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Wicked on Broadway

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Wicked on Broadway
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Show Summary
Told mostly through flashback, Wicked is the story of how Elphaba, a kind-hearted and magically talented young woman with green skin, happened to become known as the Wicked Witch of the West.  The tale begins with her days at Shiz University, where she became rivals and then friends with Glinda the Good.  When she realizes that the Wizard of Oz is actually a cause of evil, robbing the animals of their ability to speak, this promising student soon becomes the leader of the opposition to the Wizard of Oz.  Eventually, it becomes clear how this underbelly to the famous “Wizard of Oz” story forms the backdrop for Dorothy’s journey that we all know so well.
Long before Dorothy joins the fray, the Land of Oz has two other girls. One with emerald-green skin and the other a beautiful blonde. These two unlikely friends go on to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch. This Broadway show makes for the most spellbinding new musical in years, adored by fans the world over.
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Noteworthy Dates For The Show
Previews Begin: 10/07/03
Show Opens: 10/30/03
Show Closes: Open Ended
Number of Performances: 8 Shows per week
 
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WICKED - REGULAR AND DISCOUNT BROADWAY TICKETS

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SHOULD YOU SEE WICKED?

Idina Menzel as Elphaba and Kristin Chenoweth as Glinda in Wicked
What Is Wicked Like?
Wicked is a new take on the classic story of The Wizard of Oz, told from the perspective of the Wicked Witch of the West.  Elphaba is a young lady who just happens to have green-colored skin; she wasn’t always wicked.  This musical tells how she came to be considered the villain whom Dorothy would later encounter - but it is Elphaba’s story, not Dorothy’s.  The show is aesthetically mindboggling, and the Tony-nominated score will leave you humming the songs for weeks to come.  Consistently a favorite for theatregoers, this epic musical plays in the enormous Gershwin Theatre.  The book by Winnie Holzman and music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, this story has something for everyone with themes of love, politics and fall from grace.
Is Wicked Good for Kids?

Wicked is very much a show intended for children, as its source material is the children’s favorite The Wizard of Oz.  However, it may be inappropriate for children under the age of 8, as there are frightening elements to Wicked, such as flying monkeys and references to death and violence.
         
Elphaba in Wicked   Adele Dazim as Elphaba In Wicked   Katie Rose Clarke as Glinda in Wicked
         
         
         
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Cast Members:
Elphaba is played by Christine Dwyer
Glinda is played by Jenni Barber
Fiyero is played by Justin Guardini
Nessarose is played by Catherine Charlebois
The Wizard is played by P.J. Benjamin
Boq is played by Michale Wartella
Madame Morrible is played by Mary Testa
Dr. Dillamond is played by Todd K. Freedman
Broadway Theatre:
Gershwin Theatre
222 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019

Entrance:
51st Street, between Broadway and 8th Ave
Box Office Hours:
Monday - Saturday: 10am - 8pm
Sunday: 12 - 6pm

Seating Map:
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Show Duration:
Wicked is 2 hours and 30 minutes long, plus a 15 minute intermission.

Producers:

Marc Platt
Universal Pictures
The Araca Group
Jon B Platt
David Stone

Other Credits:
Stephen Schwartz (Music and Lyrics)
Winnie Holzman (Book) 
Gregory Maguire (Original Novel)

  Staff and Creative Team:

General Manager:
321 Theatrical Management
Company Manager:
Susan Sampliner at 321 Theatrical Management
Casting Director:
Telsey + Company
Advertising Representative:
Serino Coyne
Press Agent:
Polk & Co
Production Stage Manager:
Marybeth Abel
  Genre:
Musical - Broadway Premiere

Production Credits:

Joe Mantello is the Director of Wicked
Musical Staging is performed by Wayne Cilent
Tony Meola is the Sound Designer
Susan Hilferty is the Costume Designer
Kenneth Posner is the Lighting Design
Eugene Lee is the Set Designer
Stephen Oremus is the Musical Director
Jim Abbott is the Dance Arranger
William David Brohn (Ochestrations)
         
Broadway Show Parking
Parking For This Theatre:
The closest parking garage for the Gershwin Theatre is located at:
Zenith Parking Garage
301 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
212-581-8490
Quik Park Garage Triple Eight Garage LLC
1633 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
212-333-4988
The closest parking is not always the best as it often takes longer to park and retrieve your vehicle as fellow theatre goers have the same idea. A better choice of parking may be the second choice or further away by a couple of Avenues.
 
 
 
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