For information:
Matt Hessburg
(916) 446-5880, ext. 124

TO: Assignment Desks / Features Desks / Photo Desks
FROM: Matt Hessburg, Broadway Sacramento
SUBJECT: WICKED Load-In: Camera Alert and Interview Opportunities
WHAT:  Television camera crews, radio and print still photographers are invited to cover the load-in for the Broadway blockbuster WICKED in preparation for its return engagement at Sacramento Community Center Theater from May 28 – June 15. Tickets for WICKED start at $38 and are available by calling (916) 557-1999 or at the Wells Fargo Pavilion Box Office, 1419 H Street, Sacramento. Tickets are also available at the Convention Center Box Office, 1301 L Street, Sacramento, by calling (916) 808-5181, or online at For information, visit

This will be the only time cameras have this opportunity during WICKED’s 3-week run at the Community Center Theater. Portions of the load-in may be photographed and filmed, which is a fantastic technical behind-the-scenes look at how the production of WICKED goes from truck to stage.

WHEN:  Tuesday, May 27
9:45 a.m. – camera arrival and set up
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. – video shoot and interviews

WHO:   Interviews with the Company Manager, Production Stage Manager and Head Carpenter are available

WHERE:  You can park in the passenger drop-off driveway at the L Street entrance to Community Center Theater, accessed from 13th & L Streets. A staff member will be there to escort you.

RSVP:  If you are planning to send a reporter, a camera crew, or a photographer, please contact Matt Hessburg in advance, (916) 446-5880, ext. 124 or

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