West End's WICKED Opens New Block of Tickets, Welcomes New Stars Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

WICKED, the award-winning West End musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, has announced the opening of its 22nd new booking period, on Monday 5 September 2016 at 10am, with over 500,000 new tickets going on sale for performances until Saturday 4 November 2017. (more...)

Rachel Tucker Returns To West End WICKED! New Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

WICKED, the West End musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is proud to announce that, from Monday 5 September 2016, the new cast that will lead the award-winning show through its 10th birthday celebrations at the Apollo Victoria Theatre will include: Rachel Tucker, who will return to the London production direct from a triumphant run on Broadway to play Elphaba; Suzie Mathers, who joins from the Australian production to star as Glinda; Oliver Savile, who continues as Fiyero; Anita Dobson, who joins to play Madame Morrible; Mark Curry, who continues as The Wizard; original cast member Martin Ball, who returns to play Doctor Dillamond; original cast member Katie Rowley Jones, who continues as Nessarose and Idriss Kargbo, who joins to play Boq. (more...)

Tom McGowan Joins West End's WICKED as 'The Wizard' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

WICKED, the award-winning classic musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is delighted to welcome the American stage, television and film actor Tom McGowan to the role of The Wizard from tonight 21 September for a limited season until Saturday 12 March 2016. He will be making his West End debut. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Oliver Savile, Sean Kearns, Daniel Hope and More in West End's WICKED
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

WICKED, the classic West End musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to release the first pictures of Oliver Savile (Fiyero), Sean Kearns (Doctor Dillamond) and Daniel Hope (Boq) who will join Broadway star Tom McGowan (The Wizard) and current cast members Emma Hatton (Elphaba), Savannah Stevenson (Glinda), Liza Sadovy(Madame Morrible) and Katie Rowley Jones (Nessarose) at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre from Monday 21 September 2015. (more...)

Tom McGowan to Join Cast of West End's WICKED
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

WICKED, the award-winning classic musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is delighted to welcome the American stage, television and film actor Tom McGowan to the role of The Wizard from Monday 21 September for a limited season until Saturday 12 March 2016. He will be making his West End debut. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY Enters Final Three Months of UK Tour; Ends at Theatre Royal Norwich, Sept 13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

The record-breaking UK national tour of 'WEST SIDE STORY' is now entering the final three months of its year-long tour. There are just eight stops left until the tour ends at the Theatre Royal Norwich on 13 September 2014. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY Enters Final Three Months of UK Tour; Ends at Theatre Royal Norwich, Sept 13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

The record-breaking UK national tour of 'WEST SIDE STORY' is now entering the final three months of its year-long tour. There are just eight stops left until the tour ends at the Theatre Royal Norwich on 13 September 2014. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY and LEAP CONFRONTING CONFLICT Present Youth Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2013

The producers of WEST SIDE STORY, playing at Sadler's Wells until 22 September before a nationwide tour, have partnered with the youth charity Leap Confronting Conflict, to run a workshop together for young Londoners exploring the musical's gang and race related conflict issues. Following the success of the workshop, there are now plans to roll out further outreach workshops whilst the musical tours the country during the coming year. (more...)

Zach Atkinson Joins the Cast of BILLY ELLIOT as Michael
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2013

Today, 5 March 2013, 11 year old Zach Atkinson from Manchester joins the cast of Billy Elliot the Musical at the Victoria Palace Theatre to play Billy Elliot's best friend Michael. He alternates the role with current Michaels, Joe Massey and Thomas Moore. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Zach Atkinson as Michael in BILLY ELLIOT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2013

Today, 5 March 2013, 11 year old Zach Atkinson from Manchester joins the cast of Billy Elliot the Musical at the Victoria Palace Theatre to play Billy Elliot's best friend Michael. He alternates the role with current Michaels, Joe Massey and Thomas Moore. Check out the photos below! (more...)

