– Wicked to open in Brisbane in January

December 11, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Critically-acclaimed musical Wicked will be taking to the stage in Brisbane for the start of a two-month run in the new year.

The production, which charts the untold tale of the Witches of Oz before Dorothy and her dog Toto dropped in on the fairytale land, is coming to the Lyric Theatre at Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC).

One of these witches goes on to be feared as the Wicked Witch of the West, while the other becomes Glinda the Good.

This run gets underway on January 11th 2011 and will extend until March 6th, with shows taking place at various times throughout these dates.

People staying in one of the 5 star hotels Brisbane has available between these dates may be tempted to check out one of the performances, given that it has been praised by international audiences and critics alike.

It has picked up 35 major awards - among them a Grammy and three Tony Awards - and has been described by the New York Times as "the defining musical of the decade".

Cheap hotels Brisbane customers can pick up tickets for between A$69.90 and A$134.90.

The show is part of the QPAC's Fairy Tales and Fantasy program, which also includes Aladdin and His Mysterious Magical Lamp and Alice in Wonderland.

For more information on this event, visit the QPAC website or contact the venue on (+61) 7 3840 7444. recommends an array of accommodation in Brisbane, including the Hilton Brisbane.

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