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The Wiz

Youth Cast, Ages 9-15

Adapted from "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum
Book by William F. Brown
Music & Lyrics by Charlie Smalls

February 10 - 19, 2017
Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 3pm

A beloved Broadway gem, The Wiz infuses L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" with a dazzling mix of rock, gospel, and soul music. Adapted into a film version featuring Michael Jackson and Diana Ross and recently performed on NBC Live, this timeless tale of Dorothy's adventures through the Land of Oz is a fun, modern musical that is entertaining and delightful for the whole family. Known as The Super Soul Musical, The Wiz is a fantasy for today; mysterious, opulent and fanciful, a groundbreaking Broadway show that brought Oz to life in a funky sing-along journey down the yellow brick road!

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