WICKED Announces Booking Through 23 May 2020
WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical sensation that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to announce the release of a further 470,000 new tickets. "One of the West End's true modern classics" (Metro), Wicked is now booking to Saturday 23 May 2020 at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre, where it is already the 9th longest running musical in West End history.
WICKED will also play the following added performances (all starting at 2.30pm unless otherwise stated): Thursday 18 April, Thursday 15 August, Thursday 29 August, Thursday 24 October, Monday 23 December, Friday 27 December, Sunday 29 December (2.30pm & 7.30pm), Tuesday 31 December 2019, Thursday 2 January, Friday 3 January, Thursday 20 February and Thursday 9 April 2020.
"Packed with wit, storming songs and beautiful costumes" (The Guardian), Wicked has won more than 100 major international awards, including three Tony Awards, two Olivier Audience Awards and ten theatregoer-voted WhatsOnStage Awards (winning 'Best West End Show' on three separate occasions). To date, Wicked has been seen by almost 10 million people in London alone.
WICKED currently stars Alice Fearn (Elphaba), Sophie Evans (Glinda), David Witts (Fiyero), Melanie La Barrie (Madame Morrible), Andy Hockley (The Wizard), Chris Jarman (Doctor Dillamond), Rosa O'Reilly (Nessarose), Jack Lansbury (Boq), Laura Pick (Standby for Elphaba) and Carina Gillespie (Standby for Glinda). Cast subject to change from Monday 22 July 2019.
Based on the acclaimed, best-selling novel by Gregory Maguire, Wicked imagines a beguiling backstory and future possibilities to the lives of L. Frank Baum's beloved characters from 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz' and reveals the decisions and events that shape the destinies of two unlikely University friends on their journey to becoming Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.
WICKED has music and lyrics by multi Oscar, Golden Globe and Grammy Award winner Stephen Schwartz (Godspell; Disney's Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Enchanted and, for DreamWorks, The Prince of Egypt) and is based on the novel 'Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West' by Gregory Maguire and adapted for the stage by Winnie Holzman (My So-Called Life). Musical staging is by Tony Award-winner Wayne Cilento and direction by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe Mantello.
Through its FOR GOOD programme and other charitable endeavours, Wicked is proud to support the remarkable work of the following UK charities: Anti-Bullying Alliance (ABA); the National Literacy Trust and the Woodland Trust. Further information can be found at www.WickedForGood.co.uk