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The Wizard of Oz Musical

Musicals
Kids
Fantasy
Stars on stage
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£24
15 Aug 2024 - 08 Sep 2024
2 hr 05 min with interval
Suitable for 6+
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Why Watch The Wizard of Oz Musical

  • The iconic Wizard of Oz gets a new production at the Gillian Lynne Theatre for a limited run, with new music from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice.
  • Prepare to be spellbound by the Wicked Witch, played by RuPaul's Drag Race UK winner The Vivienne, and the Tin Man, played by JLS singer Jason Manford
  • Join Dorothy and Toto on their adventure as they travel over the rainbow to the magical Land of Oz, as they rediscover the power of friendship.
  • Will Dorothy find her way home, and who is the real Wicked Witch? Book your tickets for The Wizard of Oz musical in London to find out!

About Show

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Calling all Dorothy fans! This Wizard of Oz is a fresh take on the classic tale. Following a smash-hit UK & Ireland tour and a successful West End run at the London Palladium in 2023, the show returns for a limited time. Expect the iconic story with a twist, with Nikolai Foster returning to direct. Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood will be sharing the role of the Wicked Witch with The Vivienne, and Gary Wilmot plays the wizard. This critically acclaimed production promises an unforgettable adventure for all ages!

The Story

Dorothy is a farm girl from Kansas. When a tornado sweeps Dorothy and her pet dog Toto from their home, they wind up in the enchanted Land of Oz. In Oz, Dorothy and Toto encounter and befriend a tinman, a lion, and a scarecrow. The four companions travel down the yellow brick road in the hopes of assisting Dorothy in finding the powerful and mysterious Wizard of Oz who can help her return home. Watch how Dorothy and her friends deal with every challenge thrown their way in the Land of Oz. Grab your Wizard of Oz tickets to reserve your seats right away!

Show Timings

  • Show timings for The Wizard of Oz may vary every week. You can check the show timings for your preferred date at the next stage of booking.

Cast & Crew

  • Leading Roles: Aviva Tulley as Dorothy, The Vivienne as Wicked Witch of the West, Aston Merrygold as Tin Man, Abigail Matthews as Toto, Benjamin Yates as Scarecrow, Nic Greenshields as Cowardly Lion
  • Director: Nikolai Foster
  • Book: L. Frank Baum
  • Original Music: Harold Arlen
  • Original Lyrics: E. Y. Harburg
  • Additional Music and Adaptation: Andrew Llyod Webber
  • Additional Lyrics: Tim Rice

Note: Producers can not guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to illness and holidays.

Songs from the Judy Garland movie from 1939, such as 'Over The Rainbow' and 'We're Off to See the Wizard', are featured in The Wizard of Oz. Additionally, there are also songs by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, such as 'Bring Me the Broomstick'.

  • This show is recommended for ages 6 and above.
  • Children aged 3 and under will not be permitted entry into the theatre.
  • Please keep in mind that London theatres do not have an age classification organization. This means that all age recommendations are subjective. Please use your judgment while purchasing tickets for any show.

Tickets Redemption

  • You’ll get an instant email confirmation right after you book your tickets.
  • Enjoy a hassle-free entrance to the venue by showing your mobile ticket and a valid photo ID – no printout necessary!

Cancellation & Refunds

  • Tickets cannot be refunded, amended, or rescheduled.

Gillian Lynne Theatre

The Gillian Lynne Theatre, formerly known as the New London Theatre, boasts a rich history in London's West End. Built in 1973, it occupies the site of a succession of earlier performance venues dating back to the 1800s. The theatre has witnessed countless productions, from Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats to recent shows like Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and School of Rock. In 2018, the theatre was renamed in honor of the choreographer and director Gillian Lynne.

Seating Capacity: 1,231

Gillian Lynne Theatre Seating Plan will help you find the best seats in the theatre.

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: 166 Drury Lane, London WC2B 5PW, United Kingdom

Bus: Take routes 1, 59, 68, 134, 168, 171, 188, 243 or X68 and get off at the bus stops on Kingsway. The theatre is a 3-minute walk from there.

Tube: The nearest tube stations to the theatre are Holborn (Piccadilly and Central lines) and Covent Garden (Piccadilly line). The theatre is a 6-minute walk from both stations.

Available Facilities: Bar, Cloakroom, Restrooms, Water Fountain

Accessibility: Assistive Listening System, Accessible Toilets, Wheelchair Accessible, Guide Dogs Allowed

Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security, all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Gillian Lynne Theatre.

Dress Code: Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, that the theatre is air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

Outside Food: Most theatres do not allow outside food inside the theatres but most of them also have a café or restaurant inside the premises or nearby.

Frequently Asked Questions About The Wizard of Oz

How much do tickets to The Wizard of Oz cost in London?

The cost of tickets will vary depending on the type of seats you choose.

What is the opening date for The Wizard of Oz?

The show opens on 15th August 2024 at the Gillian Lynne Theatre.

What age is The Wizard of Oz appropriate for?

The show is most suitable for children aged 6 and above.

Where is The Wizard of Oz playing in London?

The show is playing at the Gillian Lynne Theatre and opens on 15th August 2024.

What is The Wizard of Oz about?

The Wizard of Oz follows Dorothy and Toto on their familiar journey down the yellow brick road, encountering fantastical characters and classic songs, all while introducing a new musical twist and questioning the true nature of good and evil.

How long does The Wizard of Oz run for?

The running time of the show is 2 hours and 5 minutes including one interval.

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