Meet the New WICKED Witches - Caroline Bowman and Kara Lindsay!
by BWW News Desk - November 21, 2014
Wicked just announced it will welcome new cast members to the Gershwin Theatre beginning Tuesday, December 16. Caroline Bowman will step into the role of 'Elphaba', and Kara Lindsay will assume the role of 'Glinda', directly from playing the role on national tour. Get to know Broadway's newest witches below! (more...)
WICKED Announces Slew of Broadway Cast Changes Including New Witches Caroline Bowman and Kara Lindsay; Plus Kathy Fitzgerald, Robin DeJesus & Matt Shingledecker
by BWW News Desk - November 20, 2014
Wicked will welcome new cast members to the Gershwin Theatre beginning Tuesday, December 16. CAROLINE BOWMAN (Kinky Boots, Eva in the Broadway revival tour of Evita) will step into the role of Elphaba, and KARA LINDSAY (original cast of Broadway's Newsies) will assume the role of Glinda, directly from playing the role on national tour. (more...)
Exclusive Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with WICKED Cast for Carols For A Cure!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - November 16, 2014
BroadwayWorld is excited to continue our exclusive photo coverage of the recording sessions for this year's album with the cast of Wicked, who sing 'In the Bleak Midwinter.' Check out photos of cast members Gregg Kirsopp, Jerad Bortz, Carla Stickler, Alicia Albright, Emily Ferranti and more below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: WICKED-Inspired Episode of PROJECT RUNWAY ALL-STARS Crowns Winner
by Jennifer Broski - November 14, 2014
Broadway's Wicked collaborated with Lifetime's hit series, 'Project Runway All Stars,' for a Wicked-inspired episode and couture challenge, which aired last night, November 13. BroadwayWorld has photos of Wicked's stars with the winner and her designs below! (more...)
WICKED Opens in San Diego Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 12, 2014
?A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held for Wicked, which is returning to The San Diego Civic Theatre with performances from tonight, November 12-December 7, 2014. (more...)
Parody Mash-Up Musical WICKED FROZEN! to Premiere at the PIT Today
by BWW News Desk - November 9, 2014
The world premiere new musical, "Wicked Frozen! A Musical Parody Mashup of 'Wicked' and 'Frozen' Written by Two People Who Have Never Seen 'Wicked' or 'Frozen'", will be presented this November at the famed People's Improv Theatre (PIT)! After an awardsweeping run during the 2014 West Village Musical Theatre Festival this summer, the fanfavorite short musical has been expanded to a hilarious sixtyminute piece. (more...)
VIDEO: WICKED-Inspired Episode Set for Next PROJECT RUNWAY ALL-STARS!
by TV News Desk - November 7, 2014
On the next episode of Season 4 of Lifetime's PROJECT RUNWAY ALL-STARS, the designers must create couture fashion inspired by the long-running Broadway musical Wicked. (more...)
WICKED Announces Ticket Lottery for 11/12-12/7 San Diego Run
by BWW News Desk - November 5, 2014
?A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held for Wicked, which is returning to The San Diego Civic Theatre with performances from November 12-December 7, 2014. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: BBC One's STRICTLY COME DANCING Defies Gravity with WICKED-Themed Performance
by Stage Tube - November 4, 2014
Frankie and Kevin swept away the competition in BBC One's STRICTLY COME DANCING Halloween special. Watch their Wicked-themed Tango, which almost brought Bruno Tonioli to tears and scored them a ten, below! (more...)
Video Flashback: Celebrate WICKED's Birthday with Cast Members Past!
by BroadwayWorld TV - October 30, 2014
Today in 2003, Wicked opened at the Gershwin Theatre, where it is still running. Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, Wicked has music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and a book by Winnie Holzman. The production is directed by Joe Mantello with musical staging by Wayne Cilento. Wicked is produced by Marc Platt, Universal Pictures, The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt and David Stone. The show celebrated its tenth anniversary on Broadway last year, and a slew of Wicked alumni attended the special event. To celebrate this day, BroadwayWorld is flashing back to Wicked's epic 10th birthday! (more...)
