Wicked closes after 3-year Chicago run

January 25, 2009 8:32:28 PM PST
The curtain has closed on the most popular Broadway musical to take the stage in Chicago.The cast of Wicked took its final bow Sunday afternoon at the Oriental Theatre.

Wicked opened in Chicago three and one-half years ago. Nearly 3 million people have seen one of the 1,500 performances.

All that has combined to make Wicked the top-grossing and longest-running Broadway musical in Chicago history.