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Birth Place:
Rockford, IL, USA
Bio:
A two-time Tony Award-winning director, credits include The Humans (Tony nomination), Blackbird, An Act of God, Airline Highway, The Last Ship, Casa Valentina, I'll Eat You Last..., The Other Place, Dogfight, Other Desert Cities, The Pride, Pal Joey, 9 to 5, November, The Receptionist, The Ritz, ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Rockford, IL, USA

Bio:
A two-time Tony Award-winning director, credits include The Humans (Tony nomination), Blackbird, An Act of God, Airline Highway, The Last Ship, Casa Valentina, I'll Eat You Last..., The Other Place, Dogfight, Other Desert Cities, The Pride, Pal Joey, 9 to 5, November, The Receptionist, The Ritz, ... (read complete bio)
BWW Interview: Lisa Howard of WHAT CHRISTMAS MEANS TO ME at 54 Below Talks About Her  Photo BWW Interview: Lisa Howard of WHAT CHRISTMAS MEANS TO ME at 54 Below Talks About Her New Album and What's Next
by Ricky Pope - Nov 26, 2021

There are some people who manage to make everything look so easy, even the difficult things. Lisa Howard is just such a person. She has worked with some of the best and brightest on Broadway. She has won a Drama Desk Award and been nominated for another. Her powerhouse voice feels as effortless as a cool breeze on a summer day. She’s been directed by James Lapine, David Hyde Pierce, Joe Mantello, Bartlett Sher, and Christopher Ashley, and yet it always looks like she glided on from the wings and just made up something brilliant.

WICKED is Coming to Kansas City January 2022 Photo WICKED is Coming to Kansas City January 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2021

The Kansas City Broadway Series has announced the three-week engagement of the Broadway musical sensation, WICKED. The national tour of WICKED will take the Music Hall stage from January 5–23, 2022.

WICKED Defies Gravity at The Fox Cities Box Office Photo WICKED Defies Gravity at The Fox Cities Box Office
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 16, 2021

Broadway is back at the Fox Cities P.A.C. and with it comes a boost to the economy to the tune of $13.4 million.

Photos/Video: West End Production of WICKED Extends Booking Through Sunday 27th Novem Photo Photos/Video: West End Production of WICKED Extends Booking Through Sunday 27th November 2022
by Stephi Wild - Oct 25, 2021

Wicked, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, has announced that an additional 500,000 new tickets are now on sale, with booking extended to Sunday 27 November 2022.

WICKED to Return to Segerstrom Center for the Arts Photo WICKED to Return to Segerstrom Center for the Arts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2021

WICKED, Costa Mesa’s most popular musical, will return to Segerstrom Hall at Segerstrom Center for the Arts February 9 to March 6, 2022. This will be the first area engagement of WICKED in three years

BWW Review: North Carolina Theatre's 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL Photo BWW Review: North Carolina Theatre's 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL
by Jeffrey Kare - Oct 13, 2021

Based on Colin Higgins' 1980 Academy Award nominated film of the same name, 9 to 5 follows three female coworkers in the late 1970s. Pushed to the boiling point, they team up to concoct a plan to get even with the sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot they call their boss. In a hilarious turn of events, Violet, Judy, and Doralee live out their wildest fantasy - giving their boss the boot! While Franklin Hart remains 'otherwise engaged,' the women give their workplace a dream makeover, taking control of the company that had always kept them down.

WICKED to Go Live on TikTok with 'Defying Gravity' From Broadway, London and U.S. Nat Photo WICKED to Go Live on TikTok with 'Defying Gravity' From Broadway, London and U.S. National Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2021

WICKED announced today an official partnership with TikTok to celebrate the return of Broadway. As the Grand Finale of TikTok’s Broadway is Back campaign, WICKED will go live on the app on Tuesday, October 12 at 8pm EST with “Defying Gravity” recorded live at all three currently running productions – Broadway, London, and U.S. National Tour.

Tickets for WICKED in Kansas City to Go On Sale Next Week Photo Tickets for WICKED in Kansas City to Go On Sale Next Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2021

The Kansas City Broadway Series has announced single tickets will be available Monday, Oct. 4, 2021 for the Kansas City engagement of the hit Broadway musical, WICKED. The touring production of WICKED flies into the KANSAS CITY BROADWAY SERIES on Jan. 5–23, 2022.

