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Wicked   

Gershwin Theatre, (10/30/2003 - Present)
First Preview: Oct 08, 2003 Total Previews: 25
Opening Date: Oct 30, 2003    
Closing Date: Currently Running Total Performances: 5109
as of January 31, 2016

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: The Land of Oz


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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; Robert E. Nederlander: President; James L. Nederlander: Vice-President)
Produced by Marc Platt, Universal Pictures, The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt and David Stone
Book by Winnie Holzman; Based on the novel "Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West " by Gregory Maguire; Music by Stephen Schwartz; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz; Musical Director: Stephen Oremus; Music orchestrated by William David Brohn; Music arranged by Alex Lacamoire and Stephen Oremus; Dance arrangements by James Lynn Abbott
Directed by Joe Mantello; Choreographed by Wayne Cilento; Assistant Director: Lisa Leguillou
Scenic Design by Eugene Lee; Costume Design by Susan Hilferty; Lighting Design by Kenneth Posner; Sound Design by Tony Meola; Projection Design by Elaine J. McCarthy; Hair and Wig Design by Tom Watson; Associate Scenic Design: Edward Pierce; Make-Up Design by Joseph Dulude II; Associate Costume Design: Michael Sharpe and Ken Mooney; Associate Lighting Design: Karen Spahn; Associate Lighting Designer / Automated Lights: Warren Flynn; Associate Sound Design: Kai Harada; Associate Hair Design: Charles LaPointe
General Manager: EGS; Company Manager: Susan Sampliner; Associate Co. Mgr: Barbara Crompton; Executive Producer: Marcia Goldberg and Nina Essman
Production Supervisor: Steven Beckler; Technical Supervisor: Jake Bell; Stage Manager: Erica Schwartz; Assistant Stage Mgr: Chris Jamros and Bess Marie Glorioso
Conducted by Stephen Oremus; Associate Conductor: Alex Lacamoire; Concert Master: Christian Hebel; Violin: Christian Hebel and Victor Schultz; Viola: Kevin Roy; Cello: Daniel D. Miller; Harp: Laura Sherman; Trumpet/Flugelhorn: Jon Owens and Tom Hoyt; Trombone: Dale Kirkland; Bass Trombone: Douglas Purviance; Flute/Piccolo/Alto Flute: Helen Campo; Oboe/English horn/Bass Oboe: Tuck Lee; Clarinet (Bb & Eb)/Bass Clarinet/Soprano Sax: John J. Moses; Bassoon/Baritone Sax/Clarinet/Bass Clarinet: John Campo; French Horn: Theo Primis and Kelly Dent; Drums/Percussion/Electronic: Gary Seligson; Acoustic & Electric Bass: Konrad Adderley; Piano/Synthesizer: Alex Lacamoire; Keyboards: Paul Loesel and David Evans; Guitars: Ric Molina and Greg Skaff; Percussion/Mallets/Timpani: Andrew Jones; Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller
Special Effects by Chic Silber; Flying Sequences: Paul Rubin and ZFX, Inc.; Special Effects Associate: Aaron Waitz
Dance Captain: Mark Myars; Fight direction by Tom Schall; Press Representative: The Publicity Office; Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, Inc.; Marketing: TMG - The Marketing Group; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.
Cast
Kristin Chenoweth
Glinda
(Oct 08, 2003 - Jul 18, 2004)
Idina Menzel
Elphaba
(Oct 08, 2003 - Jan 08, 2005)
Norbert Leo Butz
Fiyero
(Oct 08, 2003 - Nov 23, 2003)
Michelle Federer
Broadway debut
Nessarose
Christopher Fitzgerald
Boq
Joel Grey
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
(Oct 08, 2003 - Jul 18, 2004)
Carole Shelley
Madame Morrible
William Youmans
Doctor Dillamond
Ioana Alfonso
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Ben Cameron
Ensemble
Cristy Candler
Witch's Mother
Ensemble
Kristy Cates
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Melissa Bell Chait
Ensemble
Marcus Choi
Ensemble
Kristoffer Cusick
Ensemble
Kathy Deitch
Ensemble
Melissa Fahn
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Rhett G. George
Ensemble
Manuel Herrera
Chistery
Ensemble
Kisha Howard
Ensemble
LJ Jellison
Ensemble
Sean McCourt
Witch's Father
Ozian Official
Ensemble
Corinne McFadden
Ensemble
Jan Neuberger
Midwife
Ensemble
Walter Winston ONeil
Ensemble
Andrew Palermo
Ensemble
Andy Pellick
Ensemble
Michael Seelbach
Ensemble
Lorna Ventura
Ensemble
Derrick Williams
Ensemble
Swings: Kristen Leigh Gorski and Mark Myars
Standby: Eden Espinosa (Elphaba)
Understudies: Cristy Candler (Nessarose), Kristy Cates (Elphaba), Melissa Bell Chait (Glinda), Kristoffer Cusick (Fiyero), Eden Espinosa (Nessarose), Kristen Leigh Gorski (Witch's Mother), Sean McCourt (Doctor Dillamond, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz), Jan Neuberger (Madame Morrible), Andrew Palermo (Boq) and Lorna Ventura (Madame Morrible)
