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Photos: Brittney Johnson's First Performance as Full-Time Glinda in WICKED

Johnson is the first Black actress to assume the iconic role.

Last night, Brittney Johnson took her first bow as Glinda in Wicked on Broadway, making her the first Black actress to assume the iconic role.

Brittney Johnson has appeared on Broadway in Les Misérables (Eponine), Motown, Sunset Boulevard, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, and Kristin Chenoweth: For the Girls.

Ms. Johnson joins the cast opposite Lindsay Pearce as Elphaba, Alexandra Billings as Madame Morrible, Michael McCormick as The Wizard, Sam Gravitte as Fiyero, Jordan Barrow as Boq, Mili Diaz as Nessarose, and Michael X. Martin as Doctor Dillamond.

Currently the 5th longest-running show in Broadway history, Wicked is the winner of over 100 international awards including the Grammy Award and three Tony Awards. Since opening in 2003, Wicked has been performed in over 100 cities in 16 countries around the world (U.S., Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Japan, Germany, Holland, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, The Philippines, Mexico, Brazil, Switzerland and China) and has thus far been translated into six languages: Japanese, German, Dutch, Spanish, Korean and Portuguese. Wicked has been seen by over 60 million people worldwide and has amassed over $5 billion in global sales.

For more information about Wicked, please visit www.WickedTheMusical.com.

Photo Credit: Bruce Glikas

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Signage at The Gershwin Theater

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Brittney Johnson as "Glinda"

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Brittney Johnson as "Glinda"

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Brittney Johnson as "Glinda"

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Brittney Johnson as "Glinda" and Lindsay Pearce as "Elphaba"

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Brittney Johnson as "Glinda" and Lindsay Pearce as "Elphaba"

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Brittney Johnson as "Glinda" and Lindsay Pearce as "Elphaba"

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Brittney Johnson as "Glinda" and Lindsay Pearce as "Elphaba"

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Brittney Johnson as "Glinda" and Lindsay Pearce as "Elphaba"

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Brittney Johnson as "Glinda" and Lindsay Pearce as "Elphaba"

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Brittney Johnson as "Glinda" and Lindsay Pearce as "Elphaba"

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Brittney Johnson as "Glinda" and Lindsay Pearce as "Elphaba"

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Brittney Johnson as "Glinda" and Lindsay Pearce as "Elphaba"

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Brittney Johnson as "Glinda" and Lindsay Pearce as "Elphaba"

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Brittney Johnson as "Glinda" and Lindsay Pearce as "Elphaba"

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The Ensemble of "Wicked"

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Michael X. Martin as "Doctor Dillamond"

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Jordan Barrow as "Boq" and Mili Diaz as "Nessarose"

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Sharon Sachs as "Madame Morrible"

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Michael McCormick as "The Wizard"

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Sam Gravitte as "Fiyero"

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Michael McCormick as "The Wizard", Brittney Johnson as "Glinda", Lindsay Pearce as "Elphaba"

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Sharon Sachs as "Madame Morrible", Michael McCormick as "The Wizard", Brittney Johnson as "Glinda", Lindsay Pearce as "Elphaba", Jordan Barrow as "Boq" and Mili Diaz as "Nessarose"

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Brittney Johnson as "Glinda" and Lindsay Pearce as "Elphaba"

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Brittney Johnson as "Glinda" and Lindsay Pearce as "Elphaba"

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Michael X. Martin as "Doctor Dillamond", Sharon Sachs as "Madame Morrible", Michael McCormick as "The Wizard", Brittney Johnson as "Glinda", Lindsay Pearce as "Elphaba", Sam Gravitte as "Fiyero", Jordan Barrow as "Boq" and Mili Diaz as "Nessarose"

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Michael X. Martin as "Doctor Dillamond", Sharon Sachs as "Madame Morrible", Michael McCormick as "The Wizard", Brittney Johnson as "Glinda", Lindsay Pearce as "Elphaba", Sam Gravitte as "Fiyero", Jordan Barrow as "Boq" and Mili Diaz as "Nessarose"

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Michael McCormick as "The Wizard", Brittney Johnson as "Glinda", Lindsay Pearce as "Elphaba", Sam Gravitte as "Fiyero", Jordan Barrow as "Boq" and Mili Diaz as "Nessarose"

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Brittney Johnson as "Glinda" and Lindsay Pearce as "Elphaba"


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