Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre

Apollo Victoria Theatre, 17 Wilton Road, London, SW1V 1LL
Telephone Bookings: +44 20 7492 1566

Experience the unforgettable, award-winning musical WICKED at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre.

Acclaimed as one of the West End’s true modern classicsMetro, WICKED is already the 17th longest running show in London theatre history and is currently in its 11th year at the Apollo Victoria Theatre where the “hugely popular show” (The Times) recently welcomed its 8 millionth theatregoer.

Based on the acclaimed novel by Gregory Maguire that re-imagined the stories and characters in ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz‘, WICKED tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two girls who first meet as sorcery students.

Their extraordinary adventures in Oz ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.

With music and lyrics by Oscar winner Stephen Schwartz, a book by Winnie Holzman and direction by Tony Award winner Joe Mantello, Wicked opened at the Apollo Victoria Theatre on 27 September 2006 (previews from 7 September 2006) and has been wildly successful ever since.

THE STORY

Wicked tells the untold story of an unlikely friendship between the blonde and popular witch Glinda and a misunderstood green witch named Elphaba.

Following an encounter with The Wizard, their friendship reaches a crossroads and their lives take very different paths. Glinda’s unflinching desire for popularity sees her seduced by power while Elphaba’s determination to remain true to herself, and to those around her, will have unexpected and shocking consequences for her future.

Their extraordinary adventures in Oz will ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.

THE CAST

Wicked currently stars Alice Fearn (Elphaba), Sophie Evans (Glinda), Bradley Jaden (Fiyero), Melanie La Barrie (Madame Morrible), Andy Hockley (The Wizard), Martin Ball (Doctor Dillamond), Sarah McNicholas (Nessarose), Jack Lansbury (Boq), Laura Pick (Standby for Elphaba) and Carina Gillespie (Standby for Glinda).

REVIEWS

Sexy, sassy and sensational – it is magnificent to see a musical that manages to be both populist and intelligent at the same time. – Daily Telegraph
A magical mystery tour through the fantasy land of Oz – Evening Standard
One of the country’s strongest and most enduringly popular shows. Enlightening, hilarious, heartbreaking and suitably magical – if you haven’t yet, we recommend you rush to see Wicked. – Harper’s Bazaar
One of the most popular West End musicals ever – Evening Standard
Wicked will entrance every generation in wonder, wit and suspense – Time Out
One of the best musicals I’ve seen and a great escape from reality. Even if musicals aren’t your thing, see it. You won’t be disappointed – it’s magic! – Sunday Mirror

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