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Oriental Theatre- Ford Center for the Performing Arts (Chicago, IL)
24 W. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL

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

Something's Coming: What's Ahead for Broadway in Spring 2015!Something's Coming: What's Ahead for Broadway in Spring 2015!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 28, 2014

2015 is almost here, and that means that a slew of new shows are on their way to the Great White Way. Before the 2015 Awards season gets started, no less than nineteen new productions will take tike their first Broadway bows. Catch up on what's in store for the season ahead below! (more...)

Theater People Podcast Welcomes WICKED, GODSPELL, DOGFIGHT's Lindsay MendezTheater People Podcast Welcomes WICKED, GODSPELL, DOGFIGHT's Lindsay Mendez
by Matt Tamanini - Dec 28, 2014

On Monday, December 29, Theater People podcast welcomes beloved Broadway belter, Lindsay Mendez. Mendez, who is well known for having taken on the role of Elphaba in the Broadway mega-hit Wicked for the show's 10th anniversary, made her Broadway debut as Jan in the 2007 Kathleen Marshall helmed GREASE. She was seen on Broadway in the 2010 Roundabout Theater production of EVERYDAY RAPTURE, as well as the 2011 Broadway revival of GODSPELL before being hand picked by famed director Joe Mantello to star in the off-Broadway Pasek and Paul musical DOGFIGHT at Second Stage. She also memorably appeared alongside Lin-Manuel Miranda in Miranda's short musical 21 CHUMP STREET which was commissioned by the NPR show 'This American Life' and performed at BAM. (more...)

Amy Adams Says, 'I'd Really Love to Play Elphaba From WICKED'Amy Adams Says, 'I'd Really Love to Play Elphaba From WICKED'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2014

Every Broadway season seems to feature more and more Hollywood stars, and yet another screen actor has expressed an interest in appearing in a hit Broadway musical- but not on the Great White Way. (more...)

New 'You Never Have To Be Afraid' INTO THE WOODS Social Media ImageNew 'You Never Have To Be Afraid' INTO THE WOODS Social Media Image
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 28, 2014

INTO THE WOODS is in theaters and the social media onslaught continues! (more...)

New 'Once Upon A Time' INTO THE WOODS Social Media ImageNew 'Once Upon A Time' INTO THE WOODS Social Media Image
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 27, 2014

INTO THE WOODS is now in movie theaters nationwide! (more...)

WICKED, BOOK OF MORMON, and More Lead Billboard's Top 5 Broadway Albums of 2014WICKED, BOOK OF MORMON, and More Lead Billboard's Top 5 Broadway Albums of 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2014

Billboard has named their Top 5 Broadway Cast Albums of 2014. (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 12/26/2014SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 12/26/2014
by BWW - Dec 26, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 12/26/2014. (more...)

Louis Pardo and Ashley Fox Linton to Lead Rubicon Theatre's THE LAST FIVE YEARS, Opening 1/24Louis Pardo and Ashley Fox Linton to Lead Rubicon Theatre's THE LAST FIVE YEARS, Opening 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2014

Rubicon Theatre Company of Ventura has just announced the director and cast for the company's mainstage production of The Last Five Years, Jason Robert Brown's emotionally powerful, intimate pop musical about two New Yorkers in their twenties who fall in love and try to hold on to each other when life leads them in opposite directions. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Signature Theatre's New Trailer for Sheryl Crow's DINERSTAGE TUBE: Watch Signature Theatre's New Trailer for Sheryl Crow's DINER
by Stage Tube - Dec 26, 2014

Virginia's Signature Theatre presents the world premiere of Diner, the musical adaptation of the landmark film with a book by the movie's Academy Award-winning screenwriter and director Barry Levinson (Rain Man, Bugsy, The Natural) and an original score by nine-time Grammy Award winner Sheryl Crow. The production began performances at Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre December 9 and will play through January 25. Signature just unveiled a new trailer for the show, and you can check it out below! (more...)

