The untold story of the witches of The Wizard of Oz, Wicked, opened at the Gershwin Theatre October 30, 2003. Idina Menzel (who won a Tony Award for her performance) and Kristin Chenoweth starred as Elphaba and Glinda, respectively, with veteran Joel Grey as the Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Since then many different actors have stepped into the iconic roles of the witches, including current stars Jessica Vosk and Amanda Jane Cooper.
Wicked features a score by Stephen Schwartz, a book by Winnie Holzman, direction by Joe Mantello, and musical staging by Wayne Cilento. The creative team also includes scenic design by Eugene Lee, costume design by Susan Hilferty, lighting design by Kenneth Posner, sound design by Tony Meola, projections by Elaine J. McCarthy, wig and hair design by Tom Watson, music supervision and arrangements by Stephen Oremus, orchestrations by William David Brohn and dance arrangements by James Lynn Abbott.
The Gershwin Theatre is located in Manhattan at 222 West 51st Street. For more information visit wickedthemusical.com.