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Wicked – Leeds Grand, Leeds

Book: Winnie Holzman Director: Joe Mantello Music &Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz Reviewer: S.E. Webster Rather appropriately, Leeds Grand Theatre rolled out the green carpet on press night as they welcomed hundreds of theatre-goers to watch the highly acclaimed musical theatre production, Wicked. This is the musical’s first ever UK tour since it originally premiered in London’s West End in 2006. In ...

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Wicked (Tour) – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Director: Joe Mantello Book: Winnie Holzman Composer/Lyricist: Stephen Schwartz Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald Since it’s opening on Broadway in 2003, Wicked has cast its spell over audiences the world over. This current tour, taking the show across the UK and Ireland, shows exactly why the production has been so successful and guarantees an entertaining evening of theatre that won’t be forgotten ...

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WHAT’S HOT : Week beginning Monday 24th March 2014

After a little break we are delighted to bring to you a larger and improved What’s Hot feature – bringing you the best shows from all over the UK &Ireland to catch in the coming week. Hopefully there is something for everyone in this week’s selection. If you go to see or have seen any of them, then let us ...

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Wicked – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Music &Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz Book: Winnie Holzman Director: Joe Mantello Reviewer: Megan Pearce Wicked has been running in the West End since 2006 with phenomenal success. Finally, the show is touring all over the UK and is definitely not one to miss. Everyone is familiar with the family classic, The Wizard of Oz – a story of a girl from ...

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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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INTERVIEW: Ten Minutes with Emily Tierney

Emily Tierney is currently playing Glinda in the first ever UK &Ireland tour of Wicked, the smash hit musical by Stephen Schwartz, it recently opened at The Palace Theatre in Manchester, taking time in her busy schedule Emily spoke to John Roberts about the show, about how intimate she has become with the “Good Witch” and how playing with teddies ...

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Wicked – The Palace Theatre, Manchester

Music &Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz Book: Winnie Holzman Director: Joe Mantello Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:5] In 2006 having already been opened on Broadway for three years, Wicked the hit musical based on Gregory McGuire’s Wizard of Oz prequel novel opened at the Apollo Victoria in London’s glittering West End, where it still continues to pull in the crowds and see’s many ...

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NEWS: Principal casting for Wicked UK & Ireland Tour

Principal casting has been announce this morning for the UK &Ireland tour of the international smash hit musical Wicked. Leading the cast as the misunderstood green witch is previous West End Elphaba Nikki Davis-Jones who joins the cast fresh from playing Maureen in the first leg of the 20th Anniversary Tour of RENT. Davis-Jones was also in the World Premiere ...

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