Wicked's New Behind the Emerald Curtain Welcomes Espinosa, Fitzgerald and Maguire
by Broadway.com Staff • Sep 19, 2008
Former Wicked cast members Eden Espinosa and Christopher Fitzgerald will help introduce a new version of the show's popular Behind the Emerald Curtain tour. Celebrating its fourth year of taking Wicked fans behind the scenes, the tour will welcome special guests throughout the fall, with Espinosa appearing on September 27 and Fitzgerald on October 11. Also scheduled as a guest is author Gregory Maguire, who wrote the novel on which the musical is based.
The revised Behind the Emerald Curtain includes new museum pieces and an all-new film produced especially for the tour, which focuses on how Broadway shows are created and run.
Espinosa made her Broadway debut in the original company of Wicked as a standby for Idina Menzel in the role of Elphaba, before taking over the role in 2006. Fitzgerald originated the role of Boq in the show. 2005. He's currently appearing in Young Frankenstein as Igor.