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Wicked Chicago TicketsWicked was composed as a fresh new take on the original film, The Wizard of Oz and adapted from Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, a novel by Gregory Maguire. Fans who were captivated by Dorothy's journey through Oz as she escaped from the Wicked Witch of the West will be intrigued by the backstory of two young witches whose friendship was overtaken by competition and rivalry. Told from the perspective of the Wicked Witch of the West herself, the script delivers an unforgettable narrative of the protagonist's descent from hopeful wannabe to defiant and evil rebel. After experiencing this vivid and vibrant performance, you'll feel empathy for the original villain of The Wizard of Oz. The Broadway musical has enjoyed incredible success following its initial launch in 2003 when it premiered at the iconic Gershwin Theatre in New York City. This first performance featured Kristin Chenoweth and Joel Grey, and Idina Menzel starred as Elphaba, the future Wicked Witch. fact, Wicked has become Broadway's sixth-longest running show and the Broadway's highest-grossing musical after The Lion King, continuing to attract new legions of fans.
Moving Along the Yellow Brick RoadThe original performance that premiered on Broadway was the result of several changes following a tryout performance in San Francisco. The directors decided to shift the focus more to Elphaba and make the production live up to its title more completely. Their revised approach earned the musical 10 Tony Award nominations, three of which were won for Best Actress, Best Costume Design and Best Scenic Design. Wicked earned critical acclaim for its cast recording album as well. The platinum-rated album won the Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album in 2005. Wicked spurred a slew of international productions in Australia's Regent Theatre, Germany's Palladium Theatre in Stuttgart and Mexico's Teatro Telcel. In the US, the original Chicago production of Wicked ran from 2005 until 2013, originally starring Ana Gasteyer and Kate Reinders. Soon, Wicked will be transitioning to the silver screen as Universal Studios has announced a possible 2021 release date for the film version of the iconic production.
Where can I buy Wicked Chicago tickets?Wicked has lit up Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre during multiple tours since 2005. You can purchase your Wicked tickets at StubHub, the largest ticket marketplace in the world, and you will receive the FanProtect guarantee that ensures ticket purchases are safe and secure.
What can I expect from a Wicked Chicago tour performance?You can expect moving and emotional set pieces as the main characters transition into the roles that destiny has set for them. Every change in tone is highlighted with another musical number from the award-winning score. The actors' costumes and the backdrop of the sets will transfer audiences to the mystical and magical land of Wicked Witch of the West.
How long is a Wicked Chicago performance?You can expect two and a half hours of theatrical fun. There will be at least 15 minutes of intermission between Act 1 and Act 2.
What are the songs in the cast album for Wicked?Familiar songs in the Grammy-winning cast album include the famous single "No One Mourns the Wicked," "Defying Gravity," "Popular," "I'm Not That Girl," "No Good Deed" and "What Is This Feeling?"
Is Wicked Chicago touring this year?Wicked is not scheduled to tour in Chicago for 2019.
What is the Wicked Chicago experience like?Wicked Chicago has been a major attraction of the Chicago Broadway scene for years. Whenever Wicked has a US tour, it'll make a stop in Chicago. The VIP suite of the theater has often hosted a meet and greet with the actresses playing the main roles of Glenda and Elphaba. The most recent production of Wicked Chicago was directed by Joe Mantello and written by Winnie Holzman with a rousing score composed by Stephen Schwartz. The experience is just as authentic as seeing the original music on Broadway.
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