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American Theater Company's 31st Season to Include Premieres from Thomas Bradshaw, Dan LeFrancAmerican Theater Company's 31st Season to Include Premieres from Thomas Bradshaw, Dan LeFranc
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

American Theater Company (ATC) announces Season 31: The Legacy Season, honoring ATC's late artistic director PJ Paparelli and continuing the theater's dedication to developing new works. (more...)

5th Annual Elly Awards to Honor Tina Brown & Emily Rafferty, 6/225th Annual Elly Awards to Honor Tina Brown & Emily Rafferty, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

The Women's Forum of New York will present The 5th Annual Elly Awards Luncheon benefiting The Education Fund of the Women's Forum on Monday, June 22nd at The Plaza Hotel in New York City. The awards, named for the Women's Forum founder Elinor Guggenheimer, will honor outstanding women leaders. (more...)

Photo Flash: 'Dorothy' Hopefuls from Across the U.S. Audition for NBC's THE WIZ LIVEPhoto Flash: 'Dorothy' Hopefuls from Across the U.S. Audition for NBC's THE WIZ LIVE
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 6, 2015

NBC's holiday production of 'The Wiz Live!,' is set for Thursday, Dec. 3. Today, the network hosted an open casting call for the role of  'Dorothy' at New York's Telsey + Company. (more...)

Fatima Robinson, Harvey Mason Jr. & Stephen Oremus Join THE WIZ LIVE! Creative TeamFatima Robinson, Harvey Mason Jr. & Stephen Oremus Join THE WIZ LIVE! Creative Team
by TV News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

Acclaimed choreographer Fatima Robinson, and two of the most accomplished and influential music professionals from popular music and Broadway - Harvey Mason Jr. and Stephen Oremus - have joined the creative team of NBC's holiday production of "The Wiz Live!," set for Thursday, Dec. 3. (more...)

NBC Announces Casting Call for Role of 'Dorothy' in THE WIZ LIVENBC Announces Casting Call for Role of 'Dorothy' in THE WIZ LIVE
by TV News Desk - May 28, 2015

NBC is having an open casting call for the lead role of Dorothy in the network's upcoming holiday special “The Wiz Live!,” set for Thursday, Dec. 3. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 5/23-5/24/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 5/23-5/24/2015
by - May 24, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, May 24, 2015 - Sunday, May 24, 2015. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 5/24/15- THE WIZSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 5/24/15- THE WIZ
by Stage Tube - May 24, 2015

Today 1985, the first Broadway revival of The Wiz opened at the Lunt-Fontanne THeatre, where it ran for 13 performances. The Wiz is a musical with music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls and book by William F. Brown. It is a retelling of L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in the context of African American culture. It opened on October 21, 1974 at the Morris A. Mechanic Theatre in Baltimore, Maryland and moved to the Majestic Theatre. The 1975 Broadway production won seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. (more...)

NBC to Host Open Call for 'Dorothy' in THE WIZ LIVE!NBC to Host Open Call for 'Dorothy' in THE WIZ LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

BWW has confirmed today that NBC will host an open casting call for 'Dorothy' in THE WIZ LIVE in NYC next month. (more...)

Choreographer Fatima Robinson to Help NBC's THE WIZ LIVE Ease On Down the Road!Choreographer Fatima Robinson to Help NBC's THE WIZ LIVE Ease On Down the Road!
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2015

NBC has announced that Fatima Robinson ('The Voice,' 'Dreamgirls' film, 'VH1 Hip Hop Honors') will serve as choreographer for the highly anticipated THE WIZ LIVE. (more...)

BREAKING: Original Dorothy, Stephanie Mills, to Star as Aunt Em in NBC's THE WIZ LIVE!BREAKING: Original Dorothy, Stephanie Mills, to Star as Aunt Em in NBC's THE WIZ LIVE!
by Caryn Robbins - May 11, 2015

Craig Zadan has revealed the news that Stephanie Mills, the original Dorothy in the Broadway production of THE WIZ, will star as 'Aunt Em' in NBC's live broadcast of THE WIZ LIVE. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

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Bayou City Theatrics to Stage THE WIZ, 5/15-31Bayou City Theatrics to Stage THE WIZ, 5/15-31
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

The Wiz, based on L. Frank Baum's book 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,' is one of the most riveting incarnations of this classic tale ever created. (more...)

Breaking News: NBC Sets THE WIZ as 2015 Live Musical; Broadway Revival in the Works!Breaking News: NBC Sets THE WIZ as 2015 Live Musical; Broadway Revival in the Works!
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 30, 2015

NBC will debut a new live television production of the hit Broadway musical 'The Wiz' on Thursday, Dec. 3, it was announced today by Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment. (more...)

Asian-Inspired WINTER'S TALE, RIVER BRIDE and YEOMEN OF THE GUARD Premieres, THE WIZ and More Set for OSF's 2016 SeasonAsian-Inspired WINTER'S TALE, RIVER BRIDE and YEOMEN OF THE GUARD Premieres, THE WIZ and More Set for OSF's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

The ?Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) Artistic Director Bill Rauch announced the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2016 playbill today. The 2016 season is sponsored by U.S. Bank. (more...)

Embedded Linux Conference to Feature Keynotes From Dronecode, Google, Intel, Jaguar Land Rover, Linaro, Panasonic, and Samsung Embedded Linux Conference to Feature Keynotes From Dronecode, Google, Intel, Jaguar Land Rover, Linaro, Panasonic, and Samsung
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, today is announcing the lineup of speakers and sessions for Embedded Linux Conference (ELC), taking place March 23-25 in San Jose, CA. The program this year features longtime open source community developer Andrew 'Tridge' Tridgell, who today is the Technical Steering Committee (TSC) chair for the Dronecode Project. (more...)

BREAKING: NBC Options Rights to THE WIZ for Next Live TV BroadcastBREAKING: NBC Options Rights to THE WIZ for Next Live TV Broadcast
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 16, 2015

NBC's entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt has just revealed that the network's next live musical broadcast will be either 1957's THE MUSIC MAN or an updated version of 1978's THE WIZ. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE WIZ at Maltz Jupiter TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at THE WIZ at Maltz Jupiter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Like The Wizard of Oz and Wicked? You'll love this spirited rock gospel and soul phenomenon based on the beloved classic tale! Join Dorothy in an adventure with her lovable friends as they journey to meet the Wizard in the Tony Award-winning Broadway sensation The Wiz. This January, ease on down the road with the spirited rock gospel and soul musical based on the beloved classic The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, January 13 through February 1 at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Rodrigo Santoro in Talks to Play Jesus in BEN-HUR RemakeRodrigo Santoro in Talks to Play Jesus in BEN-HUR Remake
by Movies News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Rodrigo Santoro is in talks to play Jesus Christ in MGM and Paramount's upcoming BEN-HUR remake, starring Jack Huston and helmed by Timur Bekmambetov. (more...)

Fiddlehead Theatre Presents THE WIZ, 2/13-22Fiddlehead Theatre Presents THE WIZ, 2/13-22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2015

Fiddlehead Theatre Company, the Resident Theatre Company of the historic Strand Theatre (543 Columbia Road, Dorchester, MA), will ease on down the road with the beloved rock musical The Wiz, directed and costumed by Fiddlehead's Associate Producing Artistic Director Stacey Stephens, from February 13-22, 2015. (more...)

Maltz Jupiter Theatre's THE WIZ Begins Next MonthMaltz Jupiter Theatre's THE WIZ Begins Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

Join Dorothy in an adventure with her lovable friends as they journey to meet the Wizard in the Tony Award®-winning Broadway sensation The Wiz! (more...)

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