Wicked on Tour

Current Theatre & Tickets
DeVos Performance Hall (Grand Rapids, MI)
DeVos Performance Hall is located inside DeVos Place 303 Monroe Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
10/18/2017 - 11/5/2017


BWW Morning Brief October 19th, 2017: TORCH SONG Opens, Broadway Unites for Puerto Rico, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Oct 19, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: TORCH SONG opens, Broadway unites for Puerto Rico, and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Past and Present Witches of Oz Gathered in Song at THE GREEN ELIXIR MIXER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

On Monday October 16, 16 Wicked women gathered in song in The Green Room 42. Scroll down for photos of them in action! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Curtain Players' WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF
by Jerri Shafer - Oct 19, 2017

Edward Albee's award-winning iconic play, in which a middle-aged college professor and his wife invite into their home an unwitting younger couple for drinks after a late-night faculty party. The resulting evening is a Wicked jumble of mind games, attempted seductions, and shattering revelations. Due to strong language and adult situations, this show is recommended for mature audiences. Performances run October 20th thru November 5th at Curtain Players, 5691 Harlem Road, Galena, Ohio 43021. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit: http://curtainplayers.org/season/2017-2018/2_woolf.php (more...)

Lauren Zakrin, Constantine Rousouli and Carrie St. Louis to Seduce Audiences in CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE MUSICAL at (le) Poisson Rouge
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Following two sold-out runs in Los Angeles and a sold-out pop-up engagement in NYC, Cruel Intentions: The Musical - the stage adaptation of Roger Kumble's 1999 cult hit film, created by Jordan Ross, Lindsey Rosin and Roger Kumble - has announced the cast for its ten-week engagement at (le) Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker Street) this fall. (more...)

Eve Ensler's THE FRUIT TRILOGY and More Slated for Abingdon's 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company announces the initial lineup for its 25th Anniversary Season. With a list of celebrated and promising new artists, Abingdon Theatre Company's 2017 - 2018 season features premiere productions on the main stage, a one-night-only gala event honoring and featuring legendary artists, and ongoing initiatives fostering the work of emerging theater-makers. (more...)

Linda & Laura Benanti, A SCYTHE OF TIME with Lesli Margherita & More Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond, including Broadway Bound, The Broadway Tenors, A Scythe of Time featuring Lesli Margherita, Linda & Laura Benanti, Into Sweeney Todd's Woods, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Review Roundup: GHOST THE MUSICAL at White Plains Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

GHOST THE MUSICAL runs at White Plains performing Arts Center through October 29, and the critics are weighing in! (more...)

VIDEO: Deliver Us! Watch Highlights from THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Musical at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
by Alan Henry - Oct 19, 2017

The first stage production of THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, based on the Dreamworks animated feature, is now on stage at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production! (more...)

Podcast: 'Half Hour Call w/ Chris King' Welcomes New York City Ballet Principal Dancer, Lauren Lovette
by Half Hour Call with Chris King - Oct 19, 2017

Today's guest is Lauren Lovette, Lauren is currently only 25 and a principal dancer/choreographer for the New York City Ballet. We talk about her childhood, how she balances performing while creating new work, and a whole bunch more. (more...)

Further Cast Announced for Craig McLachlan Led ROCKY HORROR
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Producers Howard Panter, John Frost and GWB Entertainment today announced additional cast members for the 2018 Australian tour of the world's favourite rock and roll musical. Richard O'Brien'sThe Rocky Horror Show will re-open the refurbished Festival Theatre at the Adelaide Festival Centre from 28 December 2017, then play at QPAC, Brisbane from 18 January 2018, and the Crown Theatre, Perth from 17 February 2018. (more...)

Industry Editor Exclusive: What Ever Happened to Broadway 4D?
by Cara Joy David, Industry Editor - Oct 19, 2017

It's been five-and-a-half years since Broadway 4D was announced and many barely remember it. Those that do however frequently ask me about it. Will that ever happen? What even was it? What was recorded for it? (more...)

AMERICAN DANCE SPECTACULAR! Coming to On Stage At Kingsborough This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

On Stage at Kingsborough, a leading performing arts presenter located at Brooklyn's Kingsborough Community College is pleased to announce its 2017-2018 season, featuring world class artists from around the globe. On Stage at Kingsborough brings top notch performing arts to Southern Brooklyn with an eclectic roster of artists spanning multiple genres including cabaret, dance, music, and family programming. The full season runs through May 19, 2018. (more...)

