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WICKED Surpasses MAMMA MIA! as 8th Longest-Running Show in Broadway History WICKED Surpasses MAMMA MIA! as 8th Longest-Running Show in Broadway History
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2017

The international blockbuster WICKED will play its 5,759th Broadway performance on Wednesday, August 16 at 7pm, surpassing Mamma Mia to become the 8th longest-running production in Broadway history.... (more...)
Social Spotlight: The Wacky and Wonderful Jessica Vosk Brings the Magic of WICKED on Tour to Instagram Social Spotlight: The Wacky and Wonderful Jessica Vosk Brings the Magic of WICKED on Tour to Instagram
by Alexa Criscitiello - August 11, 2017

Jessica Vosk's pathway to Wicked stardom has been anything but conventional.... (more...)
Photo Flash: Something New Is Happening in Oz- Meet the New Cast of WICKED on Broadway! Photo Flash: Something New Is Happening in Oz- Meet the New Cast of WICKED on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - August 09, 2017

The Broadway blockbuster Wicked just welcomed new cast members to the Gershwin Theatre last week. Jackie Burns makes her long-awaited return to the Gershwin Theatre and the role of Elphaba for the first time since 2013, having recently concluded her starring run in the national tour of If/Then, of w... (more...)
BWW Interview - Debut of the Month - WICKED's Amanda Jane Cooper BWW Interview - Debut of the Month - WICKED's Amanda Jane Cooper
by Caryn Robbins - August 14, 2017

Today, Amanda Jane Cooper speaks exclusively with BWW and tells us why she 'couldn't be happier' making her Broadway debut in this beloved musical!... (more...)
VIDEO: WICKED UK Celebrates National Day of Friendship with Message for WICKED on Broadway VIDEO: WICKED UK Celebrates National Day of Friendship with Message for WICKED on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2017

Today is National Day of Friendship, and the cast of Wicked UK is spreading the love to their friends across the pond. Watch their message of friendship, coming straight from the show that changed musical theatre 'for good'.... (more...)
BWW Preview: 7 Reasons to See WICKED at the Fox Cities P.A.C. BWW Preview: 7 Reasons to See WICKED at the Fox Cities P.A.C.
by Meredith Kreisa - July 25, 2017

If you haven't already purchased tickets to see the smash-hit musical WICKED at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, it's high time to consider seeing the popular show. WICKED will be at the Fox Cities P.A.C. for another run from August 30 through September 10. Here are just a few reasons to see i... (more...)
Breaking: Jackie Burns Will Make Long-Awaited Return to WICKED This Summer; Amanda Jane Cooper, Rondi Reed & More Also Join Cast! Breaking: Jackie Burns Will Make Long-Awaited Return to WICKED This Summer; Amanda Jane Cooper, Rondi Reed & More Also Join Cast!
by BWW News Desk - July 12, 2017

Good news! The Broadway blockbuster WICKED will welcome new cast members to the Gershwin Theatre beginning Monday, July 31.... (more...)
WICKED Surpasses PHANTOM OF THE THE OPERA at Broadway Box Office WICKED Surpasses PHANTOM OF THE THE OPERA at Broadway Box Office
by Caryn Robbins - July 11, 2017

WICKED is flying high at the Broadway box office. The long-running musical has hit $1 billion faster than any other show in Broadway history, surpassing THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at the Broadway box office.... (more...)
WICKED Flies Back to Ireland Next Year; Tickets On Sale Friday WICKED Flies Back to Ireland Next Year; Tickets On Sale Friday
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2017

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, will be flying back to Dublin for a limited 7 week run next year.... (more...)
VIDEO: WICKED Defies Gravity Like Never Before at West End Live VIDEO: WICKED Defies Gravity Like Never Before at West End Live
by Stage Tube - June 24, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 returns this Saturday and Sunday. Scroll down for a sneak peek! Watch Wicked stars Suzie Mathers and Willemijn Verkaik as they wow audiences!... (more...)
Photo Flash: OG Elphaba, Idina Menzel, Takes a Trip Back to OZ Photo Flash: OG Elphaba, Idina Menzel, Takes a Trip Back to OZ
by Marissa Sblendorio - June 09, 2017

While Idina Menzel does have quite the Broadway career under her belt, there's no question that she became a bonafide star once she donned the black hat in WICKED. Ever since her departure from the show, fans have been waiting for her to make her triumphant return to OZ.... (more...)
VIDEO: Former Elphabas Jackie Burns, Teal Wicks, and Carrie Manolakos Unite to Support Arts for Autism VIDEO: Former Elphabas Jackie Burns, Teal Wicks, and Carrie Manolakos Unite to Support Arts for Autism
by Stage Tube - April 12, 2017

Former Elphabas Jackie Burns, Teal Wicks, and Carrie Manolakos performed a special version of Defying Gravity at last year's Arts for Autism event. Get ready for this year's with a just-released video version below!... (more...)
WICKED Shows Support for One Billion Rising with Epic Dance Sequence WICKED Shows Support for One Billion Rising with Epic Dance Sequence
by BWW News Desk - April 01, 2017

