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Wicked: The Untold Story Of The Witches Of Oz

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Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz, or simply “Wicked” is a musical inspired by the 1995 Gregory Maguire novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, a modern take on the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz and L. Frank Baum’s classic 1900 story, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The musical is told from the perspective of the witches of the Land of Oz.

It’s plot begins before and continues after Dorothy’s arrival in Oz from Kanas, and it includes several character references to the 1939 film and Baum’s novel. Wicked tells the narration of two unlikely friends, Elphaba (the Wicked Crone of the West) and Galinda (whose name later changes to Glinda the Good Witch), who battle through opposing personalities and points of view,
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