The City Theatre to Stage Austin Premiere of Conor McPherson's THE SEAFARER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Acclaimed Irish playwright Conon McPherson takes us to mystical and haunting land of Ireland as The City Theatre Company continue its 12th season with the Austin premiere of The Seafarer, running November 3 26. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief October 18th, 2017: FIRE Opens Off-Broadway and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Oct 18, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: FIRE Opens Off-Broadway and More! (more...)

Peterborough Players Announce 2nd Annual Winter Season of Plays
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Following a successful inaugural winter season, the Peterborough Players are offering a line-up of plays that will illuminate the festive spirit of the winter season. First is a classic holiday tale told from a new perspective, followed in February by a touching look at all the things worth holding onto in life, and closing out the season with the New Hampshire Premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire's new comedy. (more...)

ELF THE MUSICAL Finds Full Company for Holiday Run at Boch Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

NETworks Presentations has announced casting for the Boston engagement of ELF THE MUSICAL. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth Reveals Her Hardest Song for Her to Perform; Watch Her Sing It!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Kristin Chenoweth has conquered roles as varied as Sally Brown and Velma Von Tussle. When it comes to the musical theatre canon, she has done it all, but there is one song that has proven hardest to perform. When asked about which song is the most difficult, she recalled a classic: (more...)

PBS Kids' Launches Season 11 of CYBERCHASE with Halloween-Themed Episode
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

The CyberSquad is back-and so is the Hacker! THIRTEEN's Emmy Award-winning series CYBERCHASE continues to explore the intersection of math and the environment with playful storylines involving energy and water conservation, green roofs, pollution, renewable resources, data collection, measurement, spatial sense, estimation and more in Season 11, premiering Monday, October 23 on PBS KIDS (check local listings). (more...)

BROADWAY SESSIONS to Spotlight WISCO QUEENS Web Series This Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

This today night, October 19th, BROADWAY SESSIONS offers up a look at the hysterical new musical web series Wisco Queens. Audience members will be treated to musical numbers on video, as well as live performance by the cast. (more...)

Alice Ripley Completes BROADWAY BOUND at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Tony Award winner Alice Ripley has joined Feinstein's/54 Below's second edition of Broadway Bound: The Musicals That Never Came To Broadway on Wednesday, October 25th, 2017. (more...)

RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA Comes To Folsom For Four Performances
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific offers a delightful and contemporary take on the classic story. A lush production that features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and the moments we all remember the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more plus some surprising new twists. Included in Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella are some of Rodgers + Hammerstein's most beloved songs, including In My Own Little Corner, Impossible/It's Possible and Ten Minutes Ago, in this hilarious and romantic Broadway experience for anyone who's ever had a wish, a dream... or a really great pair of shoes. Cinderella and her Prince have been REBORN! They might be BROADWAY'S COUPLE OF THE YEAR (New York Magazine). (more...)

Full Cast Announced for DREAM LOVER: THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Melbourne's summer musical Dream Lover - The Bobby Darin Musical, commences at Arts Centre Melbourne from December 27th for a strictly limited season. (more...)

Alysha Umphress, Ben Fankhauser, and More Join Jay Armstrong Johnson's Halloween Party at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Jay Armstrong Johnson's Not So Scary Halloween Party is back by popular demand after a sold out party in 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway's Justin Guarini, Sally Ann Triplett, Teal Wicks and More Honor Park Avenue Armory's Pierre Audi
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Broadway stars Justin Guarini, Sally Ann Triplett, and Teal Wicks, as well as Grammy Award winning vocalist Shelley Thomas, paid tribute to the work of Park Avenue Armory Artistic Director, Pierre Audi, and writer/director/producer Cherien Dabis, with a performance last night at the 10th Annual Bridges of Understanding (BOU) Building Bridges Award Dinner at the St. Regis Hotel in NYC. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

'WICKED CLONE' to Offer Pure Bottled Blood Imported from Transylvania on Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Grammy Award-winning composers Mihaela and Gabriela Modorcea (Indiggo Twins) identical twin sisters born in Transylvania, will present the opening night celebration of their new cinematic musical Wicked CLONE or HOW TO DEAL WITH THE EVIL, at St. Luke's Theater (308 West 46th Street). The celebration will come complete with the purest bottled blood, imported from Transylvania by their father, Vald the Impaler, who has come to New York City for the first time, to see his daughters perform on stage at St. Luke's Theater. (more...)

