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Flashback Friday: Michael Riedel Is the Real Wizard of Oz

Watch Michael Riedel predict Idina Menzel's ''Wicked'' Tony win. logo

With Wicked celebrating its 10th anniversary on Wednesday, October 30, TheaterMania decided to flash back to its early days when the future of the musical was far from certain. At that time, reviews for the Stephen Schwartz musical were mixed, but the leading ladies Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth were getting raves and standing ovations. The duo made an appearance on Theater Talk, hosted by Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins. When asked whether the two actresses' working relationship would change if Menzel won the Tony Award, Chenoweth feigned offense, squealing, "Michael Riedel!" (Can someone Vine that?)

Check out the interview below.