Ease on down the road to Harlem with a new version of the spirited soul gospel and hip-hop musical based on the beloved classic The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Dorothy and her lovable friends embark on an adventure to Oz looking for her way home, but discover so much more in this imaginative production. This Seven Tony Award-winning family friendly Broadway musical featuresthe hits “Home” and “A Brand New Day,” extravagant eye candy costumes, fantastic dance numbers and digital scenic projections in the hues of an exploding rainbow. If you liked the original Broadway musical and film starring Stephanie Mills, Diana Ross & Michael Jackson, you’ll love this family hit of the summer!
The all-ages show will be family-friendly, with various front of house activities at each performance.
Runs Friday, June 24, 2016 at 8:00PM through Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 7:30pm
Advance seating: $20.00 – 10.00, All Seats $25.00 at the Door
The Oberia D. Dempsey Theater, 127 West 127th Street, New York, NY 10027, www.newyorkblackarts.com, (800) 838-3006
Photo crdit: The cast of “The Wiz” (L-R Ted Ross, Michael Jackson, Diana Ross and Nipsey Russell) pose for a publicity shot in 1978 in New York, New York. The movie was directed by Sidney Lumet and produced by Universal Studios. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archive/Getty Images)