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Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, 250 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102


Ended 28 Dec 2011 after 1 days

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The yellow brick road will stretch across the U.S. in the first national tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's new stage adaptation of The Wizard of Oz!

Closed 28 Dec 2011

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Follow the Yellow Brick Road!

Andrew Lloyd Webber's lauded new production of The Wizard Of Oz is an enchanting adaptation of the perennial MGM classic, totally reimagined for the stage. Following highly successful runs in London and Toronto, the show is embarking on the ever-winding Yellow Brick Road that is the USA!

Containing all the beloved songs from the Academy Award-winning movie score, it features all your favorite characters and iconic moments (plus a few new surprises along the way).


Click your ruby slippers together and join Dorothy and Toto as they venture through the magical land of Oz. Dorothy, a corn-fed wide-eyed farmgirl from Kansas has accidently landed in Oz after her house was swept up in a tornado, killing the Wicked Witch of the East by squishing her underneath.

Lauded as the savior of Oz, Dorothy meets three extraordinary characters, Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion, on the way to meet the Wizard in his beautiful Emerald City, who also have their heart's desires to be granted. At the same time they must thwart the Wicked Witch of the West and her winged monkeys, as she seeks vengeance for her sister's demise. Rediscover the classic story of Oz in this fantastic musical treat for all the family.


The original 1939 movie nearly passed over Judy Garland starring as Dorothy, as studio bosses at the time wanted Shirley Temple for the role!

Additional Information


Opening night: 27 December 2011

Closing night: 28 December 2011


Suitable for most ages

Run time

Around two hours and 30 minutes, including one intermission

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What You Say

10 reviews, average rating: (4.0 Stars)

Bridget Burns: “The Wizard Of Oz Fan Bridget”

I hugn fan of The Wizard of Oz and i love Danielle Wade as Doorthy and pl... more

Diane Edwards: “AWESOME - WENT TWICE”

I went with my best friend and Goddaughter and liked it SOOO much that I ma... more

MMG : “Outstanding”

I do not have a great experience in live performances, only can say that af... more

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