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Based on the novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire


VIDEO: Rachel Bloom Explains How She Wound Up in Musical Theatre
by - Jan 19, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, Golden Globe-winning star and creator of 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,' Rachel Bloom explained to Stephen why she didn't chase her original career choice, a surgeon! (more...)

VIDEO: Louie Anderson Reveals When He Talks to God, God Answers
by - Jan 19, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, Emmy-award winning comedian and author Louie Anderson, who stars as Zach Galifianakis' mother in 'Baskets.' says his prayers were answered when he got the part. (more...)

VIDEO: Idina Menzel on Performing at White House, Upcoming Tour & More on LATE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, guest Idina Menzel revealed that all really wants is to be good at Twitter. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: January 19, 2017
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 19, 2017

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

Lauren Worsham, Katrina Lenk and More Set for ARTISTS FOR WORLD PEACE ON BROADWAY Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Artists for World Peace, a nonprofit organization, will host its 6th annual Broadway event on Sunday, February 19th, at The Cutting Room, 44 East 32nd Street, Manhattan, New York. (more...)

WICKED 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...)

BWW Review: LIE, CHEAT AND GENUFLECT by Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore at the Carrollwood Players
by Peter Nason - Jan 19, 2017

It's like 'Some Like It Hot' meets 'Nuns on the Run!' (more...)

COME FROM AWAY Cast Poses for Vanity Fair
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The new musical Come From Away will begin performances on Broadway on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) and officially open Sunday, March 12, 2017. Before the company takes their Broadway bows, they will appear in the February issue of Vanity Fair. (more...)

WICKED 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...)

VIDEO: Idina Menzel Talks 'Beaches' Remake: 'I Was Terrified to Do It'
by TV News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Singer and actress Idina Menzel appeared live on this morning's 'GMA' to discuss the upcoming reboot of 'Beaches.' (more...)

Highland Park Players Presents A FAIRY TALE ADVENTURE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Highland Park Players Theater for Young Audiences presents its newest production of A Fairy Tale Adventure at Edgewood Auditorium, 929 Edgewood Road, Highland Park, on Saturdays and Sundays, February 11, 12, 18, and 19, at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm. (more...)

Mystery Writers of America Announces the 2017 Edgar Award Nominations; Gala to Take Place in NYC, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Mystery Writers of America celebrates the 208th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe by announcing the Nominees for the 2017 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2016. The Edgar Awards will be presented to the winners at the 71st Gala Banquet, April 27, 2017 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City. (more...)

AMOR X AMOR: San Valentín a ritmo de musicales
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jan 19, 2017

El proximo 14 de febrero mas de 30 artistas se uniran sobre el escenario del Teatre Victoria en un concierto de duetos de musicales dirigido por Alicia Serrat con direccion musical de Xavier Torras (more...)

BROADWAY ON MAIN STREET Exclusively at Jeanne Rimsky Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

It's an all-new event created exclusively for the Jeanne Rimsky Theater. Producer Stephen DeAngelis brings five of Broadway's finest vocalists to recreate their signature musical moments from their long-running roles in the Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals you know and love. They'll also share backstage stories and take questions from the audience. (more...)

Burlesque Star Lavinia Draper to Host Intermission Party at WILD WOMEN OF PLANET WONGO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

One of the most unique parties in town is the immersive sci-fi musical comedy Wild Women of Planet Wongo, now running through March, will introduce special guest hosts during their interactive Planet Wongo Game Break which takes place during both 10-minute intermissions. (more...)

More Broadway Villains Sign on for 'ICY HEARTS CLUB' at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Natalie Joy Johnson (Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde), Kevin Smith Kirkwood (Kinky Boots; Classic Whitney: Alive!), Denis Lambert (Doctor Zhivago; A Chorus Line), Sharone Sayegh (The Band's Visit; Mamma Mia), and Ari'el Stachel (The Band's Visit) join the cast of The Broadway Villains Party: Icy Hearts Club Edition at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

Complete Casting Announced for Broadway's WAR PAINT!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Producers David Stone and Marc Platt today announced complete casting for the upcoming Broadway musical, WAR PAINT. (more...)

VIDEO: Idina Menzel Originally Thought BEACHES Remake Was 'The Stupidest Idea'
by TV News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Grammy and Tony winner Idina Menzel stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about starring in the upcoming TV remake of the film "Beaches.' (more...)

