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Wicked, Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, August 2009
|Basis||Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire|
The Wizard of Oz (1939 movie)
Oz series of book by L. Frank Baum
|Productions||Broadway, October 2003|
|Awards||3 Tony Awards|
6 Drama Desk Awards
Grammy Award (cast album)
Wicked is a Broadway musical. It is loosely based on characters and concepts created by L. Frank Baum in his children's series of Wizard of Oz books, the 1939 MGM movie, The Wizard of Oz, and the 1995 novel, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire.
Winnie Holzman wrote the musical's book. Stephen Schwartz wrote the music and lyrics. Wicked premiered on Broadway at the Gershwin Theatre in October 2003. It won several awards, including three Tonys. A film of the same name will be released in 2022.