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Wicked

Jun 3 - Jul 5, 2015
The Buell Theatre (View Map & Seating Chart)
• MUSICAL • FAMILY FRIENDLY
Run Time: To come
Ticket Price: Start at $35
Age Recommendation: Ages 4+ are welcome in our theatres
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Back by “popular” demand. Variety calls Wicked “a cultural phenomenon,” and every time it plays Denver it breaks box office records. Winner of more than 100 international awards, including a Grammy and three Tonys, Wicked is “Broadway’s biggest blockbuster” (The New York Times). Long before that girl from Kansas arrives in Munchkinland, two girls meet in the land of Oz. One — born with emerald green skin — is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. How these two grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good makes for "the most complete — and completely satisfying — musical in a long time" (USA Today).

Wicked

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VIP Evening
VIP Evening
Jun 12 | 5:30pm
$250 each • $2,500 table of 10
Treat yourself to the best seats in the house and more with the Wicked VIP Evening. It's the complete experience for any special night out: cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, and a delectable dinner by Epicurean Catering in the Seawell Grand Ballroom. Then, enjoy center orchestra seats in The Buell Theatre for the best possible experience of the performance. And for the ultimate night out in Denver, add an overnight stay at the Westin Denver Downtown.

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Accessible Performance
Accessible Performance
Jun 27 | 2pm
Free with admission
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Winnie Holzman
Winnie Holzman, Book
Received a Tony nomination and a Drama Desk Award for Wicked. She created the memorable television drama "My So-Called Life" which starred Claire Danes. Holzman got her start writing for the acclaimed drama "thirtysomething" and later executive produced (again with Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick) "Once and Again." Other theatre work includes the musical Birds of Paradise (with composer David Evans) and a ten-minute play called Post-Its: Notes on a Marriage which she wrote with her husband, actor Paul Dooley. Features include'Til There Was You. Also an actress, Ms. Holzman appeared in Jerry Maguire and as Larry's wife's therapist on "Curb Your Enthusiasm." Most recently she teamed with her daughter, Savannah Dooley, to write and produce the ABC Family series, "Huge." She is a graduate of Princeton University, received an MFA from the NYU Musical Theatre Program and serves on the board of the Writers Guild Foundation.
Gregory Maguire
Gregory Maguire, Author of Original Novel
Published a dozen novels for children before writing his first adult novel, Wicked. A devotee of children's fantasy, Maguire's subsequent novels for adults are variations-on-a-theme: Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister considers Cinderella as a seventeenth-century maid from Haarlem; Lost evokes the ghost of Charles Dickens's Scrooge; and Mirror Mirror features a High Renaissance Snow White daunted by the wickedest stepmother, Lucrezia Borgia. Maguire's novel Son of a Witch, a sequel to Wicked, is followed by volume III of the Wicked Years, A Lion Among Men, and concludes with the final novel in the Wicked Years, Out of Oz. He lives in Massachusetts and Vermont with his husband, the painter Andy Newman, and their three children.
Joe Mantello
Joe Mantello, Director
Directing credits include I'll Eat You Last, Dogfight, Other Desert Cities, The Pride, Pal Joey, 9 to 5 the Musical, November, The Receptionist, The Ritz, Three Days of Rain, The Odd Couple, Glengarry Glen Ross, Laugh Whore, Assassins (Tony Award), Take Me Out (Tony Award), Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, Design for Living, The Vagina Monologues, bash, Love! Valour! Compassion!, Proposals, The Mineola Twins, Corpus Christi, Mizlansky/Zilinsky, Blue Window, God's Heart, The Santaland Diaries, Snakebit, Three Hotels, Imagining Brad. Film: Love! Valour! Compassion! As an actor: The Normal Heart (Tony nom.), Angels in America (Tony nom.) and The Baltimore Waltz. Recipient of Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk, Lucille Lortel, Helen Hayes, Clarence Derwent, Obie and Joe A. Callaway awards. He is a member of Naked Angels and an associate artist at the Roundabout.
Wayne Cilento
Wayne Cilento, Musical Staging
Broadway: Sweet Charity (Tony nom.), Aida, The Who's Tommy (Tony, Drama Desk, Astaire awards), How to Succeed... (Tony nom.), Dream: The Johnny Mercer Musical (director/choreographer; Tony nom., Best Choreography), Jerry's Girls, Baby (Tony nom.). West End: The Who's Tommy (Olivier nom.). Other credits: Off-Broadway's A Hot Minute and Angry Housewives, national tour of Spirit, ...Forum at La Jolla (San Diego Drama Critics and Drama-Logue awards). Performer credits: A Chorus Line (Mike, original cast), The Act, Seesaw, Perfectly Frank, Irene, Big Deal, Rachel Lily Rosenblum and Dancin' (Tony nom.). He has done musical staging for Liza Minnelli, Barry Manilow, Chita Rivera, Billy Joel, Donna Summer and Pete Townshend.
Stephen Schwartz
Stephen Schwartz, Music & Lyrics
Stephen Schwartz has contributed music and/or lyrics to Godspell, The Magic Show, The Baker’s Wife, Working (which he also adapted and directed), Rags, Children of Eden, My Fairytale, and the current Broadway hit,Wicked. He collaborated with Leonard Bernstein on the English texts for Bernstein’s Mass and wrote the title song for the play and movie Butterflies are Free. For children, he has written songs for two musicals, Captain Louie and My Son Pinocchio. For films, he collaborated with Alan Menken on the songs for Disney’s Enchanted, as well as the animated features Pocahantas and The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and wrote the songs for the DreamWorks animated feature The Prince of Egypt. He has released two CDs of new songs entitled “Reluctant Pilgrim” and “Uncharted Territory.” His first opera, Séance on a Wet Afternoon, premiered with Opera Santa Barbara in the fall of 2009 and was recently produced by New York City Opera. A book about his career, Defying Gravity, has recently been released by Applause Books. Under the auspices of the ASCAP Foundation, he runs musical theatre workshops in New York and Los Angeles, and is currently the President of the Dramatists’ Guild. Mr. Schwartz has recently been given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Other awards include three Academy Awards, four Grammy Awards, four Drama Desk Awards, and a tiny handful of tennis trophies.

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