A few years ago, my daughter expressed a desire to see the musical "Wicked". I have to admit that the songs didn't really excite me but last year when I saw that the production was coming to Leeds, I thought I would treat us to a couple of tickets. So last week after work on Tuesday, we hot footed it up to Leeds Grand Theatre. I love the way that we are still Theatre buddies.
Leeds Grand is a gorgeous little Victorian theatre that has been restored perfectly. It's a proper gem. I can't understand why people pay vast amounts of money and flock to London's West End theatre's when they generally have such treasures on their doorsteps.
My camera is not behaving at all and I am having problems with focus - hubby says it is over used!
Any way - all I can say about Wicked is that it is probably the best musical I have ever seen!! It blew me away! The story is excellent, the acting and sing was totally superb - each and every cast member was awesome. The costumes were stunning and visually the whole thing was immense. I was bowled over by it. Musical theatre at its very very best.
Go see it xx
We saw it in San Francisco and I loved it too...
Chris hated it
Thanks for the recommendation, Diane. I shall look out for it in our area!
I'm so glad that you enjoyed it. I have never seen Wicked, but I have heard very good things about it! xx
Eleanor and I went to see it last week too, it's brilliant, isn't it? I wasn't really looking forward to it, I bought the tickets because Eleanor wanted to see it, but I'm so pleased I went now. I'd go again.
OK, we will... Love Helen, Darcy and Bingley xxx
It's one we all want to see so I hope we get there one day. Graham was looking at tickets recently for when we are in London soon but the seats were duff ones. We'll keep trying though. Glad you and your gorgeous DQ had a fun evening together.
Do you know I might have to stop reading your blog....my list is growing!
Not much of a musical theatre fan, but Leeds Grand looks beautiful - as do your and your daughter! xxx
My daughter wanted me to see this too, but I wasn't very enthusiastic. Think I might reconsider!
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