The Wiz is an adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and follows the story of Dorothy, who is transported to the Land of Oz. With the help of newfound friends like the Scarecrow, Tin Man, and Lion, Dorothy embarks on a journey to find the powerful Wiz and seek her way back home. Filled with soul, gospel, and disco music, The Wiz offers an energetic retelling of a beloved classic.
Music/Lyrics: Charlie Smalls
Book: William F. Brown
Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1974)
Cast Size: 15+
Setting: USA (Kansas) / Fictional
Audition Songs: Theatre Trip
Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝
Sheet Music: Amazon➝
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