Category Archives: Production News

WICKED Becomes 10th Longest Running Show on Broadway

At today’s 2 PM matinee performance, WICKED will surpass RENT and become the 10th longest running show in Broadway history. Since opening in 2003, WICKED has played to over 49 million people in over 100 cities in 14 countries – U.S., … Continue reading

Tucker and Platt to Join Broadway Cast

Congratulations to Rachel Tucker (former Elphaba – West End) and Jonah Platt! Ms. Tucker will be taking over the role of Elphaba and Mr. Platt will be taking over the role of Fiyero. Both will begin performances on September 15, 2015. … Continue reading

WICKED First National Tour to Close 3/15

The First National Tour of WICKED will play its final performance this Sunday, March 15 at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles. Known as the Emerald City Tour, the production will close ten years to the week after the tour began in Toronto. … Continue reading

Bowman and Lindsay New Witches on Broadway

Congratulations to Caroline Bowman (former ensemble, u/s Elphaba – Broadway) and Kara Lindsay (current Glinda – 2nd Natl. Tour), who will be taking over the roles of Elphaba and Glinda respectively, in the Broadway company starting on December 16, 2014. In … Continue reading

Jennifer DiNoia to take over as Elphaba in West End Production

Congratulations to Jennifer DiNoia (former s/b Elphaba – Broadway, Asian Tour, Sydney, Chicago; former swing, u/s Elphaba, u/s Nessarose) who will be taking over the role of Elphaba in the West End production of WICKED for a 14 week limited engagement!!!! … Continue reading

WICKED Becomes 10th Longest-Running Show in the West End

Congratulations to the London company of WICKED for becoming the 10th longest running show! Currently playing its eighth year at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre, the musical has been seen by 5.5 million people since its London premiere back in September 2006. … Continue reading

Menzel and Broadway Cast of WICKED to Perform at Tony Awards

Tony nominee Idina Menzel will be performing a song from IF/THEN at the 68th Annual Tony Awards. The Broadway cast of WICKED will also be performing during the Tony Awards in honor of their tenth anniversary on Broadway.  This performance … Continue reading

Photos Released of 1st National Tour Cast of WICKED

New photos of the 1st National Tour Company of WICKED featuring Emma Hunton as Elphaba.  The photos are accessible on broadwayworld.com by clicking here.

Photos Released of Broadway Company of WICKED

New photos have been released of the Broadway company of WICKED, featuring Christine Dwyer as Elphaba, Jenni Barber as Glinda, Justin Guarini as Fiyero, Mary Testa as Madame Morrible, P.J. Benjamin as The Wizard, and more. The photos are accessible on Playbill.com by clicking here.

WICKED & Nigel Planer Nominated for Olivier Awards

Congratulations to the West End Production of WICKED and Nigel Planer (former Wizard – West End) for being nominated for Olivier Awards. WICKED is nominated for the BBC Radio 2 Audience Award, and Mr. Planer is nominated for Best Supporting Actor in … Continue reading