WICKED returns to Portland, Oregon! WICKED, Broadway’s biggest blockbuster is flying back to Portland’s Keller Auditorium by popular demand from August 5 through August 23. Tickets for the return engagement are available at www.BroadwayInPortland.com, by calling the Portland Opera Box Office at 503-241-1802 or toll free at 866-739-6737, or Portland’5 Box Office at 800-273-1530 and in person at all TicketsWest locations.
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 more than 100 international 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.
TICKET AND PERFORMANCE INFORMATION
WICKED will be at Portland’s Keller Auditorium for twenty four performances. The schedule for the Portland engagement is:
Thursdays 7:30pm (there is a 1pm Matinee on Thurs., Aug 6)
Saturdays 2:00pm and 7:30pm
Sundays 1:00pm and 6:30pm
For information on ADA seating, please call the Portland Opera Box Office at 503-241-1802 or email email@example.com
Tickets can be purchased:
Portland Opera Box Office: 503- 241-1802 or toll free at 866-739-6737
Portland’5 Box Office: 800-273-1530, All TicketsWest locations
“Portland loves WICKED! It is the type of show that audiences love to see again and again. It's also the type of show that will bring new people of all ages to the theater each and every time it plays. The thrill of introducing new audiences to the magic of theater may be the most rewarding part of presenting a show like WICKED,” stated Portland Opera General Director, Christopher Mattaliano.
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.
WICKED has been declared “A Cultural Phenomenon” by Variety and “The Best Musical of the Decade” by Entertainment Weekly. Since its New York premiere more than a decade ago, WICKED has been performed in over 100 cities in 13 countries around the world (U.S., Canada, United Kingdom, 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. The musical has grossed over $3.75 billion worldwide and has been seen by over 47 million people across the globe. WICKED currently has five productions around the world, in New York, London, Australia, a U.K. Tour, and a North American National Tour.
Grammy Award-Winning Cast recording available on Decca Broadway. For more information about WICKED log onto www.wickedthemusical.com.
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