Fellow Ozians, “Wicked” is not just getting a movie adaptation helmed by Jon M. Chu. The musical, currently celebrating its 20th anniversary on Broadway, will also be flying back to the Hollywood Pantages Theatre for a limited engagement beginning December 2024.
Current Broadway in Hollywood season ticket holders will have instant access to “Wicked” when they auto-renew into the new season in early 2024. Additionally, new customers who purchase 2024-2025 season packages will also have immediate access to “Wicked” prior to any single ticket pre-sales.
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Set in the Land of Oz, “Wicked” tells the tale of what happened before Dorothy arrives. The story follows Elphaba, a young woman born with green skin who possesses an extraordinary talent. She crosses paths with the bubbly, popular Glinda, who loves all things pink. Despite their initial rivalry, the two form an unlikely friendship — until the world deems one as “good” and the other as “wicked.”
The Broadway blockbuster has won over 100 international awards, including the Grammy Award and three Tony Awards, and has been performed in over 100 cities in 16 countries around the world.
The musical is based on Gregory Maguire’s novel, with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Winnie Holzman. The Tony Award winning production team — director Joe Mantello and choreographer Wayne Cilento — return, along with producers Marc Platt Universal Stage Productions, The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt and David Stone.
Chu’s movie adaptation stars Cynthia Erivo, Ariana Grande and Michelle Yeoh, and will be released in movie theaters in late 2024.
For more information regarding the return of “Wicked” to Los Angeles, visit broadwayinhollywood.com/Wicked.
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