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by Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman
Based on the 1995 Gregory Maguire novel, Wicked tells the “untold story of the witches of Oz” and features music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz.
Elphaba, born with unnatural green skin, is reviled by her father and endures a pitiful childhood. At Shiz University, she bonds with and befriends her popular roommate Galinda. When the two girls receive academic commendations and a chance to meet the Wizard of Oz, they eagerly accept. Soon, they begin to understand that the Wizard is the mastermind behind the political movement Elphaba has vocally opposed. Galinda accepts the Wizard’s charge to advance his interests while Elphaba leaves the university and her old friend to fight for what she believes is right.
Parental Advisory: For ages 4+
George Gershwin Theatre
222 W. 51st St.
New York, NY
PREVIEWS: Oct 8, 2003
OPENING: Oct 30, 2003
RE-OPENING: Sep 14, 2021
2 hours and 45 minutes (1 Intermission)
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Best Actress in a Musical - Idina Menzel
Best Scenic Design
Best Costume Design
Best Original Score
Best Actress in a Musical - Kristin Chenoweth
Best Book of a Musical
Best Lighting Design
Outstanding New Musical
Outstanding Book of a Musical
Outstanding Director of a Musical
Outstanding Set Design of a Musical
Outstanding Costume Design
Outstanding Actress in a Musical - Kristin Chenoweth
Outstanding Actress in a Musical - Idina Menzel
Outstanding Lighting Design
Best Musical Show Album