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    The Wiz
    By Charlie Smalls, William F. Brown

    19:15, Fri 19th January 2018 at Gielgud Theatre
    18:45, Sun 21st January 2018 at Random Venue 53
    19:15, Wed 24th January 2018 at Adelphi Theatre
    Lent Week 0 to Week 1

    The Wiz: The Super Soul Musical "Wonderful Wizard of Oz" is a musical with music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls and book by William F. Brown. It is a retelling of L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in the context of African-American culture. It opened on October 21, 1974 at the Morris A. Mechanic Theatre in Baltimore, Maryland and moved to the Majestic Theatre with a new cast on January 5, 1975.
    The 1975 Broadway production won seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The musical was an early example of Broadway's mainstream acceptance of works with an all-black cast. The musical has had revivals in New York, London, San Diego and the Netherlands, and a limited-run revival was presented by Encores! at New York City Center in June 2009. A film adaptation was released in 1978.

    Cast

    The Wizard -
    Wicked Witch of the West -
    Dorothy Gale -
    Glinda the Good Witch -
    Cowardly Lion -
    Scarecrow -
    Good Witch of the North -

    Band

    Production Team

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