Thursday, Dec. 18, 2003


What if the Wicked Witch of the West was just misunderstood? That's the question posed by this surprisingly grown-up revisionist take on The Wizard of Oz. The music (by Stephen Schwartz) is just passable, but the script is often ingenious and the stars (Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel as the good and bad witches) will be competing for Tonys next spring.