Elphaba attempts to take back her sister, and her anger makes Nessa come back into her hands.  With an opening-week gross of $1,400,000, it continually set records and became the longest-running Broadway musical in Chicago history. , Al igual que había ocurrido en Broadway, el montaje rápidamente se convirtió en un éxito de público a pesar de que fue recibido con opiniones divididas por parte de la crítica londinense.  When it transferred to Sydney, the production broke "all previous weekly box office records for a musical at the Capitol Theatre, grossing $1,473,775.70 in one week during October 2009.  The original Broadway production won three Tony Awards and seven Drama Desk Awards, while its original cast album received a Grammy Award. The short reprise of "No One Mourns the Wicked" that opens Act II is attached to the beginning of "Thank Goodness". Before Elphaba leaves to investigate, Fiyero says she could stay at Kiamo Ko, a castle his family owns. Antes de marcharse, Elphaba le dice que alguien debería informar al mago de un asunto tan grave ("Something Bad").  Despite the production closing on December 18, 2016, on November 12, 2018 it was announced that there will be a Brazilian revival production of the show, this time in Rio de Janeiro's entertainment center Cidade das Artes. Opening date: Jan. 22, 2014", "Manila run of 'Wicked' extended to March 9", "Durack returns as Glinda for Wicked 2014", "Simon Gallaher to Join WICKED in Perth & Brisbane", "Die Vampire kehren zurück" (March 19, 2009), "Roberta Valentini Wird Die Neue Elphaba In Oberhausen", "T4F Musicais - Timeline Photos - Facebook", "Associação entre T4F e Möeller & Botelho traz 'Pippin' a São Paulo", "Stephen Daldry Directing Wicked? Discover the untold true story of the witches of Oz at Broadway’s biggest blockbuster—WICKED. A la mañana siguiente, el Doctor Dillamond anuncia que éste es su último día en la facultad, ya que han prohibido que los animales continúen impartiendo clases. As Holzman observed in an interview with Playbill, "It was [Maguire's] brilliant idea to take this hated figure and tell things from her point of view, and to have the two witches be roommates in college, but the way in which their friendship develops – and really the whole plot – is different onstage. El espantapájaros no es otro que Fiyero, a quien el encantamiento de Elphaba le hizo adoptar esa forma para protegerlo de la tortura de los guardias.  American band Wheatus released an EP The Lightning EP (within their series Pop, Songs & Death) that was inspired by Wicked, with heavy influences throughout including lyrics in "Real Girl" such as ‘You were the perfect colour, Bright green lady" ‘ with Elphaba and Scarecrow-like characters in the video.
En diciembre de 2010, Wicked ingresó más de un millón de libras esterlinas en solo una semana, siendo el primer musical en la historia del West End en alcanzar esa dato. Elphaba's fury cannot be contained, and in the ensuing chaos, she and Fiyero steal the Lion cub in the cage and escape.
 On August 31, 2018, Universal put the film on hold, due to production scheduling, and gave the film adaptation of Cats the release date formerly held by the film. They share a private moment alone before he leaves to free the lion cub, leaving Elphaba alone to lament about him ("I'm Not That Girl"). The story centers on Elphaba, the misunderstood, smart, and fiery girl of emerald-green skin who grows up to become the notorious Wicked Witch of the West and Galinda, the beautiful, blonde, popular girl who grows up to become Glinda the Good Witch of the South.
, Stage Entertainment posee los derechos para producir Wicked en los mercados del continente europeo en los que tiene presencia y hasta la fecha lo ha estrenado en Alemania (2007) y Países Bajos (2011). In the middle of the woods, Elphaba and Fiyero are taken by surprise by the strength of their feelings for each other, and even though they acknowledge that there is no hope for them as a pair, they will enjoy being together just for that moment ("As Long As You're Mine"). Later, the Winkie Prince Fiyero Tiggular arrives at Shiz and introduces the other students to his philosophy of simply "Dancing through life".
