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LATEST NEWS

6 December 2018

POETS INUA ELLAMS AND HUSSAIN MANAWER JOIN JUDGING PANEL FOR WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS

Awards presented in association with the National Literacy Trust

Best-selling author Dan Freedman joins as an Ambassador

First News returns as Media Partner for 2019

Deadline for entries: 18 March 2019

To submit entries, visit: www.WickedYoungWriterAwards.com

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19 November 2018

WICKED RELEASES NEW TICKETS

WEST END SENSATION NOW BOOKING TO 30 NOVEMBER 2019

FIVE EXTRA SHOWS ADDED THIS CHRISTMAS

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31 October 2018

‘Do Something Wicked’ This Autumn By Planting Trees

The cast and company of the West End and Broadway musical sensation WICKED are once again aiming to raise thousands of pounds to boost the Woodland Trust’s tree planting initiatives.

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25 October 2018

WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS LAUNCHES 9TH YEAR AT THE LOOGABAROOGA LITERARY FESTIVAL

WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS, created by the producers of the musical WICKED in partnership with the National Literacy Trust, is pleased to announce that entries are now open for the ninth year of the annual national creative writing competition. Entries close on 18 March 2019. Full details can be found at www.WickedYoungWriterAwards.com

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27 September 2018

WICKED CELEBRATES 12TH BIRTHDAY

ALREADY THE 5TH LONGEST RUNNING MUSICAL CURRENTLY PLAYING IN LONDON
WICKED
, the West End and Broadway musical sensation that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, celebrates its landmark 12th birthday today (27 September 2018) at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre, where the “hugely popular show” (The Times) continues an open-ended run.

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9 August 2018

WICKED UK PLAYS ITS LANDMARK 5000th PERFORMANCE

WICKED, the “gravity-defying Wizard of Oz prequel” (Time Out) that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, will tonight (Thursday 9 August 2018) play its landmark 5000th performance at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre.

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18 July 2018

FIRST LOOK AT NEW LONDON WICKED CAST

Get a look at the first pictures of new principal cast members David Witts as Fiyero and Chris Jarman as Doctor Dillamond together with current cast members Alice Fearn as Elphaba, Sophie Evans as Glinda and Rosa O’Reilly, who takes over the role of Nessarose.

 

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21 June 2018

WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2018 WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS

7 year old from Derbyshire composes a poem showing great empathy for a homeless man

FOR GOOD winner writes an empowering letter to a baby girl about sisterhood and self-belief

A growing awareness of an ageing population and dementia voiced as a common theme

Ed Balls, Cressida Cowell and Caleb Femi amongst this year’s panel of judges

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15 May 2018

WICKED ANNOUNCES NEW CAST FROM 23 JULY 2018

ALICE FEARN AND SOPHIE EVANS CONTINUE AS ELPHABA AND GLINDA

CHRIS JARMAN JOINS THE COMPANY TO PLAY DOCTOR DILLAMOND

CURRENT CAST MEMBER ROSA O’REILLY TAKES OVER THE ROLE OF NESSAROSE

PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED DAVID WITTS TO STAR AS FIYERO

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3 May 2018

DAVID WITTS TO STAR IN LONDON PRODUCTION OF WICKED AS ‘FIYERO’ FROM 23 JULY 2018

FORMER EASTENDERS STAR WILL MAKE HIS WEST END DEBUT IN THE HIT MUSICAL

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16 April 2018

THIS CHRISTMAS, THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE WICKED…

HIT WEST END MUSICAL ANNOUNCES 2018/19 CHRISTMAS PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

FIVE EXTRA SHOWS ADDED - ON 24, 27, 28 & 30 DECEMBER 2018 AND 3 JANUARY 2019

TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR ALL CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR PERFORMANCES

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REVIEWS

    "THE GRAVITY-DEFYING 'WIZARD OF OZ' PREQUEL."

