Photo Flash: Lea Michele Visits Set of WICKED for GLEE!
The upcoming season finale of the hit Fox comedy "Glee" will feature scenes filmed on the stage of the Broadway blockbuster musical, WICKED. Check out a photo of Broadway veteran Lea Michele, who lend her voice to the upcoming 'Dorothy of Oz' film, on the set of WICKED below! Follow @DorothyofOzFilm on Twitter, here.
In the episode, the McKinley High School's glee club "New Directions" travels from Lima, Ohio to New York City to compete in the national glee club competition. While taking in the sights of New York City, Rachel and Kurt (played by Lea Michele and Chris Colfer) sneak onto the stage of the Broadway blockbuster Wicked to perform one of the show's hit songs, "For Good."
The episode airs on Tuesday, May 24th (9:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m., ET) on the FOX Television Network.
Winner of 35 major awards including the Grammy Award and three Tony Awards, WICKED is the untold story of the witches of Oz. Long before Dorothy drops in, two other 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. WICKED tells the story of their remarkable odyssey, how these two unlikely friends grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good.
Declared "A Cultural Phenomenon" by Variety and "The Best Musical of the Decade" by Entertainment Weekly, WICKED currently has 7 productions: New York, London, Japan, Germany, two concurrent North American National Tours, and an Australian tour. Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, WICKED has music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and a book by Winnie Holzman. The production is directed by Joe Mantello with musical staging by Wayne Cilento. WICKED is produced by Marc Platt, Universal Pictures, The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt and David Stone.
To get tickets and more information, visit www.wickedthemusical.com. WICKED is performed at the Gershwin Theatre, 222 West 51st Street, between Broadway and 8th Avenue.