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Wicked (musical)

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  • 'Wicked' Flies to New Broadway Press Agency

    A team of four Broadway publicists will join agency Polk and Co. in the wake of the shuttering of the Hartman Group, the firm led by one of the Rialto's veteran press agents. The quartet of execs -- Tom D'Ambrosio, Wayne Wolfe, France White and Colgan...
  • London theater collapse leaves dozens injured, seven seriously

    LONDON — Dozens of people in Britain were injured, seven of them seriously, when the ceiling or part of the balcony collapsed at a theater in London's West End during the busy holiday season. The incident occurred about 8:15 p.m., less than an...
  • Scores injured, at least 5 seriously, in London theater collapse

    LONDON – Dozens of people were injured, at least five of them seriously, when the ceiling or part of the balcony collapsed at a theater in London’s West End during the busy holiday season. The incident occurred about 8:15 p.m., less than an...
  • Hugh Jackman Exits Brewing Broadway Musical 'Houdini'

    Hugh Jackman has stepped away from the upcoming Broadway musical "Houdini," citing the scheduling demands of developing a new tuner as the cause of his departure from a project to which he's been attached, both formally and informally, for several years...
  • Broadway Box Office: Revving Up Before the Christmas Boom

    Who says Broadway has to wait until Christmas to start opening presents at the box office? Last week Rialto B.O., as if impatient for the spike that the current holiday week is sure to bring, began edging its way upward, with attendance on the rise and...
  • Connecticut Composer's Tunes Get New Run In 'Scrapbook' At Goodspeed

    Connecticut Composer's Tunes Get New Run In 'Scrapbook' At Goodspeed
    It's not as if Stephen Schwartz was just hanging out at his Ridgefield home this fall. The composer's "to do" list was staggering: Working on lyrics to a new Bollywood animated movie musical, jetting around the world from Toledo to New Zealand to...
  • 'Believe' is the theme for summer youth program

    'Believe' is the theme for summer youth program
    The exercise wasn't on the schedule, but Bill Brawley had learned to read the eyes of kids and improvise when the moment required it. Monday morning in a rehearsal room at the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 40 young vocalists were working on...
  • Chicago theater openings for Aug. 2-8

    FRIDAY "The Last Five Years": Jim DeSelm and Allison Hendrix play a husband and wife in the musical story that begins with the couple's divorce and is told from dueling perspectives. The piece by Jason Robert Brown gets a staging by Kokandy Productions....
  • Broadway in Chicago's concert a taste of what's to come

    Broadway in Chicago's concert a taste of what's to come
    Broadway in Chicago held its annual summer concert on Monday, packing Millennium Park despite crummy weather. The massive crowd suggested that if there is one thing Chicagoans like more than Broadway shows, it's the chance to see bits of Broadway shows...
  • Broadway Box Office: 'Lion King' Reigns, With Help From Its Theater

    More than once this summer, Broadway musical "The Lion King" has done something impressive: It's beaten "Wicked" at the box office even when "Lion King" plays a traditional eight-perf week and "Wicked" adds on an additional ninth. Last week it happened...
  • 'Lizzie Borden' lives again in musical's revival

     'Lizzie Borden' lives again in musical's revival
    Lizzie Borden took an ax And gave her mother forty whacks… So begins the gruesome rhyme used for generations by children skipping rope. It's the prose that piqued the curiosity of local playwright-director Michael Wanzie and composer Rich...