Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Wicked Musical Packages at Sofitel Melbourne On Collins

Sofitel Melbourne On Collins, Melbourne's Hotel For The Arts is thrilled to be a supporting partner of the award-winning musical theatre blockbuster Wicked as it returns to Melbourne in 2014.

Sofitel Melbourne On Collins was the 5 star hotel partner for the original Melbourne season of Wicked in 2008, and hosted the opening night party - one of the biggest and most colourful opening night theatre celebrations Melbourne had seen to that point. It is with great pleasure that Sofitel Melbourne On Collins continues its association with this much-loved show.

Wicked will open at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne on Saturday, May 10, 2014, as part of its 10th anniversary world tour, for a strictly limited season before touring to Sydney and Brisbane.

Add some five-star magic to your Wicked experience with Sofitel Melbourne On Collins with the following offers:
  • Book a Stay & See Package from $452 including overnight accommodation and 2 tickets to see Wicked;
  • Book a Dine & See Package from $187.50 per person. Package includes a 2 course dinner at No35, with a glass of wine and a ticket to see Wicked.
To book either of the above offers call 1300 474 697 or go to Wicked opened on Broadway in 2004 and has become one of musical theatre's greatest successes. This new Australian season will see Lucy Durack return to the role of Glinda the Good that she created in the original Australian production of the show. Jemma Rix will return to the role of Elphaba, the misunderstood 'Wicked' Witch born with emerald green skin and a great talent for sorcery. Steve Danielsen will play Fiyero, while Maggie Kirkpatrick will play Madame Morrible, the Head Mistress of Shiz University who takes Elphaba under her wing, training her in sorcery.

Sofitel Melbourne On Collins is dedicated to supporting the arts in Melbourne and, along with a diverse sponsorship portfolio of cultural festivals and arts organisations, also runs a vibrant programme of art exhibitions within the hotel. Up to 14 exhibitions are presented in Sofitel's three public gallery spaces each year. Artists showcased in 2013 included Juan Davila, Robyn Stacey, Christopher Young, Peter Atkins, Meera Sethi, Ken Spence and Brian Clinton.

Sofitel Melbourne On Collins is a 5 star luxury hotel located at the `Paris end' of Collins St. It is situated in the heart of Melbourne's best shopping, dining, theatre and entertainment district and is walking distance from key Melbourne venues such as the MCG, Rod Laver Arena and the Royal Botanic Gardens. Sofitel Melbourne On Collins embodies French style and elegance and is Melbourne's Hotel for The Arts.

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