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Photo Exclusive: First Look at Opening Night of THE WIZARD OF OZ Tour

TROIKA Entertainment, LLC presents the North American tour of the new stage adaptation of THE WIZARD OF OZ which launched on December 1, 2015 at Playhouse Square in Cleveland, OH. Check out a first look at the opening night party below!

This new production of THE WIZARD OF OZ is an enchanting adaptation of the all-time classic. Developed from the ever popular MGM screenplay, the production contains the beloved Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg songs from the Oscar® -winning movie score, all of the favorite characters and iconic moments, plus a few surprises along the way, including new songs by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Starring as Dorothy is Sarah Lasko. A University of Maryland graduate, Sarah most recently appeared at Maryland's Imagination Stage, where she originated the role of Lisa in Double Trouble, the musical adaptation of The Parent Trap. She appeared at the Kennedy Center as a soloist in "An Evening with Barbara Cook" and in "NSO Christmas Pops with Marvin Hamlisch."

Mark A. Harmon will star as Professor Marvel/The Wizard. Mark was seen in the national tours of Mamma Mia! (Harry Bright) and Hairspray (Wilbur Turnblad). He received a Carbonell Award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical for A Little Night Music (Broward Stage Door Theatre). Shani Hadjian will star as the Wicked Witch of the West. Shani appeared in the national tour of Disney's Beauty and the Beast (Madame de la Grande Bouche) and Fancy Nancy (Mom). Also starring in the production are Aaron Fried as Lion, Jay McGill as Tin Man, Morgan Reynolds as Scarecrow and Rachel Womble as Glinda.

Featured in the production are Randy Charleville as Uncle Henry and Emmanuelle Zeesman as Auntie Em. Rounding out the ensemble are Danielle Behrens, Amy Button, Will Geoghegan, Beau Hutchings, Nick Morgan, Justin G. Nelson, Nick Picknally, Corey Rives, Dominick Sannelli, Jenna Brooke Scannelli, Maggie Spicer, Alex Swift, Jake Vacanti, Adam Vanek, Shannon Walsh, Kaley Were, Kyle White and Dorsey Ziller.

For full tour route and ticketing info, visit the website at: www.wizardofozthemusical.com.

Photo Credit: © BOB FERRELL

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Photo Exclusive: First Look at Opening Night of THE WIZARD OF OZ Tour
Playhouse Square staff Alisha Glasser & David Greene, Rachel Womble (Glinda), Playhouse Square Executive Producer Gina Vernaci, and TROIKA Entertainment CEO Randy Buck

Photo Exclusive: First Look at Opening Night of THE WIZARD OF OZ Tour
TROIKA Entertainment CEO Randy Buck and Mark A. Harmon

Photo Exclusive: First Look at Opening Night of THE WIZARD OF OZ Tour
Ensemble

Photo Exclusive: First Look at Opening Night of THE WIZARD OF OZ Tour
Ensemble

Photo Exclusive: First Look at Opening Night of THE WIZARD OF OZ Tour
Emmanuelle Zeesman, Shani Hadjian, Rachel Womble and Sarah Lasko

Photo Exclusive: First Look at Opening Night of THE WIZARD OF OZ Tour
Randy Charleville and Emmanuelle Zeesman

Photo Exclusive: First Look at Opening Night of THE WIZARD OF OZ Tour
Shani Hadjian

Photo Exclusive: First Look at Opening Night of THE WIZARD OF OZ Tour
Morgan Reynold, Sarah Lasko, Associate Director Michael McGoff, Jay McGill and Aaron Fried

Photo Exclusive: First Look at Opening Night of THE WIZARD OF OZ Tour
Morgan Reynolds, Sarah Lasko, Aaron Fried and Jay McGill

Photo Exclusive: First Look at Opening Night of THE WIZARD OF OZ Tour
Shani Hadjian and Rachel Womble

Photo Exclusive: First Look at Opening Night of THE WIZARD OF OZ Tour
Sarah Lasko and Morgan Reynolds

Photo Exclusive: First Look at Opening Night of THE WIZARD OF OZ TourAaron Fried, Michael McGoff, Rachel Womble, Richard Roe and Morgan Reynolds

Photo Exclusive: First Look at Opening Night of THE WIZARD OF OZ Tour

David Andrews Rogers (Music Director/Associate Music Supervisor), Michael McGoff (Associate Director) and Richard Roe (Associate Choreographer)

Photo Exclusive: First Look at Opening Night of THE WIZARD OF OZ Tour
Aaron Fried

Photo Exclusive: First Look at Opening Night of THE WIZARD OF OZ Tour
Tour Launch Cake



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