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Breaking: Jackie Burns Will Make Long-Awaited Return to WICKED This Summer; Amanda Jane Cooper, Rondi Reed & More Also Join Cast!Breaking: Jackie Burns Will Make Long-Awaited Return to WICKED This Summer; Amanda Jane Cooper, Rondi Reed & More Also Join Cast!
by BWW News Desk - July 12, 2017

Good news! The Broadway blockbuster WICKED will welcome new cast members to the Gershwin Theatre beginning Monday, July 31. (more...)
WICKED Surpasses PHANTOM OF THE THE OPERA at Broadway Box OfficeWICKED Surpasses PHANTOM OF THE THE OPERA at Broadway Box Office
by Caryn Robbins - July 11, 2017

WICKED is flying high at the Broadway box office. The long-running musical has hit $1 billion faster than any other show in Broadway history, surpassing THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at the Broadway box office. (more...)
Photo Flash: OG Elphaba, Idina Menzel, Takes a Trip Back to OZPhoto Flash: OG Elphaba, Idina Menzel, Takes a Trip Back to OZ
by Marissa Sblendorio - June 9, 2017

While Idina Menzel does have quite the Broadway career under her belt, there's no question that she became a bonafide star once she donned the black hat in WICKED. Ever since her departure from the show, fans have been waiting for her to make her triumphant return to OZ. (more...)
See How Bright They Shine! Norbert Leo Butz Joins Idina Menzel Onstage for a WICKED ReunionSee How Bright They Shine! Norbert Leo Butz Joins Idina Menzel Onstage for a WICKED Reunion
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

This weekend, Idina Menzel's A BroaderWay Foundation hosted the 'Idina Menzel and Friends' karaoke event to raise funds for the star's charitable foundation for girls. One of the 'friends' promised at the event was Menzel's former Wicked co-star and Tony Award winner, Norbert Leo Butz! (more...)
DANCE CAPTAIN DANCE ATTACK: Ben Dances Through Life Again with WICKED's Sterling Masters & Nicky VendittiDANCE CAPTAIN DANCE ATTACK: Ben Dances Through Life Again with WICKED's Sterling Masters & Nicky Venditti
by Ben Cameron - May 1, 2017

In the episode below, Ben (a member of the original Broadway cast of Wicked) dances through life again with dance captains Sterling Masters and Nicky Venditti. Can you keep up? (more...)
Exclusive Podcast: Half Hour Call w/ Chris King Welcomes Broadway Dresser Teale DvornikExclusive Podcast: Half Hour Call w/ Chris King Welcomes Broadway Dresser Teale Dvornik
by Half Hour Call with Chris King - May 1, 2017

Today's guest is Teale Dvornik. Teale has been a Broadway dresser for a little over two years. During that time she found a home at the hit Disney show ALADDIN, dressed the world famous Rockettes in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and worked backstage at Marc Jacobs and Calvin Klein during New York Fashion Week. (more...)
VIDEO: Former Elphabas Jackie Burns, Teal Wicks, and Carrie Manolakos Unite to Support Arts for AutismVIDEO: Former Elphabas Jackie Burns, Teal Wicks, and Carrie Manolakos Unite to Support Arts for Autism
by Stage Tube - April 12, 2017

Former Elphabas Jackie Burns, Teal Wicks, and Carrie Manolakos performed a special version of Defying Gravity at last year's Arts for Autism event. Get ready for this year's with a just-released video version below! (more...)
WICKED Shows Support for One Billion Rising with Epic Dance SequenceWICKED Shows Support for One Billion Rising with Epic Dance Sequence
by BWW News Desk - April 1, 2017

The company of Broadway's WICKED sent Women's History Month off in style yesterday with an epic dance around the entirety of the Gershwin. The dance uses original choreography to match the song 'Break the Chain'. Check out the Facebook video of the cast dancing through life in their striking Emerald City costumes below! (more...)
WICKED Painting by Rock Demarco Raffled to Benefit Dr. Phillips Center Arts Scholarship FundWICKED Painting by Rock Demarco Raffled to Benefit Dr. Phillips Center Arts Scholarship Fund
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2017

During last year's FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando season announcement event at Dr. Phillips Center, celebrated nationally known, locally-based artist Rock Demarco created a piece of art referential of the WICKED brand. (more...)
WICKED AFTER DARK Cabaret to Benefit BC/EFA at The AbbeyWICKED AFTER DARK Cabaret to Benefit BC/EFA at The Abbey
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2017

The Center Orlando and members of the National Touring Company of Wicked will host 'WICKED AFTER DARK,' a charitable cabaret concert benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids and The GLBT Center of Central Florida today, January 26th at The Abbey in downtown Orlando. (more...)
VIDEO: Sheryl Lee Ralph Gushes on Broadway's WICKED on 'Wendy Williams'VIDEO: Sheryl Lee Ralph Gushes on Broadway's WICKED on 'Wendy Williams'
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2017

Legendary DREAMGIRL Sheryl Lee Ralph stopped by this week's WENDY WILLIAMS to talk about starring in the hit Broadway musical, WICKED. (more...)
WICKED Welcomes New Citizens of Oz Next MonthWICKED Welcomes New Citizens of Oz Next Month
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2017

Beginning performances Tuesday, February 7, WICKED will welcome back PJ BENJAMIN, who will return to the Broadway blockbuster in the role of The Wizard, and CHAD JENNINGS, direct from the National Tour of WICKED, in the role of Doctor Dillamond. This is Chad's Broadway debut. (more...)
WICKED Will Fly Back to the Windy City Next Holiday SeasonWICKED Will Fly Back to the Windy City Next Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2017

