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

Nederlander Theater- Ford Center for the Performing Arts

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24 W. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601
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by A.A. Cristi - Aug 18, 2022
TOOTSIE, the hilarious Tony Award-winning musical, is coming to DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids, MI from October 11-16, 2022.
by - Aug 18, 2022
Today's top stories include Jonathan Groff and Lindsay Mendez cast in Merrily We Roll Along, headed off-Broadway later this year! Plus, Broadway Week returns, Between the Lines sets its closing date, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 18, 2022
Award-Winning Broadway Producer/Director/Performer Jordan Scott Gilbert (Broadway's Ghost The Musical, A Tale Of Two Cities) will co-star as Ernest Defarge, as well as direct the production. Bryant Martin will star as Sydney Carton alongside Jacquelyn Zliczewski as Lucie Manette and original Broadway cast member Walter Winston ONeil (Broadway's Wicked, A Tale Of Two Cities) as Dr. Manette.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2022
PostClassical Ensemble has announced its 19th season, one designed to transport audiences around the world in celebration of the human spirit. Under the leadership of Music Director, Angel Gil-Ordóñez, the 2022-2023 season presents a slate of daring yet accessible performances in partnership with a diverse array of artists, filmmakers and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2022
Producing Artistic Director Mark Cortale is continuing to shine a star-bright spotlight on his biggest and most ambitious lineup of stars yet, for this, his eleventh anniversary season at the acclaimed Provincetown venue. Audra McDonald has announced her return by popular demand to the Town Hall series on August 28 with Seth Rudetsky.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 18, 2022
This week's lineup featured performances from the Broadway casts of 1776, Come From Away, Funny Girl, A Beautiful Noise, and Wicked. Watch highlights in this video!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2022
The world premiere of Titanique, the irresistibly funny and irreverent new musical send-up of the blockbuster film Titanic, featuring the songs of pop icon Céline Dion, has been extended. Due to ticket demand, the limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Asylum Theatre will now play through Sunday, November 6, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2022
One of Chicago's most popular and acclaimed musical duos, Anne Burnell and Mark Burnell have released the fourth single, LITTLE JOE FROM CHICAGO, from their eagerly awaited album TWO FOR THE ROAD. The single is already becoming a radio favorite being featured on After Hours with Rick Kogan, on AM720 WGN, and WPNA 1490AM in Chicago.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 18, 2022
The music of Bernstein, Ellington, Foster, Sousa and more will be performed by members of Hoff-Barthelson Music School's faculty and adult jazz students during the School's Celebration of Great American Music – two free outdoor concerts at the Dine the 'Dale Tent in downtown Scarsdale.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Aug 18, 2022
Broadway in Bryant Park is back! iHeartMedia New York's 106.7 LITE FM returned yesterday for the second performance in the 2022 season of the beloved series. See photos from today's show!
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 18, 2022
The world-wide phenomenon of BLUE MAN GROUP returns to Austin, playing Bass Concert Hall for a limited three performance engagement on October 28 and 29, 2022 at part of Texas Performing Arts' 2022-23 Broadway in Austin season.
by Ariana Straznicky-Packer - Aug 17, 2022
Brand new musical Anne of Green Gables is at the Goodspeed now through September 4, 2022. The classic story is brought to life in a heartfelt and clever folk-rock musical with beautifully developed and charming characters. he cast is absolute perfection and I would fight anyone who dares to change it. The writing and music is more than promising and I wish I could get my hands on this exact soundtrack. Anne of Green Gables is charming, well-written, and the performances are phenomenal. Don’t miss this bold and vibrant new musical.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2022
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced that beloved Broadway stars Ali Ewoldt and Jimmy Smagula will join host Kyle Barisich on the the Bay Street stage for the Music Mondays performance of Sip & Sing LIVE! on Monday, August 29, at 8 p.m.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2022
Leg Up On Life's six NIGHT OF LIFE Benefiting The Trevor Project is taking to the HK Hall stage! This one-night-only arts performance party, happening Monday, August 22 begins at 7:30PM. Doors open at 7PM This year's party is co-hosted by actor and dancer Daniel Gold (Miss Saigon and Disney's Beauty and the Beast National tours) and iconic New York drag queen Neon Calypso ('Nightgowns')
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2022
NYC & Company has announced that the fall iteration of NYC Broadway Week will return for the first time since 2019, offering 2-for-1 tickets to 21 Broadway shows, available for purchase now.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2022
The acclaimed Broadway Sings tribute series has announced the lineup for its next concert experience, Broadway Sings Beyoncé. On August 27 at 7:30pm, a cast of Broadway stars including Nkeki Obi-Melekwe (Tina), Nick Rashad Burroughs (Kinky Boots) and Samantha Williams (Caroline, Or Change), will belt out original arrangements of the hits of the pop superstar Beyoncé, accompanied by a 14-piece orchestra at the downtown music venue (le) Poisson Rouge.
