UK & Ireland Tour
Playful Productions general managed and tour booked for the record-breaking UK and Ireland Tour of Wicked, which opened at the Palace Theatre in Manchester on 12 September 2013, followed by dates in Dublin, Milton Keynes, Cardiff, Glasgow, Leeds, Birmingham, Liverpool, Southampton, Edinburgh, Plymouth, Bristol, Sunderland, Aberdeen and Salford, where the tour ended on 25 July 2015. Acclaimed as “quite simply, the best musical I’ve ever seen” (Yorkshire Evening Post), the tour broke box office records and won multiple five star reviews across England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.
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) is Michael McCabe.
“This is a richly-layered production that provides many spellbinding treats for young and old. Just try and get a ticket while you can” Manchester Evening News ★★★★★
“An incredible production that deserves every bit of its stellar reputation. Superb!” Scottish Sunday Mail