Emmie Newitt

5 Reasons to See Wicked the Musical in London!

Get ready to experience pure magic in the heart of London as Wicked the Musical continues to captivate audiences at the Apollo Victoria Theatre 15 years after it opened in 2006. Brace yourself for a joyful journey filled with enchantment, catchy tunes, and spellbinding performances from the entire cast. Here’s 5 reasons to catch Wicked the Musical in London and why it's an absolute must for any musical enthusiast or fan of The Wizard of Oz.

Wicked castLucy St. Louis and Alexia Khadime in Wicked The Musical.

1. A different perspective in the world of Oz.

Step into the world of Oz like never before as WICKED unravels the untold story of the Witches of Oz. Discover this captivating tale of friendship, identity, and the extraordinary journey of Glinda the Good Witch and Elphaba, the misunderstood Wicked Witch of the West. This heartwarming story will have you hooked from the first note and leave you longing for more.

2. Full to the brim with mesmerising musical numbers.

WICKED dazzles its audiences with sensational music and gripping lyrics at the core of this wonderful production. From the show-stopping "Defying Gravity" to the infectious "Popular," the musical numbers will have you tapping your feet and singing along in no time. The soaring melodies and powerful vocals of the cast will transport you to a world of pure enchantment.

3. Breathtaking performances

The talented cast of Wicked brings the show to life with their impeccable performances time after time. Experience the magic as they effortlessly weave their characters' stories together, leaving a lasting impact on audiences. From the charismatic Glinda to the misunderstood but fierce Elphaba, each actor portrays their role with sheer brilliance, making it an unforgettable theatrical experience.

4. A truly magical experience

Prepare to be visually awestruck as Wicked transports you to a world of fantastical beauty. Eugene Lee’s meticulously crafted sets come to life alongside Susan Hilferty’s dazzling costumes resulting in a mesmerising visual feast that will leave you breathless. Immerse yourself in the vibrant colours and intricate detailing that bring the Land of Oz to life before your very eyes.

Whether you're a die-hard fan of The Wizard of Oz or new to the world of musical theatre, Wicked promises an experience like no other. Prepare to be spellbound and captivated by the magic that unfolds on stage.

5. Wicked lives in one of the largest venues in the West End.

You cannot miss the Apollo Victoria Theatre, instantly recognisable by its bright lights and grand exterior. It’s also one of the largest venues in the West End, seating over 2,300 people. The Victoria train station is right on the doorstep, making it an easy and accessible place to get to. Victoria is a great place to enjoy a great restaurant prior to or after seeing this brilliant musical.

Book your tickets for the 12th longest running musical in the West End, Wicked. Get your cheap theatre tickets to this “Ravishing spectacle” (Daily Express) which continues to go from strength to strength. If you book with the London Box Office, you can enjoy the quick and easy online system that delivers your tickets into your inbox.

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