Erik Gratton, Veronica J. Kuehn and More to Star in ELF THE MUSICAL at Madison Square Garden; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

NETworks Presentations has announced casting for the New York engagement of ELF THE MUSICAL. The show will play from December 13 through December 29 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. (more...)

Tony Award Winner Jane Krakowski & Chris Diamantopoulos Join Cast of FOX's A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Tony Award winner Jane Krakowski ( Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, 30 Rock ) and Emmy Award nominee Chris Diamantopoulos ( Good Girls Revolt, Silicon Valley, Episodes ) have been cast in featured roles in FOX's live musical event, A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!, airing Sunday, Dec. 17 (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. Krakowski will play Miss Shields, the teacher of nine-year-old Ralphie Parker ; and Diamantopoulos will portray Ralphie's dad. (more...)

Freeform Orders Additional Episodes of DISNEY'S FAIRY TALE WEDDINGS, Premiering 2018
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Freeform, Disney's young adult television and streaming network, today announced a seven-episode series order for DISNEY'S FAIRY TALE WEDDINGS from executive producers Ann Lewis Roberts, Simon Lythgoe and Jenny Daly, in partnership with Walt Disney Parks & Resorts. (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ Travels Over the Rainbow to Wilmington
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

The greatest family musical of all time, THE WIZARD OF OZ, is touching down in Wilmington at The Playhouse on Rodney Square with eight performances, November 14 19. The show opens the 2017-18 Broadway in Wilmington season, presented by Bank of America. (more...)

Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch: ANASTASIA's Christy Altomare & Derek Klena Bake Profiteroles Fit for a Princess!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 17, 2017

In this latest episode, we bring you not one, but two very special guests from Anastasia- Christy Altomare and Derek Klena! For the recipe for Katie's Princess Profiteroles, visit: www.backstagebite.com. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Welcomes Second City December 5 - 31
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

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Lenny Wolpe and Matt Gibson to Star in Goodspeed's New Musical A CONNECTICUT CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

A family classic has been given a fresh twist in Connecticut's own A Connecticut Christmas Carol by LJ Fecho and Michael O'Flaherty. Goodspeed Musicals continues its commitment to fresh, innovative works with this new musical infused with Connecticut flavor. A Connecticut Christmas Carol will run November 17 December 24, 2017 at The Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. (more...)

F. Scott Fitzgerald's THE DIAMOND AS BIG AS THE RITZ Gets Industry Reading
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Diamond as Big as The Ritz is set for a staged reading for the theatre industry at 7pm, Thursday, November 9, and 1pm Friday, November 10, at the Dramatists Guild Fund's The Music Hall. (more...)

Derek Klena & More Join Shoba Narayan in Upcoming Late Comet Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Fresh off the 12-time Tony Nominated Broadway production of The Great Comet, Shoba Narayan is ready to share her journey into the land of Show Business in her Feinstein/54 Below solo concert, SHOBusiness. The concert will take a look back at melodies and stories associated with her career and life, featuring songs from The Apple Tree, The King and I, Annie Get Your Gun, Side Show, as well as pop covers and compositions by 3-time Tony Nominee Dave Malloy. (more...)

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of Netflix's 1922?
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

From the summer hit IT to the recently released THE DARK TOWER, audiences cannot get enough of Stephen King adaptations. The next addition comes in the form of the new Netflix film 1922. The film will start streaming on Netflix this Friday October 20th. Before then, take a look at the reviews to see if the critics enjoyed the thriller! (more...)

Kate Mulgrew and More Round Out Cast of 10th Annual LIVING FOR TODAY Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

From Star Trek and Orange is the New Black, Emmy nominee Kate Mulgrew will present the 2017 Recipients of Gilana's Fund at the 10th Annual Living for Today Concert. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Live Is Visiting the Witches of WICKED Today at 5:30pm EST!
by Steve Schonberg - Oct 17, 2017

Good news! BroadwayWorld Live is heading to Oz! On Tuesday, October 17, (5:30pm EST) BroadwayWorld is taking you straight to the Gershwin Theatre for a live chat with the wicthes of Wicked- Jackie Burns and Amanda Jane Cooper. Don't forget to tune in to our official Facebook page to submit your questions live or send us questions in advance on Twitter @BroadwayWorld with #AskWickedBWW. (more...)

