Hit musical The Wizard of Oz is hitting the road for a UK tour in 2023 and 2024 – here’s all you need to know.
Fresh from the West End, the classic musical features new music from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, as well as iconic songs from the original MGM film.
Join Dorothy and Toto as they are swept up from sepia-soaked Kansas and transported over the rainbow to the technicolour wonderland of Oz
The Wizard of Oz tour dates and venues
13 December 2023 - 7 January 2024
10 January 2024 - 14 January 2024
16 January 2024 - 21 January 2024
30 January 2024 - 3 February 2024
13 February 2024 - 17 February 2024
20 February 2024 - 25 February 2024
27 February 2024 - 3 March 2024
5 March 2024 - 10 March 2024
19 March 2024 - 23 March 2024
26 March 2024 - 30 March 2024
2 April 2024 - 7 April 2024
9 April 2024 - 13 April 2024
16 April 2024 - 21 April 2024
24 April 2024 - 5 May 2024
9 July 2024 - 13 July 2024
23 July 2024 - 27 July 2024
30 July 2024 - 4 August 2024
Further dates are to be announced.
Featuring the iconic original score from the Oscar-winning MGM film, including Over The Rainbow, Follow The Yellow Brick Road and We’re Off To See the Wizard – with additional songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice – this spectacular production will be a magical experience for all the family.
Meet the cast and team!
Leading the cast in Liverpool will be JLS and Strictly star Aston Merrygold as the Tin Man with RuPaul’s Drag Race UK The Vivienne as Wicked Witch of the West.
The Vivienne is also scheduled to appear as the Wicked Witch at Oxford, Southampton, Hull, Sheffield, Canterbury, Edinburgh, Southend, Norwich, Llandudno, Braford, Bristol, Nottingham, Newcastle, Manchester, Wolverhampton and Sunderland.
Craig Revel Horwood will star as the Wicked Witch in Woking, Belfast, Dublin, Birmingham, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Milton Keynes and Cardiff.
Gary Wilmot will perform as The Wizard in Canterbury, Edinburgh, Southend, Norwich, Llandudno and Bradford.
Further casting for Liverpool and other tour dates is to be announced.
The production is directed by Nikolai Foster (Billy Elliot The Musical, A Chorus Line) with 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 and sound design by Adam Fisher. Creative consultant is Mark Kaufman, musical director and musical supervisor is George Dyer, casting director is Kay Magson CDG, props supervisor is Marcus Hall Props, and wigs, hair and makeup design is by Elizabeth Marini.