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Adam Lambert in Wicked

Posted by Julie Harmon On March - 25 - 2009

Although Adam Lambert is best known for American Idol, previously he was involved with Wicked as well as a musical version of The Ten Commandments. What a lot of people don’t know is that the 27 year old, who was one of the American Idol finalists, had a professional background in musical theater long before […]

Patty Duke Joins Wicked San Francisco Cast as Madame Morrible

Posted by Julie Harmon On March - 24 - 2009

Patty Duke Joins Wicked San Francisco Cast as Madame Morrible Producers for Wicked, the smash hit musical, today announced that starting on March 24 Patty Duke, Academy Award winning actress, will be playing Madame Morrible. The current Madame Morrible, Carol Kane had been scheduled from the beginning for only a limited engagement for the first […]

Wicked San Francisco | Orpheum Theatre

Posted by Julie Harmon On March - 21 - 2009

Wicked, the smashing musical production that is currently touring major US cities, will be at San Francisco’s SHN Orpheum Theatre from March 9, 2016 to April 16, 2016. Wicked tells of the unlikely friendship of Elphaba and Galinda and how they ended up in two opposing sides as the Wicked Witch of the West and […]

Wicked New York | Gershwin Theatre

Posted by Julie Harmon On March - 16 - 2009

Wicked is one of Broadway’s most successful and beloved musicals. Wicked has been stealing the hearts of theatre goers since it first opened at New York’s Gershwin Theatre in 2003. There isn’t a box office record it has yet to dismantle, and its success has spawned shows from Chicago to LA as well as two […]

Idina Menzel – Wicked’s Original Elphaba

Posted by Julie Harmon On March - 7 - 2009

Idina Menzel, Tony Award-winning actress, songwriter and singer and best known for her original roles as Elphaba, Wicked Witch of the West, in Wicked and as Maureen in Rent, was born May 30, 1971 as Idina Kim Mentzel. She was born on Long Island, New York into a Jewish family. Stuart Mentzel, her father, was […]

Wicked Cast: Elphaba & Glinda

Posted by Julie Harmon On March - 1 - 2009

The musical Wicked is based on Gregory Maguire’s novel and focuses on the story of the two witches of Oz, Elphaba and Glinda. They meet as young girls at the school Shiz, where they are aspiring sorcerers. Wicked details their story and later emergence as The Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda The Good […]

Wicked Welcomes Rondi Reed as New Madame Morrible

Posted by Julie Harmon On February - 24 - 2009

Rondi Reed, Tony Award winner, will perform in the role of Madame Morrible in Wicked on Broadway currently at the Gershwin Theatre starting on March 17. The musical is based on the novel by Gregory Maguire by the same name and features a Stephen Schwartz score and Winne Holzman book. Joe Mantello is the director […]

Wicked Cast: Supporting Characters

Posted by Julie Harmon On February - 21 - 2009

The Broadway musical Wicked comes from Gregory Maguire’s novel of the same name. It tells the story of two young girls who later become Glinda The Good Witch and The Wicked Witch of the West. The novel has 38 speaking characters. The musical focuses its attention on eight major characters: Elphaba, Glinda, Fiyero, Madame Morrible, […]

The History of the Gershwin Theatre

Posted by Julie Harmon On February - 15 - 2009

The original name for the George Gershwin Theatre was the Uris. In 1972 when it first opened, the Uris was the next large Broadway theatre to have been built since 1931 when the Earl Carroll was constructed. It occupied six stories in the new Uris Building at Fifty First and Broadway, the former site of […]

Wicked Omaha | Orpheum Theatre

Posted by Julie Harmon On January - 30 - 2009

Wicked comes to Omaha, NE, by way of the Orpheum Theatre, from May 16 to June 3, 2018. The musical tells the story of the Wicked Witch of the West, Elphaba, whose character, wits and appearance – she was born with emerald skin – has made her feel excluded from society. The musical also gives […]