Wicked: A Musical Biography

Paul R Laird


Wicked: A Musical Biography

Wicked: A Musical Biography

  • Title: Wicked: A Musical Biography
  • Author: Paul R Laird
  • ISBN: 9781283135245
  • Page: 201
  • Format: ebook

WICKED The Musical Official Site celebrating years on broadway book now for the best seats on broadway and on tour get tickets Wicked Musical Tour Tickets, Dates and Schedule Wicked is one of the most sensational and longest running Broadway musicals As you know or don t know it is an alternative story of the Wizard of Oz, so you will meet all your favorite characters again Dorothy, green skinned Elphaba, and some others. Wicked musical Wicked is a Broadway musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by Winnie Holzman It is based on the Gregory Maguire novel Wicked The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, a retelling of the Metro Goldwyn Mayer film The Wizard of Oz and L Frank Baum s classic novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Wicked The Musical Product Features Great for Wicked musical fans, share with your Glinda or Elphaba wicked musical dvd of results for wicked musical dvd Showing selected results See all results for wicked musical dvd Wicked Dec , by Various artists Streaming Listen with Unlimited Listen to any song, anywhere with Music Unlimited Learn MP Music . to buy the MP album. Broadway musical Wicked turns with a party The musical Wicked shook off some tepid reviews to roar into Broadway history and this Monday is celebrating its coming of age with a Halloween themed NBC special starring its original stars Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel, as well as Ariana Grande. Wicked Touring Tickets Event Dates Schedule Buy Wicked Touring tickets from the official Ticketmaster site Find Wicked Touring schedule, reviews and photos. A Wicked Decade How a Critically Trashed Musical Became Ten years ago, Wicked opened on Broadway Here s how a popular good witch, a tortured green witch, and a legion of fans defied bad reviews and gravity to change Broadway.



In 2004, the original Broadway production of Wicked earned 10 Tony nominations, including best musical Based on the best selling novel by Gregory Maguire, the show continues to run on Broadway and has touring companies throughout the United States and around the world In Wicked A Musical Biography, author Paul Laird explores the creation of this popular Broadway musicalIn 2004, the original Broadway production of Wicked earned 10 Tony nominations, including best musical Based on the best selling novel by Gregory Maguire, the show continues to run on Broadway and has touring companies throughout the United States and around the world In Wicked A Musical Biography, author Paul Laird explores the creation of this popular Broadway musical through an examination of draft scripts, interviews with major figures, and the study of primary musical sources such as sketches, drafts, and completed musical scores Laird brings together an impressive amount of detail on the creation of Wicked, including a look at Maguire s novel, as well as the original source material, The Wizard of Oz This volume also offers a history of the show s genesis along with examinations of the draft scenarios and scripts that demonstrate the show s development Laird also explores Stephen Schwartz s life and work, providing an analysis of the composer and lyricist s work on the show through song drafts, sketches, and musical examples Laird also surveys the show s critical reception in New York and London, noting how many critics failed to appreciate its qualities or anticipate its great success The unusual nature of Wicked s story dominated by two strong female leads is also placed in the context of Broadway history A unique look into a successful Broadway production, Wicked A Musical Biography will be of interest to musicologists, theatre scholars, students, and general readers alike.


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