Photo Coverage: Wicked Flies In To Los Angeles
WICKED, the new musical that is the winner of 15 major awards including the Grammy and 3 Tony(R) Awards, tells the untold story of the witches of Oz. The Los Angeles premiere engagement is currently playing through July 31 at the Pantages Theatre and then the national tour travels to selected cities across the country. WICKED continues to play at the Gershwin Theatre in New York City and the Ford Center for the Performing Arts in Chicago.
WICKED has music and lyrics by five-time Grammy Award winner Stephen Schwartz (Pippin, Godspell) and book by Winnie Holzman (My So Called Life, thirtysomething). Based on the 1995 novel by Gregory Maguire, WICKED is directed by 2003 Tony Award winner Joe Mantello and features musical staging by Tony Award winner Wayne Cilento. It is produced by Marc Platt, Universal Pictures, The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt and David Stone. The national tour of WICKED stars Stephanie J. Block (Broadway's The Boy From Oz), Kendra Kassebaum (Broadway's Rent),Carol Kane (two-time Emmy Award-winner for TV's Taxi) and David Garrison (TV's Married With Children, Broadway's Titanic and A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine-Tony Award nomination). For Los Angeles, tickets can be purchased at the Pantages Theatre Box Office, 6233 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood 90028, all Ticketmaster outlets, on Ticketmaster phone charge at 213/365-3500 and 714/740-7878 and on line at www.broadwayla.org and www.ticketmaster.com.
Jo Anne Worley
Donna Mills with Chloe Mills and Larry Gilman
Tim Allen and Jane Hajduk
Marty Ingels and Shirley Jones
Wicked's producer, Marc Platt
Tony Danza and family
Wicked's novelist, Gregory Maguire
Wayne and Cathy Cilento
Mindy Burbano and Glenn Stearns
Wayne Brady and daugter Maile
Rhea Perlman and Bella
Lorna and Vanessa Luft
Obba Babatunde and son
Marc Platt and Reese Witherspoon
Kenny G with Lyndie Benson and sons
Maria Bello and her mother.
Russ and Amber Tamblyn
Jeff Conaway and Vikki Lizzie