31st Annual MAC Awards to Honor Michele Lee
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC) will present MICHELE LEE with its 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award at the 31st Annual MAC Awards to be held Tuesday, March 28 at 7:00 pm at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill in New York City. (more...)

BWW Awards Special: South African Theatre Winners Celebrate the 2016 Regional BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards
by David Fick - Jan 18, 2017

It was no unlucky Friday the 13th for South Africa's theatre community when BroadwayWorld's Regional Managing Editor Christina Mancuso released the names of the of the winners of the 2016 BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards. (more...)

27th Annual LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards Celebrated Achievement Throughout Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The 27th Annual LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards, celebrating theatrical excellence and achievement throughout Los Angeles, were presented on Tuesday, January 17 at the Ahmanson Theatre at The Music Center. (more...)

Scoop: SHARK TANK on ABC - Sunday, February 5, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jan 18, 2017

Get all the scoop on SHARK TANK, airing on ABC on Sunday, February 5, 2017! (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards Winners Announced - Anthony Lee Medina, Shanae'a Moore and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 18, 2017

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 75 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2016 Houston winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

Steffanie Leigh and More Crowned for Latest BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Just announced, Broadway's final Mary Poppins Steffanie Leigh, Newsies star Stephanie Styles, Krystina Alabado, Jackie Burns, and Mara Davi will be joining Tony nominees Laura Osnes and Susan Egan and music director Benjamin Rauhala in the latest Broadway Princess Party at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

Jarrod Spector and Kelli Barrett to Sing About Marriage on Valentine's Day at Wharton Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Celebrate Valentine's Day with a special night of music! Newly- married Broadway vets Jarrod Spector and Kelli Barrett are often asked, 'What's it like to be married to a fellow artist?' Bringing to life the greatest songs birthed from the greatest marriages, the two attempt to answer that question. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 1/15/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 1/15/2017. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 1/18
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 18, 2017

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 1/15/2017. (more...)

VIDEO: Idina Menzel Talks Singing 'Wind Beneath My Wings'; Recalls Wedding Singer Days on LIVE
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

On today's LIVE WITH KELLY, guest Idina Menzel recalled her former job as a wedding singer and reveals that her and Kristen Bell sang the Bette Midler classic “Wind Beneath My Wings” for their FROZEN audition. (more...)

Wayne Cilento Will Helm GREASE in Toronto; Casting Underway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just learned that casting is underway for a Toronto production of Grease, directed and choreographed by Wayne Cilento, the Tony-award winning Broadway choreographer of 'Wicked' and 'Tommy.' This high-octane new production is designed to make Grease as relevant and explosive today as it was almost 50 years ago. (more...)

27th Annual LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Award Winners Announced - THE BOY FROM OZ, HAM: A MUSICAL MEMOIR and More Big Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The 27th Annual LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards, celebrating theatrical excellence and achievement throughout Los Angeles, were presented on Tuesday, January 17, at the Ahmanson Theatre at The Music Center. (more...)

Go Over the Rainbow with THE WIZARD OZ at Children's Theatre of Cincinnati
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Click your heels three times and follow the yellow brick road to the Taft Theatre this February to experience the magical adventures of Dorothy and her friends when The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati presents the classic musical THE WIZARD OF OZ this February (February 11 - 19, 2017).  (more...)

TheatreWorks Presents Musical Saga RAGS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2016/2017 season with a musical saga of immigrant America, Rags. (more...)

Foothill Music Theatre Gives Bay Area's First Look at Revised Musical SIDE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre will give Bay Area audiences their first look at the 2014 revised version of the acclaimed Broadway musical Side Show. This dazzling work, featuring music by Henry Krieger (Dreamgirls), and book/lyrics by Bill Russell (Pageant, Lucky Duck), was nominated for four 1998 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Book, and Best Actress. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Laura Osnes, Lindsay Mendez & More Salute Barbra Streisand with the American Pops Orchestra
by Walter McBride - Jan 17, 2017

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - continued their all-star 2016-2017 season with Don't Rain on My Parade: 75 Years of Barbra Streisand on Friday, January 13 at The George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium (730 21st Street NW, Washington, DC). (more...)

