Now in its sixteenth year on Broadway, this all-ages musical spectacle tells the untold true story of the Witches of Oz. More…
"Wicked" looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “wicked.”
See it if You're a fan of The Wizard of Oz. this gives you a fun different perspective. If you read the book, I liked this even better.
Don't see it if You don't like the Wizard of Oz.
See it if see it if you like a good show that moves at a good pace and is pleasant to sit and watch.
Don't see it if if you don't like a wizard of Oz type of show, one that borders on animation.
See it if you want to see a show that's actually remarkably relevant on the eve of Trump's America.
Don't see it if you prefer a show that tells its story on a more intimate scale (this show sometimes feels like a machine that doesn't allow for intimacy).
See it if A spectacle, flying monkeys, spacious public spaces, huge stage, huge cast (35-40,) see more below
Don't see it if Huge house, No Kristin Chernoweth, No Idina Menzel, flying monkeys. Souvenir stands galore see more below
See it if You love the Oz stories, enjoy power ballads, like a story with some meat to it, great characters, some good surprises, excellent voices
Don't see it if The Wizard of Oz is not your thing, you can't imagine being in a theater full of eager teenage girls, not a fan of overpowering singing
See it if You love the Wizard of Oz. You want big production numbers. You like underdog stories. You want to take the kids. You like sentimental shows
Don't see it if You don't like big production numbers. You hate the Wizard of Oz. You dislike sentimental shows.
See it if brilliant back story for Wizard of Oz turns everything upside down, catchy/clever music/lyrics and book, often very moving
Don't see it if sets of this venerable show are getting old, actors are fine/K. Lindsay hilarious Glinda, but not in same class vocally as original cast
See it if you like costumes and a memorable score.
Don't see it if you're not into the Wizard of Oz or origin stories. There are definitely some "eye-rolling" moments. It's okay, but terribly overrated.
See it if you love big Broadway shows. This is all that and more. Singing, dancing, fabulous costumes with sweet plot, lots of talented performers.
Don't see it if you like serious theater. This is pretty much frivolous. The show delighted me and my companions but we like colorful talented and escapist.
See it if Magically fulfilling - a ride you won't forget due to the energy, the music and the addition to the story.
Don't see it if you do not like the story of The Wizard of House or hate entertaining musicals.
See it if You love wonderful relevant and gorgeously staged musicals.
Don't see it if You are a Scrooge. Because anyone but a Scrooge will love this brilliant, clever show !
See it if For great acting and the singing is great. The whole show is tops. After I saw this I ran out and got the CD. My favorite show.
Don't see it if If you have no part of kid in you.
See it if FUN! You want production bang for your buck, enjoy clever storytelling, want to be throughly entertained. Good for kids over 9 - a bit scary
Don't see it if You don't like children's stories, BIG production numbers, classic musicals, sitting in audience with a lot of kids, Disney ventures.
See it if You love a big-scale Broadway musical, love the song Defying Gravity, love great acting & singing
Don't see it if You don't like long-running superb musicals
See it if you don't want to miss a cultural touchstone, with memorable songs, terrific sets & costumes. Family friendly w/out the darkness of the book
Don't see it if you are uncomfortable w/ a retelling of the Oz story. Some leads aren't strong singers & some can't dance, but still it's not to be missed.
See it if You're a fan of The Wizard of Oz. Or even if you're not. It's wildly entertaining. See it.
Don't see it if You don't care for traditional musicals.
See it if you like the Wizard of Oz and are interested in alternative views of traditional stories.
Don't see it if wizards and witches are not your thing and you are not impressed by outstanding singing.
See it if you're enthralled with the magic of Oz or love the music.
Don't see it if you're expecting the show to be of the same quality as the early Broadway production. I feel that Wicked has lost it's initial spark.
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