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MIRANDA MUSICAL SOCIETY PRESENTS ‘WICKED’ @ SUTHERLAND ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE

WICKED – music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, book by Winnie Holzman, tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two girls who first meet as sorcery students at Shiz University: the blonde and very popular Glinda and a misunderstood green girl named Elphaba. Their extraordinary adventures in Oz  see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.

The Miranda Musical Society’s (MMS) revival of WICKED will play the Sutherland Entertainment Centre on Wednesday March 22 at 8 pm, Thursday March 23 at 11 am and 8 pm, Friday March 25 at 2 pm and 8 pm, and Sunday March 26 at 11 am and 5 pm.

Bookings : 95218888 or goo.gl/pC7ylM

For more about WICKED presented by Miranda Musical Society, visit http://www.mirandamusicalsociety.com.au

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Wicked

Lucy Durack and Jemma Rix (c) Jeff Busby
Lucy Durack and Jemma Rix (c) Jeff Busby

WICKED is a prequel to The Wizard Of Oz and the plot unfolds in the years leading to Dorothy’s arrival. It is the tale of two unlikely friends: Glinda the Good, a role reprised by the outstanding Lucy Durack, and Elphaba, the future Wicked Witch of the West, played by the exceptional Jemma Rix.  They form a bond in College which leads to different destinies. Glinda is popular and beautiful while misunderstood Elphaba was “born different”, that is, she is green. One friend is seduced by power whilst the other remains true to herself.

The musical begins with the citizens of Oz celebrating the death of the Wicked Witch as Glinda arrives. The remainder of the plot forms an extended flashback of the lives of the two women. Continue reading Wicked