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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, […]

The winter doldrums, as is usual for this point in the year, have arrived at a majority of the box offices on Broadway. Last week, many plays and musicals had rows of empty seats. Nineteen out of the 40 houses on Broadway were dark due to shows being on hiatus or closing. Last week Broadway […]

Wicked Pittsburgh | Benedum Center

Posted by Julie Harmon On January - 11 - 2011

Wicked will be visiting the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from January 24 – February 11, 2018. Wicked will be making its fifth trip through Pittsburgh, and its first stop since 2014. Wicked is a Broadway smash that has astonished audiences with its tale of Oz’s favorite witches. It can’t seem to put on a […]

ABC, Selma Hayek Developing ‘Wicked’ Miniseries

Posted by Julie Harmon On January - 9 - 2011

After premiering in Broadway to huge acclaim and box office success, Gregory Maguire’s prequel to the “Wizard of Oz” will test the waters on the small screen with an eight-hour mini-series produced by Salma Hayek and backed up by the network that brought us “Modern Family”, ABC. ABC will also be testing the waters once […]

The 2011-2012 Broadway/San Diego season will turn out as a homecoming run for last year’s big winner at the Tony Awards, the musical “Memphis” which was conceived and has grown at the La Jolla Playhouse way back in 2008 before being exported to the Great White Way, despite having a story set in the Tennessean […]

Teal Wicks and Kyle Dean Massey on Board for Wicked’s Broadway Run

Posted by Julie Harmon On December - 20 - 2010

Teal Wicks has been confirmed to play the role of Elphaba, the emerald-skinned girl who later on became the Wicked Witch of the West in “Wicked”, the award winning musical and re-imagining of the L. Frank Baum classic, “Wizard of Oz”. The role of Elphaba is no unchartered territory for Wicks as she has played […]

Wicked, Rock of Ages Headline Norfolk 2011-2012 Broadway Season

Posted by Julie Harmon On December - 6 - 2010

Norfolk is partnering with Jam Theatricals, a new organization, to present their Broadway series in 2011-2012. The series “Broadway in Norfolk” is still incomplete. However, “Wicked” will be returning as well as “Rock of Ages,” a musical that features hit songs from the 1980s, and “Beauty and the Beast” from Disney. In the spring additional […]

Wicked Opens to Thrill and Excitement at Kalamazoo’s Miller Auditorium

Posted by Julie Harmon On December - 3 - 2010

“Wicked” rode into town for the holidays on Wednesday on a sleigh filled with magic at Miller Auditorium in Kalamazoo. The show runs through December 12. The lyrics and music for “Wicked” were created by Stephen Schwartz, the most successful musical theater American composer from his generation. The musical made its Broadway debut in 2003 […]

Wicked’s Landing in Little Rock Makes Big Economic Impact

Posted by Julie Harmon On December - 1 - 2010

In a statement released today, the theater production company Celebrity Attractions, which recently brought “Wicked” into Little Rock, said almost 40,000 people were in attendance during the run of 16 performances which resulted in $2.8 million in ticket sales. Little Rock’s premiere engagement of “Wicked,” the blockbuster musical, was an incredibly wicked success, casting a […]