Wicked CD Due in Stores in December

News   Wicked CD Due in Stores in December The cast recording of the new Broadway musical Wicked, which officially opens at the Gershwin Theatre Oct. 30, is due in stores mid December.
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As previously announced, the cast of the Stephen Schwartz-Winnie Holzman musical will head into the recording studio next month to record the Schwartz score for the Decca Broadway label. Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, Wicked explores the early life of the witches of Oz: Glinda and Elphaba. Tony Award winner Kristin Chenoweth, who recently starred as “Marian” in the TV adaptation of The Music Man, plays Glinda, the Good Witch, and former Renter Idina Menzel is Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West. The cast also includes Tony and Academy Award winner Joel Grey as The Wizard, Carole Shelley as Madame Morrible, Norbert Leo Butz as Fiyero, Michelle Federer as Nessarose, Christopher Fitzgerald as Boq and William Youmans as Doctor Dillamand.

The company features Ioana Alfonso, Ben Cameron, Cristy Candler, Kristy Cates, Melissa Bell Chait, Marcus Choi, Kristoffer Cusick, Kathy Deitch, Melissa Fahn, Rhett G. George, Kristen Lee Gorski, Manuel Herrera, Kisha Howard, LJ Jellison, Sean McCourt, Corinne McFadden, Mark Myars, Jan Neuberger, Walter Winston O'Neil, Andrew Palermo, Andy Pellick, Michael Seelbach, Lorna Ventura and Derrick Williams.

Directed by Joe Mantello — a 2003 Tony Award winner for this season’s Take Me OutWicked features choreography by Wayne Cilento.

Tickets are available by calling (212) 307-4100 or by visiting www.ticketmaster.com.

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