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...]
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
Gregory Maguire, author of "Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West", the novel that inspired the hit musical, recently announced the establishment of the non-profit foundation The Elphaba Fund Wicked, celebrates its tenth anniversary on Broadway today 30th October 2013. Recently chatting to Playbill.com, Maguire, who created the foundation with his husband, painter Andy Newman, says "I've been planning (The Elphaba Fund) for about five years, and it's just formalizing … [Read more...]
The National Theatre’s stage production of War Horse has been running in the West End since 2007 and is showing no signs of surrendering its hold on the London theatre scene just yet. The show, which is currently playing at the New London Theatre, recently extended its booking period into next year, with tickets now available to buy until 27th October 2014. The stage play was adapted from children’s writer Michael Morpurgo’s 1982 novel of the same name, and its popularity also led to a film … [Read more...]
West End star Louise Dearman has procured quite a list of impressive theatre credits since graduating from Laine Theatre Arts in 1998. She has appeared in an array of West End and touring productions, such as Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat (‘Narrator’, UK Tour), Jekyll and Hyde (‘Lucy Harris’, UK Tour), Evita (‘Eva’, UK Tour) Grease (‘Jan’, UK Tour and West End) and understudied the role of ‘Sarah Brown’ at the Piccadilly Theatre before taking over the role in the show’s touring production … [Read more...]
In just under a weeks time Wicked the smash hit musical which tells the hidden story of the Wizard of Oz, will celebrate it's 6th year of residency at the Apollo Victoria Theatre and judging by the packed theatre on a Wednesday evening performance, this is a show that is not yet short of steam. Stephen Shwartz's Wicked, in short, tells the story of Frank Baum's classic the Wizard of Oz, but pans the camera slightly off frame. It follows the story of two unlikely friends Glinda and Elphaba who … [Read more...]
At the time of the interview, Mark Evans was starring as Fiyero in Wicked The Musical at the Apollo Victoria Theatre London. Earlier this week Mark took some time out from his busy schedule to answer some questions about himself and his career in what is a fabulous interview! As a farmer’s son, what was it like growing up on a farm? I never thought anything of it at the time, it was just normal. I look back now and realise just how lucky I was to have such a wonderful childhood and … [Read more...]
At the time of the interview, and following a successful West End debut in The Woman in White at the Palace Theatre, Zoe continues to delight and impress audiences with notable performances. (at the time of the interview) She is currently starring as Nessarose in Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, London. She joined the cast of Wicked in February 2011, following a very successful year as Amber Von Tussle in the musical Hairspray, at the Shaftesbury Theatre. Last week I went along to see … [Read more...]