Friday, May 17, 2024

Alan Mingo Jr. to Replace Wayne Brady in the Title Role in The Wiz on Broadway by Hayley Levitt

Alan Mingo Jr. will reprise his title performance in The Wiz, joining the featured Broadway cast at the Marquis Theatre on June 13. He replaces Wayne Brady, who plays his final performance…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:36PM

Watch: Broadway's The Wiz Performs 'Ease On Down the Road' and 'He's the Wiz' on Today by Logan Culwell-Block

The new revival at the Marquis Theatre closed out the morning show's Broadway Week.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32PM

Wayne Brady to Depart THE WIZ, Alan Mingo Jr. Will Return to the Title Role

Alan Mingo Jr. will return to the title role of ‘The Wiz’ on Broadway beginning Thursday, June 13, 2024. Five-time Emmy winner and Grammy Award nominee Wayne Brady will play his final pe…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:12AM
Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Outstanding Debut Performers Cole Escola, Rachel McAdams, Maleah Joi Moon and More Honored with 2024 Theatre World Awards by Darryn King

The Theatre World Awards' board of directors has announced the 2024 honorees for the Theatre World Award, recognizing an Outstanding Debut Performance in a Broadway or Off-Broadway Productio…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:36PM
Friday, April 26, 2024

Broadway revival of ‘The Wiz’ will receive cast album by Michael Abourizk

The production opened in April at the Marquis Theatre.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 03:12PM

The Wiz Will Release a 2024 Broadway Cast Recording by Hayley Levitt

The Wiz, now running at the Marquis Theatre, will release a 2024 Broadway Cast Recording on July 12 through Immersive/Interscope Records. The Broadway revival, directed by Schele Williams, …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:18AM

Broadway's Wiz Revival Is Getting a Cast Album by Logan Culwell-Block

Nichelle Williams, Debra Cox, and Wayne Brady lead the company at the Marquis Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:06AM
Thursday, April 25, 2024

Watch The Wiz's Tinman, Phillip Johnson Richardson, Sing 'What Would I Do If I Could Feel?' by Broadway.com

Phillip Johnson Richardson goes on a quest for a heart eight times a week at the Marquis Theatre as The Wiz's beloved Tinman. The role marks Richardson's Broadway debut, and a star-making o…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:42PM
Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Broadway Grosses Analysis: The Wiz Eases On Into Top 5 Highest Grossers by Logan Culwell-Block

The 1975 musical favorite has returned to Broadway at the Marquis Theatre, where a new revival opened April 17.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:06PM

The Broadway Revival of The Wiz Welcomes a New Generation to Oz on Opening Night by Hayley Levitt

The Wiz—the beloved, Black retelling of L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz—celebrated its official Broadway opening at the Marquis Theatre on April 17. Settling into their Broa…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:42PM
Sunday, April 21, 2024

Join the Stars of The Wiz, Back Home on Broadway, for a Rejoiceful Opening Night by Broadway.com

Everybody rejoice! After a whirlwind national tour, the revival of The Wiz, the all-Black retelling of L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, celebrated its opening night at the Marq…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:18AM
Friday, April 19, 2024

Nichelle Lewis (‘The Wiz’) on processing loss in order to feel ‘Home’ on Broadway [Exclusive Video Interview] by Sam Eckmann

“I think it’s just about discovering yourself and knowing that who you are is enough,” says Nichelle Lewis when summing up the major themes in “The Wiz.” The actress is making her …

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 12:30PM
Thursday, April 18, 2024

Ease On Down the Road With This Video Montage From The Wiz on Broadway by Logan Culwell-Block

The new revival opened at the Marquis Theatre April 17.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:06PM

Photos: THE WIZ Cast and Creative Team Walk the Yellow Carpet on Opening Night

The talk of the town last night was The Wiz, which officially opened at the Marquis Theatre following months touring the country. The cast and creative team walked the red yellow carpet befo…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:48AM

Photos: Stars Walk the Yellow Carpet on Opening Night of THE WIZ on Broadway

The Wiz officially opened at the Marquis Theatre and the best of broadway was on hand for the celebration. Check out photos of special guests, including original stars Stephanie Mills and De…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:36AM

