. Fox started her Elphaba journey in 2010 as the final understudy for Elphaba in the now closed San Francisco company. Joining Fox as Nessarose will be Liana Hunt, who just closed the Broadway company of Newsies in the role of Katherine Plumber. She has also been seen on Broadway in Mamma Mia! In the role of Sophie.