The production of Wicked will run at the Denver Center for the Arts at the Buell Theatre beginning July 24 and running through August 9, 2024.
The play “Wicked” has won 26 major awards. Among them are three Tony Awards and a Grammy Award. ‘Wicked’ tells the untold story of the witches of Oz. Before Dorothy gets to Oz, two girls meet there. One is flashy, misunderstood, intelligent, and has emerald green skin. The other girl is ambitious, popular and very beautiful. The movie Wicked tells the story of how these two girls become friends and become the good witch Glinda and the wicked witch of the West.
Variety magazine called “Wicked” a “cultural phenomenon.” The musical is based on the book by Gregory Maguire. Lyrics and music are by Stephen Schwartz, and the book was written by Winnie Holtzman. “Wicked” is directed by Joe Mantello, with music design by Wayne Cilento. The producers of the production are John B. Platt, Mark Platt, David Stone, Universal Pictures and Araca Group.