Cast
Ioana Alfonso
Ensemble
Penelope Armstead-Williams
Ensemble
Larkin Bogan
Ensemble
Jerad Bortz
Ensemble
Dawn Cantwell
Nessarose
Kathy Fitzgerald
Madame Morrible
Michael Genet
Doctor Dillamond
Dan Gleason
Ensemble
Josh Daniel Green
Ensemble
Curt Hansen
Ensemble
Spencer Jones
Ensemble
Christopher King
Chistery
Ensemble
Adrian Lee
Ensemble
Marissa Lupp
Ensemble
Sterling Masters
Ensemble
Witch's Mother
Dashi' Mitchell
Ensemble
Lindsay K. Northen
Ensemble
Zachary Noah Piser
Broadway debut
Boq
Jonah Platt
Fiyero
Daniel Quadrino
Ensemble
Casey Quinn
Ensemble
William Ryall
Ensemble
Ozian Official
Witch's Father
Adam Sanford
Ensemble
Kathy Santen
Midwife
Ensemble
Peter Scolari
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Hannah Shankman
Ensemble
Heather Spore
Ensemble
Carrie St. Louis
Glinda
Rachel Tucker
Elphaba
Betsy Werbel
Ensemble
Swings: Alicia L. Albright, Antonette Cohen, Tess Ferrell, Brian Munn and Nicky Venditti
StandBy: Alyssa Fox (Elphaba) and Ginna Claire Mason (Glinda)
Understudies: Alicia L. Albright (Midwife, Nessarose, Witch's Mother), Larkin Bogan (Boq), Jerad Bortz (Ozian Official, Witch's Father), Antonette Cohen (Midwife, Witch's Mother), Tess Ferrell (Midwife, Nessarose), Dan Gleason (Fiyero), Curt Hansen (Doctor Dillamond, Fiyero, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz), Spencer Jones (Chistery), Marissa Lupp (Midwife, Witch's Mother), Dashi' Mitchell (Chistery), Brian Munn (Doctor Dillamond, Ozian Official, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Witch's Father), Lindsay K. Northen (Glinda), Daniel Quadrino (Boq), William Ryall (Doctor Dillamond, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz), Kathy Santen (Madame Morrible), Hannah Shankman (Elphaba, Nessarose), Heather Spore (Glinda), Nicky Venditti (Chistery) and Betsy Werbel (Madame Morrible)
Tony Award®
2004 Best Musical [nominee]
Produced by Marc Platt, Universal Pictures, The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt and David Stone
2004 Best Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book by Winnie Holzman
2004 Best Original Score [nominee]
Music by Stephen Schwartz; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
winner 2004 Best Actress in a Musical [winner]
Idina Menzel
2004 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Kristin Chenoweth
winner 2004 Best Scenic Design [winner]
Eugene Lee
winner 2004 Best Costume Design [winner]
Susan Hilferty
2004 Best Lighting Design [nominee]
Kenneth Posner
2004 Best Choreography [nominee]
Wayne Cilento
2004 Best Orchestrations [nominee]
William David Brohn
Drama Desk Award
winner 2004 Outstanding New Musical [winner]
Produced by Marc Platt, Universal Pictures, The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt and David Stone
winner 2004 Outstanding Book of a Musical [winner]
Book by Winnie Holzman
2004 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Kristin Chenoweth
2004 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Idina Menzel
winner 2004 Outstanding Director of a Musical [winner]
Directed by Joe Mantello
2004 Outstanding Orchestrations [nominee]
William David Brohn
winner 2004 Outstanding Lyrics [winner]
Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
winner 2004 Outstanding Set Design of a Musical [winner]
Scenic Design by Eugene Lee
2004 Outstanding Music [nominee]
Music by Stephen Schwartz
winner 2004 Outstanding Costume Design [winner]
Susan Hilferty
2004 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee]
Kenneth Posner
music by Stephen Schwartz; lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
ACT 1 Sung By
No One Mourns the Wicked Glinda and Citizens of Oz
Dear Old Shiz Students
The Wizard and I Madame Morrible and Elphaba
What Is This Feeling? Glinda, Elphaba and Students
Something Bad Doctor Dillamond and Elphaba
Dancing Through Life Fiyero, Glinda, Boq, Nessarose, Elphaba and Students
Popular Glinda
I'm Not That Girl Elphaba
One Short Day Elphaba, Glinda and Denizens of the Emerald City
A Sentimental Man The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Defying Gravity Elphaba, Glinda, Guards and Citizens of Oz
ACT 2 Sung By
No One Mourns the Wicked (Reprise) Citizens of Oz
Thank Goodness Glinda, Madame Morrible and Citizens of Oz
The Wicked Witch of the East Elphaba, Nessarose and Boq
Wonderful The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and Elphaba
I'm Not That Girl (Reprise) Glinda
As Long As You're Mine Elphaba and Fiyero
No Good Deed Elphaba
March of the Witch Hunters Boq and Citizens of Oz
For Good Glinda and Elphaba
Finale All