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  • Wicked Play Analysis

    Today I am going to write a professional performance response about a musical play I watched called “Wicked”. The play is a musical based on the novel called “Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West” and is an alternate telling of the classic film known as “The Wizard of Oz” which takes place before Dorothy’s arrival to the Land of Oz and provides a prequel by explaining how Elphaba became the Wicked Witch we have come to know her as and told in her perspective along with the Good Witch of the North, Glinda. I am going to cover my experiences and thoughts before I went to the theater and what it was like going there and my experience watching the play by writing about what opinions did it leave me about certain scenes whether…

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  • Victor Hugo's Les Misérabless By Thomas C. Foster

    Times of the Wicked Witch of the West. Elphiba, a young girl who discovers she has magical powers, is offered a sort of internship with the infamous Wizard of Oz. Gleefully, she accepts, only to find out when she meets this wizard that he is no wizard at all and is a fraud. He has set out to find a person with magical powers, such as Elphiba, to actually do the magic for him. When she discovers his scam she refuses and as she tries to run, the Wizard send guards after her and infests all of Oz…

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  • Glinda Character Analysis

    Egg- The eggs represent Glinda. Glinda starts out as a spoiled girl who only cares about her looks. She needs her appearance to be pure so she will not associate with anyone who is not as popular as she. An egg is smooth and a plain color on the outside. Most eggs have little flaws on them. When Glinda meets Elphaba her life changes, and her shell is cracked like an egg. She lets herself make mistakes like the messy part on the inside of they egg. The messy part is the part that you need to cook…

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  • Wizard Of Oz: Glinda The Good Witch Of The North

    Glinda the Good Witch is the one who told Dorothy to keep the shoes from the Wicked Witch of the West. She is also the one who starts the celebration of the witches death. She explains to Dorothy that only pretty witches can be good, this is in fact the only indication that the wicked witch of the west is bad because of her green skin and mole. It is never expressed what the wicked witch actually does to earn her wicked title. After the wizard is proven not to be a wizard at all it is Glinda the…

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  • Wicked: The Wicked Witch Of The West

    Summary of Event: Wicked is a musical about how the witches from The Wizard of Oz became friends. Elphaba, the wicked witch of the west, goes to Shiz University to help care for her little sister Nessarose. Her roommate at Shiz ends up being Glinda the Good. The professor at Shiz realizes that Elphaba has great powers and decides to teach her sorcery and gives her a chance to meet the Wizard. Elphaba and Glinda go together to meet the wizard and while there she is given the spell book which…

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  • Wizard Of Oz Critique

    Presented by Jackson High and Hollywood “The Wizard of Oz” is a story that followed Dorothy and her adventures in Oz as she searches for a way back home. Along the way she meets several people who are looking for a solution for their problems as well. They run into obstacles along the way but with the help of Glinda, the good witch she manages to leave Oz and return to Kansas. The musical was filled with amazing props and effect, which improved the overall show. When Dorothy lands in Kansas she…

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  • The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz: Comparing Book And Film

    In the book, the Witch of the North and Glinda, the Witch of the South are two separate characters. In the motion picture, in any case, they were joined in the film, making another example of circularity. We meet Glinda when Dorothy first touches base in Munchkin Land and are returned to by her when she spares Dorothy, Toto, and the Lion in the field of poppies, and toward the finish of the motion picture when Dorothy is at last sent home. In the book, we met the Witch of the North when Dorothy…

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  • What Are The Similarities Between Oz The Great And Powerful

    Disney produced "Oz the Great and Powerful," and directed by Sam Raimi. This movie was based on the book written by L. Frank Baum. The “wizard” was in the circus and then got in an air balloon and flew to Oz. Shortly after getting there he met Theodora. Her character is played by Mila Kunis. The wizard figures out who the good sister is Glinda and helps her take over the two bad sisters. The wizard helps the people of Oz and at the same time becomes a better person himself. One of the…

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  • Wicked Musical Analysis

    In 1998, Wicked produced a Broadway musical as Idina as Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West who becomes unlikely friends with Glinda the Good which played by Kristen. The soundtrack of the musical builds up to the preeminent climax where Elphaba has settled on her way of becoming wicked. In the beginning of the musical the songs are light hearted, funny and rhythmic like in the song “Popular,” where Glinda is trying to give some helpful tips on how to be more noticable, in a good way, and how…

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  • Follow The Yellow Brick Road Analysis

    Wicked Witch of the West, confronts Dorothy and threatens her. Luckily, Glinda (the Good Witch of the North) intervenes and gives Dorothy the dead witch’s Ruby Slippers, and the slippers protect her. Glinda recommends that if Dorothy wants to return to Kansas she should go find the Wizard of Oz who resides in the Emerald City. To get there one must simply “follow the Yellow Brick Road.” After Dorothy departs on the Yellow Brick Road she soon comes across a talking scarecrow that desires…

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