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This A Cappella Medley Is Truly 'Wicked'

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 07.22.2014 | Entertainment

It doesn't matter whether or not you're a fan of the musical "Wicked" -- after listening to this medley, you'll feel like you can ... defy gravity. ...

Celebrity Collector: Luis Figueroa

Reyne Haines | Posted 09.20.2014 | Entertainment
Reyne Haines

When he's not acting, he has another passion; cooking. I'm not going to lie. I don't like to cook. Baking tasty treats...yes. Cooking..not so much. Alas, if I was to spy this guy in the meat department of the grocery store, I might be inspired.

Kristin Chenoweth And Lea Michele Perform 'Wicked' Ballad

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

Kristin Chenoweth and Lea Michele, two contemporary veterans of the Broadway stage, joined forces over the weekend for a rendition of the "Wicked" bal...

The 2014 Lilly Awards Burst Into Bloom

Rochelle Jewel Shapiro | Posted 08.04.2014 | Arts
Rochelle Jewel Shapiro

On June 2, the fifth annual Lilly Awards Ceremony lit up Playwrights Horizons. The Lilly Awards, affectionately called "The Lillies," were founded in 2010 by Julia Jordan, Marsha Norman, and Teresa Rebeck to honor the work of women in the theater.

Week in Film: Maleficent, Million Ways to Die and More

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.30.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I'm not going to apologize for laughing my ass off at Seth MacFarlane's A Million Ways to Die in the West.

For the Love of Theater

Cara Joy David | Posted 07.21.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

A few weeks ago, I wasn't feeling so great. My allergies were bothering me and I was tired, as I often am this time of year. Then I went to the theater. Miraculously I felt better during Act One.

Kristin Chenoweth Knows Her Count -- Do You?

Joshua Estrin | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Joshua Estrin

While the recent announcement from the Roundabout Theater Company that Tony Award winner Kristin Chenoweth will return to Broadway in February in On t...

Movie Adaptations Of 'Wicked' And 'Spring Awakening' Move Forward

Posted 04.03.2014 | Entertainment

What is this feeling? Enthusiasm -- because two popular Broadway musicals are making strides in their leap to the big screen. "Wicked" and "Spring ...

Jeremy Jordan Can't 'Let It Go' and Zosia Mamet Joins the Newsies at Miscast

Suzy Evans | Posted 06.01.2014 | Arts
Suzy Evans

At the annual Miscast Gala in 2013, which is presented by MCC Theater, Jordan sang the Smash hit "Let Me Be Your Star," when Jonathan Groff came onstage and stole his thunder.

How Idina Menzel's Portrayal of Frozen's Elsa Finally Set Wicked's Elphaba Free

Molly Sprayregen | Posted 05.31.2014 | Entertainment
Molly Sprayregen

Knowing Wicked as I do, it is impossible to ignore the soul of Elphaba resounding through the kingdom of Arendelle, permeating Elsa's words and actions in Frozen. Elsa and Elphaba both come to symbolize the need for each of us to embrace our individuality.

'Book Of Mormon' Breaks More Records On The Road

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 02.11.2014 | Entertainment

“The Book of Mormon” can add another impressive record to its already vast collection of accolades. The production’s national tour become the hi...

Celebrating Wicked: Samhain 2013

Grove Harris | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Grove Harris

The 10th anniversary of mega-hit Broadway musical Wicked is in full swing this Samhain- perfect timing.

These Talented Fans Were Lucky Enough To Perform Showstoppers With Their Idols

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.03.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Sometimes fans are pulled onstage only to stun their favorite musicians with their raw talent. We scoured YouTube for the best of these showstopping...

Why Brantley Got it Wrong

Dana Elle Salzberg | Posted 10.30.2013 | Arts
Dana Elle Salzberg

Dude, I can explain. In the grand tradition of theater, "getting it" is as much of a theme as star-crossed lovers or inevitable fate. I am sorry but, Mr. Brantley, you did not get it, and I don't think you could have. The show was not for you, it was for me.

Mika Celebrates Marriage Equality In France With Free Concert

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 05.13.2013 | Gay Voices

Pop singer Mika, known for his hit singles like "Grace Kelly" and "Love Today," will headline a free concert in Paris on May 21 to celebrate the recen...

Gregory Maguire On The Power Of Oz

Posted 02.27.2013 | Books

The following is an excerpt of Wicked author Gregory Maguire's forward to the new book Oz Reimagined: New Tales from the Emerald City and Beyond, out ...

Director Adam Shankman: Glee Has Helped Anti-Bullying Movement

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.02.2013 | Impact
Shira Lazar

In between star-studded rehearsals for Sunday's Trevor Live event at the Hollywood Palladium, director Adam Shankman stops by What's Trending to talk about which celebrities will perform at the annual benefit, directing many Glee and the importance of The Trevor Project's cause.

Tony Awards: The (Next) Movie?

Mark Juddery | Posted 07.29.2012 | Entertainment
Mark Juddery

Though Hollywood doesn't make musicals as much as they used to, they still look to Broadway for possible hits. So what will be the next hit movie musical?

Tebow Hits The Town (In A Wholesome Tebow Way)

Posted 03.26.2012 | New York

As the New York Jets gear up to formally introduce newly acquired teammate Tim Tebow as their backup quarterback on Monday, many are wondering if the ...

SFGMC World Premieres 'It Gets Better' Anthem from Broadway Legend Stephen Schwartz

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 05.19.2012 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

When Broadway legend Stephen Schwartz received an email from the S.F. Gay Men's Chorus asking permission to perform a concert entirely of his work, the wheels started turning. He made the decision to compose an original piece for the show.

What To Watch This Week

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 05.05.2012 | TV

TV is chock-full of celebrities this week. Katy Perry makes an appearance as a not-so-glamorous prison guard on Fox's "Raising Hope" on Tuesday. Se...

Embracing the Local in a Global World

Kala Ambrose | Posted 03.27.2012 | Impact
Kala Ambrose

We the people of community are innovative and dynamic with a strong entrepreneurial spirit. Let us gather together to support one another while allowing our cities to evolve in a supportive and healthy environment.

Top Ten Detroit Cultural Moments 2011

Colin Darke | Posted 02.29.2012 | Detroit
Colin Darke

This past year brought us great art exhibits, theatre, and music -- if you were in Detroit and could not find something to do, you had your eyes shut!

Since Disney Has Yet to Make Her a Princess, Megan Hilty Settles for Being a Fairy

Jim Hill | Posted 01.16.2012 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Some people complain about the commute that they have for work. But not Megan Hilty. Of course, if your work took you from Oz to Broadway to Neverlan...

'Wicked' Author On Why We Should Occupy The Land Of Oz

Gregory Maguire | Posted 01.01.2012 | Books
Gregory Maguire

In 2000, John Updike wrote a consideration of L. Frank Baum's "The Wizard of Oz" for the New Yorker and called it 'OZ IS US'. He must have meant "the U.S." as well as "we Americans."