WICKED will continue its major UK and Ireland tour, opening at Birmingham Hippodrome in July 2014. Tickets will go on sale on Monday 10 June 2013 for online bookings. Telephone bookings and personal callers at the Box Office from Tuesday 11 June 2013.
The strictly limited 9-week season will run from Wednesday 9 July until Saturday 6 September 2014, as part of the award-winning musical's major UK and Ireland Tour.
The record-breaking London production continues its open-ended run at the Apollo Victoria Theatre where tickets are currently on sale until 26 April 2014. Wicked is eligible for this year's Olivier Award for the BBC Radio 2 'Audience Award', the only Olivier Award voted for by the public. Voting, which closes on 18 March 2013, is via the following link: www.olivierawards.com/vote.
Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire that ingeniously re-imagines 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 girls who first meet as sorcery students. Their extraordinary adventures in Oz will ultimately see them fulfil their destinies asGlinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.
Wicked has music and lyrics by multi GRAMMY and Academy Award winner Stephen Schwartz, a book by Winnie Holzman musical staging by Wayne Cilento and is directed by two-time Tony Award winner and Olivier nominee Joe Mantello. Wicked is based on the acclaimed novel, 'Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West', byGregory Maguire.
Wicked is produced by: Marc Platt, Universal Pictures Stage Productions, The Araca Group,
Jon B. Platt and David Stone. Executive Producer (UK & Ireland): Michael McCabe.
Official UK & Ireland Tour website: www.WickedTour.co.uk