WICKED, the classic West End musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, has added four extra matinee shows this Christmas at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre on Monday 21 December, Thursday 24 December, Monday 28 December and Thursday 31 December 2015, all at 2.30pm. Tickets are currently available at a range of prices, however all performances throughout the holiday season are in high demand. For best current ticket availability choose 30 December at 7.30pm or 31 December at 2.30pm.
Acclaimed as “a magical story of friendship, love and growing up”(OfficialLondonTheatre.com), Wicked has now been seen by over 7 million people in London alone and is currently the 9th longest-running show in the West End* and already the 19th longest-running show in West End theatre history*.
*Information verified by The Society of London Theatre.
Wicked currently stars: Emma Hatton (Elphaba), Savannah Stevenson (Glinda), Oliver Savile (Fiyero), Liza Sadovy (Madame Morrible), Tom McGowan* (The Wizard), Sean Kearns (Doctor Dillamond), Daniel Hope (Boq), Katie Rowley Jones (Nessarose), Natalie Andreou(Standby for Elphaba) and Carina Gillespie (Standby for Glinda).
*Tom McGowan is appearing with the support of UK Equity, incorporating the Variety Artistes’ Federation, pursuant to an exchange program between American Equity and UK Equity.
Based on the international best-selling novel by Gregory Maguire that ingeniously re-imagined the stories and characters created by L. Frank Baum in ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’, Wicked tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two 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.
Wicked has music and lyrics by multi Grammy and Academy Award-winner Stephen Schwartz, a book by Winnie Holzman, musical staging by Wayne Cilento and is directed by two-time Tony Award-winner and Olivier Award nominee Joe Mantello. Wicked is based on the novel ‘Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West’ by Gregory Maguire.
Photo: Matt Crockett