“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.
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
The pre-Christmas tourist rush in NYC made last week Broadway’s second most successful of the year, and the most successful ever for Springsteen on Broadway and Hamilton, according to numbers provided by The Broadway League. A total of 32 shows playing to Broadway grossed $35,796,213 for the week ending on... Read more
Available for presale today are tickets for Jason Mraz, who recently announced a solo acoustic tour, and the Dropkick Murphys on their annual St. Patrick’s Day tour, both taking place next March. Plus, shows from A$AP Ferg, Lauryn Hill, and Sylvan Esso. Ice hockey fans can score tickets to... Read more
Broadway broke its record for the best Thanksgiving week ever this year, with help from shows Come From Away and Hamilton, which both broke individual records last week, as well. Between Thanksgiving Day Parade tourism and a stacked list of popular shows, Broadway grossed $39.07 million from 31 shows... Read more
Tickets to see Stanley Cup finalist Nashville Predators home games for 2017-18 are among the Monday onsale offerings, which also feature the Detroit Red Wings on their new home ice. Keeping with the frosty theme, Disney on Ice is among the regular sale options, as are a cornucopia of... Read more
Tennis fans are among those keyed up for this Monday morning presale offerings, as US Open tickets are available for grounds admission, single day admissions, and Arthur Ashe Kids day in Flushing, NY. Fan favorites like Billy Joel, Barry Manilow and Jerry Seinfeld also have presale offerings on tap,... 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