In just under a month, WICKED, the worldwide smash hit musical phenomenon, has generated a box office landslide – and it’s a green one! In an extraordinary rush, Queenslanders have snapped up over $5.5M worth of tickets.
New performances from 11th – 16th January will go on sale to the emerald extravaganza on Monday 6th September from qtix on 136 246 or qtix.com.au. Premium, dining and hotel packages are available from Showbiz on 1300 WICKED. WICKED will open in Brisbane at the Lyric Theatre, QPAC from Tuesday 11th January 2011.
When the Australian production of WICKED arrives in Brisbane it will have played over 866 shows and will have been seen by well over 1 million Australians. WICKED’s record-breaking Australian run began in June, 2008 at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre, where it broke the city’s box office record and ran through August, 2009. The production transferred to Sydney’s Capitol Theatre on September 5, 2009 and will conclude its record-breaking run on September 26, 2010.