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Apollo Victoria Theatre refurb unveiled for Wicked’s 10th anniversary

Apollo Victoria, one of ATG's London theatres Apollo Victoria Theatre, London
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Ambassador Theatre Group has unveiled a refurbishment of the Apollo Victoria Theatre as the venue’s current production, Wicked, marks its 10th anniversary in the West End.

ATG has carried out a complete refurbishment of the theatre’s auditorium and front of house areas. As part of this, all seats and carpets have been replaced, and female toilets in the stalls have been doubled in capacity.

The venue also has new bars, aimed at offering a “superior customer experience”.

Wicked marks its 10th anniversary in the West End this week, having premiered in London on September 27, 2006.

In 2018, a touring production of the musical will return, opening at the Bristol Hippodrome in February of that year.

According to the show’s producers, the musical has employed more than 1,600 people since it opened.

Executive producer Michael McCabe praised “casts, musicians and production staff who have worked so tirelessly…in helping us achieve this milestone”.

The show currently stars Rachel Tucker as Elphaba, with Willemijn Verkaik returning to the musical next year.