“Wicked”, a Broadway musical that debuted in 2003, is about the relationship between the famous “Wizard of Oz” characters the Wicked Witch of the West and the Good Witch of the North, and it takes place mostly before Dorothy’s arrival from Kansas. Receiving mixed reviews in the beginning, the musical is now one of the most popular among other Broadway shows, breaking box office records around the world.
Produced by Universal Pictures and originally directed by Joe Mantello on Broadway, the musical is now playing in cities all over the globe, such as Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London’s West End, Tokyo, Melbourne, and Stuttgart. The musical has also visited over 30 cities in the US and Canada on its two North American Tours. “Wicked” has proved to be a popular and enduring money maker, consistently landing at or near the top of TicketNews’s exclusive Weekly Top Events rankings.
Wicked recently announced that they once again led Broadway in yearly box office revenue. Also, Wicked set the record for the highest grossing week in Broadway history, totaling an astounding $2,947,172 for the week ending Dec. 30, 2012. See what other records the production has broken and read the... Read more
“Wicked” has flown on over to Las Vegas, NV, for a six-week run on the Reynolds Hall stage at the new Smith Center for the Performing Arts, as a part of a national tour. “Wicked” opened for the Smith Center’s first full-length Broadway season on August 29 and it... Read more
Kyle Dean Massey returned to the cast of Broadway’s “Wicked” on July 31 in the role of Fiyero. Massey will be taking over the role from Richard H. Blake, who gave his final performance at the Gershwin Theatre on July 29. Kyle Dean Massey is no stranger to the... Read more
After one week out, the musical Wicked has regained the title of top-selling event in TicketNews’ exclusive events rankings for the week ending Sunday, August 21, finishing the week with a power score of 3.49. Following the popular show this week was Broadway rival The Book of Mormon (two,... Read more
TicketNews has released its exclusive events rankings for the week ending Sunday, August 7, showing that the long-running hit musical Wicked was once again the top-selling event. In at No. 1 for six consecutive weeks, the long-running production came in with a power score of 3.24 on last week’s... Read more
The long-running musical “Wicked” has found its way to the top once again in TicketNews’ exclusive events rankings for the week ending Sunday, July 24. This makes four weeks in a row at number one for the award-winning production, coming in this week with a power score of 3.28.... Read more
TicketNews has released its Top Events rankings for the week ending Sunday, July 10, and this week Wicked held onto the first place position for a second straight week, power scoring a 4.20. In at number two was popular crossover artist Taylor Swift (3.18), followed by another Broadway blockbuster,... Read more
According to TicketNews’ exclusive weekly events rankings, Wicked was the hottest selling event on the secondary market for the week ending Sunday, June 12. Power scoring a 3.88, the popular Broadway production made it back to the leader position after a five week absence. Tickets for Miami Heat home... Read more
TicketNews has released its exclusive events rankings for the week ending Sunday, April 3, and this week, Wicked once again claimed the title of number one, power scoring a 3.32. The award-winning musical seems to have regained some of its strength on the secondary market, now topping the list... Read more
The long-running musical Wicked is keeping its edge over all rivals, according to TicketNews’ exclusive events rankings for the week ending Sunday, March 20. The hit show, in residence at the Gershwin Theatre in New York City, topped the list for the second straight week, power scoring a respectable... Read more