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WICKED Breaks Records at Grand Rapids' DeVos Performance HallWICKED Breaks Records at Grand Rapids' DeVos Performance Hall
by BWW News Desk - November 6, 2017

Grand Rapids embraced the debut engagement of the smash hit Wicked with record-breaking enthusiasm. Wicked delighted theatergoers of all ages and played three weeks, a total of 24 performances with attendance of over 55,000 patrons. With more than $4.5 million in total ticket sales for the combined performances of all three weeks, Wicked breaks the record in each week of the engagement for gross sales of a Broadway production in Grand Rapids. (more...)
Witches of the World: Celebrating WICKED's 14th Birthday!Witches of the World: Celebrating WICKED's 14th Birthday!
by BWW News Desk - October 30, 2017

After almost 6000 performances, gaggles of green girls and Glindas galore, the international blockbuster Wicked celebrates its 14th birthday today! Wicked opened on October 30, 2003 at the Gershwin Theatre, and is now the 8th longest-running production in Broadway history. (more...)
ICYMI: Hangin' in Oz with the Witches of WICKED on BroadwayWorld Live!ICYMI: Hangin' in Oz with the Witches of WICKED on BroadwayWorld Live!
by Steve Schonberg - October 22, 2017

Glinda vs. Galinda; what makes a great Halloween costume; the greatness of Shirley Temple... These were just a few of the hard-hitting topics discussed earlier this week, when BroadwayWorld took you to the Gershwin Theatre for a live chat with the witches of Wicked- Jackie Burns and Amanda Jane Cooper. Watch below to catch up on the latest edition of BroadwayWorld Live! (more...)
BroadwayWorld Live Is Visiting the Witches of WICKED Today at 5:30pm EST!BroadwayWorld Live Is Visiting the Witches of WICKED Today at 5:30pm EST!
by Steve Schonberg - October 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...)
Welcome Back to Oz! Mary Kate Morrissey to Star as 'Elphaba' in WICKED TourWelcome Back to Oz! Mary Kate Morrissey to Star as 'Elphaba' in WICKED Tour
by BWW News Desk - September 14, 2017

The WICKED Tour will welcome Mary Kate Morrissey as Elphaba, beginning Tuesday, September 26th at the Aronoff Center in Cincinnati, OH. (more...)
VIDEO:  Jennifer Nettles Puts Country Spin on 'No Good Deed' in WICKED's #OutOfOz Series!VIDEO: Jennifer Nettles Puts Country Spin on 'No Good Deed' in WICKED's #OutOfOz Series!
by BWW News Desk - September 13, 2017

In the latest installment of Wicked's studio session video series, OUT OF OZ, Jennifer Nettles performs 'No Good Deed.' (more...)
VIDEO: In a Land of Oz Far, Far Away... WICKED Spoofs STAR WARS Opening Sequence in Nerdy ClipVIDEO: In a Land of Oz Far, Far Away... WICKED Spoofs STAR WARS Opening Sequence in Nerdy Clip
by BWW News Desk - September 13, 2017

WICKED nerded out on Twitter yesterday with a STAR WARS-themed spoof, featuring the series' iconic opening sequence but set in 'a land of Oz, far, far away...' Check it out below! (more...)
WICKED Tour to Welcome Two New Stars This WeekWICKED Tour to Welcome Two New Stars This Week
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2017

The Wicked tour will welcome Jon Robert Hall as Fiyero and welcome back Catherine Charlebois as Nessarose, beginning Tuesday, August 22nd at Philadelphia's Academy of Music. (more...)
WICKED Surpasses MAMMA MIA! as 8th Longest-Running Show in Broadway HistoryWICKED Surpasses MAMMA MIA! as 8th Longest-Running Show in Broadway History
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2017

The international blockbuster WICKED will play its 5,759th Broadway performance on Wednesday, August 16 at 7pm, surpassing Mamma Mia to become the 8th longest-running production in Broadway history. (more...)
Social Spotlight: The Wacky and Wonderful Jessica Vosk Brings the Magic of WICKED on Tour to InstagramSocial Spotlight: The Wacky and Wonderful Jessica Vosk Brings the Magic of WICKED on Tour to Instagram
by Alexa Criscitiello - August 11, 2017

Jessica Vosk's pathway to Wicked stardom has been anything but conventional. (more...)
Photo Flash: Something New Is Happening in Oz- Meet the New Cast of WICKED on Broadway!Photo Flash: Something New Is Happening in Oz- Meet the New Cast of WICKED on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - August 9, 2017

The Broadway blockbuster Wicked just welcomed new cast members to the Gershwin Theatre last week. Jackie Burns makes her long-awaited return to the Gershwin Theatre and the role of Elphaba for the first time since 2013, having recently concluded her starring run in the national tour of If/Then, of which she was also an original Broadway company member. She also played the role of Elphaba on the national tour of Wicked, where her performance received an Irene Award nomination. (more...)
BWW Interview - Debut of the Month - WICKED's Amanda Jane CooperBWW Interview - Debut of the Month - WICKED's Amanda Jane Cooper
by Caryn Robbins - August 14, 2017

Today, Amanda Jane Cooper speaks exclusively with BWW and tells us why she 'couldn't be happier' making her Broadway debut in this beloved musical! (more...)
Breaking: Jackie Burns Will Make Long-Awaited Return to WICKED This Summer; Amanda Jane Cooper, Rondi Reed & More Also Join Cast!Breaking: Jackie Burns Will Make Long-Awaited Return to WICKED This Summer; Amanda Jane Cooper, Rondi Reed & More Also Join Cast!
by BWW News Desk - July 12, 2017

