Category Archives: Production News

Christine Dwyer to take over as Broadway’s latest Elphaba, with Jenni Barber, Justin Guarini, PJ Benjamin, and Mary Testa to Join Broadway Company of WICKED

Christine Dwyer (former Elphaba – 2nd Ntl. Tour; former s/b Elphaba, ensemble, u/s Elphaba – 2nd Ntl. Tour), PJ Benjamin (former Wizard – Broadway, 1st Ntl. Tour), and WICKED’s new comers Jenni Barber, Justin Guarini, and Mary Testa will be joining the Broadway … Continue reading

WICKED Becomes First Broadway Show to Gross Over $3 Million in One Week

Congratulations to WICKED for being the first Broadway show to have a weekly gross of over $3 million! In the week ending December 29, WICKED grossed $3,201,333, a new Broadway record.  In late December 2012, WICKED also broke a box office … Continue reading

WICKED Breaks Broadway in Chicago Record for Largest One-Week Gross

On December 2, the producers of WICKED announced that the current engagement of the First National Tour production broke the Broadway in Chicago record for the largest one-week gross. For the week ending December 1, WICKED took in a record-setting … Continue reading

WICKED to Celebrate 10th Anniversary with Special Television Appearances

Next week, WICKED will be celebrating it’s 10th anniversary on Broadway. In preparation, the show will be featured on three television programs leading up to the anniversary. On Monday October 28th, Jeopardy! will be hosting a special WICKED category with … Continue reading

Wicked to Take Over the NBC Experience Store Starting This Sunday

On October 20th, Wicked will be taking over the NBC Experience Store in Rockefeller Center with costumes on display and merchandise and memorabilia will be available until November 1st. In addition, every weekend in October, Magnolia Bakery’s five New York … Continue reading

WICKED 10th Anniversary Playbill Available for Pre-Order

The special 10th Anniversary WICKED Playbill is now available to pre-order through the Playbill Store. Click here to visit the product page. This playbill will be distributed only at the 10th Anniversary Performance on Wednesday, October 30, at 7:00 pm. … Continue reading

WICKED Announces Plans for 10th Anniversary Events; Two-Disc Deluxe Album Will Be Relased

On October 30, WICKED will celebrate its 10th Anniversary on Broadway, which has only been achieved by ten other productions in Broadway history. The creative team and many WICKED cast members, past and present, will celebrate this event with a … Continue reading

WICKED to Open in Mexico City in October; Complete Casting Announced

WICKED will launch a Spanish-language production this fall in Mexico City. Presented by the OCESA División Teatro in a co-production with original Broadway producers Marc Platt, Universal Pictures, The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt and David Stone, the production will … Continue reading

UK Tour Of WICKED Announces More Cities

The upcoming United Kingdom touring production of WICKED has announced more cities. Besides stopping at the Palace Theatre in Manchester from September 12  – November 16, 2013, it will also stop in the following cities: Dublin at the Gáis Energy … Continue reading

WICKED to Participate in Two-for-One Broadway Week

WICKED has announced that it will be participating in this winter’s Broadway week, taking place from January 22 through Feburary 7, 2013. During Broadway week, WICKED will offer a number of two-for-one seats, allowing participants to receive two tickets to … Continue reading