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Based on the novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire


by Sophie Williams - Nov 30, 2021
Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Broadway's punk rock/musical theatre lovechild is on-stage at Olney Theatre Center. Following the story of an Cold War German performer with a botched sex change, Hedwig takes us through her tumultous and colorful life accompanied by energetic performances and the occasiocal standup routine.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2021
Irving Berlin’s White Christmas The Musical is a timeless tale of joy and goodwill about a song-and-dance team putting on a show in a magical Vermont inn and falling for a stunning sister act in the process.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 30, 2021
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Rita Moreno, Olga Merediz, Gloria Estefan and more will be honored by Critics Choice at the 2021 Celebration of Latino Cinema!
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 30, 2021
Children's Musical Theaterworks presents Disney's Descendants, December 3-12 at Fresno Memorial Auditorium.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 30, 2021
“Lift it up, lift it up: we can sing our country free!” Twenty triple-threat performers and a five piece band will bring an inspirational new musical based on historical events to life this January. Presented by Dreamtone Productions in association with NewYorkRep, the world premiere of Singing Revolution: The Musical sets a tale of star-crossed lovers against the beautiful, moving and timeless true story of Estonia’s 1987 song-filled, peaceful uprising against the Soviet Union. 
by - Dec 8, 2021
Today's top stories include two new casting changes in Wicked! Brittney Johnson and Jordan Barrow will take over the roles of Glinda and Boq, respectfully, making them the first Black actors to take over the principal roles.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 8, 2021
The Kimmel Cultural Campus presents the Philadelphia premiere of PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL, based on one of Hollywood's most beloved romantic comedies of all time, at the Academy of Music, running Tuesday, January 4 through Sunday, January 16.  
by Stephi Wild - Dec 8, 2021
Lions Bay Productions announced today that it will present DAUGHTER OF THE WICKED, a new play written and performed by Shanit Keter Schwartz. Director Zeke Rettman, who received the NAACP Award for “Best Direction” of the critically-acclaimed production of Ragtime at The Hudson Theatre, will stage the original one-woman show. 
by Stephi Wild - Dec 7, 2021
Wolverhampton Grand Theatre has released production photos for this year’s spectacular family pantomime CINDERELLA which plays until Sunday 9 January 2022.
by Michael Major - Dec 7, 2021
Filmed live at the historic Westport Country Playhouse in Connecticut, these concerts feature Tony and Olivier Award-winner Gavin Creel (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Hello, Dolly!), Billboard #1 recording artist Shoshana Bean (Wicked, Waitress), and Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award-nominee Brandon Victor Dixon (Hamilton, The Color Purple).
by Stephi Wild - Dec 7, 2021
Thank goodness! Brittney Johnson will take over the role of Glinda in Wicked on Broadway, beginning performances on February 14, 2022 at Broadway's Gershwin Theatre. Currently the Glinda standby, Ms. Johnson will be the first Black actress to assume the role of Glinda.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 7, 2021
This evening, Wicked on Broadway, will welcome actor Jordan Barrow to its principal cast in the role of Boq. The role marks Barrow's Broadway debut, as well as the first Black actor to play the role in North America.  
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 7, 2021
The Broadway Podcast Network, has announced Tom Alan Robbins' (The Lion King, Little Shop of Horrors) new audio comedy steampunk distraction TWITS in LOVE, Chapter 1 starring Michael Urie, Christian Borle, Mary Testa, James Monroe Iglehart, Lillias White, Kiera Allen, Ann Harada, Dakin Matthews, and Stephen DeRosa and a fantastic ensemble cast.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 7, 2021
Join three Broadway favorites for STARS ON STAGE FROM WESTPORT COUNTRY PLAYHOUSE, three new concert specials headlined by Tony and Olivier Award-winner Gavin Creel, Billboard #1 recording artist Shoshana Bean, and Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award-nominee Brandon Victor Dixon. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 7, 2021
After the global pandemic forced Broadway and live concert venues to shutter last year, Bean is expanding her global reach and bringing her holiday concert, Sing Your Hallelujah, to Los Angeles on December 18 at Immanuel Presbyterian Cathedral.
