The movie begins with a tornado sweeping heroine Dorothy and her dog Toto away to Munchkinland
With her will be former Coronation Street actor Nick Cochrane as Scarecrow, Mark Allen as Tinman and Simon Foster as the Lion, as they journey with Toto along the yellow brick road from Munchkinland
to see the great and powerful Oz.
Suddenly the "Wicked Witch of the West" (played by Heidi Choe who comes across more channeling comedienne Kathy Griffin than "Witch" originator Margaret Hamilton) arrives to claim her dead sister's magical ruby slippers, but Glinda moves them onto Dorothy's feet to protect Munchkinland
The effect is similar to the moment when Dorothy opens the door to reveal Munchkinland
in all its Technicolor glory in the film version of The Wizard of Oz.
Based on the Wizard of Oz setting, the series offers a different perspective on the land of Oz and Out of Oz returns to the land, which faces an invasion of Munchkinland
, and where the Cowardly Lion is an outlaw on the run.
Raising $251,332 in 2010, more than any other Broadway or National Tour in the country, the Munchkinland
Company of Wicked was the overall winner for the Easter Bonnet collection that year.
DURING the filming of the Munchkinland
scene, the witch's hat, broom and cloak caught fire and actress Margaret Hamilton suffered severe burns on her hands and face.
During the filming of the Munchkinland
scene in the movie, the witch's hat, broom and cloak caught fire and actress Margaret Hamilton suffered severe second and third degree burns on her hands and lower face.
He was among seven of the surviving actors who played the inhabitants of Munchkinland
present when the Munchkins received a collective star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2007.
Seven of the surviving little people who played the inhabitants of Munchkinland
in the classic 1939 movie attended the ceremony, arriving in a horse-drawn carriage and trailed by a marching band.
The musical reveals the previously undisclosed friendship between the two witches of Oz long before Dorothy, transported by a cyclone, arrives in Munchkinland
We're off to see the wizard,'' said Julie Fahn, a Kenter mom, as the Los Angeles Youth Ballet's Dorothy and the Mayor of Munchkinland
greeted 400 schoolchildren on hand for the show.