by Michael Major - Aug 17, 2022
Originally released in 2007, this “lost album” features a new version of the Bruce Springsteen duet “Broken Radio,” titled “Broken Radio ‘22” and an unreleased bonus song from that era, “The Angel to the Slave.” Watch the re-edited video for “Broken Radio ‘22,” featuring Malin and Springsteen, filmed in 2007 by Danny Clinch.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022
I’m a Believer, featuring rock & roll icon, Micky Dolenz, the latest single from the new Rockers On Broadway: Live  (Volume 1), has been releeased! Rockers On Broadway: Live  (Volume 1) is an album of the best live performances from Rockers On Broadway concerts over the past 28 years. Listen here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022
Jonathan Groff will star as “Franklin” and Lindsay Mendez will star as “Mary” in Merrily We Roll Along at New York Theatre Workshop. Merrily We Roll Along features music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and a book by George Furth. They join the previously announced Daniel Radcliffe, who will star as “Charley”.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022
One of Chicago's most popular and acclaimed musical duos, Anne Burnell and Mark Burnell are releasing their eagerly awaited, long overdue duo CD in twenty-two years entitled TWO FOR THE ROAD. The album was released on August 17th and is available at iTunes, Amazon and streaming outlets Spotify, Pandora, Apple Music and YouTube.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022
CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE will present the debut performance of Black String, featuring new sounds from the ancient instruments of Korea, on Friday, September 9 at 7:00 PM. The show is being presented in partnership with The World Music Institute and Korean Cultural Center New York.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 17, 2022
NYC based cabaret, concert and recording artist Travis Moser makes his City Winery New York debut with Someday Soon: The Songs of Judy Collins. Travis, along with musical director Drew Wutke, perform brand new arrangements of some of folk and pop icon Judy Collins' most loved songs, such as 'Someday Soon,' 'Both Sides Now,' 'Mountain Girl,' 'Who Knows Where the Time Goes' and many more.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2022
wild project (Ana Mari de Quesada, Producing Artistic Director) is thrilled to present F*ck7thGrade, music, lyrics, and concept by Jill Sobule, book by Liza Birkenmeier and directed by Lisa Peterson with music direction by Julie Wolf. F*ck7thGrade begins performances on Wednesday, October 12 for a limited engagement through Saturday, November 5. 
by Fiona Scott - Aug 16, 2022
What did our critic think of MORE THAN TRACY TURNBLAD at TheSpace?
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022
Award-winning Porchlight Music Theatre has announced this year’s recipient of the ICON Award is one of Broadway’s foremost singing and dancing leading ladies, Tony Award winner Donna McKechnie.
by - Aug 16, 2022
Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 8/14/2022.
by Michael Major - Aug 16, 2022
Panic! at the Disco has released their new single and music video, 'Don’t Let the Light Go Out.' “Don’t Let the Light Go Out” follows the release of singles 'Local God,' “Middle of a Breakup,” and “Viva Las Vengeance,” off the band’s upcoming seventh LP, Viva Las Vengeance. Watch the new music video and check out upcoming tour dates now!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2022
The cast for the 70th Anniversary Australian production of Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap was revealed by producer John Frost for Crossroads Live Australia. Additional seasons for this acclaimed production have also been announced to follow the Premiere at Theatre Royal Sydney - in Brisbane at the Playhouse, QPAC from 3 November and at the Comedy Theatre, Melbourne from 17 February 2023.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Aug 15, 2022
Back by popular demand, Neil Berg brought his company of extraordinary Broadway stars to The Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre at Eisenhower Park, East Meadow.
by Helge Arnoldt - Aug 15, 2022
Mark Seibert was playing an open air concert last Sunday at the Theatre in the Park in Vienna. He is one of the most – if not the most - acclaimed musical singer with ongoing sold-out concerts in Germany and Austria. In this concert, Mark was reflecting on his career. He chose songs which could be headlined with “Songs of unanswered love” or “Songs of fallen heroes” which he used to play a lot in the past. Mark always shows great confidence in singing these emotional or powerful songs.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2022
Grab your finest heels and kick them up as Packemin Productions brings you a brand new production of KINKY BOOTS. Winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Kinky Boots features a joyous, Tony-winning score by Cyndi Lauper and a hilarious, uplifting book by four-time Tony winner, Harvey Fierstein.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 15, 2022
Jason Robert Brown brought his music, lyrics, vocals, fearless pianistic virtuosity, along with Shoshana Bean and a string section to 54 Below.  The overflow audience in Broadway’s supper club was treated  to an extraordinary evening of great music and JBR wit. Check out photos from the evening here!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2022
The First National Tour of Mean Girls— the record-breaking new musical comedy produced by Lorne Michaels, Stuart Thompson, Sonia Friedman and Paramount Pictures based on the hit film—is coming to Overture Center on Tuesday, Aug. 30 through Sunday, Sept. 4.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2022
Single tickets for the North Charleston POPS! 2022-2023 season shows will go on sale Monday, August 22 at 10 AM. The season features something for everyone. The shows are: LAKISHA JONES: QUEENS OF ROCK & SOUL on Saturday, September 24; STAR SPANGLED EVENING! on Saturday, November 12; DANCE PARTY! on Saturday, January 28; MAESTRO FAVORITES on Saturday, March 25; and SUPER HEROES! on Saturday, April 29.
