Smash-hit West End and Broadway musical Wicked has announced a brand new UK and Ireland tour.
The show will visit 10 cities including Edinburgh, Dublin and Birmingham from 7 December 2023 to 12 January 2025.
The acclaimed show continues to wow audiences at the Apollo Victoria Theatre in London and is now in its 17th year having recently celebrated its 16th birthday in London. The show also recently announced a new cast for 2023, including Alexia Khadime and Lucy St. Louis .
Wicked is one of the most successful musicals of all time, and the tour will open at the Edinburgh Playhouse on 7 December 2023, visiting Bristol, Birmingham, Bradford, Southampton, Liverpool, Dublin, Sunderland, Cardiff and Manchester, where it will conclude at the Palace Theatre for Christmas 2024/5.
The tour will have a huge cast, orchestra, company and crew of 82 people, plus an additional 20 people employed in each city.
Michael McCabe, Executive Producer (UK & Ireland) of Wicked, said: “We’re delighted to be embarking on this third tour of the UK & Ireland and taking Wicked back to 10 incredible theatres in England, Scotland, Wales and the Republic of Ireland where sold-out audiences previously greeted us so ecstatically. We’re excited to have this opportunity to share once again the spectacle, magic and emotion that has created unforgettable memories for audiences everywhere.”
Watch the tour video
Wicked – UK & Ireland Tour
EDINBURGH Playhouse, Thursday 7 December 2023 – Sunday 14 January 2024
BRISTOL Hippodrome, Tuesday 23 January 2024 – Sunday 25 February 2024
BIRMINGHAM Hippodrome, Tuesday 5 March 2024 – Sunday 7 April 2024
BRADFORD Alhambra, Tuesday 16 April 2024 – Sunday 19 May 2024
SOUTHAMPTON Mayflower, Thursday 23 May 2024 – Sunday 16 June 2024
LIVERPOOL Empire, Thursday 20 June 2024 – Sunday 14 July 2024
DUBLIN Bord Gais Theatre, Tuesday 23 July 2024 – Sunday 15 September 2024
SUNDERLAND Empire, Tuesday 24 September 2024 – Sunday 20 October 2024
CARDIFF Wales Millennium Centre, Thursday 24 October 2024 – Saturday 23 November 2024
MANCHESTER Palace Theatre, Tuesday 3 December 2024 – Sunday 12 January 2025