Taking the stage at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York City, チェノウェス, 53, とメンゼル, 50, stood together before a masked crowd to perform their set.
Throughout the emotional performance, the longtime friends held hands at select moments while smiling at each other. They wrapped the duet with a hug.
Perhaps inspired by the costumes of their iconic characters, Menzel performed in a black, long-sleeved dress, while Chenoweth wore a bubblegum pink gown.
邪悪な 10月にブロードウェイでデビュー 2003 with Chenoweth, Menzel and Joel Grey as the original cast members playing Glinda, Elphaba and The Wizard, それぞれ.
ミュージカルはに基づいています 1995 小説 邪悪な: 西の悪い魔女の生涯と時代 グレゴリーマグワイア, and tells the story of Elphaba’s life prior to becoming the Wicked Witch of the West from the Judy Garland movie adaptation of the オズの魔法使い.
While attending magic school, Elphaba befriends Galinda (who later changes her name to Glinda the Good Witch), only to fall from grace after she discovers the truth behind the Wizard of Oz.
The original Broadway production won three Tony Awards and seven Drama Desk Awards, だけでなく、グラミー賞. NS film based on the musical is also currently in pre-production, と ハイツで‘ ジョン・M. しかし、コロナウイルスのパンデミックのために押し戻されました set to direct.
Sunday’s set marked one of the few times that Chenoweth and Menzel have reunited to pay tribute to the beloved musical since their final performance in 邪悪な NS 2005. The stars previously reunited for a gala honoring 邪悪な producer David Stone in 2016 and NBC’s A Very Wicked Halloween NS 2018.