VIDEO: Idina Menzel Chats 2014's Professional Triumphs and Personal ChallengesVIDEO: Idina Menzel Chats 2014's Professional Triumphs and Personal Challenges
by TV News Desk - Dec 26, 2014

As one of the most successful years in her career comes to an end, Tony Award winner Idina Menzel spoke with ET about both the soaring achievements and the personal setbacks she's experienced throughout 2014. (more...)

Last Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Austin AwardsLast Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Austin Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2014

It's your last week to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Austin Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 26th. Voting closes at the end of the year, in under one week! (more...)

Last Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Cincinnati AwardsLast Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2014

It's your last week to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 26th. Voting closes at the end of the year, in under one week! (more...)

Last Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Connecticut AwardsLast Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2014

It's your last week to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 26th. Voting closes at the end of the year, in under one week! (more...)

Last Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Des Moines AwardsLast Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Des Moines Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2014

It's your last week to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Des Moines Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 26th. Voting closes at the end of the year, in under one week! (more...)

Last Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Omaha AwardsLast Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2014

It's your last week to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Omaha Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 26th. Voting closes at the end of the year, in under one week! (more...)

Last Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Philippines AwardsLast Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2014

It's your last week to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Philippines Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 26th. Voting closes at the end of the year, in under one week! (more...)

Last Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City AwardsLast Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2014

It's your last week to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 26th. Voting closes at the end of the year, in under one week! (more...)

Last Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld San Antonio AwardsLast Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld San Antonio Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2014

It's your last week to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld San Antonio Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 26th. Voting closes at the end of the year, in under one week! (more...)

Last Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld San Francisco AwardsLast Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2014

It's your last week to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 26th. Voting closes at the end of the year, in under one week! (more...)

Last Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Toronto AwardsLast Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2014

It's your last week to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Toronto Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 26th. Voting closes at the end of the year, in under one week! (more...)

VIDEO: Idina Menzel Sings Holiday Classic 'White Christmas' on TODAYVIDEO: Idina Menzel Sings Holiday Classic 'White Christmas' on TODAY
by TV News Desk - Dec 26, 2014

Tony Award winner Idina Menzel stopped by the Today studio this week to sing the holiday classic, 'White Christmas.' Check out the performance below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Rob Marshall on His Dream of Bringing INTO THE WOODS to the Big Screen, Casting the Movie & More!BWW TV Exclusive: Rob Marshall on His Dream of Bringing INTO THE WOODS to the Big Screen, Casting the Movie & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 24, 2014

Disney's highly anticipated big screen adaptation of INTO THE WOODS hits theaters on December 25th. Below, BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge brings you an exclusive interview with INTO THE WOODS director Rob Marshall, who opens up about translating the musical for the big screen, finding the perfect cast and so much more. Check out the full interview below! (more...)

New 'Tomorrow' INTO THE WOODS Social Media ImageNew 'Tomorrow' INTO THE WOODS Social Media Image
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 24, 2014

INTO THE WOODS hits screens tomorrow! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - INTO THE WOODS Screens Tonight at El Capitan TheatrePhoto Flash: Sneak Peek - INTO THE WOODS Screens Tonight at El Capitan Theatre
by Movies News Desk - Dec 24, 2014

Hollywood's legendary El Capitan Theatre presents a special engagement of Disney's 'Into The Woods,' from Dec. 25, 2014 - Jan. 11, 2015. In addition, El Capitan guests have the opportunity to be among the first to see the film at a special advance screening tonight, Dec. 24 at 7 p.m., complete with prizes and giveaways. Scroll down for stills from the film! (more...)

Stephen Sondheim Selects 'Sing Your Way INTO THE WOODS' Contest Winner; Watch Winning EntryStephen Sondheim Selects 'Sing Your Way INTO THE WOODS' Contest Winner; Watch Winning Entry
by Movies News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

Into the Woods fans nationwide showed off their creativity and passion by submitting their own original videos to be considered for a chance to win a private screening of Disney's new film based on the Broadway musical. (more...)

Scoop: 20/20 SATURDAY on ABC - Saturday, January 3, 2015Scoop: 20/20 SATURDAY on ABC - Saturday, January 3, 2015
by TV Scoop - Dec 23, 2014

Get all the scoop on 20/20 SATURDAY, airing on ABC on Saturday, January 3, 2015! (more...)

