Wicked 'Thrillifies' with Season Extension
Presented in Manila by Globe LIVE, the award-winning musical will now play until 12 March 2017
MANILA, January 2017 - The producers of WICKED are 'thrillified' to announce that the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz will be extending its stay in Manila by adding another full week of shows at the The Theatre at Solaire.
The Manila season is presented by Globe LIVE and new seats are now on sale. Book at ticketworld.com.ph and through all Ticketworld outlets.
Last November, it was revealed the international tour will boast an outstanding array of West End and UK actors leading the cast for the show's season in Manila. including Jacqueline Hughes (Elphaba), Carly Anderson (Glinda), Bradley Jaden (Fiyero), Steven Pinder (The Wizard / Dr. Dillamond), Kim Ismay (Madame Morrible), Iddon Jones (Boq), Emily Shaw (Nessarose) and Jodie Steele (who performs the role of Elphaba at certain performances).
Based on the best-selling novel by Gregory Maguire that ingeniously re-imagined the stories and characters created by L. Frank Baum in the 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz', Wicked tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two sorcery students - a popular blonde girl called Glinda and a misunderstood, green-skinned girl named Elphaba. Their extraordinary adventures in Oz will ultimately see them fulfill their destinies as Glinda the Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.
"At Globe, we have always been on the lookout for new experiences we can give our customers as part of enriching their digital life. Through this partnership with the award-winning Broadway and West End musical, Wicked, we know this will be a great beginning to GLOBE LIVE's line up of world class productions for 2017," said Joe Caliro, Globe Stores and Retail Transformation Head and Globe Live Executive Director.
The production has gala shows at 8pm from Tuesday to Friday but for Saturday and Sunday shows, there will be both 2pm & 8pm stagings. It will run at The Theatre at Solaire from Feb. 2, 2017 until March 12, 2017. For ticket inquiries, you can either visit www.ticketworld.com.ph or call 891-9999.