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Wicked Boise Tickets

Wicked Boise tickets

The Schedule:

Come on down to see the hit Broadway musical everyone is buzzing about, Wicked! Join the incredible cast on a journey through the Land of Oz. The show will be playing at the Morrison Center in Boise, ID on Apr. 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, and May 1, 2, 3, and 4. Check your schedule to see if one of these dates works for you!

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The Experience:

Wicked tells the story of what happened before Dorothy arrived in the land of Oz, and has become one of Broadway's biggest hit musicals in a long time. Get ready for a riveting journey through Oz, where you'll meet two young girls who are polar opposites of each other. One is Elphaba, the evil, mischievous girl with emerald green skin, whose longs to become the Wicked Witch of the West. The other is the beautiful, well-liked Glinda who dreams of becoming the Good Witch of the North. Don't miss this enchanting experience—secure your tickets today!

Trivia:

Wicked contains music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, as well as a book by Winnie Holzman. It is based on the 1995 Gregory Maguire novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, a parallel novel of the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz and L. Frank Baum's classic story The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

History:

The musical is told from the point of view of the witches of the Land of Oz. The play's plot chronicles Dorothy's arrival in Oz from Kansas and includes several references to the 1939 film and Baum's novel. Wicked tells the story of two unexpected friends, Elphaba (the Wicked Witch of the West) and Glinda (the Good Witch of the North), who struggle with their very different personalities and perspectives, fights over the same love interest, dismay over the Wizard's corrupt government, and finally, Elphaba's public downfall. The Joe Mantello-directed and Wayne Cilento-choreographed original production of Wicked premiered on Broadway at the Gershwin Theatre in October 2003, after finishing pre-Broadway SHN tryouts at San Francisco's Curran Theatre in May 2003. The musical's original stars are Idina Menzel as Elphaba, Kristin Chenoweth as Glinda, and Joel Grey as the Wizard. The original Broadway production was honored with three Tony Awards and six Drama Desk Awards. Its cast album won a Grammy Award. It has played 3,886 shows, making Wicked the 12th longest-running Broadway show in history.

Composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz discovered writer Gregory Maguire's 1995 novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West while on vacation. Schwartz immediately saw its potential for a theatrical adaptation. However, there was one problem—Maguire had released the rights to Universal, who had planned to make a live-action feature film. So, Schwartz met with Maguire in Connecticut in 1998 and persuaded him to release them for a stage production, and then begged Universal producer Marc Platt to realize the novel's potential for adaptation. Platt accepted, and signed on as joint producer of the project with Universal and David Stone.

The novel is often thought to be a political, social, and ethical commentary on the difference between good and evil. It is set in the Land of Oz, in the years leading up to when Dorothy arrives. The story focuses on Elphaba, the green-skinned mischievous girl who grows up to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Galinda, the beautiful, blonde, popular girl who grows up to become Glinda the Good Witch of the North. Schwartz collaborated with Emmy Award-winning writer Winnie Holzman to brainstorm the plot's outline in the span of a year. He also met with producer Marc Platt to work on the structural outline of the show, intending for it to be an original stage piece instead of just a play-by-play adaptation of Maguire's book.

The success of the Broadway production has been responsible for a number of other productions across the globe, such as several North American productions, a Laurence Olivier Award-winning West End production and a gamut of international productions. Since it debuted in 2003, Wicked has broken worldwide box office records. In the week ending January 2, 2011, the London, Broadway, and both North American touring productions all broke their respective records for the highest weekly gross. In late 2012, the Broadway production broke this record again, earning $2.9 million. Both the West End production and the North American tour have been seen by over two million theatergoers each.

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