Wicked at Apollo Victoria Theatre tickets
Wicked at Apollo Victoria Theatre tickets

Wicked tickets from £22.00

Tickets from £22.00

About the show

Originally opening on Broadway in 2003, legendary musical Wicked premiered in the UK in 2006, and continues to play to packed-out audiences at the West End’s Apollo Victoria Theatre. Winning multiple WhatsOnStage and Olivier Award, the emerald extravaganza follows the untold story of the Witches of Oz.

Based on Gregory Maguire’s novel of the same name, as well as L. Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz, the spectacular musical provides a whole new perspective on the infamous Wicked Witch of the West. With themes of love, prejudice and magic, Wicked is the ultimate story of the strength of female friendship in the face of adversity.

Taking place in the hallowed halls of the University of Shiz, the story follows intensely blonde and popular Glinda and green outcast Elphaba; both students desperate to get on the sorcery course. After initial dislike, the pair form an unlikely friendship that is put to the test as love and principles are hung on the line.

Boasting a sensational score by Academy Award-winning composer Stephen Schwartz, who has penned successes including Godspell and Pippin, Wicked contains a hugely memorable score. Tunes include “The Wizard and I”, “Popular”, “For Good” and, of course, stand-out anthem “Defying Gravity” in which Elphaba, thanks to a touch of theatrical magic, really does!

Casting includes Nikki Bentley as Elphaba, Helen Woolf as Glinda, Alistair Brammer as Fiyero, Kim Ismay as Madame Morrible, Andy Hockley as The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Simeon Truby as Doctor Dillamond, Idriss Kargbo as Boq and Karina Gillespie as Nessarose, alongside a 30+ ensemble.

With music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Winnie Holzman, Wicked is directed by Joe Mantello (The Last Ship, Assassins), with set design by Eugene Lee, costume design by Susan Hilferty, lighting design by Kenneth Posner and sound design by Tony Meola.

A feast for the eyes and senses, Wicked is the theatrical treat that celebrated its 10-year anniversary in 2016 and continues to wow London audiences. Originally starring Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth as the Witches of Oz, the strong female roles continue to attract the best of musical theatre talent. Prepare to be spellbound with this stunning musical!

Recommended for

Wicked is a classic musical that is perfect for the whole family. Fans of The Wizard of Oz will love the many references, and the story can be enjoyed by West End veterans and first-time theatregoers alike.

Age Recommendations: Recommended 7+. No under 3s.

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Dates and times

Running time: 2 hours 45 minutes (including an interval)
Opened: 07 Sep 2006
Press night: 27 Sep 2006
Booking from: 20 Nov 2019
Booking until: 23 May 2020

Next available performances

Wednesday 20 Nov 20192:30pm7:30pm
Thursday 21 Nov 2019--7:30pm
Friday 22 Nov 2019--7:30pm
Saturday 23 Nov 20192:30pm7:30pm
Monday 25 Nov 2019--7:30pm
Tuesday 26 Nov 2019--7:30pm
Wednesday 27 Nov 20192:30pm--

Location and map

Apollo Victoria Theatre
17 Wilton Road
London, SW1V 1LL

2849 Reviews Add review

Brilliant show, insanely talented cast. The music, sets, lighting and special effects all come together to make something truly magical.... More

HeyImMark 171cm, 28 reviews, 0 helpful votes

As the reviews claim it, there is absolutely "no place like Wicked". It is truly the most magical show. Would recommend for absolutely... More

cleliagessner 20 reviews, 0 helpful votes

I have seen this show twice now, once about 10 years ago and again last night. The first time I saw it, I immediately wanted to see... More

jadedacosta 14 reviews, 0 helpful votes

I enjoyed this show more than I thought I would. We saw it with the understudies playing the leads but they were amazing nonetheless. All... More

annacatchpole 5"4, 12 reviews, 0 helpful votes

One of the best shows! The first bit is a bit boring but it definitely picks up after songs such as Popular.

ellenk 5’5, 12 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Wicked by name and wicked by nature! Very enjoyable, excellent cast, a great musical with lots of great singing and dancing numbers,... More

berenicem 1 review, 0 helpful votes

Amazing show and engaging storyline with a great musical score. Ensemble and principles worked brilliantly together (especially when... More

heididowning 4 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Saw Laura Pick, the understudy for Elphaba, alongside Sophie as Glinda and all of other principles. Simply stunning, couldn’t even... More

akuab 5’’3, 6 reviews, 0 helpful votes

I enjoyed Wicked as much as ever. It is very iconic and popular, so I enjoyed it as much as the next person. I returned to the show... More

westendamie 5”2, 15 reviews, 0 helpful votes