West End's WICKED adds extra Summer matinee on 22 August at 2.30pm - Tickets on sale now


WICKED, the record-breaking hit West End musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, has added an additional summer matinee on Thursday 22 August at 2.30pm. Tickets are now on sale.

Recently acclaimed as “one of the most popular West End musicals ever" (Evening Standard), the London production of the global musical phenomenon is already the 16th longest-running West End musical of all time. While continuing its open-ended run at the Apollo Victoria Theatre (where tickets are currently on sale until 26 April 2014) a major new production will tour the UK and Ireland, opening at Manchester’s Palace Theatre in September 2013. 

Ensemble of Wicked
Photo by Matt Crockett
Wicked currently stars Louise Dearman (Elphaba), Gina Beck (Glinda), Ben Freeman (Fiyero), Harriet Thorpe (Madame Morrible), Keith Bartlett (The Wizard), Christopher Howell (Doctor Dillamond), Sam Lupton (Boq), Katie Rowley Jones (Nessarose), Hayley Gallivan (Standby Elphaba) and Lucy van Gasse (Standby Glinda).

Cast subject to change from 18 November 2013.

Based on the best-selling novel by Gregory Maguire that ingeniously re-imagines the stories and characters created by L. Frank Baum in ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’, Wicked tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two sorcery students. Their extraordinary adventures in Oz will ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.

Wicked has music and lyrics by multi GRAMMY® and Academy Award® winner Stephen Schwartz, a book by Winnie Holzman, musical staging by Wayne Cilento and is directed by two-time Tony Award® winner and Olivier Award nominee Joe Mantello. Wicked is based on the acclaimed novel, ‘Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West’, by Gregory Maguire.

Wicked is produced by: Marc Platt, Universal Pictures Stage Productions, The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt and David Stone. Executive Producer (UK): Michael McCabe.



Apollo Victoria Theatre, Wilton Road, London, SW1V 1LG
The theatre is 1 minute from London Victoria Mainline and Underground Stations

Performance Times: 
Monday-Saturday 7.30pm
Matinees Wednesday & Saturday 2.30pm
Running time: 2 hours and 45 minutes including a 20 minute interval

Extra matinees: 22 August, 31 October, 23, 27, 29, 31 December 2013, 2 January, 20 February 2014, at 2.30pm

Christmas 2013/14 performance schedule: 

Monday 23 December – 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Tuesday 24 December – 2.30pm
Wednesday 25 December - no performances
Thursday 26 December – no performance
Friday 27 December - 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Saturday 28 December - 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Sunday 29 December – 2.30pm
Monday 30 December – no performance
Tuesday 31 December – 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Wednesday 1 January 2014 - 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Thursday 2 January - 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Friday 3 January – 7.30pm
Saturday 4 January - 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Ticket prices 
Tickets from £15.00 at every performance.

Ticket prices until 29 June 2013

Monday-Friday 7.30pm, Wednesday & Saturday 2.30pm:
£15.00, £22.50, £27.50, £32.50, £42.50, £52.50, £62.50

Saturday 7.30pm:*
£15.00, £22.50, £27.50, £32.50, £42.50, £52.50, £65.00

Ticket prices from 1 July 2013

Monday-Friday 7.30pm, Wednesday & Saturday 2.30pm:
£15.00, £25.00, £30.00, £35.00, £45.00, £55.00, £65.00

Saturday Evenings:*
£15.00, £25, £30.00, £35.00, £45.00, £55.00, £67.50

*Also all performances 23 December 2013 - 1 January 2014

At performances from Monday 4 November 2013, all ticket prices will include a £1.25 Theatre Restoration Levy.

Day Seats: £27.50 (£29.50 from 1 July 2013) twenty-four front row Stalls released daily at 10.00am at the Box Office

Students: Best available seats £27.50 (£29.50 from 1 July 2013) from 10.00am for Monday-Friday 7.30pm and Wednesday & Saturday 2.30pm performances at the Box Office with student ID. Subject to availability. One ticket per ID

Standby Concessions: Best available seats £27.50 (£29.50 from 1 July 2013) 6pm at Monday-Friday 7.30pm performances and from 12 noon at Wednesday and Saturday 2.30pm performances at the Box Office for Senior Citizens, Jobseekers, Equity, BECTU and MU members and registered disabled. Subject to availability. One ticket per ID