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Wicked to run until 2023 in the West End

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Wicked to run until 2023 in the West End

Wicked, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is being extended.

This week the production released 500,000 new tickets, with public booking now extended at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre until Sunday 28th May, 2023.

Already the 9th longest-running West End musical in history, Wicked plays Tuesday-Saturday evening performances with matinees on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday. Four extra Christmas 2022 shows have also been added on Tuesday 20 December, Friday 23 December, Tuesday 27 December and Friday 30 December 2022.

Access performances are also confirmed to be scheduled into the rest of the run. Details can be found on the official website.

Wicked currently stars: Lucie Jones (Elphaba), Helen Woolf (Glinda), Ryan Reid (Fiyero), Sophie-Louise Dann (Madame Morrible), Gary Wilmot (The Wizard), Carina Gillespie (Nessarose), Nicholas McLean (Boq), Simeon Truby (Doctor Dillamond), Amy Webb (Standby for Elphaba), Lisa-Anne Wood (Standby for Glinda), Yuki Abe, Kofi Aidoo-Appiah, Meg Astin, Alishia-Marie Blake, Pàje Campbell, Grace Chapman*, Michael Colbourne, Fergus Dale, Nolan Edwards, Nicola Espallardo, Danny Fogarty, Laura Harrison, Amie Hibbert, Lucie Horsfall, Samuel How, Christian Knight, Nick Len, Jasmine Leung, Rhidian Marc, PaddyJoe Martin, Jessica-Alice McCluskey, Stacey McGuire, Harry Mills, Lewis Newton, Natalie Spriggs, Samantha Thomas**, Joe Thompson-Oubari and James Titchener.

* Maternity cover for Maggie Lynne.  **Maternity cover for Joanna Sawyer.  Cast subject to change.

Now seen by more than 10 million people in London alone (and 60 million worldwide), “the global sensation” (Independent) is the winner of more than 100 major international awards, including three Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy Award and ten theatregoer voted WhatsOnStage Awards (including ‘Best New Musical’ and three for ‘Best West End Show’).

Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, Wicked imagines a beguiling backstory and future possibilities to the lives of L. Frank Baum’s beloved characters from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and reveals 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 has music and lyrics by multi-Oscar, Golden Globe and Grammy Award winner Stephen Schwartz and is based on the bestselling 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.

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