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'Wicked' lights up the stage

The musical's plot development powers the audience appeal

By Ruth O. Bingham
Special to the Star-Advertiser

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 26, 2012

~~<p>Wicked&quot; works magic.</p>
<p>It has all the spectacle we expect from large-scale international musicals (&quot;Les Miserables,&quot; &quot;Phantom of the Opera,&quot; &quot;Miss Saigon,&quot; &quot;Lion King&quot;), such as elaborate stage design, dramatic lighting, dazzling choreography and a powerful score. &quot;Wicked&quot; creates a fantastical world with asymmetrical, whimsical costumes and Oz-ian style. But it is the story that captivates.</p>
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Wicked" works magic.

It has all the spectacle we expect from large-scale international musicals ("Les Miserables," "Phantom of the Opera," "Miss Saigon," "Lion King"), such as elaborate stage design, dramatic lighting, dazzling choreography and a powerful score. "Wicked" creates a fantastical world with asymmetrical, whimsical costumes and Oz-ian style. But it is the story that captivates. Login for more...



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