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Kerry Ellis Planning To Get Wicked Again For West End Run

The British singer/actress who understudied for and then replaced Idina Menzel in Wicked is returning to the West End stage as Elphaba for a limited run beginning next month (Aug14).Kerry Ellis, who first took on...

Idina Menzel: 'I'm Too Old For Wicked Movie'

Glee star Idina Menzel has ruled herself out of a big screen adaptation of hit musical Wicked, insisting she's "too old" for the part.The Broadway icon originated the role of Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of...

Kristin Chenoweth Stunned By Talented Fan At Hollywood Bowl Gig

Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth was left stunned during a show at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on Saturday (24Aug13) when a fan joined her onstage for a Wicked duet and became an instant star.The...

Amanda Seyfried Wants Wicked Role

Amanda Seyfried would love to be cast in the Broadway production Wicked, but feels she would need "another two years of voice lessons" before she could pull it off.The actress is eyeing another musical role...

Idina Menzel Caught Short Performing In Wicked

Glee star Idina Menzel was left red faced during one performance of Wicked on Broadway - she wet herself in front of the audience.The veteran stage performer was drinking water ahead of a show to...

Bert Newton Set For Stage Return

Veteran Australian entertainer Bert Newton has been released from hospital and is preparing to rejoin the cast of hit musical Wicked on Tuesday (14Feb12).The 73 year old was admitted to a medical facility in Singapore...

Hayek Gets Wicked

SALMA HAYEK is preparing to bring hit musical WICKED to the small screen.The massively popular Wizard Of Oz spin-off, based on Gregory Maguire’s 1995 book, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of...

Wicked Wows Broadway Again And Becomes First Show To Break $2.1 Million

Smash-hit musical WICKED rang in the New Year (10) with a new Broadway record - by becoming the first production to break $2.1 million (£1.3 million) in weekly ticket sales.Just a week after the spectacular...

Wicked Christmas As New York Musical Breaks Its Own Record

Hit musical WICKED is all good over holiday weekends in America - the stageshow smashed its own Thanksgiving (Nov09) record to score the highest-grossing week in Broadway history again over Christmas.The Wizard of Oz prequel...

Wicked: The Movie?

Smash-hit Broadway musical WICKED is set to become the latest stageshow to be turned into a major movie. Hot on the heels of Chicago, Hairspray and Mamma Mia!, the Wizard of Oz-related musical is to...

Wicked Wins Again

Hit musical WICKED has been named the Touring Broadway Audience Choice Award winner for the second year in a row at the Broadway League's annual prizegiving. The Wizard of Oz prequel alsao picked up accolades...

Bb Winner Not A Fan Of The Show

Former BIG BROTHER winner PETE BENNETT has hit out at the show which made him a household name, calling it "boring".In an interview with the Daily Star, Pete stated that the show has dropped in...

By on 22 January 2008

Broadway Strike Ends

A strike that threatened to cripple New York ahead of the festive season has ended after more than two weeks of industrial action.Over 20 Broadway shows had been shut down after stagehands walked out on...

By on 29 November 2007

Enchanted Tops Us Box Office

A new fairytale about a princess having to deal with the evil plans of a wicked witch has topped the US box office this week.Enchanted cast a spell on US audiences over the Thanksgiving weekend,...

By on 26 November 2007

'Cinderella' Tale Top Us Film

A new fairytale about a princess having to deal with the evil plans of a wicked witch has topped the US box office this week.Enchanted cast a spell on US audiences over the Thanksgiving weekend,...

By on 26 November 2007

Chenoweth + Lane Set To Swap Broadway For Tv Land

Beloved Broadway stars KRISTIN CHENOWETH and NATHAN LANE are heading for the small screen after developing a new sitcom. THE WEST WING star Chenoweth, who made her name as a witch in musical WICKED, and...

Wicked Scores Another Broadway Record

Hit musical WICKED is the toast of Broadway yet again after breaking the all-time Broadway record with a weekly box office take of $1.72 million (GBP952,800). The show, which features the 'untold story of THE...

Aniston And Vaughn Reunited In London

LATEST: JENNIFER ANISTON has flown to London to join boyfriend VINCE VAUGHN after nearly two months apart. The former FRIENDS star appeared on OPRAH earlier this month (OCT06) to deny reports that the couple had...

Chenoweth Returns To Opera Singing

Tony-award winner KRISTIN CHENOWETH is returning to her roots as an opera singer and will give a solo concert at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City next year (07). The star will also make...

Will Snatches Wicked Role

British pop star WILL YOUNG is keen to explore his dark side after auditioning to play the male lead in West End WIZARD OF OZ spin-off WICKED. The singer - who launched his acting career...

Winslet And Cooper Donate Items To Save School

KATE WINSLET and novelist JILLY COOPER have donated signed items to raise money to save a school for young people with learning difficulties. The TITANIC actress and Cooper both live near the Milestone School in...

Menzel To Continue Wicked Ways On West End

Actress IDINA MENZEL will reprise her Tony-Award winning performance as ELPHABA in the London production of WICKED in September (06). Menzel has developed a cult-like following among fans from her stint in the original cast...

Country Stars Team Up With Broadway Performers

TRISHA YEARWOOD, GLEN CAMPBELL and AMERICAN IDOL winner CARRIE UNDERWOOD are among a host of country stars who have signed up to duet with Broadway performers at a benefit show. At the Broadway Meets...

Diggs' Wife Menzel Injured In Stage Fall

Actor TAYE DIGGS' wife IDINA MENZEL is nursing a cracked rib, after falling though a trap door during the Saturday (08JAN05) matinee of her Broadway musical WICKED. The show, a prequel to THE WIZARD...

Taye Diggs Hit With Hate Mail

Actor TAYE DIGGS has been the target of vicious hate mail because of his interracial marriage with Broadway star IDINA MENZEL. The New York Police Department's Hate Crimes Unit is investigating the threatening letters...

There's No Place Like Home For Ashanti In Muppets' Oz

ASHANTI and QUENTIN TARANTINO are to be the unlikely stars of THE MUPPETS' adaptation of classic movie THE WIZARD OF OZ. R+B star Ashanti will play aspiring performer DOROTHY GALE in the remake, who...

Moore To Join Wicked Cast?

Acting and singing superstar MANDY MOORE is considering a starring role in hit Broadway musical WICKED. The SAVED! beauty told fans on her official website about her love for the WIZARD OF OZ prequel,...

Jackman Scoops Top Tony Award

Australian movie heart-throb HUGH JACKMAN was the toast of Broadway last night (06JUN04) after scooping the Best Leading Actor In A Musical award at the 58th TONYS in New York. The X-MEN star was...

Wicked Picks Up Haul Of Honours

WICKED, the musical based on characters from THE WIZARD OF OZ, won six DRAMA DESK AWARDS on Sunday (16MAY04), including Best Musical, Best Book and Best Lyrics. STEPHEN SONDHEIM's ASSASSINS took four prizes, including...

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