Archive for February, 2009

Wicked Welcomes Rondi Reed as New Madame Morrible

Posted by Julie Harmon On February – 24 – 2009

Rondi Reed, Tony Award winner, will perform in the role of Madame Morrible in Wicked on Broadway currently at the Gershwin Theatre starting on March 17. The musical is based on the novel by Gregory Maguire by the same name and features a Stephen Schwartz score and Winne Holzman book. Joe Mantello is the director […]

Wicked Cast: Supporting Characters

Posted by Julie Harmon On February – 21 – 2009

The Broadway musical Wicked comes from Gregory Maguire’s novel of the same name. It tells the story of two young girls who later become Glinda The Good Witch and The Wicked Witch of the West. The novel has 38 speaking characters. The musical focuses its attention on eight major characters: Elphaba, Glinda, Fiyero, Madame Morrible, […]

The History of the Gershwin Theatre

Posted by Julie Harmon On February – 15 – 2009

The original name for the George Gershwin Theatre was the Uris. In 1972 when it first opened, the Uris was the next large Broadway theatre to have been built since 1931 when the Earl Carroll was constructed. It occupied six stories in the new Uris Building at Fifty First and Broadway, the former site of […]

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