Wicked 2015 UK Tour Dates

Emily Tierney (Glinda) and Ashleigh Gray (Elphaba) in Wicked the Musical

CLICK FOR WICKED TOUR DATES BELOW Following the enormous success of tour dates in 2014, final 2015 UK tour dates for the global musical phenomenon Wicked have been announced. In a brilliantly witty re-imagining of 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 sorcery students. Their extraordinary adventures in Oz will ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West. Executive Producer (UK), Michael McCabe said: “With the announcement of our remaining tour dates, in Plymouth and Sunderland in 2015, we are delighted to confirm that audiences in the South West and North East of England will also have the opportunity to experience this spectacular new production of Wicked. We’re also thrilled that we’ll conclude this record-breaking tour in Greater Manchester … Read more

Godspell In Concert To Tour In 2015

Godspell in Concert to tour in 2015

Godspell, the legendary rock musical from Stephen Schwartz, the Grammy® and Academy Award®- winning composer of Wicked, is back. Following the enormous success of 2014’s gala performance at Shaftesbury Avenue’s Lyric Theatre, in support of the charity Make-A-Wish-Foundation®UK, Godspell In Concert is set to tour the UK in 2015, opening at the Hackney Empire on the 4th April. The UK tour will feature a brand new, modern-day rock score packed to the heavens with favourites such as Light of the World, All Good Gifts and Day by Day. This timeless tale of friendship, loyalty and love has touched the hearts of countless theatregoers all over the world – and now UK theatre fans can join in the celebration as a spectacular ensemble is set to stir souls and raise spirits, aided by a full live band. Prior to the gala, the show last played the West End in 1972 at … Read more

Pippin To Close On Broadway

Pippin to close on Broadway

The Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of Pippin the musical will close at the Music Box Theatre on Jan 4, 2015. Pippin has music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Roger O. Hirson. The critically acclaimed production which won four 2013 Tony Awards including Best Revival Of A Musical, four Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Revival Of A Musical and seven Outer Circle Critics Awards including Best Revival Of A Musical will have played 709 performances and 37 previews when it closes. The revival, directed by Diane Paulus had its premiere at the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 2012. It is hoped that the production may be headed to the West End. Read our review of Pippin.