The Broadway blockbuster, WICKED, will celebrate its 20th Anniversary with a weekend of festivities and appearances October 27 – 31st.
GOOD MORNING AMERICA – Friday, October 27
WICKED will kick off its anniversary weekend with a musical performance on ABC’s national morning talk show, “Good Morning America” on Friday, October 27th during the 8:30am half hour. Fans are welcome to cheer on the performance in person on Military Island (44th street @ 7th Avenue, just outside the GMA studio) in the heart of Times Square.
WICKED DAY BLOCK PARTY – Sunday, October 29
On Sunday, October 29 from 9:30am-12pm, WICKED fans can paint the town green with the return of the WICKED Day block party. Located in the breezeway just outside the Gershwin Theatre, the WICKED Day Block Party is free and open to the public and will feature exclusive photo ops, music from DJ Mike Borowski, and activations with many of our 20th Anniversary partners, including Hershey’s, Shake Shack, Catch ‘N Cream, TodayTix, the New York City Parks Department, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Audience Rewards, Scenery Bags, and more…
PINK AND GREEN PERFORMANCES – Sunday, October 29
Calling all Elphabas and Glindas! On Sunday, October 29, the matinee and evening shows will be special fan event “Pink” and “Green” performances, respectively.
Tickets to the Pink Performance at 2pm will include a “Pink Performance” gift bag, including exclusive pink merch, a commemorative button, a card signed by McKenzie Kurtz, and more. There will also be photo ops with Glinda alumnae, a collectible “Pink Performance” WICKED Day Playbill, and other surprises.
Tickets to the Green Performance at 8pm will include a “Green Performance” gift bag, including exclusive green merch, a commemorative button, a card signed by Alyssa Fox, and more. There will also be photo ops with Elphaba alumnae, a collectible “Green Performance” WICKED Day Playbill, and more.
NYC BECOMES THE EMERALD CITY – EMPIRE STATE BUILDING GOES GREEN – Monday, October 30
New York City will officially become the Emerald City when the iconic landmark Empire State Building lights in green to commemorate the musical blockbuster’s 20 years on Broadway. Be sure to look to the western sky on the night of October 30th!
ANNIVERSARY PERFORMANCE – Monday, October 30
Fans of WICKED will celebrate the show’s two decades on Broadway with a special Monday evening 6:30pm anniversary performance for WICKED alums and fans.
NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY – Tuesday, October 31
On Tuesday, October 31, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts will host a special free panel discussion about the creation of the global blockbuster with WICKED Composer/Lyricist Stephen Schwartz, Book Writer Winnie Holtzman, and producer David Stone.