Today is Sun, 19 September 2021
Wicked is good news for The Wizard Of Oz lovers and adored by millions of spectators all over the globe. The bewitching show which is running at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre is the winner of more than 100 preeminent awards including 10 WhatsOnStage awards, 3 Tony awards and 2 Olivier awards. Wicked is a phenomenal 9th longest running show in the history of London Theatre.
The musical is narrated through the viewpoint of the witches of the Land of Oz. The story is about two unlikely friends Elphaba and Glinda, their efforts to cope with opposing personalities and perspectives, conflict over the same love interest and their outstanding adventures in Oz.
Wicked is based on the novel ‘Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West’ written by Greogry Maguire and adapted by Winnie Holzman. The music and lyrics are by multi Grammy and Academy Award winner, Stephen Schwartz. Musical staging is by Tony Award winner Wayne Cilento and the director of the show is two time Tony Award Winner Joe Mantello.
Wicked features amazing music like, ‘No Good Deed’, ‘Dancing through Life’, ‘ Defying Gravity’, ‘A Sentimental Man’, ‘ One Short Day’, ‘ The Wizard and I’, ‘Something Bad’, ‘What Is This Feeling?’, ‘Wonderful’ and ‘For Good’.
First premiered on 27 September 2006 in UK, the musical is a huge success and a must see which takes the audience on the journey of wonder and joy.
"It is magnificent to see a musical that manages to be both populist and intelligent at the same time" - The Sunday Telegraph
"Wicked is amazing. Absolutely amazing" - Daily Mail
"A remarkable kaleidoscope of magical shocks, surprises and sensations - Wicked works like a dream" - Evening Standard
“Packed with wit, storming songs and beautiful costumes.” -The Guardian
Cast Info: In order to be with her family and to focus on a personal situation, Nikki Bentley has chosen to withdraw from the production. Nikki’s difficult decision is fully supported by us all and we thank her for the fantastic performances she has given and for her determination to try and work during challenging times. We all wish Nikki well. With immediate effect, the role of Elphaba will be played by the wonderful Laura Pick.
West End’s Wicked To Welcome Nicholas McLean as ‘Boq’
Published On Mon, 4 November 2019
Access description: 4 steps up to the main entrance on Wilton Road. Second main entrance on Vauxhall Bridge Road via a stairlift or up 8 steps. Both entrances have highlighted steps and handrails on either side. Box Office in foyer. Stalls down 29 steps from foyer. Stairlift or 13 steps up to the Dress Circle from the foyer. Theatre opens one hour before the performance.
Sound Amplification: Induction loop and infra-red system in the auditorium.
Guide Dogs: 4 guide dogs allowed inside auditorium - aisle seats are best. Staff can also dog sit.
Disabled Access: 4 spaces for wheelchair users on either side of the Dress Circle (located a third of the way up) accessed by a platform lift in the foyer. 8 wheelchair transfer seats available in the Dress Circle.
Toilets: Men’s up 15 steps from row A of the Dress Circle. Women’s up 18 steps. Further toilets at Stalls level.
Disabled Toilets: Adapted toilet off the Foyer.