'Wicked' visits the West Coast

“Wicked” will kick off the 2005-06 Broadway/L.A. series at the Pantages Theater in Hollywood. It’s set to run June 17-July 17.

Musical is adapted from Gregory Maguire’s novel about how “The Wizard of Oz’s” Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch became friends.

Also featured in this season’s lineup are “Annie,” “Dr. Dolittle,” “Bye Bye Birdie” and “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.”

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