The West End will continue to be green as it has been announced that Wicked the Musical has extended its booking period and will now continue to run at the Apollo Victoria Theatre to November 27th. 2022. Tickets to Wicked are currently on sale now.
The story of Wicked the Musical follows the lives of Glinda and Elphaba on their journey to becoming the 'Good Witch' and the 'Wicked Witch of the West'. The musical features original lyrics and music by Stephen Schwartz including “Dancing Through Life”, and “Popular”, and has recently celebrated its 15th anniversary of showcasing in the West End, making it London's 5th longest-running musical.
The cast of Wicked is currently led by Laura Pick in the role of Elphaba, and Sophie Evans as Glinda. Other notable roles in the talented ensemble include Andy Hockley as The Wizard, Nicholas McLean as Boq, Alistair Brammer as Fiyero, Simeon Truby as Doctor Dillamond, Carina Gillespie as Nessarose, and Kim Ismay as Madame Morrible. A change of cast for the show is due to take place on February 1st, with the new cast members for Wicked to be announced in due course at a later date.
Wicked the Musical is based on the novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire and has been adapted for the stage by Winnie Holzman. The production is directed by Joe Mantello, with scenic design by Eugene Lee, costume design by Susan Hilferty, lighting design by Kenneth Postner, and sound design by Tony Meola.
Performances of Wicked the Musical in London continue at the Apollo Victoria Theatre