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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 […]

Wicked Portland | Keller Auditorium

Posted by Julie Harmon On January - 27 - 2009

Wicked is slated to hit Portland, Oregon for a two-week run in the summer of 2019, from July 10 to 28. Featuring a book written by Winnie Holzman with songs and scores composed by Stephen Schwartz of Godspeed and Prince of Egypt fame, Wicked is the story of two friends; blonde and ambitious Galinda, and […]

Wicked Appleton | Fox Cities Performing Arts Center

Posted by Julie Harmon On January - 26 - 2009

Wicked will be coming to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in Appleton, Wisconsin from August 30 through September 17, 2017. This trip to the frozen tundra will mark Wicked’s fifth pass through Appleton. Wicked has been a Broadway mainstay in Appleton, enticing audiences with the tale of two witches of Oz before Dorothy dropped […]

Is a ‘Wicked’ Movie in the Works?

Posted by Julie Harmon On January - 13 - 2009

It’s kind of a surprise that this hasn’t happened until now. Variety has reported that a movie based on Wicked, the Broadway musical, is finally being made. For those who haven’t seen Wicked, it turns The Wizard of Oz story on its head. Wicked tells the familiar classic story from the Wicked Witch’s perspective. It […]

Wicked Celebrates it’s 5th Anniversary

Posted by Julie Harmon On October - 30 - 2008

It seems everyone has an obsession with Wicked. During the last five years, the show as dominated Broadway as the most popular musical, with big city natives and tourists nationwide trying to snap up tickets. At least 10 people immediately come to my mind who know every single last word to “Defying Gravity” and who […]

Wicked Opens in Austrailia

Posted by Julie Harmon On July - 13 - 2008

The July 12 premiere of Wicked took place before a star studded crowd. So what was it like being on this wickedly green carpet? It’s hard to escape Wicked- from the gigantic billboards lining the highways to the now familiar Wicked trams, the winter in Melbourne has been transformed into a very different shade of […]

Wicked Closes in Chicago

Posted by Julie Harmon On March - 26 - 2008

It is expected that David Stone, producer of the unprecedented “Wicked” Chicago production, will announce on Wednesday that the show will ring the final curtain down at the Oriental Theatre following the 1,500 performance on January 25, 2009. By the time that they fly away on their broomsticks, witches Elphaba and Glinda will have cast […]