UK & Ireland Tour
Playful Productions general managed the UK & Ireland Tour of Wicked which opened in Bristol in February 2018 before travelling to Liverpool, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds, Dublin, Sunderland, Southampton, Cardiff and concluding in Manchester for Christmas 2018.
Wicked has music and lyrics by multi Grammy® and Academy Award® winner Stephen Schwartz, book by Winnie Holzman, scenic design by Eugene Lee, costumes by Susan Hilferty, lighting by Kenneth Posner, sound by Tony Meola, projection design by Elaine J McCarthy, hair and wig designs by Tom Watson, music arrangements by Alex Lacamoire and Stephen Oremus, dance arrangements by James Lynn Abbott, orchestrations by William David Brohn, music supervision by Stephen Oremus, musical staging by Wayne Cilento and is directed by two-time Tony Award® winner and Olivier Award nominee Joe Mantello.
Wicked is produced by Marc Platt, Universal Stage Productions, The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt and David Stone. The Executive Producer (UK & Ireland) is Michael McCabe.
“A wicked triumph! A funny, moving, exciting, thought–‐provoking and hugely entertaining journey through both the prequel and sequel to the Ozstory” Telegraph & Argus
“Out of this world! From the costumes, set design and lighting to the songs, dancing and superb singing, Wicked is the best show I’ve ever seen” Pulse2 Radio
“A funny, poignant re–‐telling of a classic adventure story with glittering costumes and talented performers. It would be wicked to miss it!” Sunrise Radio
“What a spellbinding treat! With great music, wonderful characterisation and colour, lighting and costumes to die for, this imagined tale of magic and mayhem will bring your dulled senses to life” The Yorkshire Times