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Michael McCabe is the UK Executive Producer of Wicked, winner of the 2010 Laurence Olivier Award for ‘Most Popular Show'. In partnership with Joseph Smith, his West End producing credits include: Million Dollar Quartet; Spring Awakening, winner of the Critics' Circle Award for 'Best Musical' and 4 ... (read more)
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Michael McCabe is the UK Executive Producer of Wicked, winner of the 2010 Laurence Olivier Award for ‘Most Popular Show'. In partnership with Joseph Smith, his West End producing credits include: Million Dollar Quartet; Spring Awakening, winner of the Critics' Circle Award for 'Best Musical' and 4 ... (read more)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2019

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, the brand-new stage musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell) and a book by Philip LaZebnik (Mulan, Pocahontas) and based on the celebrated DreamWorks Animation film, today announces initial casting for its West End premiere production. Luke Brady and Liam Tamne will lead the cast as 'Moses' and 'Ramses' respectively, with Christine Allado as 'Tzipporah' and Alexia Khadime as 'Miriam'. Further casting to be announced. (more...)

FIRST LISTEN: In the Studio With THE PRINCE OF EGYPT's OrchestraFIRST LISTEN: In the Studio With THE PRINCE OF EGYPT's Orchestra
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 15, 2019

Get a first listen to The Prince of Egypt in an all new video, which shows the orchestral recording of the music from the brand new production! (more...)

Winners Announced For The 2019 Wicked Young Writer AwardsWinners Announced For The 2019 Wicked Young Writer Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019

THE 2019 WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS, presented in association with the National Literacy Trust, today (Thursday 20 June 2019) announced its winners during a ceremony involving 120 shortlisted finalists and their families and teachers at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre, home of the award-winning musical WICKED. (more...)

Nikki Bentley, Helen Woolf, and More Join WICKEDNikki Bentley, Helen Woolf, and More Join WICKED
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical sensation that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, has announced that Nikki Bentley and Helen Woolf will lead the new London cast as Elphaba and Glinda respectively, alongside the previously announced Alistair Brammer as Fiyero, from Monday 22 July 2019. (more...)

Finalists Announced For The 2019 WICKED Young Writer AwardsFinalists Announced For The 2019 WICKED Young Writer Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019

The 2019 WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS (www.wickedyoungwriterawards.com), created by the producers of the musical WICKED in partnership with the National Literacy Trust (www.literacytrust.org.uk) are today (Tuesday 21 May 2019) announcing the names of the 120 finalists in the running for the annual creative prizes. Championed by Patron Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cornwall, the judges this year include two poets, Inua Ellams and Hussain Manawar in recognition of the huge growth in poetry buying and writing amongst young people. They are joined by the author and illustrator of the How to Train Your Dragon books Cressida Cowell, who returns as Head Judge for the fifth consecutive year, together with longstanding judges Jonathan Douglas, Director of the National Literacy Trust, Michael McCabe, Executive Producer (UK) of WICKED and Nicky Cox MBE, Editor in Chief of First News (a joint sponsor of the Award prize for the 'FOR GOOD' category). The Awards Ambassador is best-selling author of the Jamie Johnson football books, Dan Freedman, who has visited schools around the country to raise awareness of the WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS. (more...)

Global Roundup 5/10 - HUGH JACKMAN, 1776 on Broadway, AUGUST RUSH, and More!Global Roundup 5/10 - HUGH JACKMAN, 1776 on Broadway, AUGUST RUSH, and More!
by BWW Special - May 10, 2019

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature HUGH JACKMAN, 1776 on Broadway, AUGUST RUSH, and More! (more...)

Global Roundup 5/3 - JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, THE PRINCE OF EGYPT AND MORE!Global Roundup 5/3 - JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, THE PRINCE OF EGYPT AND MORE!
by BWW Special - May 3, 2019

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Jenn Colella in PETER PAN, Patti LuPone, DEAR EVAN HANSEN London, and More! (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 5/3: THE PRINCE OF EGYPT in the West End, and More!Wake Up With BWW 5/3: THE PRINCE OF EGYPT in the West End, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - May 3, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Happy Friday! Finish off your week by catching up on the latest Broadway news! (more...)

Breaking: THE PRINCE OF EGYPT to Open on West End February 2020; New Songs & Creative Team AnnouncedBreaking: THE PRINCE OF EGYPT to Open on West End February 2020; New Songs & Creative Team Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

DreamWorks Theatricals (a division of Universal Theatrical Group), Michael McCabe and Neil Laidlaw have announced that THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, the new stage musical based on the celebrated DreamWorks Animation film and featuring the Academy Award®-winning song When You Believe, will begin performances at London's Dominion Theatre on Wednesday 5 February 2020, with an official London premiere on Tuesday 25 February 2020, for a limited 32-week engagement. (more...)

