Monday, June 27, 2016

Broadway Grosses: The King & I Whistles a Happy Tune, Bright Star Shines in Final Week of Performances by Ryan McPhee

Here’s how you end on a high note. The Tony-winning revival of The King and I played its final performance on June 26, and in its last week, the production reached its highest gross in…

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BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER- Arielle Jacobs Sings Abramovitz & Alexander's 'Put Me to Work' by BroadwayWorld TV

Wicked's Arielle Jacobs Sings 'Put Me to Work' by Jill Abramovitz and Brad Alexander from their new musical Bread and Roses. Catch it at NYMF this summer

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Friday, June 24, 2016

Winners of 2016 WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS Announced by BroadwayWorld

The 2016WickedYoung Writer Awardstoday announced its winners during a ceremony involving over 100 shortlisted finalists and their families and teachers at London'sApollo Victoria Theatre, ho…

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VIDEO: Would Anna Kendrick Play Elphaba in WICKED? The Actress Responds by TV News Desk

On last night's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE, a caller asked guest Anna Kendrick when she will star in another musical and whether or not she had been in talks to play 'Janet' in FOX's upcoming r…

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

EVITA and WICKED Vet Caroline Bowman Set for 54 Below on July 8, 2016 by BroadwayWorld

Caroline Bowman will appear in concert on July 8, 2016 at FEINSTEIN'S54 BELOW.

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Q&A with Stephen Karam and Joe Mantello: 'The Humans' Scores Big by Patrick Pacheco

For a play about a family struggling through loss, Stephen Karam’s “The Humans” is a winner. Riding on its Tony Award victories, including one for Best Play, the drama is now a virtual…

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Jenn Colella, Chad Kimball, Kendra Kassebaum & More Will Lead Broadway-Bound COME FROM AWAY at Ford's Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Ford's Theatre Society today announced the Ford's Theatre cast for the new musical Come From Away, directed by Christopher Ashley. The production features Geno Carr Old Globe's Allegiance, J…

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Cha Cha Cheno: Kristin Chenoweth Will Get Crabby for NBC’s Hairspray Live! by Ryan McPhee

Miss OCU Kristi Dawn Chenoweth is reaching for that tiara once more. Tony and Emmy winner Kristin Chenoweth will join the cast of NBC’s Hairspray Live!, taking on the role of Velma Von…

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Monday, June 20, 2016

A Quick Chat With Amanda Harrison, Australia’s favourite witch by Cassie Tongue

Amanda Harrison, best known for being the first Australian Elphaba in Wicked, will be celebrating her particularly witchy performing roots in a special event featuring the Sydney Symphony …

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Photo Flash: Stars of WICKED and LES MISERABLES Wow at West End Live by BroadwayWorld

Last weekend, the casts of more than 30 West End shows performed for free in Trafalgar Square as part of West End LIVE 2016. Scroll down for photos of Wicked's Emma Hatton, Savannah Stevenso…

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Broadway Grosses: Following Tony Triumphs, The Humans Is Moving On Up by Ryan McPhee

This year’s Best Play Tony winner wasted no time in reaping the benefits from Broadway’s biggest night. Stephen Karam’s The Humans, which won four Tony Awards on June 12, i…

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Poll: Which stage musical would you like to see turned into a film next? by The Stage

Wicked will come to the big screen in December 2019. It follows other stage musicals to make it to the screen, including Hairspray,

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Sunday, June 19, 2016

Alexa Green’s ‘So Good’ is Simply Great; ‘Wicked’ Actress Releases Debut Album by #cota

By Steve Schonberg, editor-in-chief (@CntrOnTheAisle) Out now, actress and singer Alexa Green (best known as Glinda in the L.A. and San Francisco productions of Wicked) has released “So Go…

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Saturday, June 18, 2016

STAGE TUBE: WICKED's Emma Hatton and Oliver Savile Sing 'As Long As You're Mine' at West End Live by Stage Tube