    Time Out London

      "DISCOVER THE WONDROUS WIZARDRY AND BREATHTAKING MAGIC THAT HAS HELD MILLIONS OF THEATREGOERS SPELLBOUND."

      Metro

        "ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR WEST END MUSICALS EVER."

        Evening Standard

          "THE BIGGEST NEW MUSICAL LONDON HAS SEEN IN YEARS."

          BBC London News

            "PACKED WITH SPECTACULAR COUPS DE THÉÂTRE AND MAGICAL EFFECTS."

            The Daily Telegraph

               "A HEART-SOARING, ROLLER-COASTER EPIC FROM START TO FINISH."

              BroadwayWorld UK

                "IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR AN UNFORGETTABLE NIGHT AT THE THEATRE,

                THERE REALLY IS NO PLACE LIKE WICKED."

                Smooth Radio

                  "ONE OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL WEST END SHOWS EVER."

                  Radio Times

                    "PACKED WITH WIT, STORMING SONGS AND BEAUTIFUL COSTUMES."

                    The Guardian

                      "A WORLD CLASS WEST END MUSICAL."

                      Official London Theatre

                        "A THRILLING THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE WITH BRAINS, HEART AND COURAGE."

                        Metro

                          "A WICKED AND WONDERFUL VISION OF OZ."

                          Evening Standard

                            "ONE OF THE MOST ENJOYABLE AND CLUED-UP MUSICALS EVER STAGED."

                            Metro

                              "A HUGE, BRIGHT, COLOURFUL PRODUCTION THAT’S FULL OF WONDER AND JOY."

                              Official London Theatre

                                "A TRULY MAGICAL NIGHT FULL OF IMAGINATION AND EMOTION."

                                WhatsOnStage

                                  "A MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR THROUGH THE FANTASYLAND OF OZ."

                                  Evening Standard

                                     "THE MUSICAL PHENOMENON BRILLIANTLY RE-IMAGINES THE WITCHES FROM OZ."

                                    Metro

                                      "ONE OF THE BIGGEST SUCCESS STORIES OF CONTEMPORARY MUSICAL THEATRE."

                                      WhatsOnStage

                                        "A CULTURAL PHENOMENON."

                                        Official London Theatre

                                          "A GREAT BIG LUSCIOUS BROADWAY EXTRAVAGANZA."

                                          Evening Standard

                                             "THIS WONDROUS UNTOLD ADVENTURE IN OZ WILL LEAVE YOU SPELLBOUND."

                                            LBC

                                              "A BIG-HEARTED MUSICAL EXTRAVAGANZA ABOUT THE LAND OF OZ."

                                              Time Out London

                                                "THIS INCREDIBLE UNTOLD STORY IS A MUST-SEE."

                                                Official London Theatre

                                                  "A MAGICAL ADVENTURE THAT CASTS ITS SPELL ON YOUNG AND OLD."

                                                  Metro

                                                    "A GORGEOUS MUSICAL THAT BROUGHT TEARS TO OUR EYES."

                                                    The Huffington Post

                                                      "A REMARKABLE KALEIDOSCOPE OF MAGICAL SURPRISES AND SENSATIONS."

                                                      Evening Standard

                                                        "THE MOST INCREDIBLE MUSICAL I HAVE SEEN IN YEARS."

                                                        Phillip Schofield, This Morning, ITV1

                                                          "FULL OF SUSPENSE, SURPRISES AND 'HARRY POTTER' STYLE MAGIC."

                                                          Magic Radio

                                                            "ONE OF THE GREATEST MUSICALS OF OUR TIME."

                                                            WhatsOnStage

                                                              "WICKED WILL ENTRANCE EVERY GENERATION IN WONDER, WIT AND SUSPENSE."

                                                              Time Out London

                                                                 “THIS BLOCKBUSTER MUSICAL IS FABULOUSLY ENTERTAINING.”

                                                                Evening Standard

                                                                  "A WICKED TIME AT THE THEATRE."

                                                                  Metro