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Winnie Holzman

 

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Winnie Holzman and David Evans  Photo

Winnie Holzman and David Evans

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10/18/2016
Paul Dooley, Winnie Holzman, Robert L. Freedman Photo

Paul Dooley, Winnie Holzman, Robert L. Freedman

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05/04/2015


Kristoffer Cusick with bookwriter Winnie Holzman

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07/17/2005

 

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Winnie Holzman Awards and Nominations

 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2004 - Best Book of a Musical Gold Star
Winnie Holzman, Wicked
 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Book of a Musical
Winnie Holzman, Wicked
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Book of a Musical Gold Star
Winnie Holzman, Wicked

Winnie Holzman News

Tickets to WICKED in Chicago to Go On Sale Monday Photo Tickets to WICKED in Chicago to Go On Sale Monday
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2022

Broadway In Chicago has announced tickets for Chicago’s most popular musical, WICKED, will go on sale Monday, May 23, 2022. WICKED will play Broadway In Chicago’s James M. Nederlander Theatre for a limited engagement September 28 - December 4, 2022.

WICKED To Open at The Opera In Gothenburg Photo WICKED To Open at The Opera In Gothenburg
by Annette Stolt - Apr 28, 2022

Wicked to open in Gothenburg and for the first time with full orchestra. Larger than Broadway and West End.

West End WICKED Extends Through Sunday 28 May 2023 Photo West End WICKED Extends Through Sunday 28 May 2023
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2022

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, has announced the release of 500,000 new tickets, with public booking now extended at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre until Sunday 28 May 2023.

Talia Suskauer, Cleavant Derricks, James D. Gish, and More Will Join the Broadway Cas Photo Talia Suskauer, Cleavant Derricks, James D. Gish, and More Will Join the Broadway Cast of WICKED This Summer
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022

Beginning Tuesday, May 24, Talia Suskauer will assume the role of Elphaba; Tony Award winner Cleavant Derricks will take over the role of The Wizard; James D. Gish will become the production's new Fiyero; Tony Award nominee Clifton Davis will step into the role of Doctor Dillamond; and Broadway newcomer Mikayla Renfrow will assume the role of Nessarose.

WICKED to Return to the Citizens Bank Opera House This June Photo WICKED to Return to the Citizens Bank Opera House This June
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2022

WICKED, Boston’s most popular musical will return to the Citizens Bank Opera House June 8 – July 24, 2022 as part of the Lexus Broadway In Boston Season. 

Everything You Need to Know About the WICKED Movie Photo Everything You Need to Know About the WICKED Movie
by Michael Major - Apr 16, 2022

The hit Broadway musical Wicked is officially coming to the big screen! BroadwayWorld collected all the information we could about the upcoming film - including who's starring, what roles haven't yet been cast, and what will change from stage to screen.

WICKED Will Return To Columbus in May Photo WICKED Will Return To Columbus in May
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2022

CAPA and PNC Broadway in Columbus present the return of WICKED, Columbus' most popular musical, to the Ohio Theatre May 18-June 5.

BWW Review: WICKED is Decidedly 'Popular' at Broadway Sacramento Photo BWW Review: WICKED is Decidedly 'Popular' at Broadway Sacramento
by Courtney Symes - Apr 3, 2022

It’s been almost 19 years since Wicked debuted on Broadway, but you would never know it by the reception Sacramento gave the national tour this week.  The show has lost none of its salability and the energy was palpable in the room in anticipation of the show that surpassed Les Miserables to become Broadway’s fifth longest-running musical.  Based on the 1995 novel by Gregory Maguire, Wicked boasts music by Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Pippin) and a book by Winnie Holzman.  It has won three Tony Awards, seven Drama Desk awards, and a Grammy Award for the original Broadway cast album.

Lissa deGuzman, Jennafer Newberry, and More Join the National Tour of WICKED Photo Lissa deGuzman, Jennafer Newberry, and More Join the National Tour of WICKED
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2022

The Broadway sensation WICKED will welcome new cast members to the National Tour beginning performances Tuesday, March 22 at the First Interstate Center for the Arts in Spokane, WA.

Kristin Chenoweth Reveals the Advice She Gave to Ariana Grande About Playing Glinda i Photo Kristin Chenoweth Reveals the Advice She Gave to Ariana Grande About Playing Glinda in WICKED
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2022

Kristin Chenoweth has revealed the advice she has given to Ariana Grande as she prepares to 'pass the wand and the crown' to the pop star, who will star as Glinda in the upcoming Wicked film adaptation.

