I didn't tell the girls so that I could surprise them. It was a very long time to keep the secret. My girls have loved the music since they were seven and three. I have seen them "perform" the songs hundreds of times. One time they were even Elphaba and Galinda for Halloween.
Aric was more than happy to stay home with C while I took the Maya and Edes. On the night of the show I had the girls do their jobs and their homework. Thankfully there were no incidents and when they were done they asked to watch a show. After a few minutes I started playing the opening song from Wicked super loud, they came running to me and asked what I was doing. Then I told them what was going on and they started screaming.
It was awesome!
We got dressed up and off we went.
They wanted Chinese food so we went to Mustard Seed. The girls hadn't eaten there before. They loved it.
Then we headed to the show. I had been so focused on the girls reaction that I hadn't realized how excited I was until we actually sat down in our seats. We were all giddy with excitement.
We were so happy that we got to sit right behind our Romney friends. It was such a fun surprise...we didn't even plan it!
The show was beyond my expectations. I had never seen it before and watching it with my two girlies was the most perfect way to watch it. Maya kept squeezing my hand and telling me how awesome it was. Eden would sing the songs really quiet and every once in a awhile she would get excited and start singing a little louder. It was so cute.
When the show was over Maya kept saying it was the best day of her life.
It was one of mine too. I realized that my girls are growing up and that even though most days I wish time would stop, that night I was so happy to have a precious moment with my two "growing up" girls. We had such a great together and made a memory that we will cherish forever.
We still are feeling the effects of a Wicked hangover. The songs are constantly being played over and over in our heads. Maybe it's because we can't help ourselves and play the cd over and over again just so we can see the scenes in our minds. It's been a week now and we are still talking about it. Best Night Ever!