Photos: The Cast of THE WIZ Takes Their Opening Night Bows

The Wiz officially opened on Broadway last night at the Marquis Theatre. Check out photos of the cast taking their bows here!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:42AM
Wednesday, April 17, 2024

THE WIZ Makes It Way Back Home To Broadway — Review

Theatrely's Broadway review of The Wiz now in performance at the Marriott Marquis Theatre in New York City. Starring Wayne Brady, Nichelle Lewis and Deborah Cox, the musical which was adapte…

SOURCE: Theatrely at 11:45PM

Reviews: What Are Critics Saying About The Wiz Broadway Revival by Diep Tran, Logan Culwell-Block

The production opened April 17 at the Marquis Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:36PM

The Wiz Revival Makes Broadway Home, Opening April 17 by Logan Culwell-Block

Wayne Brady, Deborah Cox, and newcomer Nichelle Lewis lead the cast at the Marquis Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Monday, April 8, 2024

Inside Rehearsal For THE WIZ on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

All new behind-the-scenes rehearsal footage has been released for the Broadway revival of The Wiz, ahead of its first preview performance this Friday, March 29 at the Marquis Theatre. In an…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:24PM
Monday, April 1, 2024

How to Get $45 Tickets to The Wiz on Broadway by Logan Culwell-Block

Wayne Brady, Deborah Cox, and newcomer Nichelle Lewis lead the cast at the Marquis Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:06PM

THE WIZ Will Offer Digital Lottery and Rush Tickets

The Wiz will launch a $45 digital lottery and $45 in-person rush tickets beginning this week. The musical revival began previews  on Friday, March 29 at the Marquis Theatre. Learn more ab…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:24AM
Friday, March 29, 2024

The Wiz Revival Makes Broadway Home Beginning March 29 by Logan Culwell-Block

Wayne Brady, Deborah Cox, and newcomer Nichelle Lewis lead the cast at the Marquis Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM

The Wiz Is Home: After a Whirlwind Tour, the Revival Begins Its Broadway Run by Darryn King

The Wiz, an all-Black retelling of L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, has arrived on Broadway after the first leg of its national tour. The revival begins performances at the Marq…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:00AM
Thursday, March 28, 2024

'We Get to Carry the Torch, and That Is a Privilege': Go Inside the Rehearsal Room for The Wiz by Logan Culwell-Block

The touring revival lands at Broadway's Marquis Theatre March 29.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:06PM

Video: Inside Rehearsal For THE WIZ on Broadway Ahead of its First Preview

All new behind-the-scenes rehearsal footage has been released for the Broadway revival of The Wiz, ahead of its first preview performance this Friday, March 29 at the Marquis Theatre. Check …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:18AM
Monday, March 25, 2024

Photos: Wayne Brady Visits the Cast of Broadway's The Notebook by Margaret Hall

The titular Wiz star stopped by the Schoenfeld prior to beginning performances at the Marquis Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18PM
Thursday, March 21, 2024

Tim Pettolina, House Manager at Hamilton's Broadway Home, Wanted to Be in the Room Where it Happened by Darryn King

Few people today know the Richard Rodgers Theatre—the Broadway theater currently home to Hamilton—as intimately as Tim Pettolina. As the theater’s house manager, he ensures that the bu…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:12AM
Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Music and Cabaret Column by Sandi Durell

Judy Kuhn/92Y – Craig Rubano/Beechman Theatre – Celebrate Marquis Theatre/54Below – Birdland Jazz/David Marino,Jeff Harnar,Karen Mason, Allan Harris – Adam Pascal & Anthony Rapp/…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 07:51AM
Thursday, February 8, 2024

Orchestrator Joseph Joubert Is the Man Deciding What The Wiz Sounds Like in the 21st Century by Hayley Levitt

“I can do a little taste of something from the show,” Joseph Joubert tells Broadway.com Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek after chatting about The Wiz for The Broadway Show. Joubert, arrange…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:02PM
Monday, January 22, 2024

The Wiz to Embark on Second Leg of National Tour in 2025 by Darryn King

The second leg of the national tour of The Wiz will kick off in February 2025. Dates have been announced for a sitdown in Dallas at Music Hall at Fair Park, with performances scheduled from…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:48AM

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