A woman dressed in white whispers in the ear of a woman dressed in black against a green background. Text reads "WICKED" in large grey font. The dot on the i is a small witch on a broom. Below the title, "The untold true story of the Witches of Oz" all in black except the word "true" is in white. Small flying monkey illustrations fly around the background.

Show Details

Performance Schedule


Run Dates

June 10, 2003 - Open Run

Upcoming Scheduled Events

No scheduled performances found.

Running Time

2:45 hrs

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Show Description

Winner of over 100 international awards including the Grammy Award and three Tony Awards®,

The surprising tale of an unlikely friendship between two women in the Land of Oz, WICKED tells the untold story of the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good, long before Dorothy drops in.  Elphaba, born with emerald-green skin, is smart, fiery and misunderstood. Glinda is beautiful, ambitious and very popular.  The remarkable odyssey of how these unexpected friends changed each other’s lives for good has made WICKED one of the world’s most popular musicals.

COVID Safety Information:
Masks are optional but encouraged. While we are doing our best to keep each show's COVID-19 protocols up to date, rules vary and change. Before purchasing tickets, please double-check the COVID-19 rules on the show's official website.

Audience Advisory

No children under 5 admitted. No one will be admitted without a ticket.


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Standard Tickets

June 10, 2003 - Open Run

Wheelchair seating, assistive listening devices, loopSystem, handheld captions, and prerecorded audio description are always available.

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(212) 586-6510
Hearing: Assistive Listening Devices

Headsets for sound augmentation are available at the theatre, free of charge.

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Hearing: Loop Systems

For patrons with a tele coil, this theatre is equipped with an induction loop.

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Closed Captioning

I-Caption device. Reservations, though not required, at soundassociates.com/reservations.

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Audio Description: Pre-recorded

D-Scriptive device. Reservations, though not required, at soundassociates.com/reservations.

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(212) 757-5679

Theatre Details


Gershwin Theatre
222 West 51st Street
New York City, NY 10019

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Public Transportation

By Subway: Take the 1, C or E to 50th Street, walk north to 51st Street. N, Q, R to 49th Street, walk north to 51st Street.

By Bus: Take the M7, M20, M50 or M104 bus.

Additional Accessibility Details

Wheelchair Info: Wheelchair seating is available in the rear orchestra section and in the mezzanine, accessible by elevator.

Seating: Last row of Orchestra, and Row D of front Mezzanine, accessible by elevator with no steps. Front orchestra reached only by steps.

Elevator\Escalator: There are both elevators and escalators at this theatre which go to every floor.

Parking: Valet parking garage: Front of theater. No high-top vans.

Curb Ramps: NE corner of 51st St & 8th Ave; NW corner of 51st St & BroadwayGarage driveway

Entrance: Enter through the arcade between 50th and 51st Streets. Double doors (each 33") or revolving doors into lobby.

Box Office: Lobby is wheelchair accessible. Counter is 49.5" high.

Restroom: Women's: Mezzanine. No steps. Doors in series (each 31"). Stall door 30.5". Commode 19.5". Men's: Mezzanine. No steps. Door 31". Stall door 31". Commode 18". Urinal 24".

Water Fountain: Rear orchestra and front mezzanine. Spout 42".

Telephone: Box Office lobby: Coin slot 64". Cord 31".Orchestra. Coin slot 66". Front mezzanine. Cord 31".

Assisted Listening System: Headsets for sound augmentation are available at the theatre, free of charge. A photo identification is required as a deposit. Copper Induction Loop also available. Closed Captioning is also available through the GalaPro app. For more information on GalaPro, check here: https://www.galapro.com/

Visual Assistance: Vision seats in the front of the orchestra for purchase in person or on the phone. Audio Description is also available through the GalaPro app. More information can be found here: https://www.galapro.com/

Folding Armrests: Fourteen (14) Mobility seats with folding armrests plus one companion seat each, available for purchase in person or over the phone.

Translation: French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish Reservations are required. To reserve translations visit www.BroadwayTranslations.com or call (212) 582-7678 during theatre hours only.

Reviews (3)

Chief among the show's triumphs – besides Winnie Holzman's remarkably deft book, Eugene Lee's jaw-dropping set of gears and vines, and the eclectic costuming by Susan Hilferty – are the female leads. Casting, they say, is 80 percent of a director's work

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The most complete, and completely satisfying, new musical I've come across in a long time... juggles winning irreverence with thoughtfulness and heart.

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In retrospect, “Wicked” seems an early sign of the cultural clout — which is to say buying power — of a generation of girls (and now women) whose desire to see, and read, and sing along with stories about female empowerment has become a snowballing trend. “The Hunger Games” came along in 2008, and became one of the biggest media phenomena of the past decade. And, of course, “Frozen,” Disney’s animated blockbuster movie about two royal sisters with a complicated relationship, surely owes a significant debt to “Wicked,” and not just because Ms. Menzel gave voice to the heroine Elsa, with her snow-blowing superpowers and her megahit “Let It Go.”

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