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Kim Zimmer Rejoins Cast of WICKED First North American Tour TonightKim 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 TheatrePhoto 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, 10/18WICKED'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 MonthWICKED'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 TourTV 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' AwardsPhoto 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 TodayChandra 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 - WICKEDMeet 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...)
VIDEO: Look Out Idina & Kristin! YouTubers Present All-Male Medley of WICKED SongsVIDEO: Look Out Idina & Kristin! YouTubers Present All-Male Medley of WICKED Songs
by Stage Tube - July 22, 2014

Below, check out YouTube stars Peter Hollens and Nick Pitera in a male-only medley of songs from the Broadway musical WICKED! (more...)
Chandra Lee Schwartz and Etai BenShlomo to Join WICKED National Tour in Salt Lake City, July 29Chandra Lee Schwartz and Etai BenShlomo to Join WICKED National Tour in Salt Lake City, July 29
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2014

The company of the first North American tour of WICKED will be welcoming Chandra Lee Schwartz as Glinda and Etai BenShlomo on Tuesday, July 29 in Salt Lake City, UT. (more...)
BWW TV: Watch WICKED's New Leads Defy Gravity in Bryant Park!BWW TV: Watch WICKED's New Leads Defy Gravity in Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 13, 2014

This week's event was hosted by BUYER & CELLAR's Barrett Foa and featured performances from the cast of WICKED, including Chrstine Dwyer, Jenni Barber and Justin Guarini. Click below to watch clips from 'Popular,' 'As Long as You're Mine,' and 'The Wizard and I.' (more...)
BWW Interview: Justin Guarini Talks Bringing LOVESICK to 54 Below, His New WICKED Gig & More!BWW Interview: Justin Guarini Talks Bringing LOVESICK to 54 Below, His New WICKED Gig & More!
by Nicole Rosky - June 1, 2014

Tomorrow, Broadway veteran and current star of WICKED Justin Guarini brings his new cabaret show LOVESICK to 54 Below. Directed by Gordon Greenberg, the show is a tribute to all the horrifying places love has taken him - from a Catholic school closet in Doylestown, PA to the revolving hotel rooms at American Idol, and, ultimately, to Broadway. With a seven-piece band, back up vocalists Shayla Benoit, Rashidra Scott and Rebecca LaChance, and music from Burt Bacharach to Beck to Mika, LOVESICK promises to be an evening of raucous and revealing storytelling - and a full-on party. Justin recently took the time to chat with BroadwayWorld all about the new show, what it's like stepping into Fiyero's shoes, and so much more. Check out he full interview below! (more...)
Broadway's WICKED Flies Into Sacramento TonightBroadway's WICKED Flies Into Sacramento Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2012, Wicked, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to Sacramento Community Center Theater from tonight, May 28 through June 15 as part of the Broadway Sacramento series. (more...)
BWW TV: Justin Guarini & Christine Dwyer Sing WICKED at STARS IN THE ALLEYBWW TV: Justin Guarini & Christine Dwyer Sing WICKED at STARS IN THE ALLEY
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 24, 2014

STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, was presented earlier this week in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets. To add to the festivities leading up to the Tony Awards, the free outdoor concert in the heart of the Theatre District celebrated Broadway with star appearances and exciting performances from over 20 new shows and long-running favorites, accompanied by a live 12-piece orchestra. BroadwayWorld was there for the special concert event and below you can check out 'As Long As You're Mine' as performed by Wicked's Christine Dwyer and Justin Guarini! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: WICKED's Jemma Rix Performs 'Defying Gravity' on SUNRISESTAGE TUBE: WICKED's Jemma Rix Performs 'Defying Gravity' on SUNRISE
by Stage Tube - May 21, 2014

The 10th Anniversary Australian tour of the international musical theatre blockbuster Wicked opened May 10 at Melbourne's Regent Theatre. WICKED stars Lucy Durack as Glinda and Jemma Rix as Elphaba, both reprising the roles which shot them to stardom during the original Australian tour. Click below to watch a clip of Rix perform 'Defying Gravity' on Sunrise! (more...)
WICKED Kicks Off 10th Anniversary Tour in Melbourne TonightWICKED Kicks Off 10th Anniversary Tour in Melbourne Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

