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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:4608
as of November 23, 2014

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; Assistant Choreographer: Corinne McFadden
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; Assistant Scenic Design: Nick Francone; Oz Map Design: Francis Keeping; Draftsman: Ted LeFevre; Associate Costume Design: Michael Sharpe and Ken Mooney; Assistant Costume Design: Maiko Matsushima, Amanda Whidden and Amy Clark; Associate Lighting Design: Karen Spahn; Associate Lighting Designer / Automated Lights: Warren Flynn; Assistant Lighting Design: Ben Stanton; Associate Sound Design: Kai Harada; Assistant Projection Design: Jenny Lee, Michael Patterson and Jacob Daniel Pinholster; 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; Assistant Dance Captain: Kristen Leigh Gorski; 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
Kelli Barrett Nessarose
Larkin Bogan Ensemble
Jerad Bortz Ensemble
Christine Dwyer Elphaba
Maia Evwaraye-Griffin Ensemble
Tiffany Haas Glinda
Zach Hensler Ensemble
Christopher King Chistery
Ensemble
Colby Q. Lindeman Ensemble
Sterling Masters Ensemble
Witch's Mother
Wade McCollum Ensemble
Ozian Official
Witch's Father
Tom McGowan The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Lindsay K. Northen Ensemble
Timothy Britten Parker Doctor Dillamond
Eddie Pendergraft Ensemble
Casey Quinn Ensemble
Alexander Quiroga Ensemble
Jonathan Ritter Ensemble
Michael McCorry Rose Fiyero
Adam Sanford Ensemble
Kathy Santen Midwife
Ensemble
Heather Spore Ensemble
Carla Stickler Ensemble
Mary Testa Madame Morrible
Brian Wanee Ensemble
Michael Wartella Boq
Betsy Werbel Ensemble
Lindsay Wood Ensemble
Swings: Alicia L. Albright, Todd Anderson, Emily Ferranti, Gregory Haney, Kelly Lafarga, Emily Mechler, Brian Munn and Jonathan Warren
Standby: Lilli Cooper (Elphaba)
Understudies: Alicia L. Albright (Midwife, Nessarose, Witch's Mother), Todd Anderson (Chistery), Larkin Bogan (Boq), Jerad Bortz (Fiyero), Emily Ferranti (Glinda, Midwife, Nessarose), Gregory Haney (Chistery), Kelly Lafarga (Midwife, Witch's Mother), Wade McCollum (Doctor Dillamond, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz), Emily Mechler (Glinda), Brian Munn (Doctor Dillamond, Ozian Official, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Witch's Father), Lindsay K. Northen (Glinda), Eddie Pendergraft (Boq), Alexander Quiroga (Ozian Official, Witch's Father), Jonathan Ritter (Fiyero), Kathy Santen (Madame Morrible), Heather Spore (Glinda), Carla Stickler (Elphaba), Brian Wanee (Chistery), Jonathan Warren (Chistery), Betsy Werbel (Madame Morrible) and Lindsay Wood (Midwife, Witch's Mother)
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
ACT 1Sung 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
The Wizard and I (Reprise)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 2Sung 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