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Wicked - Chicago

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

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Nederlander Theater- Ford Center for the Performing Arts

(Chicago, IL)
24 W. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL
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by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020
Divorced. Beheaded. Live at the drive-in! Eleven past and current Six The Musical cast members will be headlining the West End Musical Drive-In on Saturday 12th September.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020
Today (July 31) in live streaming: Jerry Mitchell visits Backstage Live, the Marie's Crisis Weekend-Warmup is back, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020
New York Theatre Barn will host a free live stream of its New Works Series on Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 at 7PM EDT, featuring excerpts from the new musicals Between the Lines and My Little Barbizon. The 45-minute presentation will also feature a conversation with the creators of the new musicals.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020
Laura Benanti (My Fair Lady), Megan Hilty (TV's 'Smash'), and musical theatre legend Chita Rivera (West Side Story) will be making appearances in WEST SIDE STORIES: Celebrating NYC in the 1970's, a Virtual Fundraiser for the Hudson Guild of Manhattan.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 30, 2020
Shoshana Bean chatted on Backstage LIVE With Richard Ridge about what it's been like shifting to virtual events, her career highlights, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2020
Casting has been announced for Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatrea??s THE COMEDY OF ERRORS.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2020
Theatre Major, a Maryland-based acting and educational consulting company, unveiled its new lineup of coaches for the fall college audition season.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2020
LaDuca Shoes announced today the launch of a more inclusive variety of skin tone shades for all of their character shoes, called the LaDuca Palette. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2020
Matthew Lopez's The Inheritance has won the Outstanding Broadway Production award at the 31st annual GLAAD Media Awards. GLAAD announced the news via twitter.
by Student Blogger: Emily Hoffert - Jul 30, 2020
For anyone in the theatre industry, an added stressor of this summera??s health and political chaos has been the complete loss of our industrya??s traditional in-person activity.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 29, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here today, July 29 (12pm ET), as he chats with beloved Broadway beltress Shoshana Bean!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2020
'Tonight at the London Coliseum' is a week-long series of concerts to be performed on stage at the London Coliseum by some of the UK's most prolific musical theatre stars.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2020
Tony Award-winning star Idina Menzel is the latest guest on the new podcast 'E-Ticket to Broadway!'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2020
VIRTUAL HALSTON - Julie Halston's weekly YouTube talk show - has announced its list of guest stars as the livestream webcast enters its fourth month in August.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2020
Laura Benanti has joined the Advisory Board of Ukulele Kids Club, the nonprofit that supports the healthcare of hospitalized children through music therapy and donations of ukuleles.
by Stage Tube - Jul 28, 2020
The married stars of the Frozen tour are back in action! Caroline Bowman and Austin Colby recently played two, socially-distanced, outdoor concerts in Selbyville, Delaware, and performed a wickedly Rodgers & Hammerstein mash-up from music director Benjamin Rauhala. Watch below as they perform 'Something (For) Good.'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to hear of the passing of Benjamin Vereen Jr., the son of Tony-winning actor Ben Vereen.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2020
Today (August 8-9) in live streaming: Free to Be... You and Me returns for an Encore, Liz Callaway performs with Seth Rudetsky, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
'The Show Must Go Online,' a new virtual musical produced by Walid Chaya, Artistic Director/Founder of Moonlit Wings Productions, premiered online today.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
Today (August 7) in live streaming: Tonya Pinkins visits Backstage Live, Brenda Braxton celebrates her birthday on Stars in the House, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
The South Florida Sun Sentinel has reported that south Florida theaters are hoping that Broadway productions will return to the Florida stages in December 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
The first musical in the United States to be approved by Actors' Equity Association has officially begun performances. Berkshire Theatre Group's Godspell is being presented outdoors in an open-air tent adjacent to The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, and is scheduled to run through September 4.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
Broadway's Adam Roberts (Myrtle Beach native & Spiderman, Pippin), Emily Bautista (Miss Saigon), Angela Birchett (Color Purple), Jan Neuberger (Wicked), Anne Morrison (Merrily We Roll Along), Arianna Rosario (On Your Feet, Cats), and more are featured in the video, supporting the Long Bay Theatre.
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
AMC Networks announced today Fall and Winter 2020-21 premiere dates for several new and returning original series and specials
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
Broadway moms, Cara Cooper (The Prom) and Jessica Rush (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical) of the hit podcast 'Mamas Talkin' Loud', in association with the Broadway Podcast Network, have announced that Broadway and West End star Rachel Tucker (Come From Away, Wicked) recently joined them for the finale of their debut season.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
The Early Night Show with Joshua Turchin- Virtual Edition (Corona Cabaret) continues its increasingly popular run with the release of a new episode today. Season four, episode eleven features special guests: Ben Cameron (Broadway Sessions, Broadway Buskers, Broadway casts of Footloose, Aida and Wicked) and Tilda Grace.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
