North Shore Music Theatre presents the Auckland season of Wicked the Musical.
Wicked is the longest-running musical on Broadway, and it will be staged at Auckland’s SkyCity Theatre for a limited season in September 2021.
“So much happened, before Dorothy dropped in…”
WICKED tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two girls who first meet as sorcery students at Shiz University: the blonde and very popular Glinda and a misunderstood green girl named Elphaba.
Following an encounter with The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, their friendship reaches a crossroads and their lives take very different paths. Glinda’s unflinching desire for popularity sees her seduced by power while Elphaba’s determination to remain true to herself, and to those around her, will have unexpected and shocking consequences for her future.
Their extraordinary adventures in Oz will ultimately see them fulfill their destinies as Glinda the Good and Elphaba – the Wicked Witch of the West.
The show features fantastical sets and spectacular costumes, and of the spell binding songs like “Defying Gravity” and “Popular” made famous by Idina Menzel, and Kristin Chenoweth in the original Broadway version.
This production will feature an all NZ cast, and will wow audiences young and old.
Don’t miss out on the most ‘swankified’ production this side of the Emerald City – coming to SkyCity heatre for a limited season in September 2021.
North Shore Music Theatre is the lifeblood of the arts across New Zealand – and North Shore Music Theatre is the heart of community theatre on the North Shore. We’re passionate about providing outstanding entertainment, including substantial high-quality productions, performed by local talent. Now we’re proud to stage this world-class production in Auckland, providing our community with the opportunity to experience the magic of WICKED both on- and off-stage.
(Image supplied by ShowBiz Christchurch. Photo by Danielle Colvin)