The first production images of the 2018 UK tour of the hit musical have been released.
Embarking on its brand new tour at the Bristol Hippodrome from 31 January 2018, new images of the upcoming tour have been released.
Starring Amy Ross as Elphaba, Helen Woolf as Glinda and Aaron Sidwell as Fiyero, the production will tour to Liverpool, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds, Sunderland, Dublin, Southhampton, Cardiff and Manchester.
WICKED tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two sorcery students and their extraordinary adventures in Oz, which will ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West. Based on the acclaimed, best-selling novel by Gregory Maguire that ingeniously re-imagines the stories and characters originally created by L. Frank Baum in ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’, WICKED has become a global phenomenon featuring astounding technical wizardry, stunning costumes, a compelling ‘untold’ story and show-stopping songs, including the incredible ‘Defying Gravity’.
The full cast for the production includes: Steven Pinder (The Wizard and Doctor Dillamond), Kim Ismay(Madame Morrible), Emily Shaw (Nessarose), Iddon Jones (Boq), Nikki Bentley (Standby for Elphaba), Charli Baptie, Jason Broderick, Samantha Brown, Hannah Cadec, Grace Chapman, James Davies-Williams, Howard Ellis, Amy Goodwin, Daniel James Greenway, Jack Harrison-Cooper,Charlie Karlsen, Nicole Lupino, Stuart MacIver, Stacey McGuire, Sara Morley, Emily Olive Boyd, Georgia Rae Briggs, Paul Saunders, James Titchener, Helen Walsh, Amy Webb, Luke Woollaston and Benjamin Yates.
Currently, Wicked is the 15th longest running West End show, and is playing its twelfth year at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre. It features music and lyrics by multi Grammy and Academy Award-winner Stephen Schwartz as well as being adapted for the stage by Winnie Holzman (My So-Called Life). The show is directed by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe Mantello.
Wicked embarks on its new UK tour from the 31st January 2018. For more information visit: https://www.wickedthemusical.co.uk/uk-tour/tour-dates.