Have You Got Your Wicked Tickets Yet?
The smash-hit musical returns to the West End this season! Wicked, which tells you the untold tale of the witches of Oz, is running at the Apollo Victoria. Get your Wicked tickets to catch this jaw-dropping production that will keep you glued to your seats. It is a ground-breaking sequel, midquel and prequel to the film The Wizard of Oz, which was based on Gregory Maguire’s best-selling novel. More than 10 million people have watched the captivating theatre production, which has over 5,500 performances to its name. Premiering in the West End, it bagged more than a hundred big theatre awards including two Olivier Awards and three Tony Awards. Wicked is also listed among the 10 longest-running musicals in the West End. It is a musical you wouldn’t want to miss.
A Massive Success Since its Premiere
Stephen Schwartz’s Wicked: A New Musical uses a book by Winnie Holzman, which is based on Gregory Maguire’s 1995 classic Wicked: The Life And Times Of The Wicked Witch Of The West, which is again a retold story of the original 1900 novel by L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz and the 1939 MGM movie The Wizard Of Oz. On 30th October 2019, the musical celebrated its 16th anniversary on Broadway. By then, the show had performed 6,681 times, beating Les Miserables as the 5th longest-running show.
The Broadway success spun many international productions, which includes an Olivier Award-nominated West End production. In 2016, it grossed at $1 billion Broadway revenue. A year later, Wicked took over The Phantom Of The Opera as the second highest-grossing Broadway musical. It also broke box-office records throughout the world and holds the record for weekly-gross-takings in London, St Louis, Chicago and Los Angeles. All the more reason for you to grab those Wicked tickets. It is the journey of a lifetime back to the wonderful world of Oz in a gorgeous new setting.
Wicked – The Story of the Witches of Oz
Wicked by Stephen Schwartz is a story that takes place prior to the classic Wizard Of Oz by L. Frank Baum. Before Dorothy existed, the Land of Oz becomes the playground for two girls, who first become rivals and then friends. Out of the two girls is a beautiful normal-looking girl, Galinda, with high ambition and enthusiasm. The other, Elphaba, was born with emerald-green skin, a fiery spirit and a brilliant mind. She faced cold-shoulders her entire life, both at school and at home. Galinda, however, was very popular and loved by all.
As the story progresses, you will discover the tale of enmity and friendship. Experience Elphaba and Galinda become rivals and then best friends in an incredible setup. You will also learn how they became famous as Glinda the Good and the Wicked Witch of the West. As usual, Wicked has always starred skilled actresses as the witches, who find plenty of room to deliver powerhouse acting, complemented by a strong, large ensemble. Get your Wicked tickets today!