Spend a Two-Show Day at Wicked With Robin De Jesus

Photos   Brooklyn Love, Playbill Pride and Backstage Fun! Spend a Two-Show Day at Wicked With Robin De Jesus
Robin De Jesus is currently lending his talents to the role of Boq eight times a week in the smash hit Stephen Schwartz-Winnie Holzman musical Wicked. The two-time Tony Award nominee invites us to share a day with him at the Gershwin Theatre.


The musical is now the 11th longest-running show in Broadway history, having surpassed the record-breaking original runs of classics including Fiddler on the Roof; Hello, Dolly!; Miss Saigon; My Fair Lady; 42nd Street; and Cabaret. It's expected to overtake the original run of Rent (5,123 performances) in about four months.

The New York company currently features Rachel Tucker as Elphaba, Kara Lindsay as Glinda, Fred Applegate as The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and Michele Lee as Madame Morrible.

Wicked is based on Gregory Maguire's novel about the origins of the witches of Oz, long before Dorothy drops in. One, born with emerald-green skin, is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. Wicked tells the story of how these two unlikely friends grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good. The original cast featured Tony winners Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth.

The musical opened Oct. 30, 2003.

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