So much happened before Dorothy dropped in.
WICKED tells the untold story of the Witches of Oz. Long before Dorothy dropped in, two other girls meet in the Land of Oz. One, born with emerald green skin, is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. WICKED tells the story of how these two unlikely friends grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good.
When WICKED opened on Broadway, it worked its magic on critics and audiences alike. Winner of 35 major awards including a Grammy®, three Tony Awards® and six Helpmann Awards® including Best Musical, WICKED has been described as the "Best Musical of the Decade." (Entertainment Weekly).
Don't miss "The defining musical of the decade" (The New York Times)
PLEASE NOTE 20 MINUTE LOCKOUT PERIOD APPLIES.
Recommended for 8 years and up (not recommended for under 4s).
Frequently Asked Questions
What Is The Show About?
This is the untold story of the Witches of Oz. Didn't you ever wonder what happened before Dorothy dropped in? WICKED
is the story of the two witches, the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch. We learn about their families, their friendship and their secrets.
What Awards Has It Won?WICKED
has won 35 major awards including a Grammy®, three Tony Awards® and six Helpmann Awards® including Best Musical.
Based On Gregory Maguire's Novel Or Is The Novel Based On The Musical?
The novel Wicked
by Gregory Maguire, published in 1995, has sold 4 million copies, with 3.3 million of those sold since 2003 when the musical opened. Buoyed by the musical's success, the novel still appears on bestseller lists 14 years after its initial publication. Harper Collins is the Australian distributor and it is available at all good bookshops - recommended for 16 years and over. For more information visit Harper Collins
What Is The Running Time Of The Show?
Approximately 2 hrs 45 mins, including intermission.
Where Is The Show Merchandise Available?
A full selection is available in the lobby before show time, during intermission and after the show. Everything is available online, go to the wickedthemusical.com.au.
When Will WICKED
Open in Brisbane?WICKED
will open in Brisbane from 16 January 2011 for a strictly limited season.
Is The Show Appropriate For My Child?
Recommended for ages 8 & up (not recommended for children 4 years and under).
AFTER THE SHOW
Be tempted by Wicked-themed cocktails, drinks and snacks at ElphaBar after your performance. Live music every Friday and Saturday evening.
MORE INFORMATION WICKED MERCHANDISE RANGE [PDF 120KB]
Enjoy the Ozmopolitan cocktail - a wicked mix of Midori, Bacardi and lemonade in a souvenir glow glass available to purchase at the Lyric Theatre bar.
Check out the Wicked programs, mugs and other keepsakes available from the merchandise stand in the Lyric Theatre foyer before or after the show or during interval!