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Wicked releases UK Tour Production Photography

WICKED, “one of the most successful musicals of all time” (BBC News), today releases production photography by Matt Crockett of its 2023/5 tour cast, led by Laura Pick(Elphaba) and Sarah O’Connor (Glinda).

The spectacular, critically acclaimed touring production begins in 20 days at the Edinburgh Playhouse and then continues to Bristol Hippodrome; Birmingham Hippodrome; Bradford Alhambra Theatre; Southampton Mayflower Theatre; Liverpool Empire; DublinBord Gáis Energy Theatre; Sunderland Empire; Cardiff Wales Millennium Centre; and Manchester Palace Theatre. For full details and booking visit www.WickedTheMusical.co.uk

The Wicked Tour stars Laura Pick (Elphaba), Sarah O’Connor (Glinda), Carl Man(Fiyero), Donna Berlin (Madame Morrible), Simeon Truby (The Wizard and Doctor Dillamond), Jed Berry/Daniel Hope* (Boq), Megan Gardiner (Nessarose), Casey Al-Shaqsy (Standby for Elphaba), Thomas Charles, Julie ClokeCharlotte Coggin, Freddie Conway, Áine Curran, Jade Davies, Kamau Davis, Russell Dickson, Maddison Firth,Lydia Gerrard, James Gower-Smith, Shoko Ito, Holly Lawrence, Nick Len, Stephanie Lindo, Will Lucas, Will LuckettRozz Mbwembwe, Georgia McElwee, Conor O’Hara,Shereen Osman, Stuart Rouse, Christina ShandAdam Stickler, and Frazer Woolcott.    *Injury cover for Jed Berry.

It takes over 100 people on-stage and behind the scenes to deliver each performance of this award-winning touring production. Featuring all the celebrated spectacle, magic, technical wizardry, and more than 350 stunning costumes, this production has been acclaimed, in a five-star review, as “the full West End experience, par excellence. In taking Wicked on tour, the producers and craftspeople involved have jetted no single speck of splendour or scale” (Hereford Times).

View Matt Crockett’s images below

The West End and Broadway musical phenomenon, that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, continues an open-ended run at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatrewhere it is now in its 18th year.

Tickets are currently on sale to Sunday 15 December 2024

Winner of more than 100 global awards, Wicked has now been seen by 65 million peopleworldwide and recently celebrated the 20th Anniversary of its Broadway premiere. The two-part Universal Pictures film version of Wicked will be released in November 2024 and November 2025.

Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman’s celebrated musical, based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, imagines a beguiling backstory and future possibilities to the lives of L. Frank Baum’s beloved characters from ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’, revealing the decisions and events that shape the destinies of two unlikely university friends on their journey to becoming ‘Glinda The Good’ and the ‘Wicked Witch of the West’. 

Wicked features songs by multi-Oscar and Grammy Award winner Stephen Schwartz(‘Godspell’, ‘Pippin’, ‘The Prince of Egypt’, Disney’s ‘Pocahontas’, ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ and ‘Enchanted’). It is based on the multimillion-copy best-selling novel ‘Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West’ by Gregory Maguire and written by Emmy and Tony Award nominee Winnie Holzman (creator of the landmark American television series ‘My So-Called Life’). Musical staging is by Tony Award-winner Wayne Cilento with direction by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe Mantello

Wicked is produced by Marc PlattUniversal Stage ProductionsThe Araca GroupJon B. Platt, and David Stone. Executive Producer (UK & Ireland) Michael McCabe.

Wicked tour poster on Screen One

Official website: www.WickedTheMusical.co.uk

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