THE WIZARD OF OZ National Tour Headed to Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Now thru 1/19

THE WIZARD OF OZ National Tour Headed to Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Now thru 1/19

Andrew Lloyd Webber's new production of The Wizard of Oz makes its anticipated South Florida premiere at Broward Center for the Performing Arts from tonight, January 7 - 19, 2014.

Tickets are now on sale at the Broward Center box office, on-line at www.browardcenter.org; by phone 954- 462-0222. Groups of 10+ are invited to call 954-626-7814 or 954-462-0222.

THE WIZARD OF OZ had its North American premiere on December 20, 2012 in Toronto, ON, at the Ed Mirvish Theatre, where it ran through August 18, 2013.

Starring Danielle Wade as Dorothy, who was chosen by the Canadian public through CBC TV's reality show "Over The Rainbow," the tour of THE WIZARD OF OZ is an enchanting adaptation of the all-time classic. Developed from the ever popular MGM screenplay, this new production contains all the beloved Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg songs from the Oscar®-winning movie score, all the favorite characters and iconic moments, plus a few surprises along the way, including new songs by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber.

The national tour of THE WIZARD OF OZ will feature the same award-winning creative team from London and Toronto: 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) and Graham Hurman (musical supervision). Animals will be provided by William Berloni.

The national tour of THE WIZARD OF OZ is produced by Bill Kenwright, The Really Useful Group, David Mirvish, Troika Entertainment & Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures.

Click your heels together and join Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion, Dorothy and her little dog Toto, as they journey through the magical land of Oz to meet the Wizard and obtain their hearts' desires. Watch out for the Wicked Witch of the West and her winged monkeys as you rediscover the real story of Oz in this fantastic musical treat for all the family.

Additional information about THE WIZARD OF OZ is available www.wizardofozthemusical.com.

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