He tries once again to convince her to work with him, telling her that he is not evil, but just an average man who came into his position by chance, and he offers to redeem Elphaba's reputation ("Wonderful"). Glinda, quien se ha convertido en un instrumento de propaganda del régimen y ahora es conocida como "Glinda la buena", intenta levantar el ánimo de los habitantes de Oz durante una conferencia de prensa. The result is, in Schwartz' own words, "like a giant shadow terrorizing you".
Glinda es la primera en llegar y envía a la niña a la Ciudad Esmeralda a través del camino de baldosas amarillas. , Elements of the book were rewritten, while several songs underwent minor transformations. Produced by OCESA Teatro, the replica production played at the Teatro Telcel. Her former co-star and London Elphaba Rachel Tucker also covered "Defying Gravity" on her debut album The Reason (2013). Principal casting changes included Joel Grey as the Wizard, William Youmans as Doctor Dillamond and Christopher Fitzgerald as Boq. La joven rehúsa unirse a la causa de su hermana y le reprocha que nunca haya hecho uso de sus poderes para ayudarla. The story is divided into five different sections based on the plot location and presents events, characters, and situations from Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900) and its 1939 film adaptation in new ways. Tras el cierre en la capital nipona, el espectáculo fue transferido a Osaka (entre el 11 de octubre de 2009 y el 13 de febrero de 2011), Fukuoka (entre el 3 de abril y el 28 de agosto de 2011) y Nagoya (entre el 25 de septiembre de 2011 y el 2 de septiembre de 2012). , In 2005, the first national tour of Wicked (called the "Emerald City Tour" by the producers) started in Toronto, Ontario, and went on to visit numerous cities throughout the United States and Canada. Hija del gobernador de Munchkinland y su esposa, Elphaba sufrió el rechazo de su propio padre debido a la tonalidad verde de su piel, consecuencia del elixir del mismo color que su madre solía tomar junto a un amante secreto antes de que ella naciese.  The tryout closed on June 29, 2003, and after extensive retooling, the musical began previews on Broadway at the Gershwin Theatre on October 8, 2003, and made its official premiere on October 30. Renamed Wicked: Die Hexen von Oz (Wicked: The Witches of Oz), the German production of Wicked began previews on November 1, 2007 and opened on November 15, at the Palladium Theater in Stuttgart.
" Conversely, Ben Brantley in the New York Times loved the production but panned the show itself, calling it a "sermon" that "so overplays its hand that it seriously dilutes its power," with a "generic" score. Wicked the Musical - What Is This Feeling?
By seats sold on Broadway, it ranks tenth of all time. Nessa, who has a crush on Boq, is delighted and tells her sister how Galinda made it happen and how happy it has made her. We didn't divide the audience, and that's what counts.
Madame Morrible llega a la conclusión de que Elphaba fue tan poderosa por ser hija de dos mundos.
Galinda then decides to give her new friend a makeover ("Popular").
 A new suite of records were set over Christmas 2010, with house records broken in San Francisco ($1,485,692), Providence ($1,793,764) and Schenectady ($1,657,139) as well as Broadway, bringing the musical's one-week gross in North America alone to $7,062,335.
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, Wicked's productions across North America and abroad have been equally financially successful. Posteriormente, otras capitales como Copenhague y Praga también han presentado sus propias versiones del espectáculo. In the overture, the tune is carried by the orchestra's brass section, with heavy percussion. , The novel, described as a political, social, and ethical commentary on the nature of good and evil, takes place in the Land of Oz, in the years leading to Dorothy's arrival. Sintiéndose traicionada, Glinda sugiere al mago y a Madame Morrible que utilicen a Nessarose como cebo para atrapar a Elphaba. She decides that from this point on, she will live up to her reputation as a "Wicked Witch" ("No Good Deed"). , Wicked's international tour opened on July 13, 2016 at the Alhambra Theatre in Bradford, England. Madame Morrible appears; she is the Wizard's new ‘press secretary’. The musical is told from the perspective of the witches of the Land of Oz; its plot begins before and continues after Dorothy Gale arrives in Oz from Kansas, and includes several references to the 1939 film and Baum's novel.