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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 […]

Wicked Pours $17.3 Million into Des Moines Economy

Posted by Julie Harmon On October - 20 - 2009

It’s official now: the green witch has defeated the big cat. Wicked, the Broadway musical, set a new box office record for one week sales at the Civic Center of Greater Des Moines. It easily broke the previous record set in 2006 by The Lion King. Wicked also did a much better job of getting […]

Wicked Dallas | Music Hall at Fair Park

Posted by Julie Harmon On October - 19 - 2009

The Broadway sensation Wicked will be making a stop in Dallas next spring as a part of its nation wide tour. Coming to Music Hall at Fair Park, Wicked will play for one month from April 20 to May 22, 2016. Wicked has delighted millions of fans the world over with its curious tale of […]