Why See The Wizard of Oz?
we're off to see the wizard!
Join Dorothy and Co. as they step out of the London Palladium and down the Yellow Brick Road on a UK tour! Based on the beloved movie, this 5-star critically rated production is directed by Nikolai Foster, known for his work on legendary musicals such as A Chorus Line and Billy Elliot The Musical. The show features all the songs you know and love from the original, including 'Over the Rainbow', 'We're Off to See the Wizard' and 'Follow the Yellow Brick Road', all set to stunning choreography by Shay Barclay. An iconic piece of pop culture, the Wizard of Oz never fails to delight the whole family.
What is the story?
The story, as everyone knows, follows farmgirl Dorothy and her beloved dog Toto who find themselves in the magical land of Oz after being swept up in a tornado. There is one man who may be able to help her return home to Kansas - The fabled Wizard of Oz, who lives in Emerald City...
Opening night: 13 February 2024
You may be required to wear a mask during this performance. Please contact the venue directly for more information.
Cast and Creative
Craig Revel Horwood as Wicked Witch (Woking, Belfast, Dublin, Birmingham, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Milton Keynes and Cardiff)
The Vivienne as Wicked Witch (Liverpool)
Gary Wilmot as The Wizard (Canterbury, Edinburgh, Southend, Norwich, Llandudno and Bradford)
Jason Manford as the Cowardly Lion (Manchester)
Aviva Tulley as Dorothy
Benjamin Yates as The Scarecrow
Nic Greenshields as The Cowardly Lion
Emily Bull as Glinda the Good Witch
Abigail Matthews as Toto
Allan Stewart and Alex Bourne as The Wizard for select dates.
David Burrows, Adam Craig, Cole Dunn, Tyler Ephraim, Olivia Kate Holding, Thomas Kalek, Sadie Levett, Kelsie-Rae Marshall, Martin McCarthy, Rose Ouellette, Fanja Parent, Alexandra Regan, Nathan Routledge and Sydney Spencer.
Directed by Nikolai Foster
Choreography by Shay Barclay
Set design by Colin Richmond
Projection design by Douglas O’Connell
Costume and puppet design by Rachael Canning
Lighting design by Ben Cracknell
Sound design by Adam Fisher
Creative consultancy by Mark Kaufman
Musical direction and supervision by George Dyer
Casting by Debbie O’Brien
Props supervision by Marcus Hall Props
Hair and make-up design by Elizabeth Marini
What you thought
35 reviews, average rating: (2.5 Stars)
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