Wicked Tickets

Wicked reopens at the Gershwin Theatre on Broadway. Find out more about Wicked tickets and Wicked on Broadway below. 

Based on the best-selling novel by Gregory Maguire, Wicked has become a global sensation. After completing its pre-Broadway engagement at San Francisco’s Curran Theatre in April 2003, the production officially opened at the Gershwin Theatre on October 30, 2003, following previews from October 8.

Wicked went on to win three Tony Awards in 2004, including Idina Menzel for her portrayal as Elphaba. Menzel and her co-star Kristin Chenoweth’s portrayal of Glinda elevated the pair into Broadway superstardom and remain among the most identifiable and iconic performances in Broadway history.

Composed by musical theatre legend Stephen Schwartz, the score of Wicked won the Grammy Award for best musical theatre album, with songs including "Defying Gravity" and "For Good". 

Wicked film adaptation is currently in the works. The original plan was for Universal to adapt Gregory Maguire’s novel into a feature film, however, after a little persuasion from Stephen Schwartz, who had read the book and developed his own theatrical interpretation, Universal agreed to co-produce the property as a stage musical. Details on the Wicked film are still unknown though, but you can bet we'll be watching.

Catch all the wonder and spectacle of Wicked live at the Gershwin Theatre.

(Photos by Joan Marcus)

Running time: 
2hrs 45mins (including 1 intermission)
10 images
About Wicked:

The Broadway sensation Wicked looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin, who is smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “wicked.”

Music & Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, with a Book by Winnie Holzman based on the novel by Gregory Maguire
Marc Platt, Universal Stage Productions, The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt, David Stone
Joe Mantello
Kenneth Posner
Tony Meola
Eugene Lee
Wayne Cilento
Susan Hilferty
Cast list:
Lindsay Pearce (as Elphaba), Ginna Claire Mason (as Glinda), Sam Gravitte (as Fiyero), Alexandra Billings (as Madame Morrible), Michael McCormick (as The Wizard), Riley Costello (as Boq), Mili Diaz (as Nessarose), and Michael X. Martin (as Doctor Dillamond)
Wicked Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
October 8, 2003
Opening date: 
October 30, 2003
Booking to: 
March 13, 2022

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

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Gershwin Theatre

222 West 51st Street (between Broadway & 8th Avenue), New York, NY 10019
Nearest subway station:
50th Street stations

Latest Wicked News & Features

Lindsay Pearce and Ginna Claire Mason
‘Wicked’ announces Broadway reopening cast, with Lindsay Pearce and Ginna Claire Mason returning
August 25, 2021

It will be wonderful! Wicked has announced its reopening cast, with Lindsay Pearce and Ginna Claire Mason returning to the roles of Elphaba and Glinda, respectively. Five other principal cast members will return in the roles they held at the time of the March 2020 Broadway shutdown: Michael McCormick as the Wizard, Sam Gravitte as Fiyero, Alexandra Billings as Madame Morrible, Riley Costello as Boq, and Michael X. Martin as Doctor Dillamond.

From right to left: Miguel Cervantes in 'Hamilton' (Photo by Joan Marcus); Lindsay Pearce in 'Wicked' (Photo by Joan Marcus)
‘Hamilton,’ ‘Wicked,’ and ‘The Lion King’ to return to Broadway in September
May 11, 2021

Hamilton, Wicked, and The Lion King announced this morning on Good Morning America that the shows will be back from September 14, the first day that Broadway performances will resume. Performers Alexandra Billings (Madame Morrible in Wicked), Krystal Joy Brown (Eliza in Hamilton), and Steven Taylor (Mufasa in The Lion King) made the announcement on the morning news program. 

Lindsay Pearce in 'Wicked' on Broadway. (Photo by Joan Marcus)
‘Wicked’ to reopen at the Gershwin Theatre on Sept. 14
May 11, 2021

Elphaba is ready to defy gravity once again. Wicked has set its reopening date on Broadway. The blockbuster musical about the witches of Oz will restart performances at the Gershwin Theatre on Sept. 14. Find out more about Wicked on Broadway tickets here. 

Our Wicked Review

There have been moments in the history of musical theater when, like a twister, the sheer talent and whirling spectacle of a production have flattened any negative criticism that stood to get in its way. Take October, 2003 for example. That was the month that Wicked opened in New York to generally dour reviews.