Winnie Holzman Videos

VIDEO: History-Making 'Glinda' Brittney Johnson Makes Her First Entrance in WICKED VideoVIDEO: History-Making 'Glinda' Brittney Johnson Makes Her First Entrance in WICKED
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 14, 2022

Thank goodness! This evening Brittney Johnson took her first bow as Glinda in Wicked on Broadway! Ms. Johnson is the first Black actress to assume the iconic role. 

VIDEO: Go Inside Load-In For WICKED On Tour VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Load-In For WICKED On Tour
by Stage Tube - Jan 28, 2022

What does it take to bring Wicked to cities across the country? Go inside the load-in process for the Wicked national tour, filmed at Tucson's Centennial Hall!

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Talks Possible WICKED Movie Cameo on THE TONIGHT SHOW VideoVIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Talks Possible WICKED Movie Cameo on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Michael Major - Nov 23, 2021

During an appearnace on The Tonight Show, Kristin Chenoweth commented on the recent news that Ariana Grande would be playing Glinda in the new film adaption of Wicked. When asked about the possibility of making a cameo in the film, Chenoweth shared her idea of how she and original Elphaba Idina Menzel should make an appearance in the film.

VIDEO: Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth, and More Talk the Making of WICKED on CBS SUN VideoVIDEO: Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth, and More Talk the Making of WICKED on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2021

Correspondent Tracy Smith talked with Maguire and composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz, and with the original Glinda and Elphaba, Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel, about a show that has become a beacon for anyone who doesn't fit a conventional mold.

VIDEO: Hamburg Cast Of WICKED Performs A Medley VideoVIDEO: Hamburg Cast Of WICKED Performs A Medley
by Stage Tube - Aug 27, 2021

The world-famous Broadway musical, WICKED, is premiering in a modern and spectacular new production at the Stage Theater Neue Flora in Hamburg beginning September 7th. Ahead of the new production's premiere, watch the cast perform a medley of songs from the show!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At The New Non-Replica Production of WICKED in Hamburg VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At The New Non-Replica Production of WICKED in Hamburg
by Stage Tube - Jul 9, 2021

The world-famous Broadway musical, WICKED, is premiering in a modern and spectacular new production at the Stage Theater Neue Flora in Hamburg this fall. Get a first look at the production.

PHOTO/VIDEO: Get A First Look At WICKED In South Korea VideoPHOTO/VIDEO: Get A First Look At WICKED In South Korea
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 9, 2021

Wicked has flown back into Seoul and is the first production of the show worldwide to reopen since the pandemic began! Get a first look at all new photos and video from the production!

VIDEO: Watch 'The Wizard and I' & 'Popular' From WICKED in South Korea VideoVIDEO: Watch 'The Wizard and I' & 'Popular' From WICKED in South Korea
by Alan Henry - Mar 15, 2021

Wicked has flown back into Seoul and is the first production of the show worldwide to reopen since the pandemic began! Check out videos of 'The Wizard and I' and 'Popular,' as well as a montage from the production.

VIDEO: WICKED Casts Reunite For a Musical Dispatch from Oz on Voting! VideoVIDEO: WICKED Casts Reunite For a Musical Dispatch from Oz on Voting!
by Stage Tube - Oct 6, 2020

Are you showing up to vote on November 3? The cast of Wicked thinks you should! The company just released a music video about voting featuring special lyrics by award-winning Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman. The music video features original company members Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel, alongside current Broadway and touring company members.

VIDEO: WICKED Sends Heartfelt Tribute to Frontline Workers VideoVIDEO: WICKED Sends Heartfelt Tribute to Frontline Workers
by Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2020

Wicked has just released a heartfelt new video saluting the frontline workers of the current health crisis, underscored by the show's currents stars, Lindsay Pearce and Ginna Claire Mason. The description reads: 'In honor of every person on the front lines, our WICKED community came together in song and in thanks. You have truly changed us all. For Good.'


Winnie Holzman Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Winnie Holzman written?
Winnie Holzman has written 3 shows including A...My Name Is Alice (Material), Birds of Paradise (Bookwriter), Wicked (Bookwriter).

What awards has Winnie Holzman been nominated for?
Best Book of a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Wicked Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Wicked and Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Wicked .

What awards has Winnie Holzman won?
Best Book of a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Wickedand Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Wicked.