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Monday, 16 May 2011 12:46

Fox's GLEE Gets WICKED for Season Finale

GLEE GETS WICKED!

FOX’S HIT SHOW “GLEE”

VISITS BROADWAY’S #1 SHOW

FOR ITS UPCOMING SEASON FINALE ON MAY 24

SCENES FILMED AT BROADWAY’S GERSHWIN THEATRE

FEATURE “GLEE” STARS

LEA MICHELE AND CHRIS COLFER

The upcoming season finale of the hit Fox comedy “Glee” will feature scenes filmed on the stage of the Broadway blockbuster musical, WICKED.

In the episode, the McKinley High School’s glee club “New Directions” travels from Lima, Ohio to New York City to compete in the national glee club competition. While taking in the sights of New York City, Rachel and Kurt (played by Lea Michele and Chris Colfer) sneak onto the stage of the Broadway blockbuster Wicked to perform one of the show’s hit songs, “For Good.” 

The episode airs on Tuesday, May 24th (9:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m., ET) on the FOX Television Network.

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ABOUT WICKED

Winner of 35 major awards including the Grammy Award and three Tony Awards, WICKED is the untold story of the witches of Oz.  Long before Dorothy drops in, two other girls meet in the land of Oz.  One, born with emerald-green skin, is smart, fiery and misunderstood.  The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular.  WICKED tells the story of their remarkable odyssey, how these two unlikely friends grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good.

Declared “A Cultural Phenomenon” by Variety and “The Best Musical of the Decade” by Entertainment Weekly, WICKED currently has 7 productions: New York, London, Japan, Germany, two concurrent North American National Tours, and an Australian tour. Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, WICKED has music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and a book by Winnie Holzman.  The production is directed by Joe Mantello with musical staging by Wayne Cilento.  WICKED is produced by Marc Platt, Universal Pictures, The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt and David Stone.

To get tickets and more information, visit www.wickedthemusical.comWICKED is performed at the Gershwin Theatre, 222 West 51st Street, between Broadway and 8th Avenue.

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