Video Flashback! Natalie Weiss Takes On An Early Pasek and Paul Tune
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 17, 2017

In 2008, future Tony Award winners, Pasek and Paul, held a concert of their latest songs. Current Dear Evan Hansen cast member, Natalie Weiss, was on hand to deliver a lesser known rock tune by the duo titled 'That Kind Of Day' which was written for a teen musical movie. (more...)

Photo Flash: Michael Campayno, Rachelle Rak, James Whiteside and More Perform at HERO Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

The HIV Experience Resources Organization (HERO) presented, in association with Stage 48, 'The Fourth Annual Broadway and Ballet, HERO Awards' to benefit HERO, an organization that helps newly diagnosed and people living with HIV/AIDS. Below, BroadwayWorld has photos from the event, which featured ABT star James Whiteside, Broadway legend Rachelle Rak, Broadway star Michael Campayno and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal with Nick Adams, Katie Thompson, and More in AND THE WORLD GOES ROUND
by Walter McBride - Oct 17, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company has a star-studded gala in the works featuring a musical revue with some of Broadway's best and brightest. BroadwayWorld recently went into the rehearsal room, check out the photos below! (more...)

Circle Players' Stages Nashville Premiere of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 17, 2017

Circle Players' 2017-18 season continues with the Nashville premiere of the Tim Larson-directed production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, the epic musical based upon Victor Hugo's tale of hope, love and passion, which runs October 27-November 12 at the Z. Alexander Looby Theatre in Nashville. (more...)

Laura Michelle Kelly to Bring BOTH SIDES NOW to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Laura Michelle Kelly in 'Both Sides Now' on November 7, 2017. (more...)

Zachary Piser, MiMi Scardulla to Headline Final 'MADAME'S SOIREE' of 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Cabaret patroness Madame Mathieu has selected Zachary Piser (Wicked), and MiMi Scardulla (Gigantic) as guests of honor at the November 9 edition of the Bistro Awards Critics' Pick Madame Mathieu's Soiree. It will be the final soiree of 2017, with 2018 dates announced at the event. (more...)

Photo Flash: Stephen Schwartz, Jason Gotay, Diluckshan Jeyaratnam and More Celebrate THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Opening in Silicon Valley
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its mission of developing new works in the Bay Area with the World Premiere of The Prince of Egypt, a soaring celebration of the human spirit and one of the greatest stories ever told: the saga of Moses, his Pharaoh brother Ramses, and the indomitable people who changed them both forever. The production runs now through November 5, 2017 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below! (more...)

A Cup of Candy Flavor: Dunkin' Donuts Introduces New Almond Joy Hot Chocolates
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Dunkin' Donutsis continuing its Halloween celebration with a sweet sip for the spookiest season, introducing new Almond Joy Hot Chocolate and Frozen Almond Joy Hot Chocolate. These candy-inspired beverages serve up the famous combo of milk chocolate, almond and coconut flavors for a fun new way to stay energized now and through trick-or-treating and beyond. Both Almond Joy Hot Chocolate and Frozen Almond Joy Hot Chocolate are available now at participating Dunkin' Donuts locations for a limited time. (more...)

Four-Time Tony Award Winner PIPPIN Now Playing At Broadway Palm!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Experience the thrilling Tony Award-winning musical PIPPIN at Broadway Palm now through November 18, 2017. Described as An eye-popping, jaw-dropping, VISUALLY STUNNING extravaganza. THE THRILL OF THE SEASON! by NY1, PIPPIN is the not-to-be-missed musical at Broadway Palm this year. (more...)

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - October 16, 2017 - The Band's Visit, Dear Evan Hansen, Come From Away Top Growth!
by Alan Henry - Oct 16, 2017

The top growing current Broadway musicals were The Band's Visit (20.88%), M. Butterfly (12.31%), Dear Evan Hansen (2.06%), Come From Away (1.31%) and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1.24%). The top growing current Broadway plays were Terms of My Surrender (1.39%), Play That Goes Wrong (0.64%), Marvin's Room (0.17%). (more...)

Classic Tale of THE SLEEPING BEAUTY Told at Parr Hall in Beautiful Ballet
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

The classic tale of The Sleeping Beauty will be told at Parr Hall in a beautiful production by Vienna Festival Ballet. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 10/15/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 10/15/2017. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 10/16
by - Oct 16, 2017

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 10/15/2017. (more...)

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