Now in its 14th year in the West End, Wicked is a live experience like no other. Nothing compares to witnessing the mesmerising visual effects, magnificent costumes and spectacular set design in person or hearing the powerful hits “Defying Gravity” and “The Wizard and I” performed live. You NEED to be in that room and it comes as no surprise that this worldwide phenomenon continues to enchant audiences at the Apollo Victoria Theatre.
The alternate story behind ‘The Wizard of Oz’ originally cast its spell over audiences on Broadway in 2003 and has since won over 100 international awards. Wicked continues its incredible success and has gained a huge fan base, with over 10 million people in London alone experiencing this enchanting tale. One of the most engaging theatrical experiences of all time, it will overwhelm your senses, challenge your notion of good and evil and glue you to your seat, promising to be a night you’ll never forget!
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Laura Pick stars as Elphaba, with Helen Woolf as Glinda. They are joined by Alistair Brammer (Fiyero), Kim Ismay (Madame Morrible), Andy Hockley (The Wizard), Nicholas McLean (Boq), Simeon Truby (Doctor Dillamond) and Carina Gillespie (Nessarose).
The cast is completed by Lisa-Anne Wood (Standby for Glinda), Chanelle Anthony, Meg Astin, Rebecca Botterill, Michael Colbourne, Lewis Easter, Nolan Edwards, Kerry Enright, Chris George, Rebecca Gilliland, Lucie Horsfall, Nicole Lupino, Maggie Lynne, Stuart Maciver, Carl Man, Rhidian Marc, Joanna Sawyer, Scott Sutcliffe, Genevieve Taylor, Grant Thresh, James Titchener, Libby Watts, Bryony Whitfield, Chad Wilder, Dickie Wood, Chiarina Woodall and Tom Woollaston.
Wicked gives Glinda the Good and Elphaba, the evil Wicked Witch of the West, their chance in the spotlight. The two characters meet at Shiz University as sorcery students. Glinda is blonde and extremely popular, while Elphaba has green skin and is misunderstood. The witches become unlikely friends, however the cracks in their bond quickly begin to show.
Soon, you find yourself rooting for the person you thought you’d be booing as Glinda's need for popularity sees her seduced by power, while Elphaba chooses to remain true to herself and those she loves. There are hints of ‘Harry Potter’ in the sorcery school setting and fantastic, fiery special effects which only enhance the riveting tale.
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You can book from 17-Feb-2020 to 28-Nov-2020.
Wicked casts a spell on all who see it. With spectacular special effects (flying monkeys, a smoke-breathing dragon), gorgeous costumes, catchy songs and slick dance routines, this is an unmissable piece of musical theatre history.
But Wicked is also thought-provoking. So even if you’re not a musicals fan, you’ll find a lot to like about Wicked - and maybe even something to learn about loneliness and discrimination. No wonder Wicked was voted Entertainment Weekly’s Best Musical of the Decade.
Wicked is suitable for a general audience but is recommended for ages 7+. Children under 3 years of age will not be admitted.
The producers cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to illness and holidays.
Circle row A Restricted View warning - Balcony wall (row A). It is recommended that these seats are for customers who are 5’8” (173cm) or taller but are suitable for most adults.
The costumes and special effects for this show are so amazing, it costs around $800,000 a week just to stage the Broadway version. And the London production is just as lavish.
The wing span of the Time Dragon Clock is the same as that of a Cessna light aircraft.
There are more than 200 costumes and over 70 wigs - each of which are custom made and can cost between £800 and £1,600 each. It’s money well spent for in December 2010, the show became the first in London to ever take more than £1,000,000 in one week when 20,000 people attended just 9 performances.
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The theatre can be seen opposite the station.