by Michael Major - Aug 15, 2022
The Spring Awakening alum is is joined by songwriters Eg White (Adele, Dua Lipa, John Legend), Jacob Sinclair (Taylor Swift, Pink, Panic! At the Disco), Mike Viola (Ryan Adams, Shania Twain, Mandy Moore), Derek Fuhrmann (Kygo, Iggy Azalea), Justin Parker (Rihanna, Keith Urban, Sia) and Søren Hansen (New Politics).
by Michael Major - Aug 15, 2022
Black-ish creator Kenya Barris will write and direct a reimagined version of the Wizard of Oz. Plot details for the new film are currently be kept under wraps, other than that it will be a 'modern reimagining' of the classic movie musical. The deal closed last week with Sheila Walcott overseeing for the studio.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 15, 2022
An impressive collection of Broadway talent will come together on Sunday, August 21, 2022 for New York City's fourth-annual NF Hope Concert at The Green Room 42.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 15, 2022
Bat Out of Hell – The Musical, the unrivalled hit production set to Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf's greatest hits and a few of history's best-selling albums, unveils juggernaut cast for the critically acclaimed musical headed to Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino on Sept. 27.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 15, 2022
One of Chicago's most popular and acclaimed musical duos, Anne Burnell and Mark Burnell are releasing the third single, a remake of the 1975 classic LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER, from their upcoming, eagerly awaited album TWO FOR THE ROAD.
by Jon Bee - Aug 15, 2022
If you want to view paradise, go see Kristin Chenoweth in concert. In her recent engagement with the Colorado Symphony, the legendary good witch cast a captivating spell over the audience from the moment she took the stage of Denver's own Boettcher Hall.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 14, 2022
It’s been a while since Liz Callaway last performed on a Nashville stage – it was a performance of “The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber” with the Nashville Symphony Orchestra – and longer still since the time she auditioned for Opryland USA while still a high school student (she wasn’t cast, but more about that later…), so sharing the stage of Andrew Jackson Hall with her longtime pal and confidant Jason Graae on Saturday, August 20, is something she eagerly anticipates.
by HaleyJane Rose - Aug 13, 2022
The Muny is presenting Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat! Tune into our Instagram Story as Becca Andrews takes you behind the scenes of today's performance.
by Ilana Lucas - Aug 12, 2022
Banishment, unassailable friendships, brotherly hate, love at first sight, philosophy, a magical forest, and a witty young woman in disguise. These classic Shakespearean elements and more await audiences of Canadian Stage's Dream in High Park production of AS YOU LIKE IT, in bloom at the High Park Amphitheatre until September 4.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 12, 2022
Even after a brief telephone conversation – which covers as many subjects as time will allow – it’s quite clear that Jason Graae is not only an acclaimed actor, entertainer and stage/film/tv performer. He is, at his very core, a raconteur (which is a fancy French way of saying he can tell a great story).
by Team BWW - Aug 12, 2022
New Wimbledon Theatre have announced the first of the cast for their magical Christmas pantomime, Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs. 
by Michael Major - Aug 12, 2022
Electronic music duo MILKBLOOD release their new EP, DREAM SLOW, out now via Loud Robot/RCA Records. DREAM SLOW is a six-track exploratory collection of songs that delve into the mind-bending space between imagination and reality, taking its listeners through a lush sonic soundscape of heavy synths and distorted production.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2022
Elyse Bell, best known as a nominee at the 2019 Jimmy Awards as well as seen on ABCs QUEENS, brings her very first solo show to a completely sold-out house at 54 Below!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2022
Taylor Louderman has teamed up with TikTok star Matt Copley for a 'Broadway Does Punk' cover of 'You're The One That I Want' from Grease! Check out the video here
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 12, 2022
The must-see, Olivier Award-winning West End hit returns for its 13th year! Watch the masters of musical improv create a brand-new musical comedy from scratch at every performance of this multi award-winning show. Audience suggestions are transformed into an all-singing, all-dancing show with hilarious results.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 11, 2022
Today's lineup featured performances from the Broadway casts of Between the Lines, The Phantom of the Opera, Dear Evan Hansen, Hadestown, and Chicago. Watch highlights in this video!