The Wizard Of Oz returns to the West End this Summer

The Wizard of Oz returns to London’s West End this Summer for a strictly limited season at the Gillian Lynne Theatre.

The Wizard Of Oz
Photo: Marc Brenner

The Wizard Of Oz is to play a limited run of 38 performances only from 15 August – 8 September 2024 at the Gillian Lynne Theatre. This London season concludes the productions current tour of the UK and Ireland.

Tickets for The Wizard Of Oz will go on sale on 28 March.

This new production of the beloved musical, based on the iconic story by L. Frank Baum, also announces initial casting for London today, as JLS star Aston Merrygold (The Tin Man) and RuPaul’s Drag Race UK winner and Dancing on Ice finalist The Vivienne (The Wicked Witch of the West) are both confirmed to return to their celebrated roles. Further casting to be announced.

Aston Merrygold and The Vivienne will be joined in the West End by principal company members currently starring in the UK and Ireland touring production, including: Aviva Tulley (Book of Mormon, UK Tour) as Dorothy, Benjamin Yates (ITV’s Emmerdale; Jersey Boys, West End) as The Scarecrow, Nic Greenshields (Love Never Dies West End; Les Misérables West End, International Tour) as The Cowardly Lion and Abigail Matthews as Toto (Bleak Expectations, West End; War Horse, West End).


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