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Behind the Emerald Curtain

From 32 member reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Interesting, Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Relevant

About the show

We’re partnering with “Wicked” to give our Broadway fans access to "Behind the Emerald Curtain". More…

"Behind the Emerald Curtain" is an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the show led by two Broadway cast members. Even if you haven’t seen “Wicked”, you’ll be fascinated by the details and complexities that go into a major Broadway production. Your guides will take you through the creative process of a Broadway show, giving first-hand accounts of the birth of a new musical. 

1h 30m | Already closed | Gershwin Theatre - Tour (Midtown W)


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100
Absorbing, Enchanting, Must see, Quirky, Riveting

See it if Love wicked the musical and enjoy knowing behind the scenes gossip and tricks about this spectacular broadway show. One for the super fans

Don't see it if If you don’t like wicked or tours... or if you have no interest in finding out how this show is put together

100
Delightful, Intelligent, Must see, Entertaining

See it if you like to know information for how shows start

Don't see it if you only want to see the show and care nothing about anything else about it.

Also This tour was a VERY pleasant surprise in many ways. ... Read more Read less

100
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Refreshing, Entertaining, Enlightening

See it if This wasn't a show, but see it, if they have it again, if you're a Broadway lover and want to know about all the behind the scenes.

Don't see it if If you're not interested in learning about what goes on behind the scenes.

100
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You love broadway familiar with Wicked or other big musicals. Enjoy learning about the costumes, sets, makeup behind the scenes information

Don't see it if You have no interest in how a large musical comes together.

99
Absorbing, Clever, Must see, Refreshing, Entertaining

See it if You love the musical Wicked and are interesting in learning what goes on behind the scenes in terms of putting on a Broadway production.

Don't see it if You are only interested in the acting and singing aspects of the show as that is not the focus.

95
Absorbing, Intelligent

See it if Awesome behind the scenes look for people who love Wicked or Broadway shows in general

Don't see it if You’re not into finding out how they do what they do.

95
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Entertaining, Informative

See it if you want to know what goes into the making of a Broadway show, you really like Wicked.

Don't see it if you have no interest in what goes into creating a Broadway production, you aren't interested in Wicked.

90
Delightful, Enchanting, Masterful, Must see, Entertaining

See it if You are interested in how any musical operates.

Don't see it if If you are not interested in the cost for costumes and the operations of a musical.

90
Entertaining, Informational

See it if You’re interested in finding out the ins and outs of a show.

Don't see it if Finding out about little known facts of a show it’s your thing.

90
Absorbing, Intelligent, Refreshing, Entertaining, Very informative

See it if Even if you haven't seen Wicked, this is a great way to learn about the backstage workings of a major Broadway musical.

Don't see it if You are not interested in musicals. You don't want to know how the magic of a Broadway musical is created.

90
Thought-provoking, Refreshing

See it if You love Wicked and want to know more about the making of the show.

Don't see it if You don't have an interest in how shows are made.

86
Absorbing, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if This was a fascinating look/listen at the collaborative process necessary to make Wicked happen. Actor hosts were engaging and welcoming.

Don't see it if You are disinterested in how a show happens. Slightly disappointed we didn’t get to see backstage.

85
Entertaining, Informative

See it if You want to hear about the making of a broadway show.

Don't see it if You are already familiar with all that goes into making a big musical

84
Entertaining, Fun, Informative

See it if You like Wicked &/or are a big theatre fan. This tour gives an inside look at some of what goes into the making of a big production.

Don't see it if You expect to actually go on stage or backstage & don't like crowds. It was hard to see some of the costumes as they were being discussed.

82
Entertaining, Engaging, Informative

See it if you are a big Wicked fan and want to learn more about life behind the scenes from people who work on the show. Or if you're about to see it.

Don't see it if you do not do well with large groups in rather small spaces. I did not anticipate being crowded in with a high school group of 100+ teens.

80
Interesting, Fun

See it if You have seen Wicked and want to see how the show goes on every night.

Don't see it if You haven’t seen Wicked.

80
Interesting, Entertaining

See it if You've seen Wicked.

Don't see it if You have no interest in Wicked

Also It was so crowded in the 1st room (with the costumes and miniature set... Read more Read less

78
Thought-provoking

See it if You want to get some additional background information on Wicked

Don't see it if you are hoping for a backstage tour. It was informative, but a good chunk of it was watching educational videos about the show.

78
Interesting, Fun, Educational

See it if You’re interested in learning more about the design decisions behind wicked and how shows are made in general, with bits of actors’ lives.

Don't see it if You’re expecting to actually go behind the emerald curtain - not happening.

Also You go to the lobby to examine costumes and some props and photos, a c... Read more Read less

76
Fun and interesting, but could be better

See it if You love Wicked

Don't see it if You expect more than a static presentation while sitting still

76
Interesting, Nothing special

See it if you love Wicked and want a little insight.

Don't see it if you REALLY want to go behind the curtains. For insurance purposes no one can go on stage. It was interesting, but nothing special.

75
Relevant, Disappointing, Entertaining

See it if You want a little information about how a Broadway production comes alive

Don't see it if You are a real theatre buff and you want a more in depth description and hands on approach. There were too many videos so not worth the $

Also I would have liked to go onto the stage and perhaps get a birds eye vi... Read more Read less

75
Clever, Enchanting, Quirky, Indulgent, Entertaining

See it if you are already an super-fan of "Wicked" and you want to learn more about the show's production with a fun behind-the-scenes walking tour.

Don't see it if you don't want any spoilers for your first time seeing "Wicked."

75
Funny, Disappointing, Entertaining, Humorous, Enlightening

See it if You enjoy musical theater, especially if you have seen or plan to see Wicked.

Don't see it if You expect to literally be behind the curtain backstage or onstage. Or if you think main players will be part of the tour in any way.

Also Two charming ensemble players alternate giving the tour and give an an... Read more Read less

69
Interesting, Informative, Crowded

See it if The actors were very good and witty. It was hard to see all the props as they were explaining. Less people or different layout. Pricey 30

Don't see it if You are not interested in knowing what goes into a Broadway show. It was eye opening at the money that goes into costumes and sets


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