product description page
Wicked The Grimmerie (Hardcover) (David Cote)
About this item
Wicked is not just a musical, it is a phenomenon. Every week 15,000 people pack New York+s Gershwin Theatre to see the show. The most successful musical on Broadway in 2004, Wicked is based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Gregory Maguire. It tells the story of Elphaba, the headstrong Wicked Witch of the West, and Glinda, the good witch, growing up in the Land of Oz. The show has cast a spell on fans, many of whom return for second and third viewings. In 2005, the show begins an extensive tour across the United States and Canada, hitting major cities such as Toronto, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and many more.This beautifully packaged, whimsical keepsake is designed to resemble the Grimmerie, an ancient book of spells that Elphaba uses in the show. Wicked: The Grimmerie offers fans a behind-the-curtains peek at the musical, profiles of the cast and creative team, and inside stories, with full-color photographs throughout. Some of the irresistible special features include an -Ozian+ glossary, spells, an illustrated family tree, and a step-by-step look at how Elphaba gets green before each show-everything fans need to relive the Broadway experience day after day.
A companion volume to the hit Broadway musical set in Oz recounts the exploits of Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West, and Glinda, the good witch, and offers a behind-the-scenes look at the musical and its creation, profiles of cast and crew, anecdotes, the show's libretto, full-color photographs, and more. 60,000 first printing.
Number of Pages: 191
Genre: Performing Arts
Publisher: Hachette Books
Author: David Cote
Street Date: October 26, 2005
Item Number (DPCI): 247-04-5626