BWW Interview: My Dance Selfie with Sterling Masters of Broadway's WICKED
by Bob Rizzo - April 28, 2016
Sterling Masters hails from Charlotte, NC and is currently appearing in Wicked on Broadway. Long before she made her Broadway debut in the show she grew up dancing in her mom's dance studio. She competed in dance competitions and still holds the record for being the first and only dancer to hold all four titles for Carolina Dance Masters. After a brief stint at Florida State, Sterling was cast in the national tour of Fosse and never looked back. She went on to perform (and dance captain) national tours of Thoroughly Modern Millie, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Wicked, to name a few. (more...)
VIDEO: 12-Year-Old Stuns BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT Judges with Performance of 'Defying Gravity'
by Caryn Robbins - April 11, 2016
'We weren't expecting that!' was all BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT judge Simon Cowell could say following a performance of Wicked's 'Defying Gravity' by Beau Dermott. (more...)
3,000 NYC Students Go Behind the Scenes at WICKED Today
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2016
Today, March 31, the Gershwin Theatre (222 West 51st Street) will be visited by thousands of NYC public school students as the theatre arts and education organization Inside Broadway presents its popular program CREATING THE MAGIC. (more...)
Rejoicify! WICKED Brings in Over $1 Billion in Broadway Box Office Sales
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2016
Since opening in October 2003, the blockbuster musicalÂ WickedÂ has grossed over $1 billion solely from its Broadway Box Office, a milestone reached in a record 12Â˝ years -- faster, by far, than any other production in Broadway history.Â It joinsÂ The Lion KingÂ andÂ The Phantom of the OperaÂ as the only shows to have grossed $1 billion in Broadway Box Office. (more...)
3,000 NYC Students to Go Behind the Scenes at WICKED This Month
by BWW News Desk - March 9, 2016
On Thursday, March 31, the Gershwin Theatre (222 West 51st Street) will be visited by thousands of NYC public school students asÂ the theatre arts and education organization Inside Broadway presents its popular program CREATING THE MAGIC. Featuring the cast and production crew of the hit long-running Broadway musical Wicked, the 80 minute program will be offered at 11:00am and 1:45pm. (more...)
Attention Ozians! Broadway's WICKED Will Launch Digital Lottery Next Week
by BWW News Desk - March 4, 2016
Attention Ozians! The Broadway blockbuster Wicked will add a digital lottery to its current ticket offerings beginning next Tuesday, March 8, it was announced today. (more...)
WICKED Passes RENT to Become 10th Longest-Running Show on Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2016
They know about popular! (more...)
WICKED Will Become Broadway's 10th Longest-Running Show This Weekend!
by BWW News Desk - February 10, 2016
The international blockbuster Wicked will play its 5,124th Broadway performance on Sunday, February 14th at 2pm, surpassing Rent to become the 10th longest-running production in Broadway history.Â (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Aaron Tveit Channels Glinda for Newest Installment of WICKED's #OutofOz Series!
by Stage Tube - January 27, 2016
As previously reported, Broadway blockbuster Wicked has launched the new studio session video series, OUT OF OZ, featuring former and current stars of the hit musical performing reimagined versions of songs from Stephen Schwartz's beloved score. The next installment is here at last and Aaron Tveit is taking on Glinda's iconic 'Popular.' Check it out below! Be sure to also check out 'Defying Gravity' and 'I'm Not That Girl'. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Aaron Tveit Teases WICKED's Next Out Of Oz Video!
by Stage Tube - January 26, 2016
As previously reported, Broadway blockbuster Wicked has launched the new studio session video series, OUT OF OZ, featuring former and current stars of the hit musical performing reimagined versions of songs from Stephen Schwartz's beloved score. The next installment is on its way, according to a recent tease from Aaron Tveit, and by the sounds of the first notes, we have an idea of what it might be! (more...)
From the BroadwayWorld Vaults: Marybeth Abel Reveals the Stage Magic of WICKED!
by BroadwayWorld TV - January 21, 2016
In honor of Throwback Thursday, BroadwayWorld is celebrating the past with a new series that will take you back in time with some of our favorite vintage video features. That's right- we are opening up the BroadwayWorld Vaults to reminisce on shows are long gone from the Broadway-scene, but have left an indelible mark on the world of theatre as a whole. Today, we bring you a vintage BroadwayWorld 'STAGE MAGIC' video from 2009. Watch as Stage Manager Marybeth Abel reveals the magic behind Wicked below! (more...)
Carrie St. Louis, Judy Kaye, Peter Scolari & More Will Join Broadway's WICKED Next Month!
by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2016
Good news! The Broadway blockbuster Wicked will welcome several new cast members to the Gershwin Theatre next month. (more...)
Arielle Jacobs Wants to be in HAMILTON, Wins in a Thumb War, and More Lessons from WICKED's Twitter Takeover
by Sally Henry - January 10, 2016
Live from the Gershwin Theatre, Arielle spent the day tweeting photos, videos, and fun facts all about the Tony Award-winning musical. (more...)
BWW Exclusive: WICKED's Josh Green and FiancĂ© Talk On-Stage Engagement
by Sally Henry - January 10, 2016
When Josh Daniel Green took the stage for his Christmas day performance of Wicked, the last thing he thought he'd have after the performance was a shiny new ring. (more...)
Photo & Video Recap- What You Missed From WICKED's Twitter Takeover by Arielle Jacobs
by Sally Henry - January 9, 2016
So what did we learn about Wicked from the takeover? Check out our recap below! (more...)
VIDEO: Christine Dwyer & Danny Quadrino Make Magic with Cover of Adele's 'Hello'
by BWW News Desk - January 7, 2016
Below, watch magic happen as Wicked's Christine Dwyer and NEWSIE's Danny Quadrino cover the Adele smash hit 'Hello' with a surprise mashup ending! (more...)
WICKED Tour Breaks All-Time North American Touring Record in St. Louis
by BWW News Desk - January 4, 2016
The national tour of Wicked continues to break records! The show played its highest grossing week in North American Touring history with a final gross of $3,285,606 for the nine performance week ending January 3, 2016 at St. Louis' Fabulous Fox Theatre. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: WICKED's Flying Monkeys Get Engaged on Stage for Christmas
by Stage Tube - January 3, 2016
Another showmance has blossomed into a true love story on a Broadway stage. (more...)
Exclusive Photo Coverage: WICKED's Arielle Jacobs Sings Carols For A Cure
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - December 23, 2015
Throughout the holiday season, BroadwayWorld will be bringing you our exclusive photo coverage from inside the recording room. Below, go behind the scenes with Wicked's Arielle Jacobs as she records 'Ave Maria/I Heard the Bells.' (more...)
VIDEO: Which 'View' Host Just Made Her Broadway Debut in WICKED? Find Out!
by TV News Desk - December 17, 2015
Below, watch Collins make her 28-second Broadway debut in Wicked, after she gets a little advice from the show's current stars, Kara Lindsay and Rachel Tucker. (more...)