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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: 4973
as of October 04, 2015

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

Production Staff [Collapse]
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; Music Preparation Supervisor: Miller Music Services; Synthesizer Programming: Andrew Barrett
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.
Kristin ChenowethGlinda
(Oct 08, 2003 - Jul 18, 2004)
Idina MenzelElphaba
(Oct 08, 2003 - Jan 08, 2005)
Norbert Leo ButzFiyero
(Oct 08, 2003 - Nov 23, 2003)
Michelle Federer
Broadway debut
Christopher FitzgeraldBoq
Joel GreyThe Wonderful Wizard of Oz
(Oct 08, 2003 - Jul 18, 2004)
Carole ShelleyMadame Morrible
William YoumansDoctor Dillamond
Ioana Alfonso
Broadway debut
Ben CameronEnsemble
Cristy CandlerWitch's Mother
Kristy Cates
Broadway debut
Melissa Bell ChaitEnsemble
Marcus ChoiEnsemble
Kristoffer CusickEnsemble
Kathy DeitchEnsemble
Melissa Fahn
Broadway debut
Rhett G. GeorgeEnsemble
Manuel HerreraChistery
Kisha HowardEnsemble
LJ JellisonEnsemble
Sean McCourtWitch's Father
Ozian Official
Corinne McFaddenEnsemble
Jan NeubergerMidwife
Walter Winston ONeilEnsemble
Andrew PalermoEnsemble
Andy PellickEnsemble
Michael SeelbachEnsemble
Lorna VenturaEnsemble
Derrick WilliamsEnsemble
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)
Ioana AlfonsoEnsemble
Fred ApplegateThe Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Larkin BoganEnsemble
Jerad BortzEnsemble
Robin De JesúsBoq
Josh Daniel GreenEnsemble
Gregory HaneyEnsemble
Curt HansenEnsemble
Arielle JacobsNessarose
Spencer JonesEnsemble
Adrian LeeEnsemble
Michele LeeMadame Morrible
Kara LindsayGlinda
Marissa LuppEnsemble
Sterling MastersEnsemble
Witch's Mother
Dashi' MitchellEnsemble
Lindsay K. NorthenEnsemble
Timothy Britten ParkerDoctor Dillamond
Jonah PlattFiyero
Daniel QuadrinoEnsemble
Casey QuinnEnsemble
William RyallEnsemble
Ozian Official
Witch's Father
Adam SanfordEnsemble
Kathy SantenMidwife
Hannah ShankmanEnsemble
Heather SporeEnsemble
Rachel TuckerElphaba
Ryan VasquezEnsemble
Betsy WerbelEnsemble
Swings: Antonette Cohen, Emily Ferranti, Lindsay Janisse, Jesse J.P. Johnson, Colby Q. Lindeman, Brian Munn and Erin Wilson
StandBy: Emily Koch (Elphaba), StandBy: Tess Soltau (Glinda),
Understudies: Larkin Bogan (Boq), Jerad Bortz (Ozian Official, Witch's Father), Antonette Cohen (Midwife, Witch's Mother), Emily Ferranti (Midwife, Nessarose), Curt Hansen (Doctor Dillamond, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz), Lindsay Janisse (Witch's Mother), Jesse J.P. Johnson (Boq), Spencer Jones (Chistery), Colby Q. Lindeman (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), Ryan Vasquez (Fiyero), Betsy Werbel (Madame Morrible) and Erin Wilson (Madame Morrible, Midwife),
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 WickedGlinda and Citizens of Oz
Dear Old ShizStudents
The Wizard and IMadame Morrible and Elphaba
What Is This Feeling?Glinda, Elphaba and Students
Something BadDoctor Dillamond and Elphaba
Dancing Through LifeFiyero, Glinda, Boq, Nessarose, Elphaba and Students
I'm Not That GirlElphaba
One Short DayElphaba, Glinda and Denizens of the Emerald City
A Sentimental ManThe Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Defying GravityElphaba, Glinda, Guards and Citizens of Oz
ACT 2 Sung By
No One Mourns the Wicked (Reprise) Citizens of Oz
Thank GoodnessGlinda, Madame Morrible and Citizens of Oz
The Wicked Witch of the EastElphaba, Nessarose and Boq
WonderfulThe Wonderful Wizard of Oz and Elphaba
I'm Not That Girl (Reprise) Glinda
As Long As You're MineElphaba and Fiyero
No Good DeedElphaba
March of the Witch HuntersBoq and Citizens of Oz
For GoodGlinda and Elphaba