New Billy Joins Cast Of BILLY ELLIOT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2013

Today, 6 February 2013, 13 year old Tade Biesinger from Bountiful, Utah, US will become the thirty second boy to play Billy Elliot in the West End. Having performed the title role on Broadway, Tade will become the second boy to have performed the role in the US and the UK when he makes his West End debut at the Victoria Palace Theatre. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT Announces Christmas Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2012

Based on the Oscar nominated film, Billy Elliot the Musical is an inspirational story of one boy's dream to realise his ambitions against the odds. Set in the North East of England against the background of the historic 1984/85 miners' strike, Billy pursues his passion for dance in secret to avoid disapproval of his struggling family. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL - Full Christmas Schedule Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2012

Based on the Oscar nominated film, Billy Elliot the Musical is an inspirational story of one boy's dream to realise his ambitions against the odds. Set in the North East of England against the background of the historic 1984/85 miners' strike, Billy pursues his passion for dance in secret to avoid disapproval of his struggling family. Check out the photos below. (more...)

Gillian Bevan And Deka Walmsley Join West End's BILLY ELLIOT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2012

On 14 November 2011 Gillian Bevan (Mrs Wilkinson) and Deka Walmsley (Dad) will join the West End production of Billy Elliot the Musical along with Ann Emery who returns to the cast to play Grandma, the role she originated on stage at the Victoria Palace in 2005 and played until 2010. (more...)

Photo Flash: Killian Donnelly and More Join West End's BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2012

From 12 November 2012 Killian Donnelly will join the cast of Billy Elliot the Musical to play Billy's brother Tony. He will perform alongside Gillian Bevan (Mrs. Wilkinson), Deka Walmsley (Dad), Ann Emery (Grandma), Sean Kearns (George), Kay Milbourne (Dead Mum), Simon Ray Harvey (Mr. Braithwaite), Barnaby Meredith (Older Billy) and new ensemble members Matthew Dale, David Muscat, Nic Greenshields, Ruri James and Spencer Stafford who join Craig Armstrong, David Bardsley, Paul Basleigh, Dawn Buckland, James Butcher, Spencer Cartwright, Lucinda Collins, Gillian Elisa, Helen French, Sergio Giacomelli, Ian Gareth Jones, Connor McAllister, Steve Paget, Steph Parry and Mike Scott. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the New Michaels in West End's BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2012

This week 10 year old Jack Bromage-Eccles from Nuneaton and 10 year old Thomas Moore from Doncaster join the cast of Billy Elliot the Musical to play Michael, Billy's best friend. They will alternate the role with Joe Massey 12 years old from South Wirrell. Check out their headshots below! (more...)

Photo Flash: New Photos from West End's BILLY ELLIOT!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2012

Billy Elliot the Musical features music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, is directed by Stephen Daldry with choreography by Peter Darling. The production features scenic design by Ian MacNeil, the associate director is Julian Webber, costume design is by Nicky Gillibrand, lighting design by Rick Fisher and sound design by Paul Arditti. Musical supervision and orchestrations are by Martin Koch. (more...)

Elton John & Stephen Daldry Celebrate 3000 Performances of BILLY ELLIOT
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2012

Elton John, Stephen Daldry and Lee Hall last night (30 May 2012) joined a special Gala audience at the Victoria Palace Theatre to celebrate 3000 performances and seven years since the world premiere of the award-wining British hit, Billy Elliot the Musical. Scroll down for photos of the event and to find out what happens to that cake. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Harrison Dowzell as BILLY ELLIOT
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2012

Twelve year old Harrison Dowzell from Nottinghamshire has become the thirtieth boy to play the title role of Billy Elliot in the West End. Check out the production photographs of Dowzell in action below. (more...)

Photo Flash: BILLY ELLIOT Set to Run Until December 2013
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2012

Billy Elliot the Musical, now in its eighth year, will release a further 640,000 tickets this week, taking booking at the Victoria Palace Theatre to 21 December 2013. Check out the production photographs below. (more...)

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