Wicked Plays 6000th Performance at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre
WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, last night (7 July 2022) played its landmark 6000th performance at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre.
“One of the most successful musicals of all time” (BBC News) and already the 9th longest running West End musical in history, Wicked has now seen by more than 10 million people in London alone (and 60 million worldwide). “The global sensation” (Independent) is the winner of more than 100 major international awards, including three Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy Award and ten theatregoer voted WhatsOnStage Awards (including ‘Best New Musical’ and three for ‘Best West End Show’).
Executive Producer (UK) Michael McCabe said: “As we reach the incredible milestone of 6000 performances, we take this opportunity to thank the remarkable team across the show, including our acting company, creatives, stage management, automation, lighting, sound, stage, wardrobe, wigs, orchestra, as well as all the management, venue and Box Office staff, whose professionalism and tireless dedication keeps the show running.
And to the more than 10 million people who have now seen Wicked in London, we offer our deepest gratitude.”
Wicked currently stars: Lucie Jones (Elphaba), Helen Woolf (Glinda), Ryan Reid (Fiyero), Sophie-Louise Dann (Madame Morrible), Gary Wilmot (The Wizard), Carina Gillespie (Nessarose), Nicholas McLean (Boq), Simeon Truby (Doctor Dillamond), Amy Webb (Standby for Elphaba), Lisa-Anne Wood (Standby for Glinda), Yuki Abe, Kofi Aidoo-Appiah, Meg Astin, Alishia-Marie Blake, Pàje Campbell, Grace Chapman*, Michael Colbourne, Fergus Dale, Nolan Edwards, Nicola Espallardo, Danny Fogarty, Laura Harrison, Amie Hibbert, Lucie Horsfall, Samuel How, Christian Knight, Nick Len, Jasmine Leung, Maggie Lynne, Rhidian Marc, PaddyJoe Martin, Jessica-Alice McCluskey, Stacey McGuire, Harry Mills, Lewis Newton, Natalie Spriggs, Samantha Thomas, Joe Thompson-Oubari and James Titchener.
* Maternity cover for Maggie Lynne. Cast subject to change.