Get Ready to Defy Gravity: ‘Wicked’ Soars into Brisbane’s Lyric Theatre

Queenslander Courtney Monsma as Glinda and Sheridan Adams as Elphaba.
Photo Credit:Website/WickedTheMusical

Nine years after its last visit, the magical land of Oz will once again descend upon the Queensland Performing Arts Centre in West End as Broadway sensation “Wicked” returns in September to captivate Brisbane audiences.



After an eagerly awaited hiatus, the return of “Wicked” to QPAC is a big deal for both the performing arts community and eager fans. The show will reveal the hidden stories behind the characters that people have loved for generations. The music will be unforgettable; the choreography will be breathtaking; and the experience will be completely immersive.

Photo Credit:WickedTheMusical

Taking place in Oz, the musical is about how Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West, and Glinda, the famous Good Witch of the North, become friends in a strange way. As their lives become linked, the story of friendship, love, and the power of acceptance becomes spellbinding.

Photo Credit:WickedTheMusical

“We are thrilled to welcome back ‘Wicked,’ giving audiences the chance to experience the magic of live theatre once again,” QPAC Managing Director Jane Smith said. “People all over the world have continued to enjoy this show, and we’re excited to bring its charming story back to Brisbane,” she added.

The return of “Wicked” is a testament to the popularity of Broadway standards. There is a palpable sense of excitement and anticipation for this limited engagement run.

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Photo Credit:Website/WickedTheMusical
Photo Credit:Website/WickedTheMusical


Tickets are now available, promising an unforgettable theatrical experience for theatregoers of all ages.

For more information and ticket bookings, visit QPAC’s official website or contact the box office directly.

Published 25-March-2024