The company of Broadway's WICKED sent Women's History Month off in style yesterday with an epic dance around the entirety of the Gershwin. The dance uses original choreography to match the song 'Break the Chain'. Check out the Facebook video of the cast dancing through life in their striking Emerald... (more...)
BWW Review: WICKED is a Concoction of Memorable Music, Visual Treat BWW Review: WICKED is a Concoction of Memorable Music, Visual Treat
by Vince Vicentuan - February 20, 2017

The much-anticipated return of WICKED did not fail to generate the buzz and crowd it was expected to. The throng that trooped to The Theatre at Solaire on February 8 was proof that this hit Broadway musical indeed has a Manila cult following, some of whom wickedly garbed in celebratory costumes, mos... (more...)
WICKED Named Best West End Show for Third Time at WhatsOnStage Awards WICKED Named Best West End Show for Third Time at WhatsOnStage Awards
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2017

WICKED, the West End musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, has been named 'Best West End Show' by theatregoers for a third time at the WhatsOnStage Awards, tied with Les Miserables. The 17th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards were presented tonight (Sunday 19 Februa... (more...)
Photo Coverage: WICKED Returns to Manila Gala Night Photo Coverage: WICKED Returns to Manila Gala Night
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2017

Coming directly from a multi record-breaking tour of the UK and Ireland, Stephen Schwartz' WICKED plays in Manila for the second time as part of a major international tour. Gala night was held last Wednesday, February 8, 2017.... (more...)
WICKED Returns to Manila, Praises Filipino Audiences WICKED Returns to Manila, Praises Filipino Audiences
by Jared Echevarria - February 06, 2017

Hailed as 'one of the most popular West End musicals ever' by the London Evening Standard, Stephen Schwartz's WICKED returns to Manila after a phenomenal run of the Australasian production three years ago. According to James Cundall, producer and chief executive of Lunchbox Theatrical Productions, ... (more...)
WICKED Painting by Rock Demarco Raffled to Benefit Dr. Phillips Center Arts Scholarship Fund WICKED Painting by Rock Demarco Raffled to Benefit Dr. Phillips Center Arts Scholarship Fund
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2017

During last year's FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando season announcement event at Dr. Phillips Center, celebrated nationally known, locally-based artist Rock Demarco created a piece of art referential of the WICKED brand.... (more...)
VIDEO: Sheryl Lee Ralph Gushes on Broadway's WICKED on 'Wendy Williams' VIDEO: Sheryl Lee Ralph Gushes on Broadway's WICKED on 'Wendy Williams'
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2017

Legendary DREAMGIRL Sheryl Lee Ralph stopped by this week's WENDY WILLIAMS to talk about starring in the hit Broadway musical, WICKED.... (more...)
WICKED Welcomes New Citizens of Oz Next Month WICKED Welcomes New Citizens of Oz Next Month
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2017

Beginning performances Tuesday, February 7, WICKED will welcome back PJ BENJAMIN, who will return to the Broadway blockbuster in the role of The Wizard, and CHAD JENNINGS, direct from the National Tour of WICKED, in the role of Doctor Dillamond. This is Chad's Broadway debut.... (more...)
WICKED Flies Back to Birmingham in 2018 WICKED Flies Back to Birmingham in 2018
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2017

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is delighted to confirm that its spectacular, multi record-breaking and critically acclaimed touring production will return to the Birmingham Hippodrome in 2018.... (more...)
WICKED to Fly Back to Bristol This Spring WICKED to Fly Back to Bristol This Spring
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2017

WICKED returns for four weeks only from Tuesday 6 February to Saturday 3 March 2018. Tickets go on general sale on Wednesday 1 February.... (more...)
WICKED Will Fly Back to Ten UK & Ireland Cities from February 2018 WICKED Will Fly Back to Ten UK & Ireland Cities from February 2018
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2017

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is delighted to confirm that its spectacular, multi record-breaking and critically acclaimed touring production will return to the UK & Ireland in 2018.... (more...)
WICKED Will Fly Back to the Windy City Next Holiday Season WICKED Will Fly Back to the Windy City Next Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2017

Broadway In Chicago has announced that WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster and Chicago's most popular musical, will return to Chicago's Oriental Theatre (24 W Randolph) during the holiday season for a limited seven-week engagement Dec. 6, 2017- Jan. 21, 2018.... (more...)
WICKED Defies Gravity, Breaks Its Own North American Touring Record WICKED Defies Gravity, Breaks Its Own North American Touring Record
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2017

The Broadway blockbuster WICKED continues to defy gravity at the box office, with the production's National Tour breaking its own record for the highest grossing week in U.S. touring history, with a final gross of $3,325,200 at Washington D.C.'s Kennedy Center for the nine performance week ending Ja... (more...)