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Is there a recording of Wicked?

Wicked is a cast recording containing the majority of the songs from the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Wicked, with music and lyrics by composer Stephen Schwartz and a book by writer Winnie Holzman.

Who is playing Elphaba in Wicked on tour?

Mary Kate Morrissey

Why is Elphaba green in Wicked?

As in the book, Elphaba is born with green skin. In the musical, however, the cause of her pigmentation is due to her mother having imbibed a green elixir before being seduced by Elphaba’s biological father. … Elphaba becomes upset by this.

Is Glinda a bad witch?

Many people think of the Wicked Witch when they think f the villain of “The Wizard of Oz.” However, Glinda was really the villain of the movie. There are a few reasons as to why Glinda is thought to be the bad witch. Dorothy’s house is dropped on the Good Witch of the East.

What happened to the Wicked Witch of the East?

The Wicked Witch of the East meets her final fate as she is accidentally crushed to death by a falling farmhouse that was carried by a cyclone from another realm outside of Oz, a place called Kansas. In the story The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, she appears, but when she does she is already dead.

What does the wicked witch represent?

Wicked Witch of the West and East: The Wicked Witch of the East represents eastern business and the Wicked Witch of the West represents the politician William McKinley who defeated Williams Jennings Bryant during the time of the free silver silver movement. Good Witch of the South and North.

Why is the Wizard of Oz banned?

People were actually mad that Dorothy was the hero in her own story and banned the book as a result. Way back in 1928, which is 28 years after the book’s release, all public libraries banned the book because they felt it was “ungodly.” And what exactly was ungodly you ask?