Going Green! Your ‘Wicked’ Backstage Pass

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Eight years on the road, 15 trucks, 3,200 performances and counting! The hit Broadway musical Wicked has just as much magic going on behind the scenes as it does on stage.

“Oswald is our dragon, you’re going to walk right into him when you get here and it tells you that you’re not going somewhere normal, you’re not in New Orleans, you’re not in New York, you’re not in L.A., you’re in Oz. It’s unreal what hangs above our heads you don’t think about what goes above your head and the steel to make this show happen and you’re not supposed to think about us. There’s 70 of us with the show and close to 60 locals from the New Orleans area we hire to be carpenters, electricians, hair dressers, make-up, costumes,” Production Stage Manager Jason Daunter.

Of the hundreds of people required to pull off a Broadway show here…

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