23 June 2017
WINNERS OF SEVENTH ANNUAL WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS ANNOUNCED
WINNERS OF SEVENTH ANNUAL WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS REVEAL YOUNG PEOPLE ENGAGED WITH THE WORLD AND MORE HOPEFUL
- FOR GOOD winner reveals the importance of community in the digital age
- 15 year-old’s winning insightful story expresses a brave view of mental illness
- 7 year-old boy from London writes a heartfelt poem portraying life and death
- Strictly Come Dancing star and former MP, Ed Balls, amongst this year’s panel of judges
1 June 2017
FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2017 WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS
- Strictly Come Dancing Star and former MP, Ed Balls amongst panel of judges announcing finalists
- 115 shortlisted for the prestigious Awards
- Mental illness, forced marriage and the value of education are topics on young people's minds
- Winners announced Friday 23 June at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre
25 May 2017
ALICE FEARN AND SOPHIE EVANS TO HEAD NEW LONDON CAST OF WICKED FROM MONDAY 24 JULY 2017
Bradley Jaden, Melanie La Barrie, Andy Hockley, Jack Lansbury and Laura Pick also join current cast members Martin Ball, Sarah McNicholas and Carina Gillespie.
1 March 2017
STRICTLY COME DANCING STAR AND FORMER MP ED BALLS JOINS JUDGING PANEL OF WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS IN SUPPORT OF THE NATIONAL LITERACY TRUST
ITV News Arts Editor Nina Nannar and young writer Laura Dockrill also become judges.
Deadline for entries now extended to 27 March 2017.
THE WEEK JUNIOR confirmed as 2017 Media Partner and provides Work Experience Prize.
To submit entries, visit: www.WickedYoungWriterAwards.com
20 February 2017
WICKED NAMED ‘BEST WEST END SHOW’ BY THEATREGOERS ALONGSIDE LES MISÉRABLES
HONOUR MARKS THE MUSICAL’S 10TH WHATSONSTAGE AWARD
WICKED, the West End musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, has been named ‘Best West End Show’ by theatregoers for a third time at the WhatsOnStage Awards, tied with Les Misérables.
24 January 2017
HIT MUSICAL WICKED EXTENDS TO 26 MAY 2018
NOW THE 17TH LONGEST RUNNING SHOW IN LONDON THEATRE HISTORY
WICKED, the West End musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to announce the opening of its 23rd new booking period at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre, with tickets now on sale until Saturday 26 May 2018.
19 January 2017
SPECTACULAR TOURING PRODUCTION OF WICKED WILL FLY BACK TO TEN UK & IRELAND CITIES FROM FEBRUARY 2018
WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is delighted to confirm that its spectacular, multi record-breaking and critically acclaimed touring production will return to the UK & Ireland in 2018...
24 November 2016
Wicked raises money for the planting of over 5000 new trees by the Woodland Trust as part of annual WICKED DAY
Thanks to donations from Wicked fans from across the UK, over £8,500 has been raised in 2016 for the Woodland Trust to create new woods as part of the production’s annual WICKED DAY charitable fundraising activities. This year, the hit musical raised enough money to plant over 5,700 trees.
10 November 2016
WICKED NAMED ‘BEST THEATRE PRODUCTION FOR SCHOOLS’ BY TEACHERS AT 2016 SCHOOL TRAVEL AWARDS
WICKED, the acclaimed stage musical that tells the incredible ‘untold’ story of the Witches of Oz, has today been voted Best Theatre Production for Schools by teachers at the 2016 School Travel Awards.
21 September 2016
SEVENTH YEAR OF WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS IN SUPPORT OF THE NATIONAL LITERACY TRUST
The Wicked Young Writer Awards, created and sponsored by the award-winning musical Wicked in association with the National Literacy Trust(www.literacytrust.org.uk), is pleased to announce that the acclaimed author and illustrator of the How to Train Your Dragon books, Cressida Cowell, will return as Head Judge for the awards for the third consecutive year. Jonathan Douglas, Director of the National Literacy Trust, will also be returning as part of the judging panel.
14 September 2016
WILLEMIJN VERKAIK TO RETURN TO WICKED AS ‘ELPHABA’ FROM 30 JANUARY 2017
SUE KELVIN TO RETURN AS ‘MADAME MORRIBLE’
SARAH McNICHOLAS TO JOIN THE CAST AS ‘NESSAROSE’
WICKED, the award-winning West End musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to welcome back Willemijn Verkaik as ‘Elphaba’ and Sue Kelvin as ‘Madame Morrible’ from Monday 30 January 2017. Sarah McNicholas will also join the cast as ‘Nessarose’ on the same date.