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Denver

Wed 8th May 2019

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Albuquerque

Wed 17th Oct 2018

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Salt Lake City

Wed 30th Jan 2019

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Tempe

Wed 3rd Apr 2019

$51

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Wicked

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Winner of 3 Tony Awards

Closed June 17, 2018

This is what stage magic is all about. This is live theater at its finest.

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Why See Wicked?

Defying Gravity for 15 years!

Once upon a time in the Land of Oz, there was a girl and her dog - no, scrub that. This musical takes place way before the arrival of Dorothy Gale and her pooch Toto. Wicked is the story of two magically inclined women, one blonde, and one green of skin - and their coming-of-age as the forces of good and (perceived) 'wicked'.

Based on the critically acclaimed novel by Gregory Maguire, Wicked explores the foundation of the Oz legend, of what made Glinda and Elphaba become the icons of good and bad, and whether all is what it appears to be in later stories.

Wicked was the smash hit of the new millennium that still continues to break records over 15 years later with Stephen Schwartz's breathtaking original songs, including 'Defying Gravity', 'Popular' and 'As Long As You're Mine', creating the perfect soundtrack to this beloved new classic.

The start of a wonderful adventure!

Thrown together as unwilling roommates at The University of Shiz, initially the beautiful, blonde and effervescent Glinda clashes with the fiery, misunderstood, green-skinned Elphaba. Facing various challenges in their experiences they learn to put their differences aside and form an unexpected bond that stays with them for years to come, despite the political and magical upheaval that engulfs Oz. What makes someone truly "Wicked?" An uplifting and affirming adventure that journeys way below the skin, and the heart of life.

Did you know?

Elphaba's green transformation is down to MAC PRO Chromacake in Landscape Green, which was specially created just for the show, and is not available for regular purchase (Booooo.) Pots of the emerald hue are mixed with water because its non-smudging powers are the most long-lasting. It's almost like magic... Kudos, MAC.

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Dates

Opening night: 6 June 2018

Audience

Recommended age for children is 8 years and up. There is nothing of a vulgar or sexual nature, but there are adult themes. Everyone is required to have a ticket.

Run time

Two hours and 30 minutes with one 15 minute intermission (Act 1: 1 hour 30 mins / Act II: 1 hour)

Cast and Creative

Cast

Mary Kate Morrissey as Elphaba
Jackie Burns as Elphaba (San Diego, Los Angeles and Salt Lake City engagements)
Catherine Charlebois as Nessarose
Ginna Claire Mason as Glinda
Kara Lindsey as Glinda (San Diego, Los Angeles and Salt Lake City engagements)
Tom McGowan as The Wizard
Robin De Jesus as Boq
Michael Wartella as Boq (San Diego, Los Angeles and Salt Lake City engagements)
Chad Jennings as Dr. Dillamond
Judy Kaye as Madame Morrible
Michael Campayno as Fiyero

Creative

Director - Joe Mantello
Music & Lyrics - Stephen Schwartz
Book - Winnie Holzman
Based on the Novel by Gregory Maguire
Musical Staging - Wayne Cilento
Scenic Design - Eugene Lee
Costume Design - Susan Hilferty
Lighting Design - Kenneth Posner
Sound Design - Tony Meola
Produced by Marc Platt, David Stone, Jon B. Platt

Awards

2004 TONY AWARDS

Wins
Best Costume Design: Susan Hilferty
Best Scene Design: Eugene Lee
Best Actress in a Musical: Idinal Menzel

Nominations
Best Musical
Best Original Score: Stephen Schwartz
Best Book of a musical: Winnie Holzman
Best Lighting Desigm: Kenneth Posner
Best Choreography: Wayne Cilento
Best Orchestrations: William David Brohn

DRAMA DESK AWARDS

Oustanding Musical

Outstanding Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz

Outstanding Book: Winnie Holzman

Oustanding Costume Design: Susan Hilferty

Oustanding Set Design of a musical: Eugene Lee

Oustanding Director of a Musical: Joe Mantello

OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS

Outstanding Broadway Musical

Outstanding Direction of a Musical: Joe Mantello

Outstanding Set Design: Eugene Lee

Oustanding Costume Design: Susan Hilferty

THE DRAMA LEAGUE AWARDS

Outstanding Production of a Musical

EDDY AWARD

Susan Hilferty and the entire costume team won the Eddy Award - for Wicked's Costumes

GRAMMY AWARD

Best Musical Show Album - original cast recording of Wicked

What we thought

enchanting Brilliant TIMELESS

The performance of 'Defying Gravity' at the end of Act I will give you chills.

Almost 13 years after it's debut, you still can't go wrong with Wicked, a perfect adventure for the whole family! Eugene Lee's scenic design coupled with Susan Hilferty's costume artistry will have you engrossed in their magic throughout the pro

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Nicola Quinn

Nicola Quinn

What you thought

67 reviews, average rating: (4.5 Stars)

4.5 star rating

Laurel Ralph: “Must See”

I have seen this show 3 times on Broadway...First time with Idina Menzel... more

Mary: “Wicked is "awesome"”

I've seen the show 3 times now, and have seen the NYC broadway production.... more

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