“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 week begins with an influx of fine arts productions leading the pack of new tickets on sale. The Alberta Ballet sees a variety of shows hit the market, including A Midsummer Nights Dream, Joni Mitchell’s The Fiddle & The Drum, Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker – all of... Read more
All the world’s a theater, particularly when it comes to today’s ticketing onsales. Detroit’s Fox Theatre leads the way with a slew of productions coming to its stage, all of which are up for presale today. Acclaimed musicals like The Sound of Music, Rock of Ages, and Legally Blonde... Read more
Hockey tickets continue to skate onto the ticketing market, with both NHL Playoff action and the NCAA Frozen Four leading the day’s list of onsales. College hockey devouts will have all eyes on Saint Paul, Minnesota this weekend as the NCAA Tournament reaches its conclusion. Facing off in this... Read more
With NHL Playoffs on the horizon, post-season games have tickets hitting the market. Leading today’s batch of onsales is home playoff games for the perennial Eastern Conference powerhouse Capitals. Top concerts on sale include Halsey’s Hopeless Fountain Kingdom World Tour, Luke Bryan’s What Makes You Country Tour, Miranda Lambert... Read more
Shows like Hamilton, Wicked, and Dear Evan Hansen have dominated sales and headlines on Broadway of late, but there are some new kids in town, and they’re packing some major expectations. Frozen, Mean Girls and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child ride into town this spring, carrying with them... Read more
With a singing voice that features both power and range, Ariana Grande has been a key fixture in the pop world in recent years, but also holds a passion for acting and specifically, Broadway. If rumors are to be believed, she could be approaching a personal dream role, as... Read more
NYC Broadway Week is back, this year offering 2-for-1 tickets to 19 Broadway shows between January 16 – February 4, 2018. The highly-anticipated bi-annual promotion includes some huge hit shows like Chicago, Hello, Dolly!, and The Lion King as well as exciting newcomers SpongeBob SquarePants, The Parisian Woman, and... Read more
The week between Christmas and New Year’s is historically the most profitable one for Broadway, but it truly outdid itself this year, breaking its own record to rake in over $50 million in gross profit for 32 shows, according to numbers provided by The Broadway League. This tops the... Read more
Today’s Top 20 reveals tomorrow’s plans – and today’s, and Sunday’s and Monday’s. New Year’s weekend is jam-packed with college football, NFL, and NBA games so there’s something going on for fans of every sport. At No. 1 is Saturday’s Orange Bowl between Wisconsin and Miami, and at No.... Read more
As 2017 comes to a close, we’re taking a look at the best-selling theatrical productions to hit stages over the past year. Sitting firmly at the top of the list to no one’s surprise is Hamilton, which continues to dominate Broadway sales with no slowing down. It most recently... Read more