Alistair Brammer Will Join the Company of WICKED in LondonAlistair Brammer Will Join the Company of WICKED in London
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2019

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical sensation that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to announce that Miss Saigon star Alistair Brammer will play Fiyero at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre from Monday 22 July 2019. (more...)

WICKED Announces Booking Through 23 May 2020WICKED Announces Booking Through 23 May 2020
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical sensation that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to announce the release of a further 470,000 new tickets. "One of the West End's true modern classics" (Metro), WICKED is now booking to Saturday 23 May 2020 at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre, where it is already the 9th longest running musical in West End history. (more...)

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Musical Will Hold Reading in LondonTHE PRINCE OF EGYPT Musical Will Hold Reading in London
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2019

A new stage musical based on Dreamworks Animation film The Prince of Egypt will hold a private reading in London this week. (more...)

Photo Flash: See New Photos of Sophie Evans and Alice Fearn in WICKEDPhoto Flash: See New Photos of Sophie Evans and Alice Fearn in WICKED
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical sensation that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is already the thirteenth longest running show in West End history and currently booking for all performances until 30 November 2019 at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre, where it continues an open-ended run. Get a first look at Sophie Evans and Alice Fearn, the show's current Glinda and Elphaba, below! (more...)

Poets Inua Ellams And Hussain Manawer Join Judging Panel For Wicked Young Writer AwardsPoets Inua Ellams And Hussain Manawer Join Judging Panel For Wicked Young Writer Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018

WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS (www.wickedyoungwriterawards.com), created by the producers of the musical WICKED in partnership with the National Literacy Trust (www.literacytrust.org.uk), are delighted to announce that the poet, playwright and performer Inua Ellams (Barber Shop Chronicles) and the international poet and mental health campaigner Hussain Manawer are both joining this year's judging panel. The author, award-winning journalist and former Labour MP Ed Balls returns to the judging panel for a third year, alongside Editor-in-Chief of First News, Nicky Cox MBE. Author and illustrator of the How to Train Your Dragon and The Wizard of Once books, Cressida Cowell, returns as Head Judge for the fifth consecutive year, together with long-standing judges Jonathan Douglas, Director of the National Literacy Trust and Michael McCabe, Executive Producer (UK) of WICKED. (more...)

West End WICKED Releases Tickets Through 30 November 2019West End WICKED Releases Tickets Through 30 November 2019
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical sensation that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to announce the release of a further 500,000 new tickets. The "spellbinding smash hit" (Time Out) is now booking to Saturday 30 November 2019 at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre, where it continues an open-ended run. Tickets start from just £22.00*. A limited number of seats are also released daily for that day's performance(s) at 10:00am, in person at the Box Office only, priced at £29.50. (more...)

WICKED And The Woodland Trust Mark Eighth Year Of PartnershipWICKED And The Woodland Trust Mark Eighth Year Of Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2018

The cast and company of the West End and Broadway musical sensation WICKED are once again aiming to raise thousands of pounds to boost the Woodland Trust's tree planting initiatives. (more...)

Wicked Young Writer Awards Launches 9th Year At The Loogabarooga Literary FestivalWicked Young Writer Awards Launches 9th Year At The Loogabarooga Literary Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS, created by the producers of the musical WICKED in partnership with the National Literacy Trust, is pleased to announce that entries are now open for the ninth year of the annual national creative writing competition. Entries close on 18 March 2019. Full details can be found at www.WickedYoungWriterAwards.com (more...)

BWW Interview: The Cast of WICKED Share Why They Love the ShowBWW Interview: The Cast of WICKED Share Why They Love the Show
by Fiona Scott - Oct 3, 2018

12 years after landing in London's West End, Wicked continues to delight audiences with the tale of what happened before Dorothy landed in Oz. The cast and creatives share with BroadwayWorld how they first fell in love with the show and why they think it's still playing eight gravity-defying shows a week after all this time. (more...)

BWW Interview: Cast Of WICKED Share Their Favourite Moments From The ShowBWW Interview: Cast Of WICKED Share Their Favourite Moments From The Show
by Fiona Scott - Sep 28, 2018

Wicked is celebrating 12 gravity defying years in London's West End. The show is a prequel to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. It centres on the narrative of Glinda (Sophie Evans) and Elphaba (Alice Fearn) and how they come to be known respectively as Glinda the Good Witch and the Wicked Witch of the West in Franklin F. Baum's beloved 1900 novel. (more...)

Wicked Will Celebrate 12th Birthday On The West End TomorrowWicked Will Celebrate 12th Birthday On The West End Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical sensation that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, will celebrate its landmark 12th birthday tomorrow (27 September 2018) at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre, where the "hugely popular show" (The Times) continues an open-ended run. (more...)

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