First images released of Michael Fenton Stevens,

Graham Kent, Laura Harrison, and Christine Tucker

New company begins performances Tuesday 12 March 2024

WICKED, the West End stage musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, today releases the first production images, by photographer Matt Crockett, of Michael Fenton Stevens (The Wizard), Graham Kent (Doctor Dillamond), Laura Harrison (Standby for Elphaba) and Christine Tucker (Standby for Glinda, Maternity Cover), together with new images of current cast members Lucy St. Louis (Glinda), Ryan Reid (Fiyero), Caitlin Anderson (Nessarose), and Joe Thompson-Oubari (Boq).

Michael Fenton Stevens

Former ensemble cast member Laura Harrison returns to Wicked as Standby for Elphaba and current ensemble cast member Christine Tucker remains with the company to assume the role of Standby for Glinda, as maternity cover for Lisa-Anne Wood.

Graham Kent

One of the most successful musicals of all time” (BBC News), Wicked opened in London in 2006 and is already the 11th longest-running West End production in history. Winner of more than 100 global awards, the production has now been seen by more than 12 million people in London alone.

From Tuesday 12 March 2024,the London productionwill star Alexia Khadime (Elphaba), Lucy St. Louis (Glinda), Ryan Reid (Fiyero), Sophie-Louise Dann (Madame Morrible), Michael Fenton Stevens (The Wizard), Caitlin Anderson (Nessarose), Graham Kent (Doctor Dillamond), Joe Thompson-Oubari (Boq), Laura Harrison (Standby for Elphaba), Christine Tucker* (Standby for Glinda), Conor Ashman, Jessica AubreyJeremy Batt, Felipe BejaranoAsmara Cammock, Joshua Clemetson, Effie Rae Dyson, Aimee Hodnett, Kate Leiper, Jemima Loddy, Joshua LovellRory Maguire, PaddyJoe Martin, Darnell Mathew-JamesMillie MayhewAyden Morgan, Rishard-Kyro NelsonAston Newman HanningtonAiesha Naomi PeaseJeanie RyanNatalie SpriggsCharlotte Anne SteenJames Titchener, Micaela Todd, Taela Yeomans-Brown, and Jacob Young.  *Maternity cover for Lisa-Anne Wood.

Laura Harrison

Current cast members Mark Curry (The Wizard), Steven Pinder (Doctor Dillamond), Amy Webb (Standby for Elphaba), Yuki AbeKofi Aidoo-AppiahFergus DaleNicola EspallardoDanny FogartyRoss HarmonHarry MillsDaniel Parrott, and Jaydon Vijn all depart on Sunday 10 March 2024.

London performances begin Tuesday – Saturday at 7.30pm, and Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday at 2.30pm. The following four added shows are also now on sale: Thursday 4 April,Thursday 1 AugustThursday 15 August and Thursday 31 October 2024, all at 2:30pm. DOORS OPEN 90 MINUTES PRIOR TO THE START OF PERFORMANCES.

Christine Tucker 

Wicked is also touring to various cities in England, Scotland, Wales, and the Republic of Ireland until January 2025. Visiting the Birmingham Hippodrome from 5 March until 7 April 2024, the critically acclaimed production then continues to Bradford Alhambra Theatre; Southampton Mayflower Theatre; Liverpool Empire; Dublin Bord Gáis Energy Theatre; Sunderland Empire; and Cardiff Wales Millennium Centre. The tour will conclude with a 2024/5 Christmas season at the Manchester Palace Theatre, the venue that hosted the tour premiere in September 2013.

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’.

Lucy St. LouisRyan Reid and Joe Thompson-Oubari

Wicked has music and lyrics by multi-Oscar and Grammy Award winner Stephen Schwartz (‘Godspell’, ‘Pippin’, ‘The Prince of Egypt’, Disney’s ‘Pocahontas’, ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’and ‘Enchanted’)It is based on the multimillion-copy best-selling novel ‘Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of theWest’ by Gregory Maguire and written by Emmy and Tony Award nominee Winnie Holzman (creator of the landmark American television series ‘My So-Called Life’). Musical staging is by Tony Award-winner Wayne Cilento with direction by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe Mantello.

Wicked is produced by Marc PlattUniversal Stage ProductionsThe Araca GroupJon B. Platt, and David Stone. Executive Producer (UK) Michael McCabe.

Caitlin Anderson

Through its ‘For Good’ charitable endeavours and acclaimed Wicked Active Learning cultural and social education programme, the London production of Wicked proudly supports and champions the work of the Anti-Bullying Alliance, the National Literacy Trust, and Theatre Works!, the charity providing theatre tickets to disadvantaged children across the UK. 

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