Wicked: Musical Info & Synopsis


Wicked acts as a prequel to L. Frank Baum’s classic novel, The Wizard of Oz. The story revolves around the unlikely friendship between two young witches in the Land of Oz: the green-skinned Elphaba, who eventually becomes the Wicked Witch of the West, and the popular Glinda, who becomes the Good Witch of the North. As the narrative unfolds, Wicked explores themes of friendship, identity, and the power of acceptance.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2003)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Fantasy

Setting: Fictional

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz

Book: Winnie Holzman

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2003)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


2000s, Based on a Book, Fantasy, Female Leads, Magic, Mega Musical, One-Word, Popular, School

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