Tickets to WICKED National Tour's 2014 Run at Majestic Theatre on Sale 12/13
After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2009 and 2011, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to the Majestic Theatre for 24 performances, March 12-30, 2014. Tickets for the return engagement go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, December 13.
Tickets for WICKED start at $40.50 and are available at www.BroadwayInSanAntonio.com, or by callingTicketmaster at (800) 982.ARTS (2787), www.ticketmaster.com/wicked or at all Ticketmaster outlets including the Majestic Box Office. The Majestic Box Office does not accept single ticket orders over the phone; all ticket sales must be made in person. Majestic Box Office hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Saturday hours vary weekly, call (210) 226.3333 to verify. Orders for groups of 15 or more may be placed by calling (210) 226.5967.
"Broadway in San Antonio at the Majestic Theatre is pleased to welcome WICKED back to San Antonio for its third engagement," says Mike Rilley, general manager of the Majestic and Charline McCombs Empire Theatres. "The national tour is a spectacular production that keeps audiences spellbound by its talent and story. We're looking forward to experiencing the magic once again."
With music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Pippin, Godspell, Academy Award®-winner for Pocahontas and The Prince of Egypt) and book by Winnie Holzman ("My So Called Life," "Once And Again" and "thirtysomething"),WICKED, the untold story of the witches of Oz, is directed by two-time Tony® Award winner Joe Mantello (Take Me Out, Love! Valour! Compassion!, The Vagina Monologues) and features musical staging by Tony® Award winner Wayne Cilento (Aida, The Who's Tommy, How To Succeed...).
Based on the best-selling 1995 novel by Gregory Maguire, WICKED, winner of 50 major awards, including a Grammy® and three Tony® Awards, is the untold story of the witches of Oz. It is produced by Marc Platt, Universal Pictures, The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt and David Stone.
Long before Dorothy drops 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 their remarkable odyssey, and how these two unlikely friends grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good.
Having just celebrated its 10th Anniversary on October 30th,, there are currently nine productions of the musical worldwide: New York, London, Japan (Tokyo), Australia/New Zealand (Auckland), South Korea (Seoul), Latin America (Mexico City), a U.K. Tour, and two concurrent North American National Tours. Broadway's #1 show for an unprecedented nine consecutive years, WICKED has been declared "A Cultural Phenomenon" by Variety and "The Best Musical of the Decade" by Entertainment Weekly.
WICKED features set design by Tony® Award winner Eugene Lee (Ragtime, Show Boat, Candide, Sweeney Todd), costume design by Tony® winner Susan Hilferty (Into the Woods, Assassins), lighting design by Tony® nominee Kenneth Posner (The Coast of Utopia, Hairspray) and sound design by Tony Meola (The Lion King). Stephen Oremus is the show's musical supervisor. Orchestrations are by William David Brohn, with dance arrangements by James Lynn Abbott.
WICKED will return to the Majestic Theatre beginning Wednesday, March 12. The performance schedule is as follows: Tuesday through Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m., Friday evening at 8 p.m., Saturday 2 and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 1 and 6:30 p.m. There will be an additional matinee performance on Thursday, March 13 at 2:00 p.m. For venue information, visit www.MajesticEmpire.com. For more information about Broadway in San Antonio at the Majestic Theatre, please go to www.BroadwayInSanAntonio.com.
Grammy Award-Winning Cast recording available on Decca Broadway. For more information about WICKED log on to www.wickedthemusical.com.