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Longest Running Musical 'Wicked' Closes

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Longest Running Musical 'Wicked' Closes

Actor Anna Gasteyer in Wicked, 2006 (AP File)

This weekend, the Chicago production of Wicked will close after 3 and a half years and 1,500 performances. The show is the longest running musical in Chicago history. Eight Forty-Eight Dueling Critics Jonathan Abarbanel and Kelly Kleiman sat down to talk about Wicked’s lasting impact on Chicago theater and the strength of the dowtown theater district.

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