EDUCATION RESOURCES

Welcome to the WICKED Australia Education Resources. This page is designed to provide schools with information about school bookings and post-show experiences as well as providing comprehensive education materials for schools. The kit has been developed to meet Australian Curriculum requirements, including the subject areas of EnglishHumanities & Social Sciences, and the Arts, as well as the General Capabilities of LiteracyCritical and Creative ThinkingPersonal and Social Capability and Ethical Understanding. Enjoy the show and your pre and post show explorations!

Wicked Has Been Selected For The 2024 Victorian VCE Theatre Studies Playlist

Bookings

For more information about school bookings and savings:

VIC School Bookings

Terms 1, 2 and 3

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QLD School Bookings

Term 4

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WICKED EDUCATION RESOURCES

MELBOURNE Q&A PERFORMANCES

The Q&A for schools will start directly after the 24 July matinee 1pm performance.. The Q&As will be a unique opportunity to hear directly from the cast and company about the staging of WICKED.

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(Q&As from 4PM to finish approximately 4.25PM). Full details will be supplied at the time of booking.

Brisbane Q&A Performances

The Q&A for schools will start directly after the 1pm matinee performances on 9 October and 6 November (best availability).

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(Q&As from 4PM to finish approximately 4.25PM). Full details will be supplied at the time of booking.

Have a question for our creatives or cast?

If you are attending one of the post show Q&A’s you are welcome to submit a question in advance.

Be it a technical question about lighting or sound production or question for our cast.
Here is your chance!

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WICKED poster

Promote your groups trip to the Emerald City to see WICKED with this printable poster.

 VIC: Download poster

 QLD: Download poster

Victorian VCE Theatre Studies Materials

Access to Script

Do you require the script for studies relating to the VCE Playlist? This is for Victorian schools only.

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Australian Education Materials

Full Education Resources

Introduction

Synopsis

Characters

Section 1 - Good versus Wicked

Activity: Good and Wicked

Activity: Wickedness

Activity: Defying Gravity

Section 2 - Appearances and Differences

Activity: Respect

Activity: A Celebration Throughout OZ

Activity: A Celebration Throughout OZ - Worksheet

Activity: Quirks

Activity: Quirks - Worksheet

Activity: Galinda-fied

Activity: Galinda-fied - Worksheet

Activity: One Person's Trash

Activity: Emerald City Filter

Section 3 - Friendship

Activity: Loathing

Activity: Dancing Through Life

Activity: For Good

Section 4 - Popularity

Activity: Popular

Activity: Unpopular People

Section 5 - Propaganda and Critical Thinking

Activity: Scapegoat

Activity: The Truth

Curriculum & Support Resources

English

Humanities and Social Sciences

The Arts

General Capabilities and Support Resources

Credits & Bio

Educational Videos

Marc Platt on the power of WICKED

Producer Marc Platt talks about WICKED’s key themes, the unique journey of the two lead characters; Glinda and Elphaba, and the amazing backdrop of the magical land of Oz. Find out what makes WICKED a story that transcends culture and language.

Meet Australia's Glinda and Elphaba

Get to know WICKED Australia’s leading ladies – Courtney Monsma as GlindaSheridan Adams as Elphaba as they share how they prepare for their roles and what traits about their character they most see in themselves.

Stephen Schwartz on the music of WICKED

Learn the inspiration behind WICKED Composer, Stephen Schwartz’s creation of the key musical themes for WICKED including the distinctive themes for each of the lead characters; Glinda and Elphaba.

Lisa Leguillou on the rehearsal process

Go behind the scenes with Director Lisa Leguillou and hear all about the rehearsals process. Find out about key stages and most valuable aspects of rehearsals. Hear Lisa’s thoughts on what makes WICKED such an enduring global success.

Karen Johnson Mortimer on rehearsals to opening night

Resident Director, Karen Johnson Mortimer shares her insights into the journey from rehearsals to WICKED’s official opening night. Go behind the scenes and learn how the cast and crew work towards becoming performance ready.

HEAR WHAT TEACHERS, STUDENTS AND THE COMPANY HAVE TO SAY ABOUT THE SHOW