A Dream Realized: Witness the Magic Behind ‘Wicked’ in the New Featurette ‘A Passion Project’

Wicked

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This holiday season, experience the magic of Oz like never before. After captivating audiences for two decades on Broadway, the beloved musical Wicked takes flight as a spectacular, two-part cinematic event.

Journey to the Land of Oz and witness the untold story of its most iconic witches. Cynthia Erivo, the Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award-winning powerhouse, stars as Elphaba, the misunderstood green-skinned woman who discovers her extraordinary power. Alongside her is global superstar Ariana Grande as Glinda, the popular and ambitious young woman who seeks to uncover her true heart.

Watch as their unlikely friendship blossoms amidst the whimsy of Shiz University. However, their bond is tested when they cross paths with the enigmatic Wizard of Oz. Glinda’s pursuit of popularity leads her down a treacherous path of power, while Elphaba’s unwavering commitment to her beliefs sets her on a course with unexpected consequences. Witness their extraordinary adventures as they ultimately embrace their destinies as Glinda the Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.

The star-studded cast includes Oscar winner Michelle Yeoh, Jonathan Bailey, Tony nominee Ethan Slater, Marissa Bode, and the legendary Jeff Goldblum. Rounding out the ensemble are Bowen Yang, Bronwyn James, Keala Settle, and Peter Dinklage, who lends his voice to the enigmatic Dr. Dillamond.

Directed by the acclaimed Jon M. Chu (Crazy Rich Asians, In the Heights), this immersive cultural celebration will enchant audiences of all ages. Don’t miss the first chapter of this epic tale, with Wicked Part Two scheduled for release on November 26, 2025.