Broadway In Chicago has announced that WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster and Chicago's most popular musical, will return to Chicago's Oriental Theatre (24 W Randolph) during the holiday season for a limited seven-week engagement Dec. 6, 2017- Jan. 21, 2018. (more...)
WICKED AFTER DARK Cabaret to Benefit BC/EFA at The AbbeyWICKED AFTER DARK Cabaret to Benefit BC/EFA at The Abbey
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2017

The Center Orlando and members of the National Touring Company of Wicked will host 'WICKED AFTER DARK,' a charitable cabaret concert benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids and The GLBT Center of Central Florida on Thursday, January 26th at The Abbey in downtown Orlando. (more...)
WICKED Defies Gravity, Breaks Its Own North American Touring RecordWICKED Defies Gravity, Breaks Its Own North American Touring Record
by BWW News Desk - January 6, 2017

The Broadway blockbuster WICKED continues to defy gravity at the box office, with the production's National Tour breaking its own record for the highest grossing week in U.S. touring history, with a final gross of $3,325,200 at Washington D.C.'s Kennedy Center for the nine performance week ending January 1, 2017. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Get a Bird's-Eye View as 'Glinda' with Kara Lindsay at WICKEDSTAGE TUBE: Get a Bird's-Eye View as 'Glinda' with Kara Lindsay at WICKED
by Stage Tube - December 30, 2016

The New York Times just unveiled its daily 360-degree video featuring a bird's-eye view of Broadway's Wicked from the perspective of current 'Glinda', Kara Lindsay. Check it out below! (more...)
Exclusive Photo Coverage: Cast of WICKED Harmonizes for Carols For A CureExclusive Photo Coverage: Cast of WICKED Harmonizes for Carols For A Cure
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - December 23, 2016

The holiday season is not complete without the perfect music to accompany it. 'Broadway's Carols for a Cure' is the latest compilation album that embodies the spirit of the season like nothing else can. A project born completely out of love, 'Broadway's Carols for a Cure' pairs the casts from famous Broadway musicals with songs that are both classic and new. The result is pure gold that will make you reach for the 'repeat' button over and over again. (more...)
For Good! WICKED Will Become 9th Longest-Running Show in Broadway HistoryFor Good! WICKED Will Become 9th Longest-Running Show in Broadway History
by BWW News Desk - November 30, 2016

The international blockbuster Wicked will play its 5,462nd Broadway performance on Sunday, December 4th at 2pm, surpassing Beauty and the Beast to become the 9th longest-running production in Broadway history. (more...)
Broadway's WICKED Welcomes New 'Madame Morrible' TonightBroadway's WICKED Welcomes New 'Madame Morrible' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 1, 2016

Beginning performances tonight, November 1, Tony Award nominee Sheryl Lee Ralph will assume the role of Madame Morrible in the Broadway production of WICKED. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Sheryl LeeRalph in WICKED; Begins Performances Tomorrow!Photo Flash: First Look at Sheryl LeeRalph in WICKED; Begins Performances Tomorrow!
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2016

Beginning performances tomorrow, November 1, Tony Award nominee Sheryl Lee Ralph will assume the role of Madame Morrible in the Broadway production of WICKED. (more...)
Attention Witches of the West Coast- WICKED Will Hold Open Call in LA!Attention Witches of the West Coast- WICKED Will Hold Open Call in LA!
by BWW News Desk - October 28, 2016

Attention Wicked fans! BroadwayWorld has just learned that Telsey + Company will soon hold open calls for singers and dancers in Los Angeles. Check out the details below: (more...)
Kara Lindsay Returns to Broadway's WICKED Next MonthKara Lindsay Returns to Broadway's WICKED Next Month
by BWW News Desk - October 27, 2016

Beginning performances Tuesday, November 1, KARA LINDSAY will return to the role of Glinda in the Broadway production of WICKED. (more...)
2nd Annual ElphaBall Takes Over Tonight's BROADWAY SESSIONS2nd Annual ElphaBall Takes Over Tonight's BROADWAY SESSIONS
by BWW News Desk - October 27, 2016

Tonight, October 27th, BROADWAY SESSIONS offers the 2nd annual ElphaBall! An evening featuring ladies who played Elphaba in various companies of Wicked. (more...)
WICKED Celebrates Years in the West End Tonight - and the UK & Ireland Tour Returns in 2018WICKED Celebrates Years in the West End Tonight - and the UK & Ireland Tour Returns in 2018
by BWW News Desk - September 27, 2016

WICKED, the West End musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, celebrates an extraordinary 10 years at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre tonight (Tuesday 27 September 2016). Over the past decade, Wicked has attained many accolades and achieved numerous milestones to become 'one of the most popular West End musicals ever' (London Evening Standard). (more...)
WICKED Releases Original Cast Recording On Vinyl!WICKED Releases Original Cast Recording On Vinyl!
by BWW News Desk - September 9, 2016

Currently the 10(th) longest- running show in Broadway history, the blockbuster musical WICKED will celebrate its 13(th) Anniversary this October 30(th). Today, September 9, in conjunction with this milestone, the GRAMMY award-winning, multi-platinum Original Cast Recording has received its first-ever wide release on vinyl as a double LP via Verve/UMe. (more...)

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