This weekend, the casts of more than 30 West End shows performfor free in Trafalgar Square WEST END LIVE 2016 takes place today, 18 June 11am-6pm and tomorrow, 19 June 12pm-6pm. One of today…

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Friday, June 17, 2016

Harry Styles and Lea Michele top of casting wishlist for Wicked film by Nancy Groves

One Direction singer and Glee actor linked to screen adaptation of hit musical, along with Billy Elliot's Stephen DaldryA Wicked fan, a One Direction fan and a Glee fan walk into a cinema ..…

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STAGE TUBE: Christopher Rice & Broadway Dancers Team Up for?DISNEY JUNGLE DANCE PARTY by Stage Tube

Christopher RiceTHE BOOK OF MORMON has debuted his most recent dance-filled video, featuring Broadway performers from HAMILTON, LES MISERABLES, WICKED and more, set to new arrangements of Di…

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Big screen adaptation of Wicked to open in cinemas December 2019 by Matthew Hemley

A big screen adaptation of the stage show Wicked will open in cinemas in December 2019. The film will be directed by

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Features: Dream Casting: Wicked the movie

Who would you cast in a screen adaptation?

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Finalists Announced for 2016 WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS by BroadwayWorld

The 2016 WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS today, Friday 17 June, announced the names of the 109 finalists in the running for the annual creative writing prizes.

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Interview: How Geneva Carr Finds Her Way Inside the Labyrinth of ‘Incognito’ by Jose Solis

Whether she’s playing one character or four, Geneva Carr always brings a sense of in-the-moment earthiness to the stage. She broke through in Robert Askins’ Hand to God, for which she wa…

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‘Wicked,’ the Movie, Coming December 2019 by Michael Cieply

A screen version of the Broadway musical “Wicked” has finally been scheduled for release by Universal Pictures.

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Release Date Announced for Film Version of Wicked by Andrew Gans

No casting has been revealed.

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‘Wicked’ Movie Gets December 2019 Release Date by Deadline

Universal has staked out December 20, 2019 for its feature adaptation of the hit Broadway musical Wicked. It’s been a long journey for this Wizard of Oz prequel to the big screen. …

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Universal's 'Wicked' Movie Adaptation Gets December 2019 Release by Pamela McClintock

Stephen Daldry will direct the musical for Universal and producer Marc more

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Hear a New Song from Wicked Composer's Latest Musical by Robert Viagas

Schikaneder is preparing for its September bow in Vienna.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Aladdin review – Disney musical is a magic carpet ride to panto land by Michael Billington

Prince Edward theatre, London Impressive stage magic, a gold-dripping design and a party-loving genie make this energetic adaptation of the animated movie a wicked treatImagine a Christmas p…

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Broadway Stories Podcast Welcomes Patti Murin, John Treacy Egan, Alli Mauzey by Broadway Stories

On the latest episode of BROADWAY STORIES hosted by 'Broadway replacement' Todd Buonopane CINDERELLA, CHICAGO, Todd talks getting fired, Patti Murin LYSISTRATA JONES, XANADU falls in love...…

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Monday, June 13, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Before Cleaning Up at the Tonys, Hamilton Reached Yet Another Milestone by Ryan McPhee

History had its eyes on Hamilton on Broadway’s biggest night, but before the musical won 11 Tonys out of a record-breaking 16 nominations, it reached yet another milestone. The revolut…

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Exclusive Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Princess Cruises' BORN TO DANCE by Walter McBride

Broadway legend Stephen Schwartz Oscar, Grammy and Tony winning composer of Wicked, Godspell and Pippin and Princess Cruises just gave a workshop presentation to introduce the second musical…

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Exclusive Photo Coverage: In the Studio with Princess Cruises' BORN TO DANCE by Walter McBride

Broadway legend Stephen SchwartzOscar, Grammy and Tony winning composer of Wicked, Godspell and Pippin and Princess Cruises just gave a workshop presentation to introduce the second musical …

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