Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, April 9, 2024 by Matt Tamanini

‘Old Friends’ Coming to Broadway in 2025, ‘Forbidden Broadway’ Moves Up Opening, ‘The Wiz’ on ‘CBS Sunday Morning’ “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, …

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM
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
Sunday, April 7, 2024

Video: Brady, Williams, & More Discuss THE WIZ on CBS SUNDAY MORNING

Watch Wayne Brady, Schele Williams, Amber Ruffin, and more discuss The Wiz's road to Broadway on CBS Sunday Morning here!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:48AM
Friday, April 5, 2024

Broadway Games: The Twenty-One 23-24 Musicals by JK

The 2023-2024 Broadway season certainly has been one for the record books for musical lovers! Barring another last-minute surprise, there have been an impressive number of new musicals and m…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:36AM
Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Broadway Box Office Soars As Newcomers ‘The Who’s Tommy’, ‘Suffs’, ‘The Outsiders’, ‘The Wiz’ & Others Draw Crowds by Greg Evans

Broadway box office soared last week, as five productions joined the roster, one returned and no fewer than 30 of the 32 shows saw attendance at 90% of capacity or more. Twenty productions w…

SOURCE: Deadline at 04:08PM

The Wizard of Oz, Wicked and The Wiz: 3 Takes On an American Classic by Logan Culwell-Block

With The Wiz back on Broadway and Wicked headed for the big screen, you can use this helpful guide to keep the musical adaptations of L. Frank Baum's story straight.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:42PM

Video: Amber Ruffin Talks THE WIZ Cast's Talent and More on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MYERS

Previews are now underway for The Wiz on Broadway, which began on March 29. Amber Ruffin, who provided additional material for the book of the anticipated revival, chatted with her old frie…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:32AM

Amber Ruffin Is Performing in The Wiz—From the Audience by Logan Culwell-Block

The comic, who penned the revised book for the 1975 musical's current Broadway revival, dropped by Late Night With Seth Meyers April 1.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:02AM
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

Go Inside Rehearsal: The Wiz Revival Releases A Snippet Before First Preview; Performances Begin March 29th by Broadway Black

The Wiz revival Producers Kristin Caskey, Mike Isaacson, Brian Anthony Moreland, Ambassador Theatre Group, Kandi Burruss, and Todd Tucker have unveiled an exciting glimpse into the highly-an…

SOURCE: BroadwayBlack at 03:52PM

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

Jinkx Monsoon, Amber Iman, Wayne Brady and More Join Miscast24 by Darryn King

Wayne Brady (The Wiz), Amber Iman (Lempicka), Jinkx Monsoon (Little Shop of Horrors, Chicago) and Mykal Kilgore (Motown the Musical) will perform at Miscast24. This year’s edition of the a…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:13PM

'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
Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Monday, March 25, 2024

The Bushnell announces seven Broadway series shows for 2024-25 season by Christopher Arnott

The Bushnell's 2024-25 Broadway series includes "MJ," "Back to the Future," "Peter Pan," "Some Like It Hot," "The Wiz," "A Beautiful Noise" and "The Lion King.”

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 08:58PM
Friday, March 22, 2024

Feel Good Friday: Broadway, You Aren't Ready for The Wiz Ensemblist Cristina Raé by Talaura Harms

From the rehearsal room ahead of her Broadway debut, listen to the performer wail a bit of "So You Wanted to Meet the Wizard."

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:42PM
Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Exclusive: André De Shields Reprising Hermes Role For Rachel Chavkin-Directed Podcast

Starring André De Shields (Hadestown, the Wiz) and Ato Blankson-Wood (Cabaret, Hamlet, Slave Play), the podcast is directed by Tony Award-winner Rachel Chavkin (Lempicka, Hadestown), Zhailo…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:36PM
Friday, March 15, 2024

Variety Review: "The Notebook" Musical on Broadway by Frank Rizzo

Musical theater can be a sucker for a romantic tale, whether it’s about obsessive devotion, idealized passion, or lost loves. “The Notebook,” based on Nicholas Sparks‘ bestselling, 1…

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 08:20AM
Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Broadway Dims Marquees for 3-Time Tony Winner Hinton Battle March 12 by Logan Culwell-Block

Known for creating the role of the Scarecrow in the original company of The Wiz, Mr. Battle died January 30 at the age of 67.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM
Wednesday, March 6, 2024

The Preacher's Wife, New Musical by Tituss Burgess starring Amber Riley, to Premiere in Atlanta by Darryn King

The Preacher’s Wife, a new musical with music and lyrics by actor, singer and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt star Tituss Burgess, and starring Amber Riley (TV’s Glee, The Wiz Live!), is set t…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:02PM

Suffs, The Who's Tommy, The Wiz, MJ and More Headline The Broadway Show by Broadway.com

The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal is marching, moonwalking and pinballing all over the Theater District this week. Get previews of upcoming musicals along with looks back at the stars who …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:42PM

Video: Meet the New Director/Activist/Author Extraordinaire of the Season- Schele Williams

Schele Williams is having an awesome year... for more than one reason. In this video, watch as the director chats with Richard about both of her Broadway projects, The Notebook and The Wiz, …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:41PM

Meet the Casts of THE WHO'S TOMMY and SUFFS on The Broadway Show by Broadway.com

The Broadway Show is the only nationally syndicated weekly theater television series. The program features Broadway’s biggest stars, exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes access both …

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:36AM
Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Video Interview with Director Schele Williams by Sandi Durell

by Meredith Heyman . . . . Director, Schele Williams, is making her Broadway debut this spring in not one, but two, musicals. First up, Williams is bringing the stage musical adaptation of T…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 09:08AM

Video: Nichelle Lewis Performs 'Home' From THE WIZ on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW

Nichelle Lewis recently appeared on The Jennifer Hudson Show, where she took the stage to perform 'Home' from The Wiz! Lewis plays the role of Dorothy in the musical, which is currently emba…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:53AM
Monday, March 4, 2024

THE WIZ Concludes Pre-Broadway National Tour at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre

The pre-Broadway National Tour of THE WIZ concluded its run with a sold-out three week stop at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Pantages Theatre. Learn more about the show and see when it's coming t…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:00PM

Denver Center Broadway announces full lineup for 2024-205 season by Osc Staff Report

Shows include 'Kimberly Akimbo,' 'Back to the Future,' 'The Wiz,' 'Life of Pi,' 'Funny Girl' and more The post Denver Center Broadway announces full lineup for 2024-205 season appeared first…

SOURCE: onstagecolorado.com at 12:35PM

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards