Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth to Reunite for Wicked Anniversary on NBC


Wicked, Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth
Idina Menzel as Elphaba and Kristin Chenoweth as Glinda; photo from Facebook page

According to E! Online, original Wicked stars and Tony Award winners Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth are set to reunite for NBC’s new concert special, “A Very Wicked Halloween: Celebrating 15 Years on Broadway.” The show will air on October 29, 10pm ET, where the two stars will serve as its hosts and performers.

Other performers that have been announced include Ariana Grande, Pentatonix, and the current Broadway Wicked cast. The show will be taped at the Marquis Theatre with a live audience.

Wicked won 3 Tony Awards in 2004– including Best Actress for Idina Menzel  Menzel, Best Scenic Design, and Best Costume Design. Featuring music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by Winnie Holzman, the show officially opened on Broadway at the Gershwin Theatre in 2003. The musical has been staged twice in Manila, the first time in 2014 with an Australian company, and the second time in 2016 with the UK touring company.

You can watch Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth sing a duet of the show’s 11 o’clock number, ‘For Good’, in this video by Broadway.com.

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