Prepare to be spellbound! The 10th Anniversary Australian tour of the international musical theatre blockbuster Wicked opens at Melbourne's Regent Theatre tonight 10 May in front of a star studded audience. Broadway's #1 show for an unprecedented ten consecutive years, Wicked has been declared 'A Cultural Phenomenon' by Variety and 'The Best Musical of the Decade' by Entertainment Weekly. (more...)
WICKED to Kick Off 10th Anniversary Tour in Melbourne, May 10WICKED to Kick Off 10th Anniversary Tour in Melbourne, May 10
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Prepare to be spellbound! The 10th Anniversary Australian tour of the international musical theatre blockbuster Wicked opens at Melbourne's Regent Theatre on Saturday 10 May in front of a star studded audience. Broadway's #1 show for an unprecedented ten consecutive years, Wicked has been declared 'A Cultural Phenomenon' by Variety and 'The Best Musical of the Decade' by Entertainment Weekly. (more...)
Reg Livermore Plays 'The Wizard' in WICKED in Melbourne, Beg. TonightReg Livermore Plays 'The Wizard' in WICKED in Melbourne, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Leading Australian theatre producer John Frost is 'thrillified' to announce that the role of the Wizard in the 2014 Melbourne and Sydney seasons of the Broadway musical is Australian musical theatre icon Reg Livermore. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Nick Adams, Emma Hunton & Gina Beck in WICKED National Tour!Photo Flash: First Look at Nick Adams, Emma Hunton & Gina Beck in WICKED National Tour!
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

The company of the first North American tour of Wicked has recently welcomed some new faces, including Emma Hunton as Elphaba, Nick Adams as Fiyero and Gina Beck as Glinda. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the new cast in action! (more...)
Emma Hunton Joins Cast of WICKED's First National Tour as Elphaba TodayEmma Hunton Joins Cast of WICKED's First National Tour as Elphaba Today
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2014

The company of the first North American tour of Wicked will welcome Emma Hunton as Elphaba today, April 23 in Richmond, VA. (more...)
Laurel Harris, Kara Lindsay and Gene Weygandt Join WICKED's Second National Tour TodayLaurel Harris, Kara Lindsay and Gene Weygandt Join WICKED's Second National Tour Today
by BWW News Desk - April 2, 2014

The company of the second North American tour of Wicked will welcome Laurel Harris as Elphaba, Kara Lindsay as Glinda and Gene Weygandt as the Wizard beginning today, April 2 in Fresno, CA. (more...)
Stephen Schwartz Gives Updates on WICKED Film, Broadway's HOUDINIStephen Schwartz Gives Updates on WICKED Film, Broadway's HOUDINI
by Movies News Desk - April 1, 2014

Composer Stephen Schwartz attended the opening night of Wicked alumna Idina Menzel's new Broadway musical If/Then Sunday night, and teased that a big screen adaptation of Broadway's long-running musical Wicked may indeed be underway. (more...)
Into the Digital World of OZ: WICKED Game Launches on App StoreInto the Digital World of OZ: WICKED Game Launches on App Store
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2014

WICKED fans can now take an even larger part of the wonderful world of Oz with them on the go. (more...)
WICKED Set Designer Eugene Lee Receives USITT 2014 Distinguished Achievement AwardWICKED Set Designer Eugene Lee Receives USITT 2014 Distinguished Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - March 26, 2014

Tony Award-winning set designer Eugene Lee, the genius behind Broadway's Wicked and TV's Saturday Night Live, will be honored with a 2014 Distinguished Achievement Award in Scenic Design from the United States Institute for Theatre Technology. (more...)
Nashville CARES and WICKED National Tour to Host WICKED AFTER DARK Benefit, 4/7Nashville CARES and WICKED National Tour to Host WICKED AFTER DARK Benefit, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2014

Nashville CARES and Members of the National Touring Company of WICKED will host "WICKED AFTER DARK," an evening of song and dance, at Play Dance Bar on Monday, April 7th. (more...)

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