WICKED Comes To The Boston Opera House 9/1-10/17

By: Jul. 30, 2010
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After breaking box office records and selling out in record time when the show last played Boston, WICKED, the smash-hit musical, will return to the Boston Opera House for a limited engagement September 1 - October 17. Based on the best-selling 1995 novel by Gregory Maguire, WICKED, winner of 35 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. With music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Pippin, 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 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 is part of the Lexus Boston Area Dealers Broadway Across America - Boston Series.

PERFORMANCES ARE: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30pm

(Please note: additional matinee on Thursday 9/2 at 1pm)

Friday at 8pm

Saturday at 2pm and 8pm

Sunday at 2pm and 7:30pm
TICKET PRICES: $38.00 - $103.00

(Please note: VIP tickets are available starting at $153.00)

ON-SALE: NOW
HOW TO PURCHASE TICKETS:

By phone: Ticketmaster 800-982-2787

Online: www.broadwayacrossamerica.com/boston or www.Ticketmaster.com/Wicked

Box Office: Boston's Colonial Theatre, 106 Boylston Street, Boston

Groups (20 or more): Call Broadway Across America-Boston at 1-866-633-0194



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