Behind The Scenes of Wicked at The Arsht Center

The Broadway blockbuster Wicked returns to Miami, back by popular demand. We take a look behind the scenes as the trucks unload and the set gets built for it's Miami performance this March and details about the day-of-performance lottery. Photos by Jipsy

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The Broadway blockbuster Wicked returns to Miami, back by popular demand. We take an exclusive look behind the scenes as the trucks unload and the set gets built for it's Miami performance this March. Photos by <a href="http://www.nefariousgirl.com" target="_blank" title="Jipsy"><b>Jipsy</b></a>
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There are over one hundred crew members, some hired locally, to build the Wicked set which takes 3 days. Photos by <a href="http://www.nefariousgirl.com" target="_blank" title="Jipsy"><b>Jipsy</b></a>
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The show opened on Broadway in 2003 and since, the story about the girls from Oz has not stopped breaking records. The Broadway production broke the record again at the end of 2013, earning $3.2 million. Photos by <a href="http://www.nefariousgirl.com" target="_blank" title="Jipsy"><b>Jipsy</b></a>
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The load-in for the Broadway blockbuster Wicked runs smooth as the set seems to 'appear' on the stage before the shows opening night. Photos by <a href="http://www.nefariousgirl.com" target="_blank" title="Jipsy"><b>Jipsy</b></a>
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Wicked is part of the 2014-2015 Broadway in Miami subscription season presented by Bank of America. Photos by <a href="http://www.nefariousgirl.com" target="_blank" title="Jipsy"><b>Jipsy</b></a>
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If you're a fan of the show or want to try your luck at the magic of Wicked, a day-of-performance lottery will be scheduled before each performance. Photos by <a href="http://www.nefariousgirl.com" target="_blank" title="Jipsy"><b>Jipsy</b></a>
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Two and a half hours prior to each performance, people who present themselves at the Arsht Center box office will have their names placed in a lottery drum... Photos by <a href="http://www.nefariousgirl.com" target="_blank" title="Jipsy"><b>Jipsy</b></a>
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...thirty minutes later, names will be drawn for a limited number of orchestra seats at $25 each. This is a cash only sale is you win. Photos by <a href="http://www.nefariousgirl.com" target="_blank" title="Jipsy"><b>Jipsy</b></a>
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This lottery is available only in-person at the box office, with a limit of two tickets per person. Photos by <a href="http://www.nefariousgirl.com" target="_blank" title="Jipsy"><b>Jipsy</b></a>
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Lottery participants must have a valid photo ID when submitting their entry form and, if chosen, when purchasing tickets. Photos by <a href="http://www.nefariousgirl.com" target="_blank" title="Jipsy"><b>Jipsy</b></a>
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Overlooking the Arsht Center audience, the Dragon is ready Miami. Photos by <a href="http://www.nefariousgirl.com" target="_blank" title="Jipsy"><b>Jipsy</b></a>
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Company Manager, Ryan Lympus shows us around. Photos by <a href="http://www.nefariousgirl.com" target="_blank" title="Jipsy"><b>Jipsy</b></a>
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"Wicked" has been performed in over 100 cities in 13 countries around the world. Photos by <a href="http://www.nefariousgirl.com" target="_blank" title="Jipsy"><b>Jipsy</b></a>
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All programs, artists, ticket prices, availability, dates and times are subject to change without notice. For tickets visit www.arshtcenter.org, or call the Box Office at (305) 949-6722. Photos by <a href="http://www.nefariousgirl.com" target="_blank" title="Jipsy"><b>Jipsy</b></a>
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A view from the Adrienne Arsht Center stage as the city of Oz is about to rise. The show runs from Wednesday, March 11 through Sunday, March 29. Photos by <a href="http://www.nefariousgirl.com" target="_blank" title="Jipsy"><b>Jipsy</b></a>
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