Smash-hit musical Wicked has announced its final Melbourne dates, with tickets on sale today

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Smash-hit musical Wicked has announced its final Melbourne dates, with tickets on sale today

Wicked Melbourne
Credit: Jeff Busby
Words by Staff Writer

Wicked has been playing to ecstatic full houses at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre since it opened on 2 March.

Wicked has been casting its spell over Melbourne since March, with ecstatic capacity audiences, five star critical reviews and jubilant praise on social media. Final tickets go on sale this week for the Melbourne season at the Regent Theatre, with pre-sales from today and GP sales from Friday 17 May. Following six months of excited audiences, Wicked will transfer to Brisbane’s Lyric Theatre following the final Melbourne performance on 25 August.

The musical phenomenon Wicked has been captivating Melbourne critics and audiences alike, receiving five-star reviews and jubilant praise on social media.

Recently celebrating 20 years since its premiere on Broadway, Wicked remains one of the most successful and popular musicals in the world. Over 65 million people worldwide have seen this spectacular phenomenon, and Wicked has become the 4th longest-running show in Broadway history.

Wicked in Melbourne

  • Venue: Regent Theatre, Melbourne
  • Season: Selling to 25 August
  • Performance Times: Wed-Sat 7.30pm, Matinees Wed 1pm, Sat 2pm, Sun 1pm & 6:30pm
  • Prices: From $79.00 (transaction fees apply)
  • Bookings: or phone 1300 111 011

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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 stellar Australian cast is led by Courtney Monsma as Glinda, the bubbly popular girl who becomes “Glinda the Good,” and 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, Simon Burke is the Wizard, 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.

Long before Dorothy dropped in, two other young women meet in the land of Oz. One, born with emerald-green skin, is smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possesses an extraordinary talent. The other is bubbly, blonde, ambitious, and exceptionally popular. They become rivals, then friends… until the world decides to call one “good” and the other one “Wicked.”

Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, Wicked has music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Winnie Holzman. The production features musical staging by Wayne Cilento with original direction by Joe Mantello. Wicked is produced in Australia by John Frost for Crossroads Live Australia, Marc Platt, Universal Pictures, The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt, and David Stone.

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