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Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Wicked Musical will be Returning to Rochester Auditorium Theatre for 3-week run from Apirl 03, 2013. RBTL Announces The 2012-2013 M&T Bank Broadway Season At The Auditorium Theatre.

The Rochester Broadway Theatre League will present five Broadway touring shows as part of its subscription season, including return of Wicked Musical.

Wicked Rochester Auditorium Theatre Schedule:
Tuesday to Thursday – 7:30 PM
Friday – 8:00 PM
Saturday – 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM
Sunday – 1:00 PM and 6:30 PM

Wicked Musical broke box office records for the second time, When it last played Rochester in 2010. Winner of 35 major awards, including a Grammy and three Tony Awards, “Wicked” is the story of two girls and the very different lives they end up with. Long before that girl from Kansas arrives in Munchkinland, two girls meet in the land of Oz. One – born with emerald green skin – is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. How these two grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good is at the heart of “Wicked.”

Wicked will continue performances at Rochester Auditorium Theatre through Apirl 21, 2013. Buy Wicked Rochester NY Tickets Online at discounted prices, Get $10 OFF on Orders of $350 or more by using code AFF$10.

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Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Wicked Broadway Musical grossed $1,700,412 and had an attendance rate of 94.0%, about 5.7% more than that of the previous week. The 22 shows on the boards grossed $19,275,243, improving around 4.08% from the previous week’s totals.

Below are the Top 13 Grosses from BroadwayWorld.com for the week ending September 02, 2012.

1. The Lion King – (MINSKOFF) $1,721,417
2. Wicked – (GERSHWIN) $1,700,412
3. The Book Of Mormon – (EUGENE O’NEILL) $1,667,593
4. Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark – (FOXWOODS) $1,430,429
5. Evita – (MARQUIS) $1,104,048
6. Once – (JACOBS) $1,026,372
7. Newsies – (NEDERLANDER) $964,326
8. Jersey Boys – (AUGUST WILSON) $907,978
9. Nice Work If You Can Get It – (IMPERIAL) $896,413
10. One Man, Two Guvnors – (MUSIC BOX) $853,768
11. The Phantom Of The Opera – (MAJESTIC) $829,029
12. Mary Poppins – (NEW AMSTERDAM) $766,669
13. Mamma Mia! – (WINTER GARDEN) $743,291

{Via BroadwayWorld.com}

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Monday, September 3rd, 2012

Wicked musical will return to the Fabulous Fox Theatre – MO this holiday season from December 12, 2012 through January 6, 2013. Wicked broke box office records in the three previous Saint Louis engagements.

“We are thrilled that St. Louis can ring in the 2012 holidays with Wicked,” said Fox Theatre producer Kristin Caskey. “Whether it’s your first time seeing it or your fourth, the experience is magical. Wicked is the preeminent American Musical and we consider this fantastic production the greatest gift we could give our audiences.”

Wicked Fabulous Fox Theatre Performances Schedule:
Tuesday to Friday – 8:00 PM
Saturday – 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM
Sunday – 1:00 PM and 6:30 PM
Additional 1:00 PM shows on Thursdays, December 13 and 27

Wicked, the untold story of the witches of Oz, is directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello.

Wicked musical performances at Fabulous Fox Theatre run through January 6, 2013. Buy Wicked Saint Louis MO Tickets Online at discounted prices.

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Monday, September 3rd, 2012

Wicked Musical is currently playing at Reynolds Hall in the Smith Center for the Performing Arts through October 07, 2012.

Here is the review by Don Chareunsy at Las Vegas Weekly.

The song could be about “Wicked” itself, as the Broadway smash based on the 1995 novel “Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West” by Gregory Maguire has become a theatrical phenomenon, winning three Tonys in 2004 and thrusting its two dynamic lead actresses Kristin Chenoweth as Glinda (or Guh-linda, with a Guh), and Idina Menzel as Elphie (Menzel, facing off against Chenoweth, went home with the statuette) into the spotlight.

No matter that “Wicked,” a prequel and parallel of Frank L. Baum’s “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” and the 1939 Hollywood classic “The Wizard of Oz” starring Judy Garland, has divided critics from day one (it was nominated for 11 Tonys and notably lost Best Musical, Best Book and Original Score to “Avenue Q”); it is critic proof — in the vein of the “Twilight” books and films — and has a devoted (fanatic) following like its predecessor “Rent.”

The scenic and costume design (the other two Tony winners) at Reynolds Hall on Thursday night were exemplary, and the supporting cast — Kim Zimmer (Madame Morrible — and, yes, Reva Shayne from “Guiding Light,” which garnered her four Emmys), Cliffton Hall (Fiyero), Tom McGowan (the Wonderful Wizard of Oz) and Demaree Hill (Nessarose) — under director Joe Mantello were very good.

But it’s no surprise that Parker and Murin are the exceptional standouts, and they hold their own against role originators Menzel and Chenoweth, respectively — big red ruby slippers to fill, indeed.

Murin is a comedic, ditzy blonde delight as Glinda, and she does the book by Winnie Holzman (“My So-Called Life”) proud with every hilarious vocal and physical delivery. Her rendition of “Popular” was a highlight of the evening; it’s good to be Glinda the Good Witch, who travels by bubble.

The audience heaped praise before, during and, in the valet line, post-show. The full standing ovation was immediate — and not just for Parker and Murin — and rousing.

“Wicked” is popular, and it will be po-pu-lar for many years to come. It’s Oz-some.

Read the complete review {Via LasVegasWeekly.com}

Wicked will continue performances at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts through October 07, 2012. Buy Wicked Las Vegas Nevada Tickets Online at discounted prices.

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