Opened: October 30, 2003
Wicked Director: Joe Mantello
Wicked Music By: Stephen Schwartz
Wicked Lyrics By: Stephen Schwartz
Theatre: Gershwin Theatre
Theatre Location: 222 West 51st Street, New York, NY
Notable Actors: Kristin Chenoweth (The West Wing, Pushing Daisies), Carol Kane (The Princess Bride)
Wicked is a famous musical production that made its first debut at New York's Gershwin Theatre, only to expand on a nationwide tour. The musical is based on the book Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, by Gregory Magurie, which occurs in parallel to the story of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum. Wicked is a Tony award-winning musical by Stephen Schwartz. Appealing to a vast array of audiences, Wicked deals with issues surrounding women, friendship, societal standards and also resonates with the audience who enjoyed The Wizard of Oz.
There is much to enjoy while watching Wicked. There are wildly entertaining musical numbers, including "The Wizard and I," "No One Mourns The Wicked," "Popular," and many more. There are many unforgettable Wicked characters like Elphaba Thropp, Galinda Upland, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and Boq. Wicked is one of the best musicals to attend when you're looking for a great classic story and memorable tunes.
Wicked has celebrated many achievements since its Broadway debut in 2003. In addition to the nationwide tour, Wicked expanded its show to Tokyo, Melbourne, Stuttgart and many other locations. It is the recipient of multiple Tony nominations, Tony Awards and Grammy Awards. Buy Wicked tickets today and experience the excitement of the Broadway production live!
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Incredible! Wicked is the by far the best musical I have ever seen. I would recommend this to even the most unlikely musical fans. It is truly spectacular. I still listen to the soundtrack all the time! September 18, 2012
Amazing Broadway Musical This musical was a surprise from my parents, and at first, the plot line started out just like the intense story in the book. The singing and dancing was choreographed so well that I could hardly believe this was amazing. I would recommend this musical to anyone, a great thing to do on a Sunday, and well worth your money! July 22, 2012
GREAT Best Musical ever! April 30, 2012
Don't miss this one! This is first and foremost, a GREAT story. If you liked the Wizard of Oz and who didn't?) you will love this! But beyond that, the music is fantastic - you will find yourself humming the tunes for days after! January 4, 2012