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Wicked – WMC, Cardiff

Music and lyrics: Stephen Schwartz Book: Gregory Maguire Adapted for the stage by Winnie Holzman Director: Joe Mantello Reviewer: Barbara Michaels Flying monkeys, a huge cast and multi changes of scene – there’s plenty of glitz in Wicked, billed as the prequel to the ever-popular Wizard of Oz and projecting the dark side of the coin.  What could be more ...

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Wicked – The Grand, Leeds

Music and Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz Director: Joe Mantello Based on the novel by: Gregory Maguire Reviewer: Ruth Jepson Are people born wicked, or do they have wickedness thrust upon them? Wicked is a musical phenomenon. Since opening in 2006 the show has garnered over 100 major international awards and already been seen by nine million people in London alone. Seemingly ...

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Wicked – The Lowry, Salford

Book: Winnie Holzman Music and lyrics: Stephen Schwartz Director: Joe Mantello Reviewer: Abbie Rippon The Wizard of Oz in his act two number describes himself as ‘Wonderful… They call me wonderful….’ and Wicked really is a wonderful show. The touring production that has flown into The Lowry this week has all of the magic of the West End production; the ...

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Wicked – Liverpool Empire

Music/Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz Book: Winnie Holzman Director: Joe Mantello Reviewer: Stephanie Rowe Eight years ago, Stephen Schwartz’s musical based on Gregory Maguire’s cult novel received it’s West End premiere after a successful opening on Broadway – roll forward and the show is still packing them in at the Apollo Victoria Theatre which now takes pride of place as one of ...

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Wicked – Milton Keynes Theatre

Music &Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz Book: Winnie Holzman Director: Joe Mantello Reviewer: Maggie Constable “Wicked!!!!” so the kids say. And yes it is, because Wicked is now at Milton Keynes Theatre and will be for 5 weeks! The long-anticipated show which has been at the Victoria Apollo in London since 2006, one of the most popular musicals ever, has now sent ...

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