When: Sundays, 1 & 6:30 p.m., Saturdays, 2 & 7:30 p.m., Mondays-Fridays, 7:30 p.m., Thu., Dec. 24, 1 p.m., Dec. 28-30, 7:30 p.m. and Thu., Dec. 31, 1 p.m. Continues through Dec. 23 2016
At this point, unless a house has fallen on you, you have heard of Wicked, the three-time Tony Award winner that is an international phenomenon. Based on Gregory Maguire's novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, the Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman musical explains how friends Elphaba and Galinda become school friends and later, deadly foes. The wildly popular show returns to the Fox Theatre (527 North Grand Boulevard; 314-534-1678 or www.fabulousfox.com) for performances at 7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, and 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday (December 9 through January 3). There are no shows on Christmas Day, and only 1 p.m. performances on Thursday, December 24 and 31. Tickets are $40 to $200.