The world famous musical, Wicked, arrived in Brazil on 4 March with original staging and all music and scripts translated into Portuguese
The play, which has already been seen by 48 million people across 13 countries, tells the preluding story to the Wizard of Oz. Full of unravelling secrets and a gripping plot the play tells the tale of Elphaba, a smart and misunderstood girl with emerald green skin, who turns into a “bad” witch and cannot understand the popularity of Glinda, a beautiful and ambitious girl who wins the affections of the city. Told from varying points of view, this delicate but at the same time exciting musical, attracts millions of viewers and will no doubt be a success in Brazil.
This production includes many renowned actors such as Myra Ruiz (Elphaba), Fabi Bang (Glinda), Sérgio Rufino (The Wizard of Oz), Adriana Quadros (Madame Morrible), Jonatas Faro and André Loddi (Fiyero), Giovanna Moreira (Nessarose), Bruno Fraga (Boq) and César Mello (Doutor Dillamond). As well as having renowned directors, both in the Brazilian and original productions.
The Brazilian version is the work of a renowned director and, just like the original, is a big stage production. Wicked is the musical of the moment, beating box office records at the Gershwin Theatre 22 times, winning over 100 international awards, including a Grammy and three Tony Awards. Another impressive fact about the London production of Wicked: is has been running for nearly nine years and there have been more than 3,500 shows.
A moving spectacle you can’t afford to miss.
The play is showing at the Teatro Renault.
Av. Brigadeiro Luís Antônio, 411
São Paulo, SP
Sessions: Thu and Fri, 9pm, Sat, 4pm, 9pm, and Sun, 3pm and 8pm
Season runs from 4 March to 31 July, 2016
Capacity: 1,530 seats
Seating: The theatre has 27 seats available for people with special seating requirements
Classification: PG. Children under 12 should be accompanied by parents or legal guardian.
Parking: The theatre does not have a carpark
Tickets: R$ 25 – R$ 280