'Wicked' makes Broadway history as 4th-longest running show

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Wednesday, April 12, 2023
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Surpassing 'Cats' on Tuesday night, ''Wicked' is now the 4th longest running show in Broadway history.

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) -- Tuesday was a history-making night on Broadway.

"Wicked" played its 7,486th show, surpassing "Cats" as the fourth-longest running show on Broadway.

"Wicked" first premiered on October 30, 2003, starring Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel.

Menzel went onto win a Tony for her performance as Elphaba in 2004.

The longest-running show on Broadway is "Phantom of the Opera" and will have its final show this Sunday.


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