It is based on the 1995 Gregory Maguire novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, an alternative telling of the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz and L. Frank Baum's classic 1900 story, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Her daughter Andrea has a similar dress like Princess Ozma. However, she is often referred to by the author and the characters and always offers people help or refuge during hard times. When Snow White asks for Regina's whereabouts since she was just with them, Glinda states that the Queen didn't meet the qualifications needed for entering through the door. In the film version, she is played by Lena Horne, and she causes the snowstorm that brings Dorothy to Oz. Sunny Mabrey as Glinda in the TV series Once Upon a Time Glinda appears in the second half of Season Three of Once Upon a Time played by Sunny Mabrey . Once Upon a Time resumes Season 3 on Sunday, March 9. However, her voice and her personality are extremely close to the 1939 version of this Oz character. Emerald City also has another witch half based on the Witch of the South, named Mother South, that is a cardinal witch together with her daughters Glinda, West and East. Siehe auch. Michael Ausiello / She is described as a golden-haired eternally young beauty in a pink dress. In the film, she helps a good-hearted con artist named Oscar Diggs (James Franco) defeat her sisters and become the Wizard of Oz. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Apart from undoing Mombi's evil magic herself, this incarnation of Glinda also tells the old Gillikin witch that she has "allowed" her to practice some of her "less horrible tricks" thus far, suggesting that every practitioner of magic in Oz is ultimately answerable to Glinda should they go too far. She sings a climactic song called "You Have Only You (To Look To)" to Dorothy, making her look inside herself for the strength that is not forthcoming from old companions such as the Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Lion. Winter gardenOz (formerly) Glinda doesn't believe this to be true, but she witnesses Zelena attack Dorothy, who causes her assailant to melt with water. Glinda performs the functions of not only the novel's Good Witch of the North and Good Witch of the South, but also the novel's Queen of Field Mice, by being the one who welcomes Dorothy to Oz, sends her "off to see the Wizard," and orchestrates her rescue from the deadly poppy field in addition to revealing the secret to going back home. After Dorothy's journey, she returns for the Muppets' show. This happened "many centuries ago" according to Ozma (again alluding to Glinda's advanced age), and it is this fountain that saves Oz from the invading Nome King and his allies in The Emerald City of Oz, by making them forget their nefarious intentions. "Chosen" The role was originated by Dee Dee Bridgewater. In the Broadway musical The Wiz, Glinda is the Good Witch of the South, as she appears in the Oz books. Glinda is the Good Witch of the South and is played by Miss Piggy, as are her sisters the Good Witch of the North and the two Wicked Witches. She is played in the film by Billie Burke. Later books call her a "Sorceress" rather than a "witch",[2] though Baum's writings make clear that he did not view witches as inherently wicked. Glinda is the sister of Addaperle (Abrakadabra), Evillene (Sadista), and Evvamean, the other three witches of Oz. Glinda appears in Return to Oz. [3] She also employs a large army of female soldiers, with which she takes on General Jinjur's Army of Revolt, who had conquered the Emerald City in The Marvelous Land of Oz. Even the citizens of Oz who do not possess magical powers are referred to as "fairy people" by Baum in The Emerald City of Oz, meaning that they are not mortals like Dorothy and the Wizard who were born in the outside world. Only after, Zelena reveals she masqueraded as the Wizard to get rid of Dorothy. In Baum's The Land of Oz, Glinda categorically states that she does not engage in "transformations" because "they are not real", but in this series, the Good Witch transforms into an eagle in order to pursue Mombi, who attempts to fly away from the Emerald City in the form of a dragon. Louise Dearman is the first actress to have portrayed both lead roles of Elphaba and Glinda. [citation needed]. General Guph also tells the Nome King that Glinda "commands the spirits of the air,". They all fall short of Glinda's wisdom and resoluteness. The banished Good Witch briefly explains her past friendship with Zelena and tells them the Wicked Witch's greatest weakness is light magic. She sings 2 stirring solos titled "Try To Touch a Star" and "I've Watched Over You." ", "Wicked: Marcie Dodd, Alli Mauzey, Kevin Kern, Brynn O'malley & Alex Brightman to join cast", "Wicked: Alli Mauzey to return as Glinda", "Wicked: Erin Mackey to play 'Glinda' from 11 Aug, Michelle Federer to return as 'Nessarose' on 18 Aug", "Wicked: