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Wicked the Musical

Forget Dorothy! Wicked flips the script, revealing the misunderstood Elphaba's fight for justice and the complex truth behind Oz's good versus evil.

Why watch Wicked

Wicked, the record-breaking musical phenomenon, whisks you away to a Land of Oz unlike any other. With a Grammy and a staggering 100 major accolades including Tonys and Oliviers, Wicked is a must-see for musical lovers and pop culture enthusiasts. The Australian production is based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, directed by Joe Mantello with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. Starring Sheridan Adams as Elphaba and Courtney Monsma as Glinda, catch the Wicked musical in Brisbane this September. Tickets are selling fast!

The story

Wicked delves into the untold story of Elphaba and Glinda, two young women whose paths collide at Shiz University. Despite their contrasting personalities, an unlikely friendship blossoms. But as they navigate the injustices of Oz's corrupt regime, their bond fractures, leading Elphaba down a path of rebellion. Will she embrace the label of "Wicked Witch" or defy expectations? This story challenges the traditional notions of good and evil, leaving you questioning everything you thought you knew about Oz. The Wicked Musical opens in Brisbane’s Lyric Theatre this September.

Great for

Musical theatre enthusiasts | Fans of Wizard of Oz | Drama students

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Show Details

Genre: Musical

Audience: Suitable for 8+

Opening date: 12 September 2024

Closing date: 17 November 2024

Theatre name: Lyric Theatre, Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

Theatre capacity: 2,000

Theatre facilities: Cloakroom, dining, drinks, bathrooms, lifts, parking, wheelchair accessible

Dress Code: Smart casual

Cast & Crew

Leading roles

Sheridan Adams as Elphaba, Courtney Monsma as Glinda, Robyn Nevin as Madame Morrible, Todd McKenney as the Wizard


Joe Mantello


Gregory Maguire

Music & lyrics

Stephen Schwartz

Additional Tips

  • Keep in mind, that the theatre is air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly. Bring along a light jacket if needed.

  • Please note, that there will be stage smoke and strobe lighting effects used during this performance.

  • To avoid missing any of the show, arrive at your seat before curtain up. Latecomers can only be seated at a designated point around 25 minutes after the show starts.

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