The 1st National Touring cast of WICKED will host THE WICKED NIGHT AFTER CHRISTMAS on Monday, December 9, 2013, at 8:00 pm. The event will be held at The Laugh Factory (3175 North Broadway) in Chicago, Illinois.
As per the press release, “”THE Wicked NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS” is part of an ongoing series of performances and appearances by the touring company to support charitable causes which advance Wicked’s theme of acceptance and illuminate the musical’s message that people should not be judged on first impressions. The company believes that in these divisive times we must come together to support those in need throughout the country and around the world. In its eight years on the road, the company has raised over $2.5 million in donations for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and local AIDS service organizations all over the country.”
Many company members will participate in the event, including several of the leads. There will also be a live and silent auction, as well as opportunities for backstage tours and an auction for a walk-on role.