Wicked celebrates 5,000 performances in the West End

Wicked celebrates 5,000 performances in the West End

Posted On: Aug 9, 2018
By Spencer Rust
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    Wicked, the 'gravity-defying Wizard of Oz prequel' (Time Out) that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, will tonight (Thursday 9 August 2018) play its landmark 5000th performance at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre

    'The hit musical with brains, heart and courage' (The Sunday Telegraph) will celebrate its 12th birthday next month and is already the 14th longest-running West End show of all time. 

    Wicked Executive Producer Michael McCabe said: 'We are thrilled to be celebrating 5000 performances of Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre. It is a testament to all of the incredible work that goes into maintaining this gigantic production that we have reached this remarkable milestone and we are greatly indebted to all of our production staff, cast members and musicians. London audiences have passionately embraced Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman’s extraordinary musical since its UK premiere in 2006 and we thank them all for their continued support.'

    Wicked currently stars Alice Fearn (Elphaba), Sophie Evans (Glinda), David Witts (Fiyero), Melanie La Barrie (Madame Morrible), Andy Hockley (The Wizard), Chris Jarman (Doctor Dillamond), Rosa O’Reilly (Nessarose), Jack Lansbury (Boq), Laura Pick (Standby for Elphaba) and Carina Gillespie and Maria Coyne* (Standby for Glinda). *Maternity cover.

    Wicked tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two young women 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.

    This unforgettable musical transports audiences to a stunningly re-imagined world of Oz, providing marvels beyond the imagination…

    Experience the wonders of Wicked at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre, book your tickets today! 

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