Ariana Grande was the most popular birthday girl on the set of ‘Wicked’ last week! In a recent Instagram post, Grande revealed that she celebrated her 30th birthday while she was hard at work with her castmates and crew. She shared snaps of how sweetly her ‘Wicked’ crewmates made her feel special on that day.
She went out for a meal with co-star Bowen Young. In another photo, she could be seen posing for a mirror selfie with her make-up team.
“Ozian thirtieth :)” she captioned the post. More photos reveal that the cast and crew made personalized video messages for the singer, including Jeff Goldblum, who plays the Wizard of Oz in the film. “I LOVE U,” Grande wrote for the actor on her story.
“My Ozian family made me the sweetest video in the world,” she added of the gesture. “This entire crew. It’s too much. I’m never leaving.”
Grande will be playing Glinda the Good Witch opposite Cynthia Erivo Elphaba, also known as the Wicked Witch of the West, in the upcoming two ‘Wicked’ films. The first of which is set to release on November 2024. The John M. Chu directed project also stars Michelle Yeoh and Bridgerton’s Jonathan Bailey.
On her birthday, Ariana shared an adorable throwback by sharing a photograph of her as a child, dressed as Dorothy Gale in a blue and white checkered dress. “HBD, tiny!” she wrote to her past self in the caption. “I trust you implicitly & have never been prouder of you.”
“We are deep into production on WICKED and everyday we get more and more excited to share with u the mischief we’ve been up to, ”Jon M. Chu tweeted earlier this year. “So … We’ve decided to get it to you all a little earlier than planned. OUR NEW RELEASE Date is NOV 27th 2024! A little Thanksgiving treat!”