Kyle Dean Massey and More to Sing the Songs of NASHVILLE at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

On January 30th, a host of Broadway favorites will sing the music from the hit ABC/CMT show Nashville at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

MIGHTY REAL Creators' AN EVENING WITH PHYLLIS HYMAN Adds Weekend Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

AN EVENING WITH PHYLLIS HYMAN, a world premiere musical the creators of the Broadway bound musical Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical, has added an additional three-performance weekend to the previously announced performances due to popular demand. (more...)

BROADWAY GOES A CAPPELLA at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Broadway and A Cappella stars come together for a special performance of classic and contemporary theatre songs, Broadway Goes A Cappella, on Monday, January 23rd at 7 PM at Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club. (more...)

Old School Square to Present Nine Audience-Wowing Concerts & Shows in February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

???????Old School Square is presenting nine amazing shows and concerts in February. Tickets for all of them are available for online purchase now at www.OldSchoolSquare.org. (more...)

International Human Rights Arts Festival to Feature HAMILTON Dancer, Bessie Winner and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

2016 Bessie Award-winning choreographer Joya Powell brings her Movement of the People Dance company to the premiere International Human Rights Art Festival, New York City's first arts-advocacy festival of its kind. (more...)

Idina Menzel to Embark on 2017 World Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

BWW has learned that Grammy and Tony Award winner Idina Menzel is embarking on a world tour to 50+ cities this year! (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Announces Its 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey announces its 2017 lineup after completing an immensely successful 2016 season that was repeatedly featured in "Top Ten Productions of 2016" listings, such as The Star-Ledger, The Wall Street Journal, and NJ Arts. The 2017 season promises to be a thrilling one, featuring beloved classics, as well as an epic new work. The Theatre is especially proud to be the first theatre in the Northeast to present Shakespeare in Love by Lee Hall, the new play based on the Academy Award-winning film by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard with music by Paddy Cunneen. The new stage adaptation is one of five plays to appear on STNJ's Main Stage in 2017 and will be accompanied with works by Moliere, Shakespeare and Joe Orton.  (more...)

Leslie Becker Gives Solo Concert at W Times Square 1/30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

42 Seven Productions presents Broadway & Billboard artist Leslie Becker at Times Square's W Hotel on Monday, January 30. as part of the LIVE in the Living Room Series. (more...)

Broadway's Best Star in New Web Series RACHEL UNRAVELED
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Musical Comedy Web Series 'Rachel Unraveled' Subverts Showbiz Fantasies; Set to Premiere at Allouche Gallery. Featuring a cast of Broadway actors, the show will debut January 27 (more...)

Actors' Equity to Celebrate National Swing Day Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Actors' Equity Association will mark its second annual 'National Swing Day' with a social media celebration tomorrow, Wednesday, January 18, 2017. (more...)

Idina Menzel's Global Tour to Stop in Atlanta This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

After releasing her fifth solo studio album idina. last fall, Tony Award-winning superstar Idina Menzel announced today that she will head out on a 50+ city global spring & summer tour, including  a one-night only show at Atlanta's famed Fox Theatre on Saturday, July 22 at 8 p.m. (more...)

New Musical Comedy Web Series RACHEL UNRAVELED to Feature Jon Rua and More
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Actor-writer duo Rachel Ravel and Austin Spero will premiere the pilot episode of their musical comedy web series, RACHEL UNRAVELED, at the Allouche Gallery in the Meatpacking District. (more...)

Idina Menzel Brings Tour to the Fabulous Fox Theatre in August
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

After releasing her fifth solo studio album idina. last fall, Tony Award-winning superstar Idina Menzel announced today that she will head out on a 50+ city global spring & summer tour that will include a stop at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Tuesday, August 15 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Major Attaway to Star as Genie in ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Disney's Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical, is pleased to announce that Major Attaway, current Genie standby in the Broadway company, will take over the role full-time beginning Tuesday, February 21, 2017. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Laura Bell Bundy Warns Against 'Praying the Gay Away' in New Skits-O-Frenic Episode
by Stage Tube - Jan 17, 2017

Broadway veteran Laura Bell Bundy is at it again with a new Skits-O-Frenic episode, titled 'You Can't Pray The Gay Away.' The description reads: 'We should all know by now that you can't pray the gay away. It's in one's DNA and it's here to stay. In light of the inauguration, we pledge our support of and for the equal rights and treatment of the LGBTQ community. We hope all people feel the freedom to let their freak flag fly. Okrr?!' (more...)

WICKED Will Fly Back to the Windy City Next Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 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...)

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