A night at the Opera

Well not really. But in London we went to see “Wicked” the Musical. Besides a local performance of “Jesus Christ Superstar” in St.Gallen, this was the first time I have seen a modern mainstream musical, and I have to say “WOW”.

The story was a twist on the “Wizard of OS” story, basically giving a view behind the scenes of the original story. Protagonists were the good witch, in reality a blonde and rther ego-centric person, and the evil witch, who is a greenish but nice girl. Easy to follow but still kind of clever. I liked that.

However, what made the thing spectacular was the stage design and the effects used. Very cool and so impressive that it made you feel like it was a movie rather than a theatre (I don’t know if this is a good thing in general though).