Drury Lane 169, London WC2B5PW

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The Wizard of Oz

August 15 - September 8, 2024

this trip to Oz is one well worth taking, you'll be in the best of company.


Why See The Wizard of Oz?

MusicalsFamily ShowsClassic

follow the yellow brick road

Starring Aston Merrygold and The Vivienne!

Join Dorothy and Co. for a summer run at the Gillian Lynne Theatre, as they journey down the Yellow Brick Road in the search of the Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Based on the beloved movie, this 5-star critically rated production is directed by Nikolai Foster, known for his work on legendary musicals such as A Chorus Line and Billy Elliot The Musical. The show features all the songs you know and love from the original, including 'Over the Rainbow', 'We're Off to See the Wizard' and 'Follow the Yellow Brick Road', all set to stunning choreography by Shay Barclay. An iconic piece of pop culture, the Wizard of Oz never fails to delight the whole family.

What is the story?

The story, as everyone knows, follows farmgirl Dorothy and her beloved dog Toto who find themselves in the magical land of Oz after being swept up in a tornado. There is one man who may be able to help her return home to Kansas - The fabled Wizard of Oz, who lives in Emerald City...

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Opening night: 15 August 2024




You may be required to wear a mask during this performance. Please contact the venue directly for more information.

Cast and Creative


The Vivienne as The Wicked Witch of the West
Aston Merrygold as the Tin Man
Aviva Tulley as Dorothy
Benjamin Yates as The Scarecrow
Nic Greenshields as The Cowardly Lion
Abigail Matthews as Toto
Femi Akinfolarin as alternate Tin Man


Directed by Nikolai Foster
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
Sound design by Adam Fisher
Creative consultancy by Mark Kaufman
Musical direction and supervision by George Dyer
Casting by Debbie O’Brien
Props supervision by Marcus Hall Props
Wigs, hair and make-up design by Elizabeth Marini

What you thought

49 reviews, average rating: (2.4 Stars)

2.5 star rating

Donna M: “Fabulous!!!”

Just left tonight’s show. Absolutely loved it!!! I disagree with all... more

Elizabeth Horton: “Wonderful performance”

If I'd relied on the reviews that I'd seen about this show, I wouldn't... more

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