Christina DeCicco (former Glinda – 1NT) was originally cast as an understudy in the Chicago production. Before she had a chance to join the production, she got the tour.
When Megan Hilty (former s/b Glinda – Broadway; former Glinda – Broadway, 1NT, Los Angeles) told her friends she was auditioning for Wicked, they assumed she was trying out for Elphaba.
Joel Grey (original Wizard – Broadway) co-starred in the film Cabaret with Liza Minnelli. Ms. Minnelli is the daughter of Judy Garland, who played Dorothy in the film The Wizard of Oz.