Monday, 5 November 2012

UK Tour Announced

The official Facebook page has confirmed that Wicked will be going on tour, premiering at the Palace Theatre in Manchester in September 2013.

Booking opens on 19th November.  Casting has yet to be announced.

(Note that, as seems be tradition (see UK cinema trailers featuring the Stuttgart cast), the post features a photo of Willemijn Verkaik!)

Monday, 29 October 2012

Welcome to the new London Cast

Today sees the return to the Wicked London cast of Louise Dearman (Elphaba) and Katie Rowley-Jones (Nessa), alongside newcomers Ben Freeman (Fiyero), Louise Plowright (Madame Morrible) and Sam Lupton (Boq).  View more photos at the official website.

Photos: Matthew Crockett

Saturday, 22 September 2012

West End Live 2010/2011e-book

120 pages of colour and black and white photographs taken at West End Live in 2010 and 2011.  Shows featured include Wicked, Chicago, We Will Rock You, Hair, Avenue Q, Love Never Dies, Mamma Mia and Jersey Boys.

Preview the book below and click here to purchase for just £2.49.

West End Live 2010/2011

   West End Live ...         
    By Hilary White

Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Wicked London Cast Change

Louise Dearman is not the only familiar face returning to the Apollo Victoria in October.  Katie Rowley Jones, London's original Nessa Rose, rejoins the cast on October 29th.

New cast members include Ben Freeman (Fiyero), Louise Plowright (Madame Morrible), Sam Lupton (Boq), Hayley Gallivan (Standby Elphaba) and Lucy van Gasse (Standby Glinda).

Friday, 3 August 2012

Louise Dearman returning to Wicked London

Former Glinda, Louise Dearman, will rejoin the West End production on 29th Elphaba!


Monday, 18 June 2012

West End Live 2012

Sadly, I'll miss West End Live this year but the line-up for the weekend's events has now been posted.

Wicked will perform at 11.20 on Saturday, 23rd June.  View the full line-up here. Former cast members Louise Dearman and Mark Evans have solo sets on Sunday.

Saturday, 28 April 2012

Louise Dearman CD Signing

Louise will be signing copies of her new album, "Here Comes The Sun", at The Dress Circle on Saturday, 5th May.

Click here for more details.

Thursday, 22 March 2012

Smash renewed for second season

TVLine reports that NBC has renewed Smash for a second season. Alongside star Megan Hilty, the show has also featured appearances by Annaleigh Ashford, Michelle Federer and Phillip Spaeth. Norbert Leo Butz will feature in a future episode.

Thursday, 2 February 2012

MSN Interview with Matt Willis

<a href=';src=v5:embed::uuids' target='_new' title='Wicked Matt Willis' >Video: Wicked Matt Willis</a>

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Aaron Tveit cast in Les Mis

Universal has confirmed that former Wicked star Aaron Tveit will play Enjolras in the latest film adaptation of Les Miserables.  The film, which will also star Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried and Eddie Redmayne, is due for release in December.