WICKED National Tour Announces $25 Lottery Policy for Majestic Theatre Run, 3/12-30
A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held for WICKED, which is returning to the Majestic Theatre for 24 performances, March 12-30. Two and one-half hours prior to each performance, people who present themselves at the Majestic Theatre box office will have their names placed in a lottery drum; thirty minutes later, names will be drawn for a limited number of orchestra seats at $25 each, cash only. This lottery is available only in-person at the box office, with a limit of two tickets per person. Lottery participants must have a valid photo ID when submitting their entry form and, if chosen, when purchasing tickets.
WICKED, with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Pippin, Godspell, Disney's Enchanted, Academy Award® winner for Pocahontas and The Prince of Egypt) and book by Winnie Holzman ("My So Called Life," "Once And Again" and "thirtysomething"), is based on the 1995 best-selling novel by Gregory Maguire. The musical 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...). WICKED, the untold story of the witches of Oz, is produced by Marc Platt, Universal Pictures, The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt and David Stone.
WICKED has been declared "A Cultural Phenomenon" by Variety and "The Best Musical of the Decade" byEntertainment Weekly. WICKED currently has nine productions around the world, in New York, London, Japan (Tokyo), Australia, Asian Tour (Manila), South Korea (Seoul), Latin America (Mexico City), a U.K. Tour (Dublin), and two concurrent North American National Tours. Since its New York premiere a decade ago, WICKED has grossed over $3.2 billion worldwide and has been seen by over 40 million across the globe. WICKED has been performed in over 100 cities in 13 countries around the world (U.S., Canada, England, Ireland, Japan, Germany, Holland, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, The Philippines, and Mexico) and has thus far been translated into five languages: Japanese, German, Dutch, Spanish, and Korean.
Winner of over 50 major awards including the Grammy Award and three Tony Awards, WICKED is the untold story of the witches of Oz. 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, how these two unlikely friends grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good.
WICKED begins performances begin March 12. Good seats are still available with best options on weeknights and Sunday evenings. Tickets 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.
WICKED 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, go to www.BroadwayInSanAntonio.com.