25th April 2007
WICKED WELCOMES 500,000TH CUSTOMER
At the matinee performance on Wednesday 25 April 2007,
the record-breaking production of WICKED welcomes its
500,000th customer to London's Apollo Victoria Theatre.
Di Sellars, who came to see the show with her daughter
Annie, was presented with a goody bag of WICKED gifts
and invited backstage to meet the stars of the show
afterwards. Kerry Ellis, Helen Dallimore, Adam Garcia,
Susie Blake and Nigel Planer then presented them with
a WICKED poster and souvenir programme signed by the
WICKED welcomes 500,000th customer
Since its first public performance at the Apollo Victoria
Theatre on 7 September 2006, WICKED has grossed over
£18 million at the Box Office. The musical has now grossed
over $500,000,000 (half a billion dollars) worldwide.
Based on Gregory Maguire's best-selling novel, the
spellbinding WICKED tells the incredible untold story
of an extraordinary friendship between two girls: the
blond and popular Glinda and the misunderstood green
girl, Elphaba, whose destiny is to become the Wicked
Witch of the West.
WICKED currently stars: Kerry Ellis as Elphaba, Helen
Dallimore as Glinda, Adam Garcia as Fiyero, Susie Blake
as Madame Morrible, Nigel Planer as The Wizard, Martin
Ball as Doctor Dillamond, James Gillan as Boq and Katie
Rowley Jones as Nessarose.
WICKED is presented in London by: Marc Platt, Universal
Pictures, The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt and David Stone.
General Management: Act Productions / Nick Salmon, Executive
Producer: Michael McCabe.