PHOTO ARCHIVE: Eight Years of Wicked on Broadway

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03 Nov 2011

The hit Stephen Schwartz-Winnie Holzman musical Wicked celebrated its 8th Anniversary on Broadway Oct. 30. Playbill.com offers a look back at the various witches, munchkins and Ozians who have inhabited the Gershwin Theatre since 2003.

The show opened Oct. 30, 2003 and has since played over 3300 performances.


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Kristin Chenoweth, Idina Menzel and company
Photo by Joan Marcus



Adapted from the novel by Gregory Maguire, Wicked delves into the back story of the iconic characters from Oz. The hit musical has a score by Stephen Schwartz, a book by Winnie Holzman, direction by Joe Mantello and musical staging by Wayne Cilento.

Jackie Burns and Chandra Lee Schwartz lead a cast that currently includes Richard H. Blake as Fiyero, Kathy Fitzgerald as Madame Morrible, Tom McGowan as The Wizard, Etai BenShlomo as Boq, Cristy Candler as Nessarose and Tom Flynn as Dr. Dillamond.

The production also features 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.

Wicked won Tony Awards for Costume Design, Scenic Design and Best Actress in a Musical (Idina Menzel). It was nominated as Best Musical.

For tickets visit WickedtheMusical.