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Sunday, January 6th, 2013

The Fox has announced that Wicked Musical, now in its 4th visit to St. Louis, has set two significant box office records during this engagement.

One Week Gross: The show, which opened December 12th and runs through January 6th, broke its own one week gross mark at The Fox by taking in $2,755,070 for the week ending December 30th. That’s the largest amount for one week of any musical to ever play The Fabulous Fox Theatre.

Biggest Gross for one Week of Performances: It is also the biggest gross for one week of performances of any touring musical ever in North America.

Wicked closes in Saint Louis, MO on January 06, 2013 6:30PM Show. From here it will move to Tampa, FL from January 09 to January 27, 2013.

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Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Wicked Musical is currently performing at The Fabulous Fox Theatre – St. Louis, MO. Based on the novel by Gregory Macguire, “Wicked” is the back story of “The Wizard of Oz.” Wicked musical play at The Fabulous Fox Theatre reviewed by Andrea Braun. Here is the review:

The story begins with the birth of a bright green infant named Elphaba conceived in a one-night stand in which her apparently slutty mom slept with a man addicted to a colored substance he shared with her. So, okay, we don’t start out with a woman being anything but a stereotype. As it happens, said woman is married to the Governor of Munchkinland (only he’s not short) whom she does not love. Still, they conceive another daughter, Nessarose, who is born early and damaged from the plant her husband forces upon the mom to ensure the child is not green. Well, she’s not, but she’s premature and has underdeveloped legs, and her mother dies, leaving Elphaba with only a green bottle to remember her by.

We next see the sisters when their father drops them off at Shiz, a tony prep school for well-to-do children of powerful Ozians (Oz is an area divided into several different lands but all are under the control of the “Wonderful Wizard” of Oz.) Elphaba is only sent to be a guardian to daddy’s darling wheelchair-bound Nessa, but she displays her extraordinary powers early (she’s like The Hulk: You really don’t want to make her angry AND she’s green). The headmistress, Madame Morrible, selects her for special training, a privilege the wealthy and spoiled Galinda assumed would be hers. Instead, the vapid blonde and the smart green girl end up roommates who move from “loathing” (“What Is This Feeling”) to BFFs fairly quickly (in musical terms, within two songs before“Popular”).

Gregory Maguire’s novel, Wicked, tells the story of the “Wicked Witch of the West” before Dorothy blew into town, but the musical is quite different from its source material. Stephen Schwartz (music and lyrics) and Winnie Holzman (book) have created an entirely sympathetic Elphaba, a finally admirable Glinda (after she realizes her happiness is not the entire world’s responsibility), and others who are good—Fiyero, beloved of both Elphaba and Glinda, and Boq, a virtual slave to the nasty Nessa—or bad—Morrible, the Wizard. A talented singing and dancing chorus functions as Shiz students, citizens of Oz, palace guards, and those famous flying monkeys. It is a lovely looking show, leaning toward gears and a big clock and stylized costumes. It’s essentially really elaborate Steampunk.

Read the complete review {Via PLAYBACKstl.com}

Wicked will be in Saint Louis MO through January 6, 2013. Buy Wicked The Fabulous Fox Theatre Tickets Online – SAVE $10 when you spend $350+, Use code AFF$10.

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Saturday, December 15th, 2012

Wicked Musical is currently performing at Fabulous Fox Theatre-St. Louis, MO. Based on the novel by Gregory Macguire, “Wicked” is the back story of “The Wizard of Oz.” Harry Hamm reviewed the musical at stlouis.cbslocal.com. Here is the review:

From every production value you can imagine, and some you probably couldn’t until you see the show, “Wicked” is a masterwork of staging and creativity. It is the kind of production that challenges itself on every level and succeeds brilliantly. Casting is always a strong point of this production and in this visit, it is exceptional as well. Christine Dwyer as Elphaba carries the role with a wonderful voice and strident, authentic strength of character.

Jeanna de Waal as Glinda is sweet, funny and full of feeling when it is needed. The performance chemistry between she and Dwyer is genuinely winning.

Supporting and ensemble casts member are all outstanding, especially Jay Russell as Dr. Dillamond, Billy Harrigan as Fiyero and Paul Kreppel as The Wizard.

“Wicked” is a musical that is moving, amusing, exciting, funny and heartfelt. Subtexts abound. There are so many elements that can relate to almost any audience member about instances in their own stories that in many ways “Wicked” becomes a reaffirmation of life. And by the way, the 14 piece orchestra, under the baton of Valerie Gebert, and including 9 local musicians, makes the music soar. “Wicked” will be on stage at The Fabulous Fox Theatre through January 6.

Read the complete review {Via stlouis.cbslocal.com}

Wicked will be at Fox Theatre through January 6, 2013. Buy Wicked Saint Louis MO Tickets Online at discounted prices – SAVE $10 when you spend $350+, Use code AFF$10.

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Sunday, June 20th, 2010

Wicked the musical perofrming at the Fabulous Fox Theatre currently through July 11, 2010.

The blockbuster musical, a prequel to the Wizard of Oz, tells the story of the Wicked Witch and the Good Witch of Oz before Dorothy arrived. It is based on the novel of the same name by Gregory Maguire.

The musical has had enormous success in its seven years on Broadway. It has grossed nearly $1.8 billion worldwide and won 35 prominent awards, including a Grammy Award, three Tony Awards, and six Drama Desk Awards.

This marks Wicked’s third engagement at the Fox. The show’s previous runs in St. Louis broke box office records in both 2005 and 2007.

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The month long run at the Fox expects to be just as successful. With a phenomenal cast including Vicki Noon and Natalie Darardich as the Elphaba and Glinda, and the direction of the show’s Tony Award winning director, Joe Mantello, the show once again promises to deliver.

Behind the scenes, the crew arrived Monday to set up for the show. The two-and-a-half day process of unloading the 14 trucks carrying the set, costumes, and props involves the work of a 120 person team.

The show runs from June 16-July 11. Buy Wicked Fabulous Fox Theatre-St. Louis MO Tickets. Save $10 on Ticket Orders Over $350! Code AFF$10

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