Performing Arts

‘Wicked’ to hold lottery for $25 tickets at Arsht

Alyssa Fox plays the not-so-wicked Elphaba in ‘Wicked’ at the Arsht Center, which will have a lottery for $25 orchestra tickets.
Alyssa Fox plays the not-so-wicked Elphaba in ‘Wicked’ at the Arsht Center, which will have a lottery for $25 orchestra tickets. Joan Marcus

The mega-hit Wicked returns to Miami’s Arsht Center for a three-week run beginning Wednesday. A limited number of orchestra seats will go into a lottery before each performance, with winners eligible to purchase one or two tickets at $25 each (cash only). Anyone wanting to participate needs to show up at the Ziff Ballet Opera House box office, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, two and a half hours before a performance; the drawing takes place two hours before each show.

Telling the story of the unlikely friendship between the rival witches in The Wizard of Oz, Wicked features a score by Stephen Schwartz and book by Winnie Holzman. The show will be at the Arsht through March 29, with performances at 8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 1 and 7 p.m. Sunday (additional matinee March 12). Tickets are $49-$125. Call 305-949-6722 or visit www.arshtcenter.org.

Christine Dolen

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