Clarke and Fellner join cast on 12 Jan", "Wicked: Katie Rose Clarke to return as Glinda", "Wicked welcomes five new principal cast members", "5 new Wicked principal cast members from 16 Dec 2014", "Congratulotions! Glinda, formerly known as the Good Witch of the South, is a character on ABC 's Once Upon a Time. [citation needed]. Latest mention: [citation needed], Glinda lives in a palace near the Northern border of the Quadling Country, attended by fifty beautiful maidens from each country of Oz. In Baum's final book, Glinda of Oz, we learn that Glinda resides in a castle with one hundred of the most beautiful women in Oz at her beck and call. Latest appearance: As mentioned above, he is not an expert on Oz, but this statement made by Guph once again foreshadows a much later cinematic rendition of Glinda, in the film version of the Broadway musical The Wiz in which Glinda (played by Lena Horne) and the original (played by Billie Burke) is responsible for the twister that brings Dorothy's house to Oz and sets all subsequent events into motion. "Kansas" Glinda's portrayal in this short-lived series is much more in keeping with the 1939 MGM film, although the character looks significantly younger than Billie Burke did, wears a white gown with pink embroidery (rather than a wholly pink gown), and has blonde hair. Though originally snobbish and superficial, she is also intelligent enough to be accepted to Shiz University's Crage Hall, where she is assigned to share a room with Elphaba. One of the more obscure facts about Glinda is that she created the Forbidden Fountain with the Waters of Oblivion, at the center of Oz, whose waters redeemed a former King of Oz who was exceptionally cruel. After seeing Zelena (Rebecca Mader) punish the deceitful Walsh/Wizard of Oz (Christopher Gorham), Glinda believes this woman, who arrived to Oz many years ago from a cyclone, will fulfill the prophecy. Like Aunt Em and Uncle Henry, who do not have Oz counterparts, Glinda does not have a sepia-tone Kansas counterpart. Clorinda is based on one of the wicked stepsisters from the fairytale, " Cinderella ". Voiced by Erika Schickel. Glinda becomes a mother and has a daughter Andrea. After a long period of mutual loathing, the two girls later become close friends. After Ozma's ascent to the throne, Glinda continues to help the Princess of Oz shape the future of the Land of Oz as a whole, no longer confining her powers to guarding her Quadling Kingdom in the South alone; true to her character, Glinda does not interfere in affairs of State unless Ozma seeks her counsel or help specifically. Secondly, the book also states this witch will "unseat the greatest evil the realm has ever seen". Species: Glinda clearly made the Fountain at a point in Oz's history when the Land was unified under one of the members of the Royal Family of Oz, albeit a tyrannical king in this isolated incident, and so she was able to intervene in a way that she could not when the country was divided between the Wizard and the Wicked Witches of the East and West et al., prior to Dorothy's arrival. Glinda, formerly known as the Good Witch of the South, is a character on ABC's Once Upon a Time. However, the only fact established by this statement is that Glinda is one of Oz's "fairy people" (L. Frank Baum's term for anyone native to an enchanted land) rather than a Fairy proper. She is portrayed by Uzo Aduba in the 2015 television special. Secondly, the book also states this witch will "unseat the greatest evil the realm has ever seen." Glinda appears in the second half of Season Three of Once Upon a Time played by Sunny Mabrey. First appearance: Ward. Blonde She first appears in Baum's classic 1900 children's novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and is the most powerful sorceress in the Land of Oz, ruler of the Quadling Country South of the Emerald City, and protector of Princess Ozma. In The Emerald City of Oz, when Ozma goes to consult Glinda about the security of her Ozian citizens, the Sorceress seals off all of Oz from the Great Outside World, making Oz invisible to the eyes of mortals flying overhead in airplanes and such. She rules the Pink Country which is inhabited by the tribe of Chatterboxes. Glinda is based on the character of the same name from the children's novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. In this prequel, she is Glinda the Good Witch of the South as well as the daughter of the slain king of Oz. Actress Sheryl Lee portrays a version of the Good Witch, who appears in a hallucination to Nicolas Cage's character, Sailor, in David Lynch's 1990 black comedy thriller Wild at Heart. She seems to be a good friend of the Winged Monkeys ever since releasing them. She describes herself as the good kind of fairy and is portrayed by Tiffany Dupont. In the latter song, she makes the touching and astute observation that the Scarecrow possesses not only a brain, but also a heart (at least metaphorically).