Wicked celebrates 17 years in the West End and extends bookings

Wicked the Musical celebrates 17 years in London’s West End and extends booking to 15 December 2024.

Alexia Khadime (Elphaba) and Lucy St Louis (Glinda). Photo: Matt Crocket

Wicked, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, today celebrates 17 years since its London premiere on 27 September 2006 at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre. The production today releases over 500,000 new tickets, extending public booking to Sunday 15 December 2024.


Wicked has already seen by almost 12 million people in London alone. The hit musical surpassed the 6512-performance West End run of Stomp on Friday 22 September 2023, becoming the 11th longest running production in West End history.

Michael McCabe, Executive Producer of Wicked in the UK said: “As we celebrate this remarkable milestone, we would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge our debt of gratitude to our extraordinary audiences and the exceptional group of over 100 individuals onstage and backstage at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, who, together with all the management, marketing, PR, Box Office and venue staff, have worked so passionately and tirelessly to maintain Wicked over the past seventeen years.”

Wicked currently stars Alexia Khadime (Elphaba), Lucy St. Louis (Glinda), Ryan Reid (Fiyero), Sophie-Louise Dann (Madame Morrible), Mark Curry (The Wizard), Caitlin Anderson(Nessarose), Joe Thompson-Oubari (Boq), Simeon Truby (Doctor Dillamond until Sunday 22 October 2023, Steven Pinder from Tuesday 24 October 2023), Amy Webb (Standby for Elphaba), Lisa-Anne Wood (Standby for Glinda), Yuki Abe, Kofi Aidoo-Appiah, Conor Ashman, Jessica Aubrey, Joshua Clemetson, Fergus Dale, Effie Rae Dyson, Nicola Espallardo, Danny Fogarty, Ross Harmon, Kate Leiper, Nick Len*, Jemima Loddy, Joshua Lovell, Rory Maguire, PaddyJoe Martin, Millie Mayhew, Harry Mills, Daniel Parrott, Aiesha Naomi Pease, Jeanie Ryan, Natalie Spriggs, James Titchener, Micaela Todd, Christine Tucker, Jaydon Vijn, and Taela Yeomans-Brown.

*Nick Len until 15 October 2023. Cast subject to change from 12 March 2024

Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman’s celebrated musical is based on the novel by Gregory Maguire and imagines a beguiling backstory and future possibilities to the lives of L. Frank Baum’s beloved characters from ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’, revealing 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’.

Winner of more than 100 global awards, Wicked has music and lyrics by multi-Oscar and Grammy Award winner Stephen Schwartz (‘Godspell’, ‘Pippin’, ‘The Prince of Egypt’, Disney’s ‘Pocahontas’, ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ andEnchanted’). It is based on the multimillion-copy best-selling 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’). Musical staging is by Tony Award-winner Wayne Cilento with direction by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe Mantello.

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