“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.
The long-delayed revival of The Music Man starring Hugh Jackman stands atop the Broadway sales chart, raking in $3.5 million in the first week of show-by-show grosses being reported since March of 2020 by the Broadway League. The numbers show that the return of Broadway is staying strong as... Read more
Broadway continues its reopening process following the lengthy COVID shutdown, releasing its schedule for performances during the holidays this winter. In addition to announcing plans for specific holidays, shows are also adding some matinee shows on weekdays, to hopefully attract those visiting New York to see popular holiday attractions... Read more
Broadway is returning, and three of the biggest shows in history aren’t sparing a moment in getting back to the stage. Hamilton, The Lion King, and Wicked all announced their planned returns this week, taking the stage on the first day that New York will allow productions this fall... Read more
Justin Bieber’s Changes tour is among tickets on sale this weekend. This week, Bieber announced his upcoming album Changes will drop on Valentine’s Day. Bieber also shared “Get Me” from the new album, featuring R&B singer Kehlani. Kehlani will join Bieber on tour, along with Jaden Smith. The pop... Read more
Musicals across the country and the Eagles’ Hotel California tour are among tickets going on sale this weekend. Summer: The Donna Summer Musical will run in Boston in August 2020, with general sale tickets available Monday. Wicked performances in Baltimore will go on presale Monday, along with Come From... Read more
Performances of the acclaimed Broadway show Wicked were set to take place in New Orleans through this weekend, but due to a construction collapse near the venue, all remaining shows have been cancelled. Over the weekend, the Hard Rock Hotel, which is under construction on Canal Street, partially collapsed.... Read more
Alternative band Twenty One Pilots’ fall shows are among tickets on sale Tuesday. The band recently announced the next leg of their Bandito Tour, supporting their 2018 album Trench. Punk icons The Misfits will also release tickets to their “hometown Halloween” show at Madison Square Garden. The band’s original... Read more
The Confederation of North, Central America, and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) started the week at the top of yesterday’s best sellers list, according to Ticket Club sales data. This is consistent with the very high sales experienced by CONCACAF over the past few weeks. Another top ranking event, The Quail,... Read more
The 2020 NHL Winter Classic may not be for another eight months, but fans can snatch up tickets for the January 1 game starting tomorrow. The annual Winter Classic battle – this year featuring the Predators and Stars in Dallas – leads the sports category in Tuesday’s onsale listings.... Read more
Broadway favorite Wicked continues to add shows to its staggering 15-year run at the Gershwin Theatre and dominates the ticketing market over the next few days. Nearly 60 performances of the charming musical, which offers a different story about the witches of Oz, have tickets available for both presale... Read more