STAGE TUBE: Lindsay Mendez, Derek Klena & More Give WICKED Clues on JEOPARDY!
On last night's episode of JEOPARDY!, Wicked was featured in a special category comprised entirely of video clues delivered by Broadway cast members filmed onstage at the Gershwin Theatre. This marked the first time that JEOPARDY! has ever devoted an entire category to a Broadway show with members of the cast delivering all of the clues. Check out the video below to find out if you could have taken the category!
Broadway's #1 show for an unprecedented nine consecutive years, Wicked has been declared "A Cultural Phenomenon" by Varietyand "The Best Musical of the Decade" by Entertainment Weekly. The musical is currently represented in North America with two concurrent national tours as well as the open-ended Broadway production. In its 10-year history, the musical has also enjoyed extended, record-breaking sit-down engagements in Chicago, where it ran for 3 ½ years; Los Angeles, where it ran for 2 years; and San Francisco, where it ran for 1 ½ years. Wicked has cumulatively grossed over $3.1 billion worldwide, with nearly $2.3 billion coming from its North American companies alone.
On Broadway, Wicked currently stars Lindsay Mendez as Elphaba, Alli Mauzey as Glinda, Carol Kane as Madame Morrible,Tom McGowan as The Wizard, Derek Klena as Fiyero, Catherine Charlebois as Nessarose, John Schiappaas Dr. Dillamond, and Michael Wartella as Boq.