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Wicked's Jackie Burns Rejoices in Her 2012 'Perfect Day'

Wicked's Jackie Burns Rejoices in Her 2012 'Perfect Day'

It’s time to wave goodbye to 2012, a year filled with cheerleaders, paperboys, porn stars and Patti. Before the big ball drops in Times Square, Broadway.com decided to poll your favorite Broadway stars to get their take on the high point of the year we’re leaving behind—and what they’re hoping is in store for the ...

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Matthew Broderick Gets a Gay Modern Admirer, Ellen Greene Eats Brains & More Lessons of the Week

Matthew Broderick Gets a Gay Modern Admirer, Ellen Greene Eats Brains & More Lessons of the Week

The sun is setting on another exciting week on the Great White Way, but never fear—the lessons are here! From the TV-watching habits of adorable orphans to Ellen Greene’s new diet of human brains, the last seven days have been a roller coaster ride of nonstop excitement. Read below to catch up on what you missed!


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Watch the Weird Way Wicked Star Jackie Burns Avoids Laryngitis and Other Backstage Secrets

Watch the Weird Way Wicked Star Jackie Burns Avoids Laryngitis and Other Backstage Secrets

Starring in the Broadway blockbuster Wicked keeps Jackie Burns on her toes, but it’s these five things that make her life easier backstage. Bet you've never done this with apple cider vinegar!

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Wicked Stars Jackie Burns and Chandra Lee Schwartz On Fan Gifts, Stage Door Jokes and Switching Roles

Wicked Stars Jackie Burns and Chandra Lee Schwartz On Fan Gifts, Stage Door Jokes and Switching Roles

Jackie Burns and Chandra Lee Schwartz, who play rival witches Elphaba and Glinda in the blockbuster musical Wicked, sat down in Broadway.com’s studio to answer questions about fans, fears, makeup tips and all things Wicked.

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Broadway Pets Special! Wicked’s Jackie Burns and John Selya Introduce Their Slap Happy 'Tabby'

Broadway Pets Special! Wicked’s Jackie Burns and John Selya Introduce Their Slap Happy 'Tabby'

After a two-show day, Broadway’s pet-owning performers love nothing more than coming home to their number one fan: a loyal four-legged friend. In honor of the annual Broadway Barks dog and cat adoption event, coming up on July 14 in Shubert Alley, we asked stage couples to show their puppy love by telling us all about their furry pals ...

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Double Ask a Star! Wicked Witches Jackie Burns and Chandra Lee Schwartz Are Taking Your Questions

Double Ask a Star! Wicked Witches Jackie Burns and Chandra Lee Schwartz Are Taking Your Questions

Wicked witches Glinda and Elphaba are one of Broadway’s most beloved pairs of besties, so Jackie Burns and Chandra Lee Schwartz are hitting the Broadway.com studio together for a special Wicked edition of Ask a Star! Do you want a behind-the-scenes scoop on life in Oz? Learn what it's like to get green, come and go by ...

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Jeremy Jordan, Audra McDonald, Angela Lansbury & More Join Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore for Broadway Barks!

Jeremy Jordan, Audra McDonald, Angela Lansbury & More Join Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore for Broadway Barks!

Broadway Barks!, the annual star-studded dog and cat adoption event hosted by Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore, will take place July 14 in Shubert Alley. Sponsored by the ASPCA, proceeds from Broadway Barks! benefit New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies. The 14th annual Broadway Barks! begins at 3:30 PM with the celebrity presentations beginning at 5 ...

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Character Study: See Jackie Burns Become Wicked’s Beautiful Witch Elphaba

Character Study: See Jackie Burns Become Wicked’s Beautiful Witch Elphaba

Eight years ago, Jackie Burns sat in the second row of the Gershwin Theatre and watched Idina Menzel play Elphaba in Wicked, and now she’s living her dream playing the green girl herself. “She’s helped me be strong in my own convictions,” Burns said of her iron-willed character. “She’s been an outcast her whole life and she ...

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And the Oscar Should Go To... Raul Esparza, Adam Pascal and More Broadway Stars Name Their Oscar Picks

And the Oscar Should Go To... Raul Esparza, Adam Pascal and More Broadway Stars Name Their Oscar Picks

Broadway's own big awards show may not be until June, but that doesn't mean stars of the Great White Way won't be tuning into the Academy Awards on February 26 to see who takes home his or her very own little gold man. Broadway.com checked in with a slew of stage faves to find out which ...

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Wicked Star Jackie Burns on Getting Green, Getting Married & Not Getting Naked in Hair

Wicked Star Jackie Burns on Getting Green, Getting Married & Not Getting Naked in Hair

She’s been a Hair hippie and a Rock of Ages stripper and is now a high-flying Wicked witch on Broadway, but Jackie Burns isn’t your typical musical theater actress. The bubbly, big-belting Burns stopped by Show People with Paul Wontorek to share the roundabout route that got her to the Great White Way. Stops include: Working at Tokyo ...

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