Disney's INTO THE WOODS Comes to El Capitan Theatre One Day Early in Special Christmas Eve ScreeningDisney's INTO THE WOODS Comes to El Capitan Theatre One Day Early in Special Christmas Eve Screening
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

Hollywood's legendary El Capitan Theatre presents a special engagement of Disney's "Into The Woods," from Dec. 25, 2014 - Jan. 11, 2015. In addition, El Capitan guests have the opportunity to be among the first to see the film at a special advance screening on Dec. 24 at 7 p.m., complete with prizes and giveaways. (more...)

Broadway-Bound HEART OF ROBIN HOOD Begins in Toronto TonightBroadway-Bound HEART OF ROBIN HOOD Begins in Toronto Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

The Heart of Robin Hood comes to Broadway following productions in Winnipeg at the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre) and in Toronto -- running tonight, December 23, 2014-March 1, 2015 -- at the Royal Alexandra Theatre. (more...)

PETER PAN LIVE's Lost Boys Will Play 54 Below on February 10PETER PAN LIVE's Lost Boys Will Play 54 Below on February 10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

For one night only (February 10 at 7PM and 9:30PM), the Lost Boys can be found on the stage of 54 Below! Come join this talented group of boys as they sing, dance, tell stories, and maybe even share some behind-the-scenes secrets. Anything can happen when 54 Below becomes Neverland for a night. Directed by Gina Rattan (NBC's Peter Pan Live, Matilda) and produced by Shoshana Feinstein. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Emily Behny of WICKED National TourBWW Interviews: Emily Behny of WICKED National Tour
by Jeffrey Karasarides - Dec 23, 2014

Returning to the Durham Performing Arts Center from January 7th-25th is the national touring production of Broadway's smash hit musical Wicked featuring Emily Behny in the role of Nessarose, a role originated on Broadway by Michelle Frederer. (more...)

DVR Alert: Kristin Chenoweth Set for THE TALK's After-Dark Edition, 1/15DVR Alert: Kristin Chenoweth Set for THE TALK's After-Dark Edition, 1/15
by TV News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

The guest line up has been announced for the upcoming after-dark edition of THE TALK, on CBS hosted by Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood and Aisha Tyler, for the week of Jan. 12-16 (12:37-1:37 AM, ET/PT). (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Marin Mazzie, Cast of LES MIZ & More Set for 54 Below This WinterChristine Ebersole, Marin Mazzie, Cast of LES MIZ & More Set for 54 Below This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

This January and February 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: Upright Cabaret's 9th Annual A BROADWAY CHRISTMAS with Nick Adams, Bruce Vilanch & MorePhoto Flash: Upright Cabaret's 9th Annual A BROADWAY CHRISTMAS with Nick Adams, Bruce Vilanch & More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

On Wednesday, Dec. 17 and Thursday, Dec. 18, Upright Cabaret celebrated its 9th annual 'A Broadway Christmas' combining the best of Broadway with the carols of Christmastime at the Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood, CA. Produced by Chris Isaacson Presents in association with Ryan O'Connor. (more...)

Get The New Holiday Album From Idina MenzelGet The New Holiday Album From Idina Menzel
by Contests - Broadway - Dec 23, 2014

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Paper Mill Playhouse Offers Autism-Friendly Performance of ELF TodayPaper Mill Playhouse Offers Autism-Friendly Performance of ELF Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse is proud to announce a special autism-friendly performance for its critically-acclaimed, holiday musical, Elf. Paper Mill Playhouse will offer this special autism-friendly performance of Elf today, December 23, at 1:30pm. This performance is designed specifically for children on the autism spectrum or with other developmental disabilities. (more...)

Alexander Sage Oyen Releases New Album MOMENT BY MOMENT TodayAlexander Sage Oyen Releases New Album MOMENT BY MOMENT Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

Fresh from New York presentations of his works Outlaws and A Night Like this, Alexander Sage Oyen is set to release the celebrated 'Moment by Moment' today, December 23, in time for a Christmas. (more...)

