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Since opening on Broadway in 2003, Wicked has taken the world of musical theatre by storm. Wicked's London production, which continues to run at the Apollo Victoria Theatre in the West End has now entered the ranks of London's long-running shows, and is a West End hit alongside the likes of The Phantom of the Opera and Les Miserables.
Winner of over 100 international awards, the Wicked musical has cast its magical spell over audiences of all ages across the world for almost two decades and continues to be a record-breaking hit at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre, where it is now the ninth longest-running West End musical of all time. Wicked began previews in London on 7th September 2006, with an official opening on 27th September 2006. The show celebrates its 15th anniversary on 28th September 2021 and has been seen by over 10 million people.
Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, the musical features a score by multi Grammy® and Academy Award® winner Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Pippin, The Baker's Wife) and a book by Winnie Holzman. Packed with thrilling technical wizardry, dazzling costumes, an ingenious and witty story and show-stopping songs, Wicked is an unforgettable, enchanting experience that is not to be missed.
The original Broadway production continues to play to packed houses, redefining modern musical theatre for an entire generation.
The Wicked musical lifts the curtain on one of the most popular stories of all time, to show an alternative reading of 'The Wizard of Oz' that challenges our preconceptions of what is 'good' and what is considered 'wicked'. The unlikely friendship of Elphaba and Glinda at Shiz University leads to a powerful tale of love, acceptance and friendship that will speak to audiences of all ages and delight those familiar with the original wonderful story.
"One of the most popular West End musicals ever." (Evening Standard)
"The perfect choice for a spellbinding night out." (Daily Mail)
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Wicked the Musical Film
Following the success of the stage production, it is only natural that fans have questioned whether a film version of the musical is on the cards. We spoke to the Producer of the show Marc Platt, and asked him when fans can expect to see Wicked on the big screen:
"The process and development of the movie has begun in earnest and it will happen when the material is at a place where we feel, as the creators, that the adaptation of it will be as satisfying as a film as it is in a theatre. That could be tomorrow or it could be a year from now - I don't know the answer to that, it IS in the process, we have just set the bar really high. We're not shooting to a release date - we want the film to be unique and satisfying as the stage experience which is still terribly successful."
Jon M. Chu, the director of Crazy Rich Asians and In the Heights, will direct the Wicked film. Original book writer Winnie Holzman is also on board to write the screenplay, and Producers are making sure that all the vital elements come together to make it the best version of the film that it could possibly be.
Book your Wicked musical tickets, playing at the Apollo Victoria Theatre in London. Tickets for Wicked in the West End are available now.
Based on the acclaimed novel by Gregory Maguire that re-imagined the stories and characters created by L. Frank Baum in ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’, the WICKED musical 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 will ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West. Experience this unforgettable, award-winning musical and discover that you’ve not been told the whole story about the land of Oz...
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Apollo Victoria Theatre
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Apollo Victoria Theatre Information
Location: West End Railway station: Victoria Bus numbers: (Victoria Station) 2, 16, 36, 38, 73, 82, 170, 507, C2, C10; (Wilton Road) 24, 52, 185, 436; (Victoria Street) 44, 148, C1 Night bus numbers: (Victoria Station) 36, C2, N38, N73, N136 ; (Wilton Road) 24, N2, N16, N52; (Victoria Street) 148, N44 Car park: Semley Place (10mins) Directions from tube: The theatre can be seen opposite the station.
Cast and creative
By: Based on the acclaimed novel by Gregory Maguire that re-imagined the stories and characters created by L. Frank Baum in ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’
Songs by: Music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Director: Joe Mantello
Producer: Marc Platt, Universal Pictures, The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt and David Stone
Cast list: Laura Pick, Sophie Evans, Alistair Brammer, Kim Ismay, Andy Hockley, Simeon Truby, Carina Gillespie, Nicholas McLean, Amy Webb, Charli Baptie, Meg Astin, Rebecca Botterill, Lauren Brooke, Grace Chapman, Michael Colbourne, Conor Crown, Lewis Easter, Nolan Edwards, Joseph Fletcher, Fraser Fraser, Rebecca Gilliland, Lucie Horsfall, Nick Len, Will Lucas, Nicole Lupino, Stuart Maciver, Carl Man, Rhidian Marc, Jessica-Alice McCluskey, Stacey McGuire, Emmie Ray, Natalie Spriggs, Scott Sutcliffe, Genevieve Taylor, Samantha Thomas, Grant Thresh, James Titchener, Libby Watts, Chiarina Woodall and Tom Woollaston.
Design: Eugene Lee
Lighting: Kenneth Posner
Costume: Susan Hilferty
Sound: Tony Meola
Other info: Orchestrations by William David Brohn, musical staging by Wayne Cilento