“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.

Music Man Hits $3.5 Million in Return of Specific Broadway Sales Data
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 Announces Performance Schedules for Holiday Weeks
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 Heavyweights Hamilton, Lion King and Wicked Returning Sept 14
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 ‘Changes’ Tour Leads Weekend Onsales
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
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