Marty Thomas Presents DIVA to Welcome Jessica Vosk for Holiday Show TonightMarty Thomas Presents DIVA to Welcome Jessica Vosk for Holiday Show Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

Marty Thomas presents DIVA is a weekly show at Industry Bar in midtown Manhattan. Featuring a rotating cast of tremendous female vocalists, it is hosted and produced by Marty Thomas (XANADU, Wicked, THE SECRET GARDEN). DIVA celebrates fabulous female vocalists paying tribute to some of histories most over the top icons! The cast performs a brand new show every week with exciting new guests rotating. (more...)

VIDEO: INTO THE WOODS Christine Baranski Reveals Who She Modeled Wicked Stepmother After on 'Live'VIDEO: INTO THE WOODS Christine Baranski Reveals Who She Modeled Wicked Stepmother After on 'Live'
by TV News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

Christine Baranski stopped by today's LIVE and revealed who she modeled her Wicked stepmother character after in the highly anticipated big screen adaptation of INTO THE WOODS. (more...)

NEW YEAR'S EVE COUNTDOWN WITH RUBY POWERS to Return to Symphony Space, 12/31NEW YEAR'S EVE COUNTDOWN WITH RUBY POWERS to Return to Symphony Space, 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

After the success of her HALLOWEEN SPOOK-TACULAR, Bar Thalia at Symphony Space brings back Ruby Powers, the drag persona of Brent Lomas, for a cabaret of pop songs and comedy on December 31st starting at 9:00pm and going until midnight. (more...)

Liz Callaway, Annaleigh Ashford & More Set for 54 Below this WeekLiz Callaway, Annaleigh Ashford & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

New INTO THE WOODS Social Media Image Marking Three Days Until ReleaseNew INTO THE WOODS Social Media Image Marking Three Days Until Release
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 22, 2014

INTO THE WOODS hits screens in only three days! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Kristin Chenoweth Performs COMING HOME Bonus Song 'I'll Be Home For Christmas'STAGE TUBE: Kristin Chenoweth Performs COMING HOME Bonus Song 'I'll Be Home For Christmas'
by Stage Tube - Dec 22, 2014

Kristin Chenoweth performed a holiday bonus song -- 'I'll Be Home For Christmas' -- from her live performance, COMING HOME, recorded in her hometown of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. The song appears on the deluxe edition of Chenoweth's album, available at Target. Watch her performance below! (more...)

Stephen Sondheim Analyzes INTO THE WOODS In Song Featurette, Plus New ClipsStephen Sondheim Analyzes INTO THE WOODS In Song Featurette, Plus New Clips
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 22, 2014

The man behind the music and the man behind the camera talk INTO THE WOODS! (more...)

BWW News: KIX Radio Announces INTO THE WOODS Ticket ContestBWW News: KIX Radio Announces INTO THE WOODS Ticket Contest
by Chris Gibson - Dec 22, 2014

KIX radio in St. Louis has a contest where you could win tickets to see the new film version INTO THE WOODS directed by Rob Marshall, which is based on the popular musical by Stephen Sondheim (music and lyrics) and James Lapine (book and screenplay). (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 12/21/14Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 12/21/14
by - Dec 22, 2014

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 12/21/2014. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis -  12/22INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 12/22
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 22, 2014

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, 12/21/2014. (more...)

New ASTEP Charity Single & Video 'I Got All I Need (This Christmas)' With Lindsay Mendez & Derek KlenaNew ASTEP Charity Single & Video 'I Got All I Need (This Christmas)' With Lindsay Mendez & Derek Klena
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 22, 2014

Ring in the holidays with a song for a good cause! (more...)

Christine Baranski Talks INTO THE WOODS & Reveals New Clip On GMAChristine Baranski Talks INTO THE WOODS & Reveals New Clip On GMA
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 22, 2014

A new INTO THE WOODS chat and clip premiere! (more...)

New 'Oh. My. God.' INTO THE WOODS TV Promo With Meryl StreepNew 'Oh. My. God.' INTO THE WOODS TV Promo With Meryl Streep
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 22, 2014

Meryl Streep shines in new INTO THE WOODS TV spot! (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: Holidays 2014 Edition!What's Playing on Broadway: Holidays 2014 Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 22, 2014

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the weeks of December 22-28 and December 29- January 4, 2014. (more...)

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