Welcome to the WICKED Australia Education Materials. These materials have been developed with secondary students in mind to help you explore the production with your students. The kit has been developed to meet Australian Curriculum requirements, including the subject areas of English, Humanities & Social Sciences, and the Arts, as well as the General Capabilities of Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability and Ethical Understanding. Enjoy the show and your pre and post show explorations!
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Australian Education Materials
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 Glinda, Sheridan 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.
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