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Villains 101

Oct 15, 2017

The Wicked Witch of the West is an iconic villain who is popular in literature, film, and musical theatre. This episode discusses the ways that evil is manifested in an individual. The Wicked Witch has represented uncontrollable forces and evil passions, but she has also been adapted to expose the ways society can fail an individual. This episode looks at L. Frank Baum’s novel, the 1939 film, and Gregory Maguire’s novel Wicked and its musical adaptation.