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  • Jessica Vosk as Elphaba

    Broadway's hit musical Wicked is set to welcome Jessica Vosk to the cast at the Gershwin Theatre, as she assumes the leading role of Elphaba from July 16, 2018. Ms. Vosk previously played the role on the National Tour of Wicked from September 2016 through to September 2017 and has also appeared on Broadway in Fiddler on the Roof, Finding Neverland and The Bridges of Madison County. Current cast member Jackie Burns is scheduled to play her final performance as Elphaba on July 14.The current...

  • Major Attaway as Genie, Caissie Levy as Elsa & Jelani Remy as Simba

    As the snow storm lifts in New York City and the icy temperatures (rather fittingly) welcome the official Broadway opening of Disney's Frozen at the St. James Theatre tonight, we thought we would take a look back at the epic journey of Disney Theatrical and the company's evolution in establishing itself as a critically-acclaimed Broadway powerhouse.Terrence Mann & Susan Egan in Beauty and the Beast (Photo by Joan Marcus)"Be Our Guest" may have been the name of the grandest, show-stopping...

  • Peter Jöback

    Broadway's longest-running show of all time The Phantom of the Opera is set to reach a monumental milestone in January and will celebrate its 30th Anniversary on the Great White Way. The New York production will have grossed over $1.1 billion at the box office and will have played 12,500 performances to 18 million people at the Majestic Theatre when the musical enters its fourth decade on Broadway. The 30th Anniversary celebration will be held on Wednesday, January 24, 2018.Producers Cameron...

  • According to The Sun, there may be another bio-musical in development for both Broadway and the West End. Tony, Oscar and Grammy Award-winning musician Elton John is providing his impressive back catalogue of hits, whilst his 'Billy Elliot' colleague and Tony winner Lee Hall is set to write the book for the project entitled Rocketman the Musical.According to Old Vic Theatre Chief Executive Sally Greene's comments in The Sun, there are big plans in store for John's biography. Tom Hardy has...

  • Nick Cordero will make his Broadway debut on 24 Sep 2012 when he stars as 'Dennis' in the five-time Tony Award nominated musical, Rock of Ages, playing at the Helen Hayes Theatre. Cordero will assume the role from original cast member Adam Dannheisser who temporarily leaves the role to star in the Lincoln Center's off-Broadway production of Ayad Akhtar's 'Disgraced' playing at the Claire Tow Theater from 24 Sep - 18 Nov 2012. Dannheisser will return to Rock of Ages on 19 Nov 2012. Cordero's...

  •   Local One Pickets     Information on how to obtain a refund for Broadway tickets whose shows have been cancelled due to strike action.  If you purchased your tickets from telecharge.com then you should receive a refund on your credit card within two business days of the performance date on your ticket.   If you purchased your tickets from ticketmaster.com then you should receive a refund on your credit card within two to ten business days of the performance date on your ticket.   If you...
  • Christina Applegate, the star of the upcoming Broadway production of Sweet Charity, broke her foot during a performance of the musical Friday, 11 March in Chicago. The show was playing its second of three pre-Broadway engagements there at the Cadillac Palace Theatre. Christina Applegate's doctors are optimistic that she will be able to return to the show in time for the first preview performance at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on April 4, where the musical opens on the 21 Apr 2005 Christina...

  • Producers of Broadway's hit musical Wicked have announced new principal casting from July 31, 2017, at the Gershwin Theatre.Jackie Burns returns to the lead role of Elphaba. She made her Broadway debut in the 2009 revival of 'Hair' and also appeared in the 2014 Broadway premiere of 'If/Then.' She previously starred as Elphaba on Broadway from September 2011 to February 2013, as well as on the National Tour. She also starred in the lead role of Elizabeth on the National Tour of 'If/Then.'Amanda...

  • As Cameron Mackintosh's revival of Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical Les Misérables enters its second year on Broadway, producers have announced upcoming changes to the cast: New additions, who will begin performances on 3 March 2015, include Tony and Oliver Award nominee Gavin Lee (Thenardier), Erika Henningsen (Fantine), Rachel Izen (Madame Thenardier), Brennyn Lark (Eponine), Chris McCarrell (Marius) and Wallace Smith (Enjolras). Tony nominee Ramin...

  • Recording Artist Jordan Fisher will make his Broadway debut when he assumes the roles of John Laurens and Phillip Hamilton in Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony Award-winning musical Hamilton at Broadway's Richard Rodgers Theatre on 22 November 2016. Original cast member Anthony Ramos will play his final performance on 20 November, and go on to film a leading role in Spike Lee's "She's Gotta Have It" on Netflix. Jordan Fisher is signed to Hollywood Records and represented by Abrams Artists Agency. His...

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