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Wicked Set to Open in Denmark 2010-11

Posted by Julie Harmon On January - 3 - 2010

A new “Wicked” production is scheduled to open in Denmark for the 2010-2011 season of theater. The other “Wicked” productions that have so far opened have all been exact reproductions of Broadway’s original version, including lighting, sets, to even the costumes sequins. The production in Denmark, however, will be a one of its kind original. […]

Katie Rose Clark Assumes Role of Glinda in Broadway’s Wicked January 12

Posted by Julie Harmon On December - 17 - 2009

Beginning with performances starting on January 12, Wicked’s Broadway production will have a new Glinda. Katie Rose Clark will be taking over the role. In addition, beginning on January Jenny Fellner will be the new Nessarose. Clark and Fellner will join that Broadway cast that also includes Dee Roscioli in the role of Elphaba, P.J. […]

Cleveland Woman Tries to Rattle Wicked Understudy

Posted by Julie Harmon On December - 11 - 2009

Merideth Kaye Clark began as an understudy. However what she came back as was one tough cookie. What could have been a show biz disaster instead turned into a beautiful moment of theater where the 2,700 members in the audience and actors onstage shared in something, said Clark, recalling the experience on Wednesday. According to […]

Wicked’s Idina Menzel Joins the Cast of ‘Glee’

Posted by Julie Harmon On December - 10 - 2009

Will Schuester has a new rival. Idina Menzel, Broadway star, is currently in negotiations for joining “Glee,” the series on Fox, to be a recurring character. The character of Menzel will be the glee club coach for Vocal Adrenaline, the main competitor to the glee club of McKinley High. Menzel is expected to have appearances […]

Wicked Tour Signs on New Wizard and Bog

Posted by Julie Harmon On December - 9 - 2009

The company for Wicked’s second tour of North America is welcoming Zach Hanna playing Boq and Don Amendolia playing the Wizard in Schenectady, NY on December 9. The Broadway credits of Amendolia include My One and Only and Stepping Out. He also appeared in The Firebugs, Cloud Nine (as part of the original cast), Dedication […]

Wicked Posts Highest Broadway Gross Ever

Posted by Julie Harmon On December - 7 - 2009

Wicked, the wildly popular musical that has been on Broadway for seven years now, has became the first show in the history of Broadway to gross over $2 million in one week of performances. During the week that ended November 29, the show earned $2,086,135. Its previous record was $1,839,950 that was set the week […]

Wicked Storms the Proctors Stage in Schenectady

Posted by Julie Harmon On December - 3 - 2009

When he saw Wicked’s first reading, David Stone cried. That is when he knew that he wanted to back the show with his money behind it. David Stone, along with Marc Platt his business partner, is one of Wicked’s producers. The enormously successful and popular Broadway musical is coming to Proctors and staying for almost […]

Glee Brings Wicked’s Defying Gravity to the Small Screen

Posted by Julie Harmon On November - 9 - 2009

Glee, the hit series from FOX previously offered music from Cabaret, the Tony award winning musical to its audience. The episode on November 11 of this music filled program will feature a song from the musical Wicked for their viewers to enjoy. According to the official website of Idina Menzel, the show’s characters Kurt (Chris […]

Denver Wicked Company Sings National Anthem for Broncos vs Steelers Game

Posted by Julie Harmon On November - 9 - 2009

On November 9 Denver company cast members for Wicked, the blockbuster Broadway musical, will sing the National Anthem at the Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Denver Broncos game. Currently Wicked is playing at Denver Center for the Arts in Buell Theatre and is back through popular demand. Wicked’s production opened October 7 and will run until November […]

Wicked Toasts Six Years on Broadway

Posted by Julie Harmon On October - 31 - 2009

On October 30, 2009, Wicked, the Broadway musical, celebrated its sixth anniversary. The show first opened on October 30, 2003 at Gershwin Theatre, after previews that started on October 8. Wicked is booked currently through August 29, 2010. Well before Dorothy drops into Oz, there are two other girls who meet. One girl has emerald […]