Broadway play ‘Wicked’ open casting call for singers and actors in New York City.
Wicked is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by Winnie Holzman. It is based on the 1995 Gregory Maguire novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, an alternative telling of the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz and L. Frank Baum’s classic 1900 story The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The musical is told from the perspective of the witches of theLand of Oz; its plot begins before and continues after Dorothy’s arrival in Oz from Kansas and includes several references to the 1939 film and Baum’s novel. Wicked tells the story of two unlikely friends, Elphaba(the Wicked Witch of the West) and Glinda the Good, who struggle through opposing personalities and viewpoints, rivalry over the same love-interest, reactions to the Wizard’s corrupt government, and, ultimately, Elphaba’s public fall from grace.
Produced by Universal Studios in coalition with Marc Platt and David Stone, the Joe Mantellodirected and Wayne Cilentochoreographed original production of Wicked premiered on Broadway at the Gershwin Theatre in October 2003, after completing pre-Broadway tryouts at San Francisco’s Curran Theatre in May 2003.
The original Broadway production won three Tony Awards and six Drama Desk Awards while its cast album received a Grammy Award. It celebrated its tenth anniversary on Broadway on October 30, 2013, and played for over 4,698 performances, making Wicked the 11th longest-running Broadway show in history.
Telsey & Company is looking for actors and singers to work on the Broadway play ‘Wicked’. To audition for a role on the Broadway play ‘Wicked’, check out the casting call details below:
‘Wicked’ Open Casting Call
Please do not apply, if you are not local or if you do not fit the description.