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WICKED Flies Back to Birmingham in 2018WICKED Flies Back to Birmingham in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is delighted to confirm that its spectacular, multi record-breaking and critically acclaimed touring production will return to the Birmingham Hippodrome in 2018. (more...)

WICKED to Fly Back to Bristol This SpringWICKED to Fly Back to Bristol This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

WICKED returns for four weeks only from Tuesday 6 February to Saturday 3 March 2018. Tickets go on general sale on Wednesday 1 February. (more...)

WICKED Flies Back to Edinburgh Playhouse in May 2018WICKED Flies Back to Edinburgh Playhouse in May 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is delighted to confirm that its spectacular, multi record-breaking and critically acclaimed touring production will return to the Edinburgh Playhouse in 2018. (more...)

WICKED Will Fly Back to Ten UK & Ireland Cities from February 2018WICKED Will Fly Back to Ten UK & Ireland Cities from February 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is delighted to confirm that its spectacular, multi record-breaking and critically acclaimed touring production will return to the UK & Ireland in 2018. (more...)

Tony-Winning Broadway Producer Mike Isaacson to Receive CTI's 2017 Robert Whitehead AwardTony-Winning Broadway Producer Mike Isaacson to Receive CTI's 2017 Robert Whitehead Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Tony Award-winning Broadway producer Mike Isaacson will be presented The Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award for 'outstanding achievement in commercial theatre producing' at a reception at Sardi's on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. (more...)

Extra, Extra! Star-Studded FRONT PAGE Revival Recoups on BroadwayExtra, Extra! Star-Studded FRONT PAGE Revival Recoups on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that The Front Page recouped its entire $4.875 million capitalization during the week ending Sunday, January 1, making official the show's much discussed smash-hit status. (more...)

WICKED Defies Gravity, Breaks Its Own North American Touring RecordWICKED Defies Gravity, Breaks Its Own North American Touring Record
by BWW News Desk - Jan 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...)

THE PRESENT, Starring Cate Blanchett, Opens on Broadway this Sunday!THE PRESENT, Starring Cate Blanchett, Opens on Broadway this Sunday!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Sydney Theatre Company production of THE PRESENT opens Sunday, January 8. Andrew Upton's new adaptation of Anton Chekhov's first play, Platonov, THE PRESENT is directed by John Crowley at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street) for a limited engagement through Sunday, March 19, 2017. (more...)

Tony-Winning Thanksgiving Family Drama THE HUMANS Becomes Top-Grossing Play of 2016Tony-Winning Thanksgiving Family Drama THE HUMANS Becomes Top-Grossing Play of 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The most acclaimed, celebrated, and awarded American play in recent memory, The Humans, was also the top-grossing play of 2016 with box office receipts totaling $23,004,513.38. (more...)

Adam Langdon to Lead 'CURIOUS INCIDENT' in Providence This FebruaryAdam Langdon to Lead 'CURIOUS INCIDENT' in Providence This February
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

The Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) has announced casting for the Providence engagement of the National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, the Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel. (more...)

THE HUMANS to Eat Last Holiday Meal on Broadway This Winter; National Tour on the Horizon!THE HUMANS to Eat Last Holiday Meal on Broadway This Winter; National Tour on the Horizon!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Producers Scott Rudin and Barry Diller announced today that the most acclaimed, celebrated, and awarded American play in recent memory, The Humans, will play its final Broadway performance on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at its third New York home, the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, after its year-long, smash hit run on Broadway and fourteen weeks Off Broadway. (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 - Nov 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...)

WICKED Tour to Welcome Three New Stars This Month in MichiganWICKED Tour to Welcome Three New Stars This Month in Michigan
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

The WICKED tour will welcome Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award-winner Isabel Keating as Madame Morrible, Fred Applegate as The Wizard and Andy Mientus ('Smash') as Boq, beginning Tuesday, November 22nd at Wharton Center in East Lansing. (more...)

Tickets to 'CURIOUS INCIDENT' at Dr. Phillips Center on Sale FridayTickets to 'CURIOUS INCIDENT' at Dr. Phillips Center on Sale Friday
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

The National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME is the Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel. Directed by Tony winner Marianne Elliott, the critically acclaimed production will come to Dr. Phillips Center as part of a North American Tour. The Orlando engagement will play the Walt Disney Theater November 1 - 6, 2016. (more...)

Broadway's WICKED Welcomes New 'Madame Morrible' TonightBroadway's WICKED Welcomes New 'Madame Morrible' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 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...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 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...)

The National Theatre Production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME On Sale This SundayThe National Theatre Production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME On Sale This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

The National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME is the Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel. Directed by Tony winnerMarianne Elliott, the critically acclaimed production will go on sale to the public this Sunday, October 30, 2016. THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME will play a limited two week engagement at the Boston Opera House as part of the 2016/2017 Lexus Broadway In Boston Season. (more...)

Kara Lindsay Returns to Broadway's WICKED Next MonthKara Lindsay Returns to Broadway's WICKED Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Beginning performances Tuesday, November 1, KARA LINDSAY will return to the role of Glinda in the Broadway production of WICKED. (more...)

Kravis Center to Present THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIMEKravis Center to Present THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME is the Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel. Directed by Tony winner Marianne Elliott, the critically acclaimed production will come to The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach as part of a North American Tour November 15 - 20. (more...)

WICKED Announces Added Holiday PerformancesWICKED Announces Added Holiday Performances
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

WICKED, the spellbinding musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, has added three extra Christmas matinees: on Thursday 22 December, Monday 26 December 2016 and Thursday 29 December 2016. All extra shows start at 2.30pm at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre.  (more...)

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