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Posted: 1/10/19 at 1:15pm

Will tonight be her first night on?

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Black Glinda#77
Posted: 1/10/19 at 2:17pm
She is indeed going on tonight. It is confirmed!
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Black Glinda#78
Posted: 1/10/19 at 2:38pm
Im very jealous of anyone there tonight! She seems very talented! Ill be at Waitress seeing Sara...very excited but Id like to be at Wicked!
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Black Glinda#79
Posted: 1/10/19 at 2:51pm

FlyHigh523 said: "She is indeed going on tonight. It is confirmed!"

by whom and where?

 

??Jack-o-lanterns are just pumpkins who majored in musical theatre??
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Black Glinda#80
Posted: 1/10/19 at 2:52pm
Anyone up for lotto ?
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Black Glinda#81
Posted: 1/10/19 at 2:55pm
I just got a ticket for tonight from TodayTix! I am so excited to see her!
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Black Glinda#82
Posted: 1/10/19 at 3:09pm

Dave28282 said: "How was she?"

Tonight has yet to become tomorrow's yesterday.

Updated On: 1/10/19 at 03:09 PM
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Black Glinda#83
Posted: 1/10/19 at 3:36pm

haterobics said: "Dave28282 said: "How was she?"

Tonight has yet to become tomorrow's yesterday.
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Haha thanks, I just saw it when I typed it. Traveling at the moment, so different time zones. We just have to wait till tonight then.

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Black Glinda#84
Posted: 1/10/19 at 3:45pm
Apparently shes getting one or two shows this week
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Black Glinda#85
Posted: 1/10/19 at 3:48pm

Call_me_jorge said: "FlyHigh523 said: "She is indeed going on tonight. It is confirmed!"

by whom and where?


"

Friends I know in the cast. She will be going on tonight. Very jealous of everyone attending!

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Black Glinda#86
Posted: 1/10/19 at 5:01pm

The only color the skin of Glinda absolutely, positively cannot be is green

Other than that, the ethnicity of Glinda doesn't matter. It's a fantasy story in a fantasy setting and the races of the actors in any of the roles has no bearing in the story being told. 

"...everyone finally shut up, and the audience could enjoy the beginning of the Anatevka Pogram in peace."
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Black Glinda#87
Posted: 1/10/19 at 5:29pm

Kad said: "The only color the skin of Glinda absolutely, positively cannot beis green.

Other than that, the ethnicity of Glinda doesn't matter. It's a fantasy story in a fantasy setting and the races of the actors in any of the roles has no bearing in the story being told.
"

Of course it doesn’t. But it’s still worth noting that this is finally happening. 

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Black Glinda#88
Posted: 1/10/19 at 5:34pm

So, something that doesn't matter is finally happening...

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Black Glinda#89
Posted: 1/10/19 at 5:37pm

Poorly worded on my end. Its worth noting that the role is finally being cast accordingly to the fact that her ethnicity has absolutely nothing to do with the story.

 

To those of you going tonight - enjoy! I wish I didn’t have tickets for something else, because I think Brittney will be wonderful. 

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Black Glinda#90
Posted: 1/10/19 at 6:05pm
??Jack-o-lanterns are just pumpkins who majored in musical theatre??
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Black Glinda#91
Posted: 1/10/19 at 7:02pm

starcatchers said: "Kad said: "The only color the skin of Glinda absolutely, positively cannot beis green.

Other than that, the ethnicity of Glinda doesn't matter. It's a fantasy story in a fantasy setting and the races of the actors in any of the roles has no bearing in the story being told.
"

Of course it doesn’t. But it’s still worth noting that this is finally happening.
"

I think my intent may not have been clear! I do think it's very much worth noting- there is no reason why it should have taken 15 years for Wicked to have a non-white Glinda.

 

"...everyone finally shut up, and the audience could enjoy the beginning of the Anatevka Pogram in peace."
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Black Glinda#92
Posted: 1/10/19 at 8:26pm

“None of the other Glindas were cast because they're white. They were cast because they were good.”

 


Uh, no. Im sure hundreds of POC women have auditioned for Wicked, were perfectly capable of playing Glinda, and were not even considered for this role because simply because they were a POC.

That said, a non-white person in the role would require at least one line change, so...what color was her wig? Or did they change the line?

Updated On: 1/10/19 at 08:26 PM
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Black Glinda#93
Posted: 1/10/19 at 8:40pm

It took her a long time to go on, but great!

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Black Glinda#94
Posted: 1/10/19 at 8:41pm
Update: At the show. Brittney is killing it. She had an glorious entrance applause. So glad to have gotten the opportunity to see this happen.
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Black Glinda#95
Posted: 1/10/19 at 9:14pm

Kad said: "starcatchers said: "Kad said: "The only color the skin of Glinda absolutely, positively cannot beis green.

Other than that, the ethnicity of Glinda doesn't matter. It's a fantasy story in a fantasy setting and the races of the actors in any of the roles has no bearing in the story being told.
"

Of course it doesn’t. But it’s still worth noting that this is finally happening.
"

I think my intent may not have been clear! I do think it's very much worth noting- there is no reason why it should have taken 15 years for Wicked to have a non-white Glinda.


"

I very much misunderstood you. Thank you for clarifying. 

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Black Glinda#96
Posted: 1/10/19 at 9:26pm
Looks like they made her wig darker, like a dirty blonde. It looks great. She makes a beautiful Glinda!
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Black Glinda#97
Posted: 1/10/19 at 9:47pm
Is she on tomorrow too? Looks like Katie Rose Clarke is out this week and a combo of Lisa Livesay and Lindsay K. Northern and Britney are covering.
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Black Glinda#98
Posted: 1/10/19 at 9:52pm

wish i were here2 said: "Update: At the show. Brittney is killing it. She had an glorious entrance applause. So glad to have gotten the opportunity to see this happen."

So you DON'T have to wish you were there!

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Black Glinda#99
Posted: 1/10/19 at 9:52pm

Jessica posted a photo with Brittney on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/BsefR0Fgoev/

Today marks history at Wicked. Miss Brittney Johnson is gracing the Gershwin stage as the first Glinda of color on Broadway. This is both deserved and integral to this show and the entire theatre community. The fact that she inspires all of us here is one thing. The fact that she is inspiring women all over the world to follow their dreams is simply life changing all around. This is what a Glinda looks like. #BlackGlinda #BlackGirlMagic#RepresentationMatters #proud

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Black Glinda#100
Posted: 1/10/19 at 10:05pm

Shes amazing folks. She will be on Friday

. Get tickets. Beautiful performance. So refreshing

Updated On: 1/11/19 at 10:05 PM