Archive for January, 2010

Wicked Composer Stephen Schwartz Inducted to American Theater Hall of Fame

Posted by Julie Harmon On January – 26 – 2010

While Wicked’s one year anniversary is being celebrated in it’s current San Francisco incarnation at the Orpheum, tonight Stephen Schwartz is being recognized in New York at Gershwin Theatre. Both celebrations are very timely and well deserved. The American Theatre Hall of Fame, established in 1971- the same year Schwartz wrote Godspell- inducts various theatrical […]

Wicked Returns to Chicago for Limited Engagement December 1

Posted by Julie Harmon On January – 25 – 2010

Wicked fans in Chicago will be melting with happiness when they hear the January 26 news from Broadway in Chicago that a return engagement of eight weeks for the hit musical is set to start on December 1 in Chicago. The hit Broadway musical tells the story of what took place in Oz before the […]

Andy Karl Take Over as Fiyero on Broadway’s Wicked

Posted by Julie Harmon On January – 19 – 2010

On February 2, 2010, Andy Karl will be taking over as Fiyero in the “Wicked” production on Broadway. Karl will be assuming the Fiyero role from Kevin Kern. Kern’s last performance will be on January 31, 2010. Karl played the original Joe in Broadway’s “9 to 5” production and Luke in “Altar Boyz,” a musical […]

UK’s Wicked Gets New Additions of Tucker and Dearman as Elphaba and Glinda

Posted by Julie Harmon On January – 15 – 2010

Wicked London, which Entertainment Weekly magazine recently named Best Musical of the Decade, has announced their 2010 cast. Rachel Tucker will be playing Elphaba and Louise Dearman will be playing Glinda, in the most sought after female roles on the West End. Rachel Tucker from Belfast may be recognized by Irish Wicked fans from her […]

Wicked Set to Open in Denmark 2010-11

Posted by Julie Harmon On January – 3 – 2010

A new “Wicked” production is scheduled to open in Denmark for the 2010-2011 season of theater. The other “Wicked” productions that have so far opened have all been exact reproductions of Broadway’s original version, including lighting, sets, to even the costumes sequins. The production in Denmark, however, will be a one of its kind original. […]

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