As previously announced at ComicCon@Home, AMC's The Walking Dead will air its season 10 finale on Sunday, October 4 at 9pm ET/8c immediately followed by the series premiere of The Walking Dead: World Beyond at 10pm ET/9c. Fear The Walking Dead returns for its sixth season on Sunday, October 11 at 9pm ET/8c. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
The Carnegie is set to present the uplifting musical extravaganza that is GODSPELL a?? And it will be presented in an innovative format where audiences can experience the performance at a safe, social distance.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020
Berkshire Theatre Group has announced they will be producing Godspell this summer - the first musical in the United States to be approved by Actors' Equity Association in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020
Kara Lindsay (Newsies, Wicked), Larry Owens (A Strange Loop), and Jenny DiNoia (Wicked) are the latest stars to chat with Connor & Dylan MacDowell on their podcast DRAMA.
by Stephen Mosher - Aug 6, 2020
As New York City and neighboring areas reopen, club acts are going back on the stage. Here, Stephen Mosher talks to some of the first artists to test the waters.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020
The Capricorn Drive In is excited to announce a partnership with Fair Park in Dallas for a four-week Spatially Distant Summer Series.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020
Out of over 5,000 festivals in the world, Hip Hop Film Festival founded by CR Capers — is the only festival to focus on writers, directors, and producers who grew up in the global culture of hip-hop. The world tour is well underway, after recently completing successful stops in South Africa, Italy, Kenya, and West Africa.
by Fiona Scott - Aug 5, 2020
The current UK Government guidelines recommend that as theatres reopen, audience members should not be encouraged to hang around the stage door. In the run-up to lockdown, West End shows like Dear Evan Hansen suspended stage door practices.
by Tara Bennett - Aug 5, 2020
With the novel coronavirus keeping theatres dark, audience members wonder what the future may hold for their beloved playhouses. The staff of one such playhouse, Theatre Baton Rouge, has been hard at work these past few months, updating their 75th season and altering their annual gala to fit an entirely different type of stage.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2020
Porchlight Music Theatre has announced a new three-day celebration and fundraiser in honor of its 25th Anniversary, PorchlightPalooza, Friday, Aug. 21 - Sunday, Aug. 23, which will include performances from Chicago's best talents, an exclusive interview hosted by legendary newsman Bill Kurtis with the 2020 ICON Award recipient Joel Grey and more.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2020
Director David Ruttura (Beautiful, School of Rock) reunites with host Patrick Oliver Jones as they discuss his Broadway career assisting Tony-Award winning directors as well as the production that brought them together - FOOTLOOSE on Norwegian Cruise Line.
by BWW Prompts - Aug 5, 2020
Today we asked our readers which non-musical musical theatre quote is their favorite!
by Roy Berko - Aug 4, 2020
On Saturday, July 25 and Sunday, July 26, CVLT will be streaming the archival video of Visiting Mr. Green for a pay-as-you-can admission. For details and advance reservation, visit https://cvlt.org/events/visiting-mr-green
by Student Blogger: Emma Rose Dorsch - Aug 4, 2020
Many leading lady roles in the musical theatre canon could not only be played by plus-sized women easily but when played by plus-sized women, add an extremely interesting and revolutionary take on the role.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2020
For over 9 years between them, they brought down the chandelier at Her Majestya??s Theatre in London's West End playing the lead role in Andrew Lloyd-Webber's The Phantom Of the Opera. Now, Earl Carpenter and John Owen-Jones have found a way of taking down the barriers to enjoying a night out at the theatre - by going open air at Broadlands Estate as part of Voices of the West End.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2020
The Barn Theatre has announced an all-star West End line up for their sixth virtual concert, The Barn Theatre Presents: The Music of Dominic Powell, which will celebrate the work of musical theatre composer Dominic Powell (Cases).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2020
New York Theatre Barn will continue to host weekly free live streams of its New Works Series each Wednesday evening at 7PM ET. Upcoming August installments of the series include excerpts from the new musicals Between The Lines, Sean's Story: Part One | The Awakening, Tyrants, Songs For Slutty Girls and more.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2020
The Broadway Advocacy Coalition (BAC) announces the creation of the BAC Artivism Fellowship to support artist activists using their tools to have an impact on the world around them. The Fellowship will provide financial support, mentorship, networking opportunities and education workshops.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2020
As the saying goes, the only thing constant is change. And 2020 has brought nothing but change, including the Missoula Children's Theatre August Bonus Camp schedule at the MCT Center for the Performing Arts. These innovative, half-day camps will take place one week only - Monday through Friday, Aug. 10-14. Registration is limited to 20 participants per camp, and registration is open at www.MCTinc.org! All current safety protocols of social distancing, wearing masks, frequent handwashing, and sanitizing of the facility are in place, for the safety of the day camp participants. 
by Josh Stent - Aug 3, 2020
Daniel Assetta is one talented guy! Looking at his resume will bring out the green-eyed monster in any Australian theatre performer.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2020
Citizens of Song -  Music Together From Afar, is a non-profit organisation which seeks to unite the world through song and support artists and the arts at this difficult time. Founder Rebecca Winckworth and her team are presenting the next concert a?oeMusic From London's West End Afara?? on August 9th at 8pm UK time or 3pm EDT.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2020
Missing Broadway in a major way? Stay strong by jamming to the biggest tunes that musical theatre has to offer- the 11 o'clock number. What's an 11 o'clock number?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2020
Young performers participating in Moonlit Wings Virtual Broadway Camp ended the week meeting with 10-year-old star Arwen Monzon-Sanders, from Disney's first national tour of 'Frozen,' the musical.