Michael Campayno to Make Broadway Debut as 'Fiyero' in WICKED
by BWW News Desk - July 26, 2016
Beginning Monday, August 1, MICHAEL CAMPAYNO will assume the role of Fiyero in the Broadway company of WICKED. He will be making his Broadway debut with this production. (more...)
Jump Into Oz- WICKED Gives a 360 Look at Curtain Call!
by Ashley LaChant - July 25, 2016
Ever wanted to see what a WICKED curtain call looks like from the Gershwin Theatre stage? Now you can, as WICKED has just posted a Facebook 360 picture, which enables viewers to click and drag around a complete stage view, three hundred and sixty degrees of swankified, interactive photo goodness. Check out the whole photo here! (more...)
Breaking News: Stephen Schwartz Reveals WICKED Movie Details, New Songs!
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2016
WICKED composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz made his first appearance at San Diego Comic-Con this year, at CW3PR's 8th Annual Behind the Music Panel, where he announced the first details of the Universal Studios Wicked movie. (more...)
BWW Reviews: WICKED National Tour Continues to Defy Belief at The Hobby Center
by Bryan-Keyth Wilson - July 20, 2016
On October 30, 2003, the institution of what we call American Musical theatre would never be the same. This highly anticipated musical hit Broadway running with box office success and two stars top billed. The wickedly talented Idina Menzel (Elphaba) and Kristin Chenoweth (Galinda) were the talks of the town in Stephen Schwartz's new musical. The magical question is, how do you keep a musical relevant and box office worthy in this day and age when rapping forefathers capture the masses? My answer is, if it ain't broke, then don't fix it. This show evolves in every way, from the music, movement, costume and make-up design we are taken on a magical journey. (more...)
Six Glindas, One Song... SHOWTUNE SHUFFLE - 'Popular' Edition!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 17, 2016
The beauty of a long-running Broadway show is being able to see an iconic role portrayed by more than just one star. Today, BroadwayWorld is continuing our series SHOWTUNE SHUFFLE with a WICKED favorite. Below, watch as six Glinas ham it up with 'Popular' from start to finish. Click below to watch Carrie St. Louis, Kara Lindsay, Jenni Barber, Tiffany Haas, Kate Fahrner and Katie Rose Clarke trade off the melody and strut all over the Bryant Park stage! (more...)
WICKED Tour to Welcome New 'Fiyero' in Houston
by BWW News Desk - July 12, 2016
The WICKED tour will welcome Jeremy Woodard as Fiyero beginning Tuesday, August 2 at the Hobby Center in Houston. Just in, the WICKED tour will welcome Jeremy Woodard as Fiyero beginning Tuesday, August 2 at the Hobby Center in Houston. (more...)
BWW TV: Rachel Tucker & the Cast of WICKED Greenify Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 9, 2016
In attendance today was the cast of Wicked (Rachel Tucker, Carrie St. Louis, Jonah Platt) who performed three songs from the show: 'Popular,' 'As Long As You're Mine,' and 'The Wizard and I.' Check out highlights below! (more...)
BWW TV: Alyssa Fox Gets WICKED at Stars in the Alley!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 10, 2016
STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, took place just last week in Shubert Alley. Hosted by Tony nominee Sean Hayes and Mo Rocca, Broadway's best once again turned out for the annual performance - including Alyssa Fox, who performed 'The Wizard and I' from WICKED. (more...)
Jennifer DiNoia Will Fly Back Into Broadway's WICKED This Summer!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016
Beginning Monday, August 1, JENNIFER DiNOIA will assume the role of Elphaba in the Broadway company of WICKED. Jennifer has performed the role of Elphaba in seven companies across four countries, more than any other actress in the show's history. (more...)
VIDEO: WICKED's Christine Dwyer Defies Gravity For President Obama at Hannover Messe
by Michael Dale - May 11, 2016
The frequent Elphaba performer gave a knockout performance of WICKED's inspirational theme for the annual fair's opening ceremony. (more...)
WICKED's Caroline Bowman Will Make Her Solo Debut at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Michael Dale - May 11, 2016
Broadway's current Elphaba will offer fans a more intimate evening of music at Broadway's Supper Club. (more...)
VIDEO: WICKED Reunion! Idina Menzel & Kristin Chenoweth Perform New Version of 'For Good'
by Caryn Robbins - May 6, 2016
PEOPLE has exclusively shared video of Broadway's original Elphaba and Glinda, Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth, performing the iconic WICKED duet, 'For Good.' (more...)
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 musical WICKED has grossed over $1 billion solely from its Broadway Box Office, a milestone reached in a record 12½ years -- faster, by far, than any other production in Broadway history. It joins The Lion King and The Phantom of the Opera 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 as 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. (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...)