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We're off to see the Wizard as London returns to the land of Oz

Posted 21st March 2024

Exciting news for fans of the beloved musical The Wizard of Oz! We are thrilled to announce that the enchanting production will conclude its major UK and Ireland tour with a limited run of 38 performances at the Gillian Lynne Theatre. This magical journey will unfold from Thursday, 18 August, to Sunday, 8 September, 2024, at the Gillian Lynne Theatre. Sign up for presale access now and mark your calendars, as our exclusive 24 hour presale begins Wednesday 27 March, at 10am.

This new rendition of the timeless tale, based on the iconic story by L. Frank Baum, promises to captivate audiences once again. Initial casting for the London season has been unveiled, with some familiar faces returning to their celebrated roles. JLS star Aston Merrygold, known for his electrifying stage presence, will reprise his role as The Tin Man, while RuPaul’s Drag Race UK winner and Dancing on Ice finalist, The Vivienne, will cast her spell as The Wicked Witch of the West. Stay tuned for further casting announcements!

Joining Merrygold and The Vivienne in the West End are principal company members currently enchanting audiences on the UK and Ireland touring production. Aviva Tulley, Benjamin Yates, Nic Greenshields, and Abigail Matthews are set to deliver stellar performances, ensuring an unforgettable experience for theatergoers.

Aston Merrygold, renowned for his stage prowess and dynamic performances, will grace select dates of the London season, reprising his acclaimed role as The Tin Man. From his early days with JLS to his solo endeavors and various television appearances, Merrygold continues to captivate audiences with his talent and charm.

Meanwhile, The Vivienne, hailed as the UK’s No.1 drag superstar, will mesmerize audiences as The Wicked Witch of the West. From her triumph on RuPaul’s Drag Race UK to her electrifying performances on Dancing On Ice, The Vivienne’s star continues to ascend both nationally and internationally.

Join us as we journey down the yellow brick road and into the heart of Oz this summer!