WICKED Celebrates 15th Anniversary in the West End Photo WICKED Celebrates 15th Anniversary in the West End
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2021

Wicked, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, tonight (28 September 2021) celebrates 15 years at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre. 

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think Of WICKED On Tour? Photo Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think Of WICKED On Tour?
by Alan Henry - Sep 22, 2021

Wicked is back on the road across the country, and the reviews are in! The cast includes Talia Suskauer (Elphaba), Allison Bailey (Glinda), Sharon Sachs (Madame Morrible) and Tony Award and Drama Desk Award winner Cleavant Derricks (The Wizard).

VIDEO: Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth, and More Talk the Making of WICKED on CBS SUN Photo VIDEO: Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth, and More Talk the Making of WICKED on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2021

Correspondent Tracy Smith talked with Maguire and composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz, and with the original Glinda and Elphaba, Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel, about a show that has become a beacon for anyone who doesn't fit a conventional mold.

VIDEO: WICKED on Broadway Prepares to Return to Oz As Rehearsals Resume Photo VIDEO: WICKED on Broadway Prepares to Return to Oz As Rehearsals Resume
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 10, 2021

The company of Broadway's Wicked recently returned to the rehearsal room to prepare for their comeback! Spend one short day behind the scenes of the blockbuster musical with a new video from inside their first day back!

Back on Broadway: Mili Diaz Talks WICKED's Return to the Stage, Preparing for her Bro Photo Back on Broadway: Mili Diaz Talks WICKED's Return to the Stage, Preparing for her Broadway Debut as Nessarose & More!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 10, 2021

Featuring interviews with cast and creative team members of Broadway's returning shows, Back on Broadway will highlight how members of Broadway shows are preparing for live performances, what they've learned from the last year and half, what is most exciting to them about Broadway's long-awaited return, and much more!

WICKED Confirms London Cast; Sophie Evans Returning To Play Glinda! Photo WICKED Confirms London Cast; Sophie Evans Returning To Play Glinda!
by Marianka Swain - Sep 2, 2021

Wicked, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to confirm the returning cast that will lead the award-winning production back into London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre where it resumes performances on Wednesday 15 September 2021.

Lindsay Pearce, Ginna Claire Mason and More Announced for WICKED's Broadway Return Photo Lindsay Pearce, Ginna Claire Mason and More Announced for WICKED's Broadway Return
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 24, 2021

The Broadway blockbuster WICKED will resume performances on Tuesday, September 14 at 7PM at Broadway’s Gershwin Theatre (222 West 51st Street). 

Christina Alexander Named WICKED's Director of Social Responsibility Photo Christina Alexander Named WICKED's Director of Social Responsibility
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2021

Christina Alexander has been named the new Director of Social Responsibility (DOSR) for the Broadway, National Tour and London productions of WICKED.

WICKED Announces Digital Lottery for Performances at Dallas' Music Hall at Fair Park Photo WICKED Announces Digital Lottery for Performances at Dallas' Music Hall at Fair Park
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2021

Dallas Summer Musicals and Broadway Across America announced that a digital ticket lottery for a limited number of seats will be held for WICKED, which is returning to Dallas’ Music Hall at Fair Park from August 3 – September 5, 2021, kicking off the 2021-2022 Germania Insurance Broadway Series presented by DSM.

WICKED North American Tour to Relaunch at the Music Hall at Fair Park Photo WICKED North American Tour to Relaunch at the Music Hall at Fair Park
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2021

WICKED will be the first Broadway tour to resume performances in the U.S. following the pandemic shutdown.  The musical will relaunch at the Music Hall at Fair Park in Dallas from August 3 – September 5, 2021, kicking off the 2021-2022 Germania Insurance Broadway Series presented by Dallas Summer Musicals.

WICKED Returns To Playhouse Square This December Photo WICKED Returns To Playhouse Square This December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2021

Playhouse Square has announced WICKED will make its long-awaited return to Cleveland this holiday season at the KeyBank State Theatre, Dec. 8, 2021 – Jan. 2, 2022. Tickets go on sale August 2 at 10:00 a.m.

Mario Cantone, David Eigenberg, Willie Garson And Evan Handler To Reprise Roles In Ma Photo Mario Cantone, David Eigenberg, Willie Garson And Evan Handler To Reprise Roles In Max Original AND JUST LIKE THAT…
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 9, 2021

Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon, Kristin Davis, Sara RamĂ­rez and Chris Noth will star in the upcoming revival series.

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