WICKED, the multi award-winning classic musical, has been acclaimed as “one of the greatest musicals of our time” (Daily Mail), is pleased to announce the opening of its 22nd new booking period.
Already the 19th longest-running show in West End theatre history, the London production premiere on 27 September 2006 (with previews from 7 September) and has already played over 4000 performances at the Apollo Victoria Theatre. Wicked has been hailed as “one of the greatest musicals of our time” (Daily Mail); “one of the biggest hits of our age” (The Observer); and “one of the most popular West End musicals ever” (London Evening Standard). Wicked is the winner of the Olivier Audience Award (twice); the Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Night Out; a Visit London Gold Award; and nine WhatsOnStage Awards including Best West End Show (twice) and Best Musical. Most recently, Wicked has been named as London’s No.1 Long-‐Running Show by BritishTheatre.com, among others.
From Monday 5 September 2016, Wicked will star Rachel Tucker (Elphaba), Suzie Mathers (Glinda), Oliver Savile (Fiyero), Anita Dobson (Madame Morrible), Mark Curry (The Wizard), Martin Ball (Doctor Dillamond), Katie Rowley Jones (Nessarose) and Idriss Kargbo (Boq). * Please note that Rachel Tucker, Anita Dobson and Katie Rowley Jones appear until Saturday 28 January 2017 only.
Acclaimed as “a wicked and wonderful vision of Oz” (London Evening Standard), “a magical story of friendship, love and growing up” (OfficialLondonTheatre.com) and “pure magic” (Time Out London), the multi award-‐winning London production will celebrate it’s landmark 10th birthday at the Apollo Victoria Theatre on Tuesday 27 September 2016 and is already the 8th longest-‐running show currently playing in West End. Around the world, Wicked has now been seen by 50 million people in 14 countries, and won over 100 major awards. Based on the best‐selling novel by Gregory Maguire that ingeniously re‐imagines the stories and characters created by L. Frank Baum in ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’,