Today the global sensation WICKED celebrates its 10th birthday on Broadway. The award-winning musical theatre blockbuster is currently playing in nine productions around the world: New York, London, Japan (Tokyo), South Korea (Seoul), Latin America (Mexico City), a UK tour, two concurrent North American national tours, and the Australian production playing at the Civic Theatre, Auckland.
Broadway’s #1 show for an unprecedented nine consecutive years, WICKED has been declared “A Cultural Phenomenon” by Variety and “The Best Musical of the Decade” by Entertainment Weekly. It has been seen by over 38 million people across the globe, grossing over $3.1 billion in worldwide box office. Over 2 million people have enjoyed the Australian production of WICKED.
A special 10th Anniversary performance of WICKED will be held tonight at the Gershwin Theatre, New York, to which alumni cast members, producers and creative team have been invited, including Australian Co-Producer John Frost and General Manager Australasia Bernadette Hayes.