Glinda


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Glinda

the “Good Witch”; Dorothy’s guardian angel. [Am. Lit.: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz; Am. Cinema: Halliwell, 780]
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Aaron Sidwell (Steven Beale in Eastenders) gave a funny and heart-warming portrayal of Fiyero, torn between between Glinda and Elphaba, while Kim Ismay (Madame Morrible) also entertained with great vocals.
a heartbreaking munchkin BOQ, especially when Glinda steers away his affections toward Elphabas initially meek sister, Nessa Rose (a fine Catherine Charlebois).
Wicked tells the story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two sorcery students and their extraordinary adventures in Oz, which will ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.
Wicked tells the backstory of the Wizard Of Oz's witches Elphaba and Glinda before they became known as the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch.
Of course, Glinda still harbors hatred for Dorothy since she made her husband, Roan/Lucas (Oliver Jackson-Cohen), fall in love with her.
is is not an easy score to sing by any stretch of the imagination and both Ashleigh Gray as Elphaba and Emily Tierney as Glinda tackle it with aplomb.
Glinda, however, maintains a Hollywood starlet look in keeping with her wide-eyed way and glamorous ambitions, while the lovely Elphaba wears what witches wear and is green
She once again returned to the role of Glinda on the First National Tour of Wicked on February 24th, 2012, replacing Katie Rose Clarke who co-starred with Lindsay Mendez.
Based on Gregory Maguire's 1995 novel, this version of Wicked stars Ashleigh Gray as Elphaba, The Wicked Witch of the West, reinterpreted as a misunderstood heroine whose green skin has seen her mocked and shunned through life, with only the perfect, blonde–haired Glinda the Good (Emily Tierney) standing by her.
Glinda then introduces Dorothy to the little Munchkins, portrayed by children, who were charming as they joined Glinda and Dorothy to celebrate the witch's demise in the musical number "Ding-Dong
Wicked, the Tony, Grammy and Olivier-award winning musical that has stormed New York's Gershwin Theatre and London's Victoria Theatre since its 2004 debut Broadway run, delves deeper into the stories of Glinda the Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.
But when you have vocalists of the calibre of Emily Tierney's Glinda and Nikki Davis-Jones's Elphaba belting out the numbers, it takes them to a new dimension.