WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Winner of three 2004 Tony Awards!
Long before Dorothy drops in, two other girls in the Land of Oz. One, born with emerald-green skin, is smart, fiery, and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious, and very popular. Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, this spellbinding musical takes a look at how these unlikely friends end up as the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch. Joe Mantello directs. Stephen Schwartz's Wicked is the winner of the 2004 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical.
Nearly a decade into its incredible blockbuster run, Wicked continues to sell out one of Broadway's largest houses nightly. If popularity is any indication, you will likely fall in love with this show too. Whether it's the breathtaking stagecraft, the vocal pyrotechnics, or the lush score, something will reel you into this fresh twist on a classic American story.
Lottery Rush: Each day, two hours prior to show time (11:30 AM for 2 PM matinees; 12:30 PM for 3 PM matinees; 4:30 PM for 7 PM performances; 5:30 PM for 8 PM performances), people who present themselves at the Gershwin Theatre box office will have their names placed in a hat. Thirty minutes later, names will be drawn for 28 front-row seats at $30.00 each. This lottery is available only in-person at the box office, with a limit of 2 tickets per person, cash only. Photo-ID.
Visit the Wicked website:http://www.wickedthemusical.com/
Reviewed by theaterspectator on Jan 26, 2012
Reviewed by nkrw1234 on Aug 6, 2011