WICKED, the award-winning stage musical that tells the untold story of the witches of Oz, has announced the 5th year of the “prestigious Wicked Young Writers’ Award” (The Times), with entries now open. The Award was established in 2010, spearheaded by bestselling author Michael Morpurgo, to recognise excellence in writing, encourage creativity and develop writing talent in young people between 5-25 years of age from all backgrounds and areas of the UK & Ireland. Over 20,000 young … [Read more...]
Apollo Victoria Theatre London Address, Directions, Map, Tickets
Wicked, the award-winning West End musical that tells the untold story of the Witches of Oz.
Based on the acclaimed novel by Gregory Maguire that 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 girls who first meet as sorcery students. Their extraordinary adventures in Oz will ultimately see them fulfill their destinies as Glinda The Good, and Elphaba the Wicked Witch of the West.
Packed with thrilling technical wizardry, dazzling costumes, an ingenious and witty story and show-stopping songs (by multi Grammy® and Academy Award® winner Stephen Schwartz), Wicked is an unforgettable, enchanting experience that is not to be missed.
WICKED BOOKING NOW
Evenings: Monday to Saturday 7.30pm
Matinees: Wednesday and Saturday 2.30pm
Running Time: 2 hours 45 minutes
Age Restrictions: Recommended for ages 7 and over (children under 4 not admitted).
APOLLO VICTORIA THEATRE ADDRESS
Apollo Victoria Theatre
17 Wilton Road, London, SW1V 1LG, UK
Apollo Victoria Theatre Seating Plan
Nearest Tube: Victoria
Tube Lines: District, Circle, Victoria
Directions from nearest tube: The theatre can be seen opposite the station.
Railway Station: Victoria
Buses from Victoria Station at:
Within Congestion Zone: Yes
Infrared hearing loop
The Apollo Victoria Theatre London
The Apollo Victoria Theatre was built as a ‘super-cinema’ and originally called the New Victoria Apollo Victoria Theatre London Cine-Variety Theatre when it opened on 15th October, 1930 showing the film ‘Old English’.
Wicked, The Untold Story of The Witches of Oz opened in September 2006 and is still performing to thrilled packed houses.
Now seen in the theatre, are the brilliant emerald green coloured iron railings. The black and silver-channelled foyer walls have been restored to their former state and the ceiling is back to its dazzling silver ornate prisms
Since it first opened on Broadway in 2003, Wicked has become something of a phenomenon amongst musical theatre aficionados. When “The Untold Stories of the Witches of Oz” opened here at the Victoria Apollo in 2006, audiences this side of the pond had to agree. Since then, it has become a world-wide hit, made huge stars of its first lead actresses and provided half the storylines in the first series of “Glee”. Writing a review therefore is a pretty daunting task. Having seen it myself 7 times so … [Read more...]
WICKED, the incredible global musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to announce that Ashleigh Gray (Elphaba), Emily Tierney (Glinda), Samuel Edwards (Fiyero), Marilyn Cutts (Madame Morrible), Steven Pinder (The Wizard and Doctor Dillamond), Carina Gillespie (Nessarose), Richard Vincent (Boq), Jacqueline Hughes (Standby Elphaba), Joe Atkinson, Joshua Berg, Chrissy Brooke, Ben Carruthers, Harrison Clark, Lauren Ellis-Steele, Oliver Evans, … [Read more...]
HEIGH-HO, HEIGH-HO! Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre is thrilled to announce that Comedy Store Player Josie Lawrence will star as the fabulously witty Wicked Queen in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. From the age of five Josie Lawrence knew she wanted to be an actress. In 1987, she joined the illustrious Comedy Store Players and shot to fame the following year as one of the regular contributors to Channel 4's Whose Line is it Anyway? Since then, Josie has appeared in a wide … [Read more...]
Davis-Jones replaces Willemijn Verkaik as Elphaba and Ashleigh Gray returns to Wicked having been stand-by Elphaba at the Apollo Victoria Theatre. Nikki Davis-Jones, who is currently playing Elphaba in the UK tour of Wicked, will join the London production from Monday 27th October 2014. She is joined in the cast by Liza Sadovy (Madame Morrible) and Philip Childs (Doctor Dillamond). Willemijn Verkaik (Elphaba), Sue Kelvin (Madame Morrible) and Paul Clarkson (Doctor Dillamond) will all play … [Read more...]
WICKED, the multi award-winning West End musical will welcome Martyn Ellis to the role of 'The Wizard of Oz' from Monday 17th February 2014. He replaces Sam Kelly who has withdrawn from the production due to ill health. Winner of 90 international awards, Wicked has cast its magical spell over audiences of all ages across the world for a decade and continues to be a record-breaking hit at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre, where, as of 2013, it has become the 16th longest-running West End … [Read more...]
Two-time Tony nominee Alison Fraser will step into the role of Madame Morrible in the first national tour of Wicked beginning 16th December 2013 at the Oriental Theatre in Chicago, Illinois, North America. The company will also welcome Gina Beck as Glinda at the same time. Beck and Fraser will join a cast that includes Alison Luff as Elphaba and John Davidson as The Wizard. The company also features Tom Flynn (Dr. Dillamond), Curt Hansen (Fiyero), Jesse JP Johnson (Boq), Jaime Rosenstein … [Read more...]