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Wicked (musical)

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  • Asking, once again, why 'Wicked' is a hit

    Asking, once again, why 'Wicked' is a hit
    There will come a day when regional theaters — and then colleges and even high schools — will be fighting over the rights to "Wicked." But there is no evidence that day is coming any time soon. On Oct. 30, the phenomenally successful...
  • Disney's 'The Lion King' was top grossing Broadway show for 2013

    Disney's 'The Lion King' was top grossing Broadway show for 2013
    Disney's "The Lion King" can lay claim to two milestones for 2013.  In October, the blockbuster musical passed the $1-billion mark at the Broadway box office. Now the musical is officially the top-grossing show of 2013, with approximately $96.9 million in...
  • Chart-topping international male singing group to play Sands Bethlehem Event Center

     
    An international male singing group that has topped the U.S. charts and put its past four albums in the Top 10 will play Sands Bethlehem Event Center, the venue just announced. Il Divo, the crossover classical male vocal group managed......
  • 'Frozen' characters set to visit Epcot's Norway, be seen in Magic Kingdom show

    'Frozen' characters set to visit Epcot's Norway, be seen in Magic Kingdom show
    Characters from "Frozen," Disney's next animated feature, will make appearances at Epcot's Norway pavilion and in a Magic Kingdom presentation later this year, Disney World announced. The film, which debuts in theaters on Nov. 27, features optimistic...
  • Quest story has lively step but strikes some flat notes

    Quest story has lively step but strikes some flat notes
    Emily Schwartz, one of Chicago's most interesting and imaginative young writers, has written a full-blown musical, one of those fractured, wry, hipster, suitable-for-everyone fairy tales that lands somewhere among "The Princess Bride," "Peter and the...
  • Broadway Box Office: 'Beautiful' Bows Ahead of Thanksgiving Bounty

    Broadway had a single new addition to the lineup last week, and even if box office for "Beautiful" wasn't quite gorgeous, it was still a promising start for a tuner that looks to tap the same vein of boomer nostalgia that helped make "Jersey Boys" a hit....
  • 'Wicked' tour gets a new Glinda and Morrible

    'Wicked' tour gets a new Glinda and Morrible
    Just before "Wicked" flies away to the next city, Chicago will experience a new Glinda and Madame Morrible as Jenn Gambatese and Kim Zimmer depart the national tour. Beginning on Dec. 16, Gina Beck, a British actress who played Glinda in the West End,...
  • Broadway-bound musical 'If/Then' features Idina Menzel and problematic plot

    Broadway-bound musical 'If/Then' features Idina Menzel and problematic plot
    If you like musicals packed with songs delivered by a vibrant cast boasting a certified star at the helm, all surrounded by cool stagecraft, then hasten to the National Theatre for the pre-Broadway tryout of “If/Then.” If you’re more...
  • Defying meteorology

    Defying meteorology
    Big, bright, often beautiful and essentially an action movie, "Frozen" comes from Walt Disney Animation Studios. While Disney credits the 1845 Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale "The Snow Queen" as primary inspiration, the movie owes much more to the...
  • Broadway Drooling for Its Annual Thanksgiving Feast

    If the eyes of Broadway producers light up at the mention of the word "Thanksgiving," it's not because they like turkey so much. It's because every year the Main Stem rings in big-money sales that are traditionally second only to the stratospheric...
  • Milwaukee dining: From cutting edge to traditional fare

    Milwaukee dining: From cutting edge to traditional fare
    The bearded man quietly navigates the dimly lighted Hinterland restaurant to the corner table where my boyfriend and I sit. It's like the star of "Walker, Texas Ranger" has just appeared in this gastropub. "Does anyone ever ask you if you look like...