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Wicked (musical)

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  • Tupac Shakur musical set to open on Broadway in June

    Tupac Shakur musical set to open on Broadway in June
    A new musical inspired by the rap songs of the late Tupac Shakur is heading to Broadway. "Holler If Ya Hear Me" is scheduled to open at the Palace Theatre in New York on June 19, with preview performances set to begin on May 26. "Holler" isn't a...
  • 'Sound of Music Live!' a ratings hit for NBC, but critics not so kind

    Right now Bob Greenblatt is adding "live TV musicals" to his list of favorite things (right after brown paper packages tied up with string). "Sound of Music Live!", the first live musical on network television in more than 50 years and a pet project...
  • Broadway Tony-winner Norbert Leo Butz brings cabaret to Orlando

     Broadway Tony-winner Norbert Leo Butz brings cabaret to Orlando
    For actor Norbert Leo Butz, his solo cabaret show is a chance to challenge himself. For Central Floridians, it's a rare opportunity to see a two-time Tony winner in their own backyard. Butz, the original leading man in Broadway smash "Wicked," will...
  • Tourists Take Broadway: Out-of-Towners Bought Two-Thirds of All 2012-13 Tickets

    Tourist biz, an increasingly dominant force on Broadway in recent years, hit a high-water mark last season, with out-of-town visitors accounting for a whopping 66% of all ticket sales during the 2012-13 sesh. International tourism in particular hit...
  • "The Wizard of Oz" comes to Broward Center

    "The Wizard of Oz" comes to Broward Center
    It takes a lot to give a new take on a classic such as “The Wizard of Oz.” When the stage musical comes to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts Jan 7-19, with the well-known Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg score, the show will boast...
  • Disney Considering 'Frozen' for Broadway, Obviously

    A spokesman for Disney Theatrical Prods. has confirmed that Disney Animation's hit "Frozen" is in early development for the stage, following a Fortune interview in which Bob Iger said the studio was in discussions about it. It'd be more surprising if...
  • Broadway Box Office: Cold Snap Takes the Heat Out of Sales

    January chilled Broadway to the bone last week, with the annual post-holiday slump and the polar vortex joining forces to push the Rialto box office barometer down by a mammoth $11.5 million. To be sure, Main Stem sales always plummet in the wake of...
  • Cabaret review: Norbert Leo Butz at The Abbey

     Cabaret review: Norbert Leo Butz at The Abbey
    Norbert Leo Butz brought a bit of Broadway to Orlando on Wednesday night with a rollicking, engaging cabaret at downtown nightspot The Abbey. The actor, who starred in "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," "Wicked" and most recently "Big Fish," is in town for two...
  • Two Broadway Publicists Hang Out Shingles as Hartman Group Closes

    A pair of Broadway press agents at PR firm the Hartman Group, long one of the two big dogs in the small world of Broadway praiseries, are striking out on their own as the Hartman Group closes up shop this week. Leslie Baden Papa has hung out the new...
  • Young talent to shine on Civic’s stage in "Broadway Kids"

     
    Some of the youngest performers in the Lehigh Valley will take the stage Sunday when Civic Theatre holds its inaugural “Broadway Kids” production. A dozen young performers, ages 9 to 13, some of whom have graced local and even Broadway stages,...
  • Lyric Opera announces its Maria

    Lyric Opera announces its Maria
    Lyric Opera has solved its Maria problem. The Broadway actress Jenn Gambatese ("Tarzan: The Musical"), most recently seen in Chicago as Glinda in the national tour of "Wicked," will play Maria, the strumming novice, in the company's spring production of...