Parody Mash-Up Musical WICKED FROZEN! to Premiere at the PIT This November
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2014
The world premiere new musical, “Wicked Frozen! A Musical Parody Mashup of 'Wicked' and 'Frozen' Written by Two People Who Have Never Seen 'Wicked' or 'Frozen'”, will be presented this November at the famed People's Improv Theatre (PIT)! After an awardsweeping run during the 2014 West Village Musical Theatre Festival this summer, the fanfavorite short musical has been expanded to a hilarious sixtyminute piece. (more...)
THE WICKED ROCKY HORROR SHOW to Benefit BC/EFA and Golden Rainbow 10/27 in Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2014
The National Touring Company of Wicked will host THE Wicked ROCKY HORROR SHOW, a staged concert performance of Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show, at the Tommy Wind Theatre, 3765 Las Vegas Blvd. South on Monday, October 27, at 8:00 p.m. The event will feature the company of Wicked, and net proceeds will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and Las Vegas' Golden Rainbow. (more...)
Kim Zimmer Rejoins Cast of WICKED First North American Tour Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2014
The company of the first North American tour of Wicked will welcome back Kim Zimmer as 'Madame Morrible' tonight, September 30 in Albuquerque, NM. (more...)
Photo Flash: Jemma Rix Flies Into Sydney for WICKED Run at the Capitol Theatre
by BWW News Desk - September 17, 2014
The Wicked Witch of the West from the award-winning musical theatre blockbuster Wicked flew into Sydney today, ahead of the first performance at the Capitol Theatre on September 20 and an exciting summer season. Landing by helicopter at Macquarie lighthouse at South Head, Elphaba 'The Wicked Witch' was greeted by the Winky Prince Fiyero, munchkin Boq and citizens of the Emerald City in Oz. Scroll down for photos of her grand entrance! (more...)
WICKED's Carla Stickler, Jennifer DiNoia & Jason Yarcho Set for Broadway Fantasy Camp, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - August 29, 2014
Wicked pros appear at Broadway Fantasy Camp's All Day Broadway: Wicked. Carla Stickler, currently appearing as 'Elphaba Understudy' in Wicked at The Gershwin Theatre, will meet with Broadway Fantasy Camp participants on Saturday, October 18, 2014 in Manhattan. Joining Stickler is Jennifer DiNoia, who is rejoining the Broadway company as 'Elphaba Standby.' The Musical Director is Jason Yarcho, previous Conductor for the first National Tour of Wicked. (more...)
WICKED's Katie Rose Clarke to Lead Oxford Shakespeare Master Class Next Month
by BWW News Desk - August 22, 2014
The Oxford Shakespeare Company will momentarily depart from Q&As with classical actors like Patrick Stewart, Fiona Shaw, Derek Jacobi and F Murray Abraham, to present acting students an opportunity to talk with Broadway musical star Katie Rose Clarke, who starred as Glinda in Wicked, Clara in Light in the Piazza, and Babe in The Pajama Game. (more...)
TV Legend Kim Zimmer to Rejoin Cast of WICKED First North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2014
The company of the first North American tour of Wicked will welcome back Kim Zimmer as Madame Morrible on Tuesday, September 30 in Albuquerque, NM. (more...)
Photo Flash: Winners Announced for 2014 WICKED Young Writers' Awards
by BWW News Desk - August 7, 2014
The Wicked Young Writers' Award today announced its winners for 2014 at a prestigious ceremony at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, home of the award-winning musical Wicked. Scroll down for photos! (more...)
Chandra Lee Schwartz and Etai BenShlomo Join WICKED National Tour Today
by BWW News Desk - July 29, 2014
The company of the first North American tour of Wicked welcomes Chandra Lee Schwartz as Glinda and Etai BenShlomo today, July 29 in Salt Lake City, UT. (more...)
Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long-Running Hits - WICKED
by BWW Special Coverage - July 28, 2014
A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's Wicked below! (more...)
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