News: Wicked Welcomes 12 Millionth Visitor To London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre

January 10, 2024
News: Wicked Welcomes 12 Millionth Visitor To London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre

Wicked, the West End stage musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, last night (Tuesday 9 January 2024) welcomed its 12 millionth visitor to London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre. Ultan Keena (pictured wearing a green jumper) and guests Samuel Spencer and Georgina Woodward attended the performance, the production’s 6639th.

Wicked opened in London in 2006 and is the 11th longest-running theatre production in West End history. Winner of more than 100 global awards, the production has now been seen by 65 million people worldwide.

Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman’s celebrated stage musical is based on the acclaimed 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’.

The London production 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), Steven Pinder (Doctor Dillamond), 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, 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.

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