The Wizard of Oz set for the London Palladium – when is it and how to get tickets


he West End will see a new addition to its list of musicals next summer, and the latest installation is sure to be a crowd pleaser.

Currently being scheduled Leicester, The Wizard of Oz comes to the London Palladium for a summer season starting June 23, 2023.

The show features music from the Oscar-winning 1939 film, including Over The Rainbow, Follow The Yellow Brick Road and We’re Off To See the Wizard, along with additional songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice.

After four years of planning, The Wizard of Oz, directed by Nikolai Foster (Billy Elliot The Musical, A Chorus Line), premiered at Curve Leicester last month.

Casting for the London production has yet to be confirmed.

“The London Palladium is home to the summer blockbuster musicals, and there really won’t be a place quite like the Palladium for Dorothy, Toto, Scarecrow, Tin Man and Lion as they embark on their journey down the Yellow Brick Road,” said producer Michael Harrison.

When is The Wizard of Oz in London?

The Wizard of Oz begins previews at the London Palladium on June 23, ahead of opening night on July 6.

Performances run until September 3.

Who will be involved in the production of The Wizard of Oz?

Nikolai Foster directs the production, with choreography by Shay Barclay, set design by Colin Richmond and costume and puppet design by Rachael Canning. Lighting design is by Ben Cracknell, with sound design by Adam Fisher.

Casting for the London production will be announced at a later date. The Leicester cast includes Christina Bianco as Glinda and Georgina Onourah as Dorothy.

How do you get tickets

Ticket information for The Wizard of Oz has not yet been released.

Visit the LW Theaters for information and updates website.