By Andrew Gans
24 Sep 2012
The evening, benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and Las Vegas' Golden Rainbow, features Wicked company members Nicole Parker (Elphaba), Patti Murin (Glinda), Kim Zimmer (Madame Morrible) and Justin Brill as well as members of the ensemble, band and the touring staff.
The event is directed by company member Timothy A. Fitz-Gerald with choreography by Napoleon W. Gladney and Shanna VanDerwerker and musical direction by Andrew Graham.
In addition to the performance, there will be live and silent auctions including several opportunities to join the company backstage at the The Smith Center and a chance to bid on a walk-on role in Wicked.
Admission is by donation. General admission tickets are $60. VIP tickets, which include priority seating and a 6:30 PM pre-show reception with members of the company, are available for $125. Tickets are available online at troplv.com, in person at the Tropicana Showroom Box Office or by calling (702) 739-2222.
All proceeds benefit BC/EFA and Golden Rainbow, and donations are tax-deductible. The Tropicana bar staff will be serving throughout the evening. The evening is intended for mature audiences, and parental discretion is advised. Admission is limited to ages 16 and older (21-plus to purchase alcoholic beverages).