Wicked http://wfpl.org en Review: 'Wicked' Stars Shine Extra Bright http://wfpl.org/post/review-wicked-stars-shine-extra-bright <p>The Broadway in Louisville production of the smash hit “Wicked” <a href="http://www.kentuckycenter.org/Broadway/Wicked/Louisville/9204#tab-show-information-link">opened Thursday at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts</a>. The Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical depicts the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good, polar opposite witches from the classic tale “The Wizard of Oz,” as schoolgirls struggling with their ambitions, convictions and loyalty in an oppressive political climate.</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 16:20:30 +0000 Erin Keane 1660 at http://wfpl.org Review: 'Wicked' Stars Shine Extra Bright Perennially Popular 'Wicked' Opens http://wfpl.org/post/perennially-popular-wicked-opens <p>The touring production of the Broadway hit “Wicked” previews today and <a href="http://www.kentuckycenter.org/Broadway/Wicked/Louisville/9204#tab-show-information-link">opens Thursday evening at the Kentucky Center</a>. The Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical depicts "The Wizard of Oz" characters Elphaba (the Wicked Witch of the West) and&nbsp;Glinda&nbsp;the Good as schoolgirls in an oppressive political regime.</p><p>Performances of “Wicked” often sell out, but a limited number of steeply discounted orchestra-level tickets will be placed on sale the day of each performance.</p> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 20:15:21 +0000 Erin Keane 1639 at http://wfpl.org Perennially Popular 'Wicked' Opens