Why See The Wizard Of Oz?
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).
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
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.
DID YOU KNOW?
The original 1939 movie nearly passed over Judy Garland starring as Dorothy, as studio bosses at the time wanted Shirley Temple for the role!
Performance date: 27 December 2011
Suitable for most ages
Around two hours and 30 minutes, including one intermission
Cast and Creative
Danielle Wade (Dorothy)
Jeremy Sams (direction)
Robert Jones (set and costume design)
Arlene Phillips (choreography)
Hugh Vanstone (lighting design)
Mick Potter (sound design)
Jon Driscoll (video/projection design)
David Cullen (orchestrations)
Graham Hurman (musical supervision)
What you thought
10 reviews, average rating: (4.0 Stars)
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