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    The Wiz
    By Charlie Smalls, William F. Brown

    20:30, Sat 27th June 2020 - Wed 1st July 2020 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
    17:45, Sat 4th July 2020 - Wed 8th July 2020 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
    20:30, Sat 11th July 2020 - Wed 15th July 2020 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
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    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.

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    We are looking for: Costume Designer, Producer, Set Designer and Technical Director – more details

    Cast

    Wicked Witch of the West -
    Dorothy Gale -
    Glinda the Good Witch -
    Tin Man -
    Cowardly Lion -
    Scarecrow -
    Good Witch of the North -

    Band

    Flute -
    Harspichord -

    Production Team

    Director -
    Producer -
    Technical Director -
    Lighting Designer -
    Publicity Designer -
    Sound Designer -
    Costume Designer -
    Set Designer -
    Master Carpenter -
    Production Manager -