Wicked (George Gershwin Theatre)

Run date: June 24, 2008 – November 9, 2008
Run date: January 20, 2009 – March 9, 2009
Theater: George Gershwin Theatre (New York, NY)

Cast: Kerry Ellis (Elphaba), Kendra Kassebaum (Glinda), Aaron Tveit (Fiyero), Jayne Houdyshell (Madame Morrible), Lenny Wolpe (The Wizard), Cristy Candler (Nessarose), Ben Liebert (Boq), Steven Skybell (Dr. Dillamond)

Libretti by: Winnie Holzman
Lyrics by: Stephen Schwartz
Music by: Stephen Schwartz

Directed by: Joe Mantello
Choreographed by: Wayne Cilento

The untold musical story of The Wizard of Oz‘s Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good… before Dorothy dropped in. Based on the imaginative Gregory Maguire novel, Wicked takes a fantasy journey through the unseen side of Oz, sharing a tale of unexpected friendship and love.

ACT ONE

01. No One Mourns The Wicked
02. Dear Old Shiz
03. The Wizard And I
04. What Is This Feeling?
05. Something Bad
06. Dancing Through Life
07. Popular
08. I’m Not That Girl
09. The Wizard And I (Reprise)
10. One Short Day
11. A Sentimental Man
12. Defying Gravity

ACT TWO

01. No One Mourns The Wicked (Reprise)
02. Thank Goodness
03. The Wicked Witch Of The East
04. Wonderful
05. I’m Not That Girl (Reprise)
06. As Long As You’re Mine
07. No Good Deed
08. March Of The Witch Hunters
09. For Good
10. Finale


Lyrics are only available for songs featuring Aaron.

PHOTOS

TRIVIA

• Other actors who have portrayed Fiyero both on Broadway and the West End productions of Wicked include Adam Garcia, Andy Karl, David Ayers, Derrick Wiliams, Joey McIntyre, Kevin Kern, Kristoffer Cusick, Kyle Dean Massey, Lee Mead, Norbert Leo Butz, Oliver Tompsett, Richard H. Blake, and Sebastian Arcelus.

• Aaron left in the middle of his run in Wicked to perform in Next To Normal when it was brought to Washington D.C., which he was previously committed to.

• Norbert Leo Butz – who starred alongside Aaron in Catch Me If You Can – originated the role of Fiyero on Broadway. At Miscast 2009, the two of them had a Fiyero-off, in which they both donned the infamous tight, white pants and sang “What Is This Feeling?”