Last week the award-winning musical Wicked flew back into Birmingham and we invited audiences and media to experience the spell-binding production based on the acclaimed novel by Gregory Maguire. 

Have a read of the reviews below to see why Wicked is proving undeniably Pop-u-lar!

“It would be a huge mistake to miss this Wicked-ly brilliant show.

All That Dazzles ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

embodies everything you want in a night at the theatre.”

Behind the Arras ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

“[Laura Pick and Sarah O’Connor] had such chemistry on stage, you’d assume they were real-life sisters

Birmingham Live ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

By far, one of the best shows on tour in the UK at the moment.”

Black Country Radio

a glorious, high octane, intelligent showstopper which indeed, like Elphaba, defies gravity.”

Bromsgrove Standard ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

I don’t think I’ve heard a louder reaction at the end of act one at Birmingham Hippodrome.”

Brum Hour ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

“A magical, spellbinding musical, extravagant and emotional.

Bum on a Seat ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Vocals from start to finish were outstanding

Culture Bab ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

quite simply perfect

Curtain Call Reviews ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

 a score that still hits with the force of a house-hurling hurricane, a cast that will blow your lore-accurate silver slippers right off, and a scope and quality of production that rivals anything the Emerald City could magic up

Enjoy Things ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

A truly memorable night at the theatre”

Express and Star

“[Wicked] left the audience totally bewitched and begging for more. For the next five weeks there is definitely ‘No place like Brum’

Fairy Powered Productions ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

a tour de force of theatre that excels at portraying female friendship in its reality

RedBrick ★ ★ ★ ★ ½

“a headlong dive into a wishing-well spellbound spectacular splash of excess in all areas with bed knobs and broomsticks on.

Reviews Hub ★ ★ ★ ★

ticks all of the boxes and more

Small House Big Trips ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

I cannot begin to do justice about how incredible these two lead performances [Laura Pick and Sarah O’Connor] are”

Switch Radio

 a must-see theatrical experience!

Theatre and Tonic ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

 What a powerhouse pairing” [Laura Pick and Sarah O’Connor]

Warwickshire Review

 Wicked is a phenomenon that dazzles

Weekend Notes ★ ★ ★ ★

 A musical joy that still manages to defy the test of time

West End Best Friend ★ ★ ★ ★

the show hits the mark on every level and is hugely deserving of its status as one of the all-time great musicals”

What’s On Live ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Wicked runs at Birmingham Hippodrome until Sunday 7 Aprilclick here for more information and tickets.