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Dec 7, 2021
Producing Artistic Director Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj makes his American Stage directorial debut and a cast of 4 - Saren Nofs Snyder, Amanda Jane Snyder, Patrick A. Jackson, and Amber McNew, brings to life 18 different characters not cast traditionally. Part comedy, part drama, together, they will tell the origin story of Ebenezer Scrooge's business partner, Jacob Marley in Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 7, 2021
 Skylight Music Theatre held its annual Skylight Night fundraiser on Saturday, November 6, 2021 with entertainment by Broadway star and Tony Award winner Stephanie J. Block. The gala evening raised more than $65,000 to support Skylight Music Theatre, the highest amount since 2009.
by Claudio Erlichman - Dec 7, 2021
“7 x Pecado - Broadway in Concert” is the show chosen for the reopening of Teatro Escola Basileu França in Goiânia. Sponsored by the Government of Goiás, is based on the Seven Deadly Sins and how they manifest themselves in contemporary life they punctuate the scene through the great Broadway hits.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2021
Inspired by the life and art of Michael Jackson, MJ will begin performances on Broadway tonight, December 6, 2021, with an opening night set for Tuesday, February 1, 2022, at the newly refurbished Neil Simon Theatre. Learn more about the cast bringing this new musical to the stage!
by Jerri Shafer - Dec 6, 2021
The Lion King, Jr. tells the story of the epic adventures of a curious cub named Simba as he struggles to accept the responsibilities of adulthood and his destiny as king. To claim his rightful place on the throne and save his beloved Pridelands, Simba must find his inner strength and confront his wicked Uncle Scar. Directed by Patty Scott, the performances were December 2nd thru the 4th, 2021. Please visit their website for information about upcoming productions including The Addams Family!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2021
Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles (GMCLA) proudly presents A HOLIDAY HOMECOMING, marking its return to live, in-person concerts after a two-year pandemic hiatus. This Los Angeles holiday tradition kicks off GMCLA’s Season 43 at UCLA’s Royce Hall for two concerts only: Saturday, December 11 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 12 at 2:00 p.m.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2021
There’s no place like home for the holidays as Tacoma Little Theatre continues its 103rd Season, “The Start of Something New”, with The Wizard of OZ. Based on the classic MGM movie musical and the book by L. Frank Baum , The Wizard of OZ is directed and choreographed by Andrew Coopman, with musical direction by Jeff Bell. 
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2021
A Broadway Breakup Playlist came to Feinstein's/54 Below on December 2. This was an evening filled with songs that you can cry, laugh, and cheer up to, whether or not you’re lucky in love. Whether you’re “Still Hurting,” saying “I’m Done,” or feeling “So Much Better,” there’s something for everyone.
by BWW - Dec 6, 2021
Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Charlotte Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by Michael Major - Dec 6, 2021
During his appearance on the Nick Cannon Show, country music star and Wicked fan Jimmie Allen was surpised by Tony-winner Kristin Chenoweth with a performance of 'Popular' from the hit musical. He revealed he regularly listens 'Popular' to get 'hyped' before his performances. Watch the duet now!
by BWW Special - Dec 5, 2021
According to the production's social media, the show has canceled additional performances
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 4, 2021
From Coming to America to Crazy Rich Asians, see our picks for the films we would most like to see get the movies to Broadway treatment!
by BWW Special - Dec 4, 2021
According to the production's social media, 'Tonight’s performance of WICKED is being cancelled due to the detection of a limited number of positive COVID test results combined with previously scheduled absences in the company....'
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Dec 3, 2021
Our student bloggers write about how they're coping with the current global health crisis, give insight on their school's performing arts programs, share their opinions on the latest theater news, and so much more. Favorite Sondheim shows, the impact of Sondheim and Larson, returning to live theater, getting into the holiday spirit, and more-- read the latest from our college student bloggers!
by Audrey Liebross - Dec 3, 2021
GAVROCHE, a new musical based on Victor Hugo's novel, 'Les Misérables,' with book, music, and lyrics by Bonnie Gleicher, is having its California premiere at the Idyllwild Arts Academy. Idyllwild Arts' theatre department chair, Bonnie Carpenter, is directing the production, whose cast is made up entirely of Academy theatre arts students in grades ten through twelve. GAVROCHE will run from December 3rd-5th.
by Michael Major - Dec 3, 2021
Available everywhere now, the soundtrack features vocals by Harry Connick, Jr., Nicole Scherzinger, Tituss Burgess and Megan Hilty, with newcomer Celina Smith in the titular role of Annie and Taraji P. Henson. The album will also be released in CD format beginning January 21, 2022. Pre-order the CD and stream the new soundtrack now!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 3, 2021
New York Producer Stephen DeAngelis returns to 2300 Onstage with special Holiday events on Wednesday, December 15th and Thursday, December 16th at 8 PM. The evening will allow the performers to recreate their most memorable musical moments from classic and contemporary Broadway as well as share their favorite Holiday songs. 
