Wicked extends to 07 Nov 2015 at the Apollo Victoria
The multi-award winning Broadway and West End musical Wicked has extended its booking period at the Apollo Victoria Theatre into its ninth year, to 07 November 2015. Half a million more tickets to the show will go on sale today (8th September), marking the 18th booking extension in the show's history.
The musical opened at the Apollo Victoria Theatre 27 September 2006, following previews from 7 September, and has since been seen by over 5.5 million people. Wicked is now the 10th longest-running show currently playing in the West End.
Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, Wicked has music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, book by Winnie Holzman.
It is directed by Joe Mantello, scenic design by Eugene Lee, costumes by Susan Hilferty, lighting by Kenneth Posner, sound by Tony Meola, orchestrations by William David Brohn, musical staging by Wayne Cilento.
Two girls meet in the land of Oz. One, born with emerald-green skin, is smart, feisty and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very, very popular. WICKED is the story of these two unlikely friends and how they end up as the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch.
The show currently stars Kerry Ellis, who has returned to the lead role of Elphaba after five years, as well as Savannah Stevenson as Glinda.
Casting from 27 October 2014 is yet to be announced.