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Deborah Cox and Lascelles Stephens of Deco Entertainment Join THE WIZ Producing Team

Entertainment company DECO Entertainment, founded by Lascelles Stephens and Deborah Cox, will join the co-producing team of the all-new production of The Wiz. Learn more about the musical here!

Beck Center For The Arts Reveals 75th Anniversary with its 2023-2024 Youth Theater Season

Beck Center for the Arts has announced the 75th Youth Theater Season for 2023-2024. Learn more about the full lineup here!

WICKED Milkshake Available at Hershey's Chocolate World in Honor of the Musical's 20th Anniversary

In celebration of Wicked’s 20th anniversary, Hershey’s Chocolate World in Times Square is offering a limited-edition Wicked Milkshake, which consists of a perfect blend of mint and dark chocolate. Find out how and when you can grab one for yourself here!

Emmy and Grammy-Winning Adam Blackstone Joins THE WIZ Creative Team

Emmy Award®-winning music director and Grammy Award®-winning writer, Adam Blackstone, has joined the creative team as Dance Music Arranger for the revival of The Wiz.

Tickets On Sale Friday For THE WIZ in San Francisco

Tickets for the San Francisco engagement of The Wiz will go on sale on Friday, September 22 at 10 a.m. for the four-week engagement performing at BroadwaySF’s Golden Gate Theatre. Learn more about how to get tickets here!

Video: Deborah Cox Unveils Her THE WIZ Costume Sketch on TAMRON HALL

Deborah Cox has unveiled a first look at her costume for the upcoming Broadway revival of The Wiz. Cox surprised Tamron Hall on her talk show by singing for her 53rd birthday episode. The segment concluded with the debut of the Glinda the Good Witch costume sketch. Watch the video of the segment and check out a photo of the costume now!

Reading Into It- Broadway Books for 2024

A new Broadway season is on its way, full of exciting new shows and revivals of beloved classics. While many of them are original concepts or based on plays, five are based on books that you can add to your reading list today.

Cast and Creative Team Set For THE WIZARD OF OZ at the Watermill Theatre

The Watermill Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for their upcoming Christmas production of THE WIZARD OF OZ. Find out who is starring in the show here!

Common and MC Lyte Join the Producing Team For THE WIZ

Academy Award®, Grammy Award® and Emmy Award®-winning artist, actor, author and activist Common and hip-hop pioneer, actor, philanthropist, and business mogul MC Lyte will join the co-producing team of the all-new production of The Wiz. Learn more about The Wiz and how to get tickets here!

Aston Merrygold and The Vivienne Join THE WIZARD OF OZ at The Liverpool Empire; Full Tour Dates Announced

JLS star Aston Merrygold will play The Tin Man and Liverpool-raised, RuPaul's Drag Race UK winner and Dancing on Ice finalist, The Vivienne, The Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of Oz at the Liverpool Empire this Christmas. Learn more about the production and find out the full list of tour dates here!

REVIEW: Two Decades On, WICKED Remains A Crowd Pleaser As The Story Of The Witches Of Oz Returns To Sydney With A New Australian Cast

Director Lisa Leguillou’s tweeked version of Joe Mantello’s original production of Stephen Schwartz (Music and Lyrics) and Winnie Holzman’s (Book) multi-award winning WICKED arrives in Sydney for the 20th Anniversary of the multi award winning musical’s opening on Broadway.

Photos/Video: Meet the New Cast of the UK Tour of WICKED

The new cast has been revealed for the UK tour of WICKED, which will fly to cities in England, Scotland, Wales, and the Republic of Ireland from 7 December 2023. Meet the new cast in the all new video and photos here!

Best Broadway Shows in 2024; What's Coming!

Check out a full list of what's to come on Broadway in 2024 and be sure to check back as more engagements are added to the list!

Review: THE WIZARD OF OZ at Geva Theatre

What did our critic think of THE WIZARD OF OZ at Geva Theatre? Fall is here (kinda? It’s 90 degrees today), which means the return of theatre season and the coming-to-life once again of Rochester’s premiere regional theatre, Geva. And what better way to kick-off the season than with a timeless classic known to all, “The Wizard of Oz”, albeit flashier, sassier, and—somehow—probably even more heartwarming than the version you grew up watching.

LEGALLY BLONDE, BEAUTIFUL, and More Set For Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre's 2024 Season

Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre has revealed its 2024 Season. Beautiful, the Carole King musical highlights a schedule of treasured classics, popular movie-based musicals, and a celebration of four of America’s greatest musical artists. Learn more about the full season here!

Review: THE WIZARD OF OZ at Moorestown Theater Company

The Moorestown Theater Company transports us to Oz and back, with their enchanting 66th Summer Stage Musical, The Wizard of Oz, Youth Edition.

Photo: Ariana Grande Reveals New WICKED-Inspired Tattoo

Ariana Grande has revealed a new tattoo inspired by a song from Wicked in her latest Instagram post. The new photo comes after Grande also revealed that she had gotten the original illustration of Glinda from L. Frank Baum’s Wizard of Oz books inked on the back of her hand. Check out the first photo of Grande's new Wicked tattoo now!

Video: Go Inside the First Day of Rehearsal for THE WIZ

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the first day of rehearsal for THE WIZ. See the talented cast as they prepare for their upcoming performance in this highly anticipated production.

Newcomer Nichelle Lewis Will Lead THE WIZ as Dorothy on Broadway and National Tour

Broadway newcomer Nichelle Lewis will star as “Dorothy” and lead the cast of The Wiz in the national tour this fall and Broadway return in the Spring of 2024.  Ms. Lewis who hails from Virginia was discovered via a TikTok video, and selected from more than 2,000 submissions for the coveted role.

What's Coming to Broadway in 2023

It's a new season on Broadway! While plenty of 2023/24 season announcements have yet to be made, many productions have already revealed full details of their upcoming engagements. Check out a full list of what's to come on Broadway in Fall 2023-Spring 2024!


L. Frank Baum has written 4 shows including The Wizard of Oz (Bookwriter/Lyricist), The Wizard of Oz (Source Material), The Wiz (Source Material), A Mermaid's Tale (Author).

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