Justin Wirick has been performing with the Broadway National Tour of Wicked for more than eight years, and he’s loved every minute of it. Because of the show, he’s gotten to see many interesting places and explore his world with his touring family.
3:00 Justin’s homecoming to Pittsburgh and celebration of 8 years in the Broadway National Tour of Wicked
4:19 Justin is a world traveler. Where all has he been and what effect did Jerusalem have on him?
7:40 Tumbling off furniture lead to this?
9:40 what made you think you could do this?
14:40 A typical day in Justin’s life
18:22 You heard it here!
19:20 The secret to over 8 years and 3000+ performances of Wicked
22:16 Not only is he a traveler, adventurer, gymnast, dancer, and all-around theater extraordinaire, Just also gives back
23:43 Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS information:
-Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is the major supporter of essential social service programs at The Actors Fund, including the HIV/AIDS Initiative, the Phyllis Newman Women’s Health Initiative and the Al Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic. We also award annual grants to more than 450 AIDS and family service organizations nationwide.
-Since 1988 Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS has raised more than $285 million for essential services for people with HIV/AIDS and other critical illnesses in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington DC.
-You can go to their website and lookup grant beneficiaries by state, and you can also
-Justin’s Tour has raised over $4.5 million since he’s been with the show.
29:51 If you interested in a career in theater/entertainment, what should you first do?
32:42 wow! What’s an Autism-friendly show experience like?
Jack Daniels and Dr. Pepper with a lime