What is Wicked about?
Wicked the musical is based on the acclaimed novel by Gregory Maguire that re-imagined the stories and characters created by L. Frank Baum in ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’. Wicked is the incredible untold story of an unlikely friendship between two girls, who first meet as sorcery students.
Their extraordinary adventures in Oz will ultimately see them fulfill their destinies as Glinda The Good, and Elphaba the Wicked Witch of the West. Packed with thrilling technical wizardry, dazzling costumes, an ingenious and witty story and show-stopping songs, Wicked is an unforgettable, enchanting experience that is not to be missed.
The musical has cast its spell over audiences of all ages across the world for a decade, and it continues to be a record-breaking hit at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre, where it has become the 10th longest-running West End musical of all time.
'One of the most popular West End musicals ever'. (Evening Standard)
'The perfect choice for a spellbinding night out.' (Daily Mail)
Who is the team behind?
Wicked is based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, has music and lyrics by multi-Grammy and Academy Award winner Stephen Schwartz, and has been adapted to the stage by Winnie Holzman. The production is directed by Joe Mantello.