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Wicked Goes Cabaret with ‘Wicked Rocks’

Posted by Julie Harmon On March - 9 - 2011

Wicked’s Second National Tour is hosting Wicked Rocks. The event will be a night of cabaret performances. Company cast members will be featured at the events taking place at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts Founders Hall. Net proceeds will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids and Orange County’s Aids Services Foundation. Wicked Rocks admission is […]

Wicked El Paso | Plaza Theatre

Posted by Julie Harmon On March - 9 - 2011

The critically acclaimed musical Wicked will be heading to the Sun City of Texas – El Paso. It will be staged in El Paso’s Plaza Theatre for two weeks in May 2015, from the 20th to the 31st. Wicked chronicles the life of Elphaba, a young woman cursed with emerald skin but blessed with an […]

Amanda Jane Cooper Takes Over Glinda Duties on National Tour

Posted by Julie Harmon On March - 8 - 2011

A new member has been announced for the First National “Wicked” Tour production. The new Glinda will be Amanda Jane Cooper. She will replace Chandra Lee-Schwartz and start performances at Broward Center in Ft. Lauderdale, FL on April 19. Cooper joins a cast which includes Jackie Burns playing Elphaba, Mark Jacoby in the role of […]

Today, John Frost, the co-producer of “Wicked,” announced that Geraldine Turner, Australian screen and stage star, will be making a star guest appearance in “Wicked” in the role of Madame Morrible. The hit musical is currently playing at Lyric Theatre QPAC in Brisbane. The matchless Maggie Kirkpatrick has performed the role of Madame Morrible since […]

Wicked Cincinnati | Procter and Gamble Hall

Posted by Julie Harmon On March - 5 - 2011

In 2017, Procter and Gamble Hall in Cincinnati, OH will play host to one of the most acclaimed Broadway musicals of the past decade, “Wicked”. The musical will be mounted from September 13 through October 15, 2017. Based on the novel penned by Gregory Maguire which paints a color on what took place in Oz […]

Ticket Lottery Set for Wicked Orlando Performances

Posted by Julie Harmon On February - 19 - 2011

The Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre has announced that 2 ½ hours before each performance of “Wicked”, a lottery will be held to determine who will get tickets for a set number of seats in the orchestra section. The show is set to run between February 23 and March 27, 2001. Patrons who want a […]

Mila Kunis to Play Wicked Witch of the West in Film Prequel?

Posted by Julie Harmon On February - 18 - 2011

Undoubtedly, Mila Kunis played a villain in “Black Swan,” but that’s nothing compared to what she may be doing for her next part. Kunis is currently discussing the role of the Wicked Witch of the West in the future prequel, “Oz, the Great and Powerful.” Based on information from Vulture, the prequel will discuss the […]

Rent’s Colin Hanlon Goes on Tour with Wicked

Posted by Julie Harmon On February - 15 - 2011

Colin Hanlon is set to become the newest cast member of Wicked as it makes its first tour of North America beginning in Appleton, WI on February 15. Hanlon, who will play Fiyero, has been a cast member of Rent on Broadway and I Love You Because on off-Broadway. Other members of the cast include […]

Wicked Star Megan Hilty Joins Cast of NBC Musical Pilot ‘Smash’

Posted by Julie Harmon On February - 10 - 2011

It is the classic premise of a show within a show but with the grandeur and theatricality imparted by musicals, this is the NBC newly green-lit show “Smash”, which is clearly riding on the success of Fox’s “Glee” but is bravely venturing out in the small screen to create its own identity amidst all the […]

Next to Normal’s Kyle Dean Massey Returns to Wicked January 25

Posted by Julie Harmon On January - 25 - 2011

Kyle Dean Massey of “Next To Normal” is returning to the “Wicked” Broadway company on January 25 at Gershwin Theatre as Fiyero. Massey is succeeding Kyle McDaniel and will be joining the cast that includes Katie Rose Clarke who plays Glinda, Mandy Gonzalez portraying Elphaba, P.J. Benjamin playing The Wizard, Kathy Fitzgerald playing Madame Morrible, […]