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Broadway’s Wicked Marks Major Milestone

Playbill News

Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman's international hit musical Wicked becomes the ninth longest-running production in Broadway history when it plays its 5,462nd performance at the Gershwin Theatre December 4 at 2 PM, surpassing Disney's Beauty and the Beast.

Since opening in 2003, Wicked has been performed in over 100 cities in 16 countries and has been translated into six languages: Japanese, German, Dutch, Spanish, Korean, and Portuguese. Winner of over 100 international awards, including the Grammy Award and three Tony Awards, the musical has amassed nearly $4.2 billion in global sales and has been seen by over 50 million people worldwide... READ MORE

Photograph by Juho Sim

Author: Andrew Gans
Source: Playbill