by Alan Henry - Dec 3, 2021
BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast of ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME, the new musical featuring the songs of Britney Spears - now on stage at Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC through January 2nd.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 2021
The Green Room 42 has announced their line-up for the next week. Located inside YOTEL Times Square (570 Tenth Avenue, Fourth Floor), The Green Room 42 is Broadway's newest, most spacious, and funkiest cabaret club.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 2021
The acclaimed Broadway Sings concert series has just announced it will offer live-stream ticketing options for A Mariah Carey Holiday Spectacular, its first holiday show for the series. Two different all-women casts will perform the original arrangements from Mariah Carey’s first Christmas album, plus a few of her recent holiday hits.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 2021
Next week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 3, 2021
Musical theatre writing duo Gina Georgio and James Beeny of Toy Soldier Productions are thrilled to announce their latest project, LADY M.
by Gigi Gervais - Dec 2, 2021
Broadway actress Arielle Jacobs joins STOPTIME:Live in the Moment host Lisa Hopkins to speak about her experience since Broadway went dark in March 2020. Married in Tulum just 4 days before the global pandemic shut down the world, Arielle shares how spending time away from the stage allowed her the space needed to focus on her vision of the future.
by Gigi Gervais - Dec 2, 2021
Big Sur Bound, the indie/rock band from Alison Luff and Matt Magnusson have released a new album titled Bones. The full-length album consists of 11 original songs written and recorded by the real-life couple, now streaming on all major music platforms.
by Michael Major - Dec 2, 2021
'Great Performances – Reopening: The Broadway Revival' is hosted by NY1's Frank DiLella. Kristin Chenoweth, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lea Salonga, Sara Bareilles and more are featured in the new documentary with and with exclusive footage from Aladdin, Wicked, Jagged Little Pill, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, Phantom of the Opera, and Waitress.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2021
Today, RANGE Music released a new mash-up video, SIX in 6 minutes, featuring the music of Broadway’s Six. The New York City based group is also known for their last mash-up project, HAMILTON [in 7 minutes], which has garnered over 10 million views since its initial release in 2016.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2021
Artists Striving to End Poverty is celebrating its Twelfth Annual New York City Christmas: A Concert to Benefit ASTEP, taking place on Monday, December 13th at 7:00 PM at Joe’s Pub at The Public in New York City.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2021
The acclaimed series Cabaret on the Couch Live! returns to The Green Room 42 on December 20th at 9:30pm, with a festive night of song to celebrate the holiday season.
by Student Blogger: Kat Mokrynski - Dec 1, 2021
Over the past week, I’ve had the incredible opportunity to cover the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade for BroadwayWorld’s Student Blog Center. As a part of this process I attended performance rehearsals, the balloon inflation, and of course, the parade itself! Read on to find out more about what it’s like to spend a week with the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
by Gigi Gervais - Dec 1, 2021
Silcock’s Winter Wonderland Manchester takes place at EventCity in Manchester between Saturday 4 December 2021 and Sunday 2 January 2022. EventCity is located next to the Trafford Centre, and offers 3,000 free car park space. Tickets are selling fast. 
by Gigi Gervais - Dec 1, 2021
Feinstein's/54 Below has announced that Sarah Anne Fernandez will be joined by special guests Jackie Burns (Wicked, HAIR, If/Then) & Frankie Gonzalez (The Fantasticks, Superhero) in her upcoming concert Now What? on Sunday, December 12th at 9:45 PM.
by Michael Major - Dec 1, 2021
The filmed capture of the U.K. production of Anything Goes will be broadcast on BBC this Christmas. Find out how to watch the classic Cole Porter musical includes Sutton Foster as Reno Sweeney, Robert Lindsay, Felicity Kendal, and Gary Wilmot. Watch the trailer for the filmed musical now!
by Michael Major - Dec 1, 2021
A new casting notice for the upcoming Wicked film adaption details that the film is seeking a 'wheelchair user' between the ages of 18-30 to play Nessarose. Rehearsals are set to begin in June/July of 2022 in the U.K. As previously announced, the new film adaption of the hit musical will star Cynthia Erivo and Ariana Grande.
by Michael Major - Dec 1, 2021
2021 closes with new soundtracks, including West Side Story and Annie LIVE!, and new musical films, including Zoey's Extraordinary Christmas and Encanto, hitting streaming services. This month also features new livestream concerts from Seth Rudetsky and Jessica Vosk, with RHONY's Countess Luann streaming from 54 Below.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2021
Chris Isaacson Presents and Ronn Goswick have announced the 12th Annual A Broadway Christmas. Hosted by Broadway stars Eden Espinosa and David Burnham with musical direction by Gerald Sternbach, there will be one performance only on Sunday, December 19, at 7:30pm, at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood.