Flying into Salford.
Acting as a prequel and then side story to the well-known events from 'The Wizard of Oz', this hugely popular musical delivers on its promise as one of the biggest shows in the world right now.
If you've been trapped in a witch's spell and don't know what it's all about, then you might recall that there was a good witch, Glenda, and a bad one, green monster Elpheba. Thi is the story of where they came from, and it's not the story you might expect.
The score is fine but there are a couple of showstoppers, and if 'Defying Gravity' doesn't have you tired with applause then you're a misery guts.