Theatre News

Wicked stars fly in to celebrate Liverpool Pride

Wicked becomes the official Theatre production for Liverpool Pride this summer.

Cast members from the blockbuster musical Wicked are the latest additions confirmed to perform at this year’s event on Saturday 2 August and the show has become the Official Theatre Production for Liverpool Pride.

Ashleigh Gray
Ashleigh Gray

Ashleigh Gray and Samuel Edwards, who will be starring as Elphaba and Fiyero in the tour when it comes to the Liverpool Empire on 16 September, will take to the stage, singing a selection of numbers the West End stalwart show.

The London production continues its open-ended run at the Apollo Victoria Theatre where it is already the 15th longest-running musical in West End theatre history. Wicked tells the untold story of the Witches of Oz and their unlikely but profound friendship. Their adventures in Oz are what ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.

This year marks the 5th anniversary for Liverpool Pride, which was established in 2010 and takes place each year to coincide with the date of murdered gay teenager Michael Causer 6 years ago.

This year’s ‘Glam Fairy Tale’ theme encourages all those attending to come dressed in their most wild and wonderful interpretations of the theme , which makes Wicked's addition to the performances is now more apt than ever.