Wicked

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Wicked
Wicked, Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, August 2009.jpg
Wicked, Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, August 2009
MusicStephen Schwartz
LyricsStephen Schwartz
BookWinnie Holzman
BasisWicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire
The Wizard of Oz (1939 movie)
Oz series of book by L. Frank Baum
ProductionsBroadway, October 2003
Awards3 Tony Awards
6 Drama Desk Awards
Grammy Award (cast album)

Wicked is a Broadway musical. It is loosely based on characters and concepts created by L. Frank Baum in his children's series of Wizard of Oz books, the 1939 MGM movie, The Wizard of Oz, and the 1995 novel, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire.

Winnie Holzman wrote the musical's book. Stephen Schwartz wrote the music and lyrics. Wicked premiered on Broadway at the Gershwin Theatre in October 2003. It won several awards, including three Tonys.