Posts Tagged ‘The Wizard of Oz’

Owing to some judicious use of the refresh button in the 30 seconds before they went on sale last year: front row seats at Wicked! 💚 If possible, I loved it even more at the Edinburgh Playhouse than when we saw it in London all those years ago.

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At some point in the ’80s, the following dialogue took place:

Studio Exec 1: “Remember that beloved childhood classic, The Wizard of Oz? Well I’ve had an idea for a sequel. Dorothy gets sent to a mental hospital to undergo unethical torture under the guise of electroshock therapy while the previous failed experiments scream in the basement. Soon, she escapes to Oz – a once-magical land that’s now host to unimaginable terrors and headless freaks – where she’s hunted and almost killed at every turn.”
Studio Exec 2: “Great, when do we start?”

While I’ve still never understood how Disney greenlit the movie, I do know that Tik-Tok was always one of my favourite characters, and this necklace by Canterbury-based design team Sugar & Vice captures him perfectly. Specialising in laser-cut jewellery and accessories, you can see more of their amazing work over at www.sugarandvicedesigns.com.