About The Wiz


book by William F. Brown, music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls
Directed by Dawn M. Simmons
Music direction by Allyssa Jones
Choreography by Jean Appolon

Season Sponsored by Lee & Diana Humphrey and Bank of America
Production co-sponsored by Tim & Linda Holiner and Kathy & Ernie Herrman
Director Dawn M. Simmons sponsored by Richard & Sally Zeckhauser
Music Director Allyssa Jones sponsored by Jo-An Heileman
Costume Designer Amber Voner sponsored by Ruth Rotundo Whitney

Please note that this production uses water-based fog and dynamic flashing light effects.

Runtime is approximately two hours and fifteen minutes, including one intermission.
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A soulful retelling of L. Frank Baum's beloved The Wonderful Wizard of OzThe Wiz combines fairy-tale glamour with street smarts to make a classic fantasy sparkle for today.  And our directors and choreographer will bring a bit of New Orleans Creole magic to this production!  Winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Score, The Wiz ingeniously mixes rock, gospel, soul, and jazz, and features hits like "Ease on Down the Road," "A Brand New Day," and "Home."

Winner of 7 Tony Awards, including Best Musical

"Radiates so much energy you can hardly sit in your seat!”  — NY Post  





Listen to the Soundtrack from the NBC Television Event on Spotify!