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Dick Van Dyke

Richard Wayne "Dick" Van Dyke is an American actor, comedian, writer, singer, dancer, and producer with a career spanning seven decades. He is the older brother of Jerry Van Dyke and father of Barry Van Dyke. Van Dyke starred in the films Bye Bye Birdie, Mary Poppins and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and in the TV series The Dick Van Dyke Show and Diagnosis: Murder. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard. Van Dyke received The Life Achievement Award at the annual Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony on January 27, 2013.

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Wicked - Glinda the Good Witch

13:15, Wed 25th November 2020 - Mon 30th November 2020 at Almeida Theatre

Wicked is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Winnie Holzman. It is based on the 1995 Gregory Maguire novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, a parallel novel of the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz and L. Frank Baum's classic story The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The musical is told from the perspective of the witches of the Land of Oz; its plot begins before and continues after Dorothy's arrival in Oz from Kansas and includes several references to the 1939 film and Baum's novel. Wicked tells the story of two unlikely friends, Elphaba and Glinda, who struggle through opposing personalities and viewpoints, rivalry over the same love-interest, reactions to the Wizard's corrupt government, and, ultimately, Elphaba's public fall from grace.
Produced by Universal Pictures in coalition with Marc Platt and David Stone, the Joe Mantello–directed and Wayne Cilento–choreographed original production of Wicked premiered on Broadway at the Gershwin Theatre in October 2003, after completing pre-Broadway SHN tryouts at San Francisco's Curran Theatre in May 2003. Its original stars included Idina Menzel as Elphaba, Kristin Chenoweth as Glinda, and Joel Grey as the Wizard. The original Broadway production won three Tony Awards and six Drama Desk Awards whilst its cast album received a Grammy Award. It has since celebrated its ninth anniversary on October 30, 2012, and played for 3,886 performances, making Wicked the 12th longest-running Broadway show in history.

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Dick Van Dyke is preparing for

  • Measure for Measure - Angelo

    11:45, Thu 31st December 2020 - Sun 3rd January 2021 at Barbican Centre
    19:45, Thu 7th January 2021 - Sun 10th January 2021 at Barbican Centre
    21:45, Thu 14th January 2021 - Sun 17th January 2021 at Barbican Centre

    Measure for Measure is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1603 or 1604. It was classified as comedy, but its mood defies those expectations. As a result and for a variety…

  • Coriolanus - Young Martius

    20:45, Wed 5th May 2021 - Mon 10th May 2021 at Liverpool Empire Theatre

    Coriolanus is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1605 and 1608. The play is based on the life of the legendary Roman leader Caius Marcius Coriolanus.

  • The Scarlet Pimpernel - Elton

    20:15, Thu 24th June 2021 - Mon 28th June 2021 at Royal Opera House, London

    The Scarlet Pimpernel is a play and adventure novel by Baroness Emmuska Orczy set during the Reign of Terror following the start of the French Revolution. The title character, Sir Percy Blakeney, repres…

  • Notre-Dame de Paris - Reeds

    20:15, Tue 20th July 2021 - Fri 23rd July 2021 at Gielgud Theatre

    Notre-Dame de Paris is a sung-through French-Canadian musical which debuted on 16 September 1998 in Paris. It is based upon the novel Notre-Dame de Paris by the French novelist Victor Hugo. The music…

  • The Producers - Carmen Ghia

    19:45, Wed 24th November 2021 - Sun 28th November 2021 at Random Venue 94
    19:45, Wed 1st December 2021 - Sun 5th December 2021 at Random Venue 94
    19:30, Wed 8th December 2021 - Sun 12th December 2021 at Random Venue 94

    The Producers is a musical adapted by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan from Brooks' 1968 film of the same name, with lyrics written by Brooks and music composed by Brooks and arranged by Glen Kelly and Doug…

  • Prometheus Bound - Oceanus

    19:15, Thu 9th December 2021 - Mon 13th December 2021 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
    19:15, Thu 16th December 2021 - Mon 20th December 2021 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
    19:30, Thu 23rd December 2021 - Mon 27th December 2021 at Royal Exchange, Manchester

    Prometheus Bound is an Ancient Greek tragedy. In Antiquity, this drama was attributed to Aeschylus, but is now considered by some scholars to be the work of another hand, perhaps one as late as ca. 415…

  • The Book of Mormon - Keys

    19:30, Thu 24th March 2022 at Random Venue 67
    20:45, Sun 27th March 2022 at Royal Court Theatre
    20:30, Wed 30th March 2022 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
    20:45, Fri 1st April 2022 at Globe Theatre, London
    20:30, Sun 3rd April 2022 at The Old Vic
    12:45, Wed 6th April 2022 at Adelphi Theatre

    The Book of Mormon is a religious satire musical with book, lyrics, and music by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, and Matt Stone. Best known for creating the animated comedy South Park, Parker and Stone co-cr…

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