Wicked adds three $99 previews to season

PHOTO: Jeff Busby

Three additional previews have been announced for the Melbourne season of WICKED at the Regent Theatre, with tickets on sale now for just $99.

Broadway’s Biggest Blockbuster” (NY Times) will now begin on Sunday March 3 and Tuesday March 5 with three preview performances ahead of opening night.

Tickets for these special shows are on pre-sale from today, and on general public sale from Friday 12 January.

Co-Producer John Frost for Crossroads Live said they are thrilled to be able to add extra previews at a low price.

“Tickets sales have been defying gravity in both Sydney and Melbourne, and with these previews there are more chances for Melbourne fans to enjoy the show,” he said.

“A proven blockbuster all around the world since it premiered, it has become one of the most loved musicals of all time. Get your tickets Melbourne, as they’re flying out the door.”

Almost 20 years since its premiere on Broadway, WICKED remains one of the most successful and popular musicals in the world.

Winner of over 100 major awards including the Grammy Award, the Olivier Award, six Helpmann Awards, three Tony Awards® and six Drama Desk Awards.

The musical has played in 16 countries around the world including Japan, South Korea, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, The Philippines, New Zealand, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK, and has been translated into six languages. 

WICKED has become the 4th longest running show in Broadway history (surpassing CATS).

The stellar Australian cast is led by Courtney Monsma as Glinda, the bubbly popular girl who becomes “Glinda the Good”, and in her debut in a lead role, Melbourne-born Sheridan Adams as Elphaba, the girl born with emerald-green skin who grows up to become the “Wicked Witch of the West”. 

Robyn Nevin plays the role of Madame Morrible, Liam Head plays Fiyero, Adam Murphy is Dr Dillamond, Shewit Belay plays Nessarose, Kurtis Papadinis is Boq, and Zoe Coppinger is the Elphaba Standby.

The talented group of performers comprising the WICKED ensemble and swings includes Christian Ambesi, Conor Bann-Murray, Brittany Carter, Olivia Castagna, Eli Cooper, Matt Cranleigh, Joseph Donovan, Sage Douglas, Bayley John Edmends, Todd Jacobsson, Rohan Khanna, Andrew Kroenert, Elisha Zion Lee, Jordan Malone, Emily Monsma, Matilda Moran, Jackson Reedman, Amelia Sanzo, Edward Smith, Ksenia Teliatnikova, Lucas Van Rhijn, Jessica Vellucci, Mietta White and Jun Woodfield.

Tickets can be purchased HERE.

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