- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 17, 2017

CHICAGO (AP) - The Broadway musical “Wicked” will return to Chicago next holiday season.

Broadway in Chicago officials say the hit show will run Dec. 6 to Jan. 21, 2018 at the Oriental Theater.

“Wicked” tells the story of what happened in the Land of Oz long before Dorothy arrived from Kansas. It’s told through the eyes of a young woman born with emerald-green skin. Two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello will direct the upcoming Chicago show.

“Wicked” is based on a novel by Gregory Maguire. It debuted in 2003. The show has won more than 100 international awards including a Grammy Award and three Tony Awards. Its performances have occurred in more than 100 cities in 14 countries, and has been translated into six languages.

LOAD COMMENTS ()

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide