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Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth and Ariana Grande celebrate Wicked anniversary

Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth and Ariana Grande celebrate Wicked anniversary

(L-R) Ariana Grande, Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel perform

Wicked one of the world’s most popular musicals turned 15 this week and some big stars came out to celebrate.

US network NBC hosted A Very Wicked Halloween: Celebrating 15 Years on Broadway, with Ariana Grande stealing the show. The pop star performed The Wizard and I decked out in an emerald green top over black pants, thigh high boots and glittery green lipstick.

The original Broadway stars Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth also reunited onstage along with many former Elphabas and Glindas who performed the show’s final song, For Good, together.

‘I didn’t realize it was going to be so emotional,’ Chenoweth told EW.

‘It’s been a fun journey, and I can’t believe it’s been 15 years.’

Menzel peformed a pop style version of the classic Defying Gravity, while Chenoweth interacted with the audience during her performance of Popular.

‘Get your phones out and start filming, I know many of you already are,’ Chenoweth told the crowd.

Ariana the star

Adam Lambert and Ledisi took on the sexy love ballad, As Long As You’re Mine, while acapella group Pentatonix put their unique spin on What Is This Feeling?.

But it was Ariana Grande who stole the show. Performing The Wizard and I allowed the pop star to show her amazing vocal range.

It was also the first time Grande performed since the death of her ex-boyfriend Mac Miller and split from fiancee Pete Davidson. It wasn’t clear if Grande would perform because she announced an intended break from performing after Miller’s death for the foreseeable future.

‘Honored to be included in the celebration of 15 years of my favorite musical of all time,’ Grande wrote on social media.

‘Wouldn’t miss it for the whole universe.’

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