Thursday, May 19, 2022

Wicked

‘Wicked’ announces new Broadway company members

"Wicked" will welcome a handful of new principal cast members this May. Beginning May 24, three members of the musical's national tour will join the...

Sharon Sachs to play Madame Morrible in ‘Wicked’ on Broadway

Sharon Sachs will join the Broadway company of “Wicked” as Madame Morrible starting Feb. 14, producers announced Wednesday. Sachs takes over the role from Alexandra...

Brittney Johnson makes history as first Black actress to play Glinda in ‘Wicked’

Brittney Johnson will become the first Black actress to assume the role of Glinda in any “Wicked” company when she takes over the part...

‘Wicked,’ ‘American Utopia’ cancel weekend Broadway shows

"Wicked" canceled three performances this weekend due to COVID-19 cases within the company. The cancellations, which included the Saturday evening performance, as well as its...

‘Wicked’ names Christina Alexander Director of Social Responsibility

Christina Alexander has been named the Director of Social Responsibility for the Broadway, London, and national touring productions of “Wicked.” The new role was formed...

‘Wicked’ set to relaunch touring market for Broadway shows

"Wicked" will be the first national tour to resume performances when it plays its first show in Dallas Tuesday.  The production was one of many...

‘Hamilton,’ ‘The Lion King’ and ‘Wicked’ will return to Broadway on Sept. 14

“Hamilton,” “The Lion King” and "Wicked” will return to Broadway on Sept. 14.  The three major Broadway shows announced the news in a joint appearance...

Lindsay Pearce to make Broadway debut as Elphaba

Lindsay Pearce will make her Broadway debut in the role of Elphaba in “Wicked” in late February.  Pearce will assume the role from Hannah Corneau,...

‘Wicked’ to become fifth longest-running Broadway show

“Wicked” will become the fifth longest-running Broadway show in history Monday night.  Monday night will mark “Wicked’s” 6,681st performance, which surpasses the previous record-holder “Les...

‘Wicked’ to become the sixth longest-running Broadway show

With its 6,138th performance Thursday night, "Wicked" will become the sixth longest-running Broadway show in history. "Wicked" opened at the Gershwin Theatre on Oct. 30,...