Good news! The Broadway blockbuster WICKED will welcome new cast members to the Gershwin Theatre beginning Monday, July 31. (more...)
WICKED Surpasses PHANTOM OF THE THE OPERA at Broadway Box OfficeWICKED Surpasses PHANTOM OF THE THE OPERA at Broadway Box Office
by Caryn Robbins - July 11, 2017

WICKED is flying high at the Broadway box office. The long-running musical has hit $1 billion faster than any other show in Broadway history, surpassing THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at the Broadway box office. (more...)
Photo Flash: OG Elphaba, Idina Menzel, Takes a Trip Back to OZPhoto Flash: OG Elphaba, Idina Menzel, Takes a Trip Back to OZ
by Marissa Sblendorio - June 9, 2017

While Idina Menzel does have quite the Broadway career under her belt, there's no question that she became a bonafide star once she donned the black hat in WICKED. Ever since her departure from the show, fans have been waiting for her to make her triumphant return to OZ. (more...)
See How Bright They Shine! Norbert Leo Butz Joins Idina Menzel Onstage for a WICKED ReunionSee How Bright They Shine! Norbert Leo Butz Joins Idina Menzel Onstage for a WICKED Reunion
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

This weekend, Idina Menzel's A BroaderWay Foundation hosted the 'Idina Menzel and Friends' karaoke event to raise funds for the star's charitable foundation for girls. One of the 'friends' promised at the event was Menzel's former Wicked co-star and Tony Award winner, Norbert Leo Butz! (more...)
Exclusive Podcast: Half Hour Call w/ Chris King Welcomes Broadway Dresser Teale DvornikExclusive Podcast: Half Hour Call w/ Chris King Welcomes Broadway Dresser Teale Dvornik
by Half Hour Call with Chris King - May 1, 2017

Today's guest is Teale Dvornik. Teale has been a Broadway dresser for a little over two years. During that time she found a home at the hit Disney show ALADDIN, dressed the world famous Rockettes in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and worked backstage at Marc Jacobs and Calvin Klein during New York Fashion Week. (more...)
VIDEO: Former Elphabas Jackie Burns, Teal Wicks, and Carrie Manolakos Unite to Support Arts for AutismVIDEO: Former Elphabas Jackie Burns, Teal Wicks, and Carrie Manolakos Unite to Support Arts for Autism
by Stage Tube - April 12, 2017

Former Elphabas Jackie Burns, Teal Wicks, and Carrie Manolakos performed a special version of Defying Gravity at last year's Arts for Autism event. Get ready for this year's with a just-released video version below! (more...)
WICKED Shows Support for One Billion Rising with Epic Dance SequenceWICKED Shows Support for One Billion Rising with Epic Dance Sequence
by BWW News Desk - April 1, 2017

The company of Broadway's WICKED sent Women's History Month off in style yesterday with an epic dance around the entirety of the Gershwin. The dance uses original choreography to match the song 'Break the Chain'. Check out the Facebook video of the cast dancing through life in their striking Emerald City costumes below! (more...)
DANCE CAPTAIN DANCE ATTACK: Ben Dances Through Life Again with WICKED's Sterling Masters & Nicky VendittiDANCE CAPTAIN DANCE ATTACK: Ben Dances Through Life Again with WICKED's Sterling Masters & Nicky Venditti
by Ben Cameron - May 1, 2017

In the episode below, Ben (a member of the original Broadway cast of Wicked) dances through life again with dance captains Sterling Masters and Nicky Venditti. Can you keep up? (more...)
WICKED Painting by Rock Demarco Raffled to Benefit Dr. Phillips Center Arts Scholarship FundWICKED Painting by Rock Demarco Raffled to Benefit Dr. Phillips Center Arts Scholarship Fund
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2017

During last year's FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando season announcement event at Dr. Phillips Center, celebrated nationally known, locally-based artist Rock Demarco created a piece of art referential of the WICKED brand. (more...)
WICKED AFTER DARK Cabaret to Benefit BC/EFA at The AbbeyWICKED AFTER DARK Cabaret to Benefit BC/EFA at The Abbey
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2017

The Center Orlando and members of the National Touring Company of Wicked will host 'WICKED AFTER DARK,' a charitable cabaret concert benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids and The GLBT Center of Central Florida today, January 26th at The Abbey in downtown Orlando. (more...)
VIDEO: Sheryl Lee Ralph Gushes on Broadway's WICKED on 'Wendy Williams'VIDEO: Sheryl Lee Ralph Gushes on Broadway's WICKED on 'Wendy Williams'
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2017

Legendary DREAMGIRL Sheryl Lee Ralph stopped by this week's WENDY WILLIAMS to talk about starring in the hit Broadway musical, WICKED. (more...)
WICKED Welcomes New Citizens of Oz Next MonthWICKED Welcomes New Citizens of Oz Next Month
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2017

Beginning performances Tuesday, February 7, WICKED will welcome back PJ BENJAMIN, who will return to the Broadway blockbuster in the role of The Wizard, and CHAD JENNINGS, direct from the National Tour of WICKED, in the role of Doctor Dillamond. This is Chad's Broadway debut. (more...)
WICKED Will Fly Back to the Windy City Next Holiday SeasonWICKED Will Fly Back to the Windy City Next Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2017

Broadway In Chicago has announced that WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster and Chicago's most popular musical, will return to Chicago's Oriental Theatre (24 W Randolph) during the holiday season for a limited seven-week engagement Dec. 6, 2017- Jan. 21, 2018. (more...)

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