Iconic West End musical Wicked resumes performances from 15 September
On this day in… 1930 the Apollo Victoria Theatre opened in London
Emma Hatton to join the cast of WICKED at the Apollo Victoria Theatre as Elphaba.
Jennifer DiNioia is to join the cast of Wicked in London from October, replacing Kerry Ellis in the role of Elphaba.
Photos: Wicked leading lady Kerry Ellis returns to Wicked in London at the Apollo Victoria Theatre
West End star Kerry Ellis is to return to Wicked at the Apollo Victoria in London
Wicked has hit an important West End milestone this week by becoming the 10th longest-running show currently playing in London.
A London guide to musicals and shows playing in the West End this summer including The Book of Mormon, Wicked, Miss Saigon & Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
One of the most beautiful girls in the West End, ladies and gentlemen we give you Rachel Muldoon.
One Direction’s Harry Styles has been tipped to play Fiyero in the new big-budget movie version of musical WICKED.
Actress and singer Natalie McQueen is currently performing in Wicked at the Apollo Victoria playing in the Ensemble and covering Elphaba.
A round-up of news on Broadway including Hugh Jackman and Daniel Radcliffe
Dine for free at a range of great West End restaurants
Musical WICKED will hit a major milestone in the West End tomorrow, 16 November 2013, having played for 3,000 performances at the Apollo Victoria Theatre in London.
Daniel Evans in a gay version of Company, Neil Patrick Harris in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Wicked celebrates its 10th anniversary, The Lion King tops the billion mark and more.
The nominations for the 2013 Olivier Awards were announced today at the May Fair Hotel in London.
Presented by Olivier Award winners Ruth Wilson and Elaine Paige live on BBC Radio 2’s Ken Bruce show, the announcement also featured a performance from last year’s big Olivier winner Matilda The Musical.
The shows dominating this year’s awards include the National Theatre’s The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time, Hollywood musical Top Hat at the Aldwych Theatre and recent Chichester and Adelphi Theatre production of Sweeney Todd.
Audience award categories within theatre awards continue to go from strength to strength.
Save £25 on tickets to see Idina Menzel at the Apollo Theatre in London.
WEST END LIVE TIMETABLE – Saturday 23 June 2012, Trafalgar Square. Back for its 8th year, West End Live – the spectacular celebration of West End theatre – returns to Trafalgar Square and for the first time will feature every single West End musical over the two days of the event.
WEST END LIVE TIMETABLE –
Saturday 23 June 2012, Trafalgar Square. Back for its 8th year, West End Live – the spectacular celebration of West End theatre – returns to Trafalgar Square and for the first time will feature every single West End musical over the two days of the event.
The timetable has been published for West End Live, the free annual theatre event that returns to London next weekend, on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 June 2012.
The shortlist for the 2012 Olivier Audience Award, part of the Olivier Awards, has been announced.
When it opened at the Apollo Victoria Theatre in London on 27 September 2006 the reviews for Broadway musical Wicked were decidedly lukewarm, with Paul Taylor of the Independent declaring that “I enjoyed very little…” Fast-forward five years and the show’s reign as one of the most successful musicals in London theatre history continues unabated, having taken over £145m at the box office and about to welcome its four millionth visitor in the next couple of months.
WICKED, the smash hit musical that tells the untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to announce that Gina Beck and Matt Willis will join the cast on Monday 12 December 2011 to star as Glinda and Fiyero respectively. Desmond Barrit is returning to the show to play The Wizard. They will be joined by Lillie Flynn (Nessarose), Christopher Howell (Doctor Dillamond) and Adam Pettigrew (Boq).
West End star Mark Evans, who is currently playing Fiyero in Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, has released a brand new single – The Journey Home/Adre’n Ol.
West End Live 2011 photos including Sharon D Clarke in Ghost The Musical, Ryan Molloy in Jersey Boys and Rachel Tucker in Wicked
It’s a big week to catch free performances of your favourite musicals. Ahead of this weekend’s annual West End Live event in Trafalgar Square, this Wednesday sees an opportunity to catch a free lunchtime concert featuring Victoria-based musicals Wicked and Billy Elliot.
LEE MEAD in Legally Blonde The Musical
All week on ITV1 in the UK, TV host Alan Titchmarsh has been celebrating West End musicals on his daytime show.
The short list for this year’s Olivier Audience Award was announced today by Elaine Paige on her BBC Radio 2 show. The short list of shows are Billy Elliot the Musical, Jersey Boy, Les Misérables and We Will Rock You.
Whatsonstage Awards announced; Legally Blonde picks up four awards; Shakespeare’s Globe wins best new play for Anne Boleyn
A buoyant West End is leading to some big-screen remakes of West End hits, including The Woman in Black, War Horse, Wicked and The Rocky Horror Show.
MARK EVANS in Wicked
What’s coming up in the West End this week, including The Wizard of Oz, Wicked, Shoes, the Olivier Awards and The Children’s Hour.
West End blockbuster Wicked will be celebrating this weekend, Sunday 31 October 2010, with its annual WICKED DAY.
The history of the Apollo Victoria Theatre in London
A look behind the scenes of the Apollo Victoria theatre
A number of West End anniversaries are celebrated in London this week, including the 80th birthday of the Phoenix Theatre and anniversaries for Stomp and Wicked.
West End theatres celebrate important anniversaries this year.
A charity gala is being held at the Apollo Victoria this October to celebrate the West End theatre’s 80th birthday.
West End Live videos: The weekend of 19 and 20 June 2010 saw the sixth annual West End Live event in Leicester Square, London. Showcasing the best of West End theatre, casts of most major shows performed for a crowd of over 250,000 people.
Over 250,000 people gather in Leicester Square for free West End theatre event.
Free event West End Live will run this weekend in London, showcasing the best of West End theatre.
OLIVIER AWARDS – Audience Award Winners
The casts of some of London’s biggest shows are being allowed out into the open air again this year, as the West End’s annual live event in Leicester Square – West End Live.
LEE MEAD in Wicked
Lee Mead started his stint in Wicked this week, playing the role of Fiyero.
Westendtheatre.com presents a brand new promotion offering special deals on West End hotels and theatres when staying on a Friday evening in London. Our “Fantastic Fridays” promotion runs until the end of October 2010 and offers a Top Price Seat to a hit show and a Friday night stay in a central London 4 Star hotel for only £79* per person. Shows included in the special theatre and hotel package range from smash-hit musicals such as Wicked, Chicago, Grease, Blood Brothers, Dreamboats and Petticoats and Stomp, to hilarious comedy The 39 Steps and thriller The Woman in Black. More information …
Last night at a star-studded ceremony at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane, the 34th annual Laurence Olivier Award winners were announced.
Enjoy our latest Meal Deals in our Dine for Free promotion, offering thousands of free meals in West End restaurants when booking tickets to a show.
This year’s Olivier Award nominations were announced today, with Hollywood stars dominating the line up of talent.
This summer enjoy a free dinner at a host of top West End restaurants when booking tickets to see a show.
Free London hotel rooms on offerin major new West End theatre promotion Thousands of free rooms included in the price of a ticket to 13 major West End shows Westendtheatre.com has announced a major new promotion offering free hotel rooms in London when buying a theatre ticket.Shows included in the promotion include successful musicals Hairspray, Joseph, Grease, Sunset Boulevard, Chicago, Billy Elliot, Wicked, The Sound of Music and Zorro. Running until 31st March 2009, the promotion features a range of hotels across London. A 3* hotel is offered free when booking one of the 13 shows available, with also the …