Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at THE WIZ LIVE!'s Shanice Williams and Kenny Leon Q&A with Richard Ridge

Last night, April 14, Shanice Williams and director Kenny Leon of THE WIZ LIVE! stopped by for a SAG-AFTRA Foundation Conversation with's Richard Ridge of "Backstage with Richard Ridge!" at the The New School - University Center (UL 105) 63 Fifth Avenue. Scroll down for photos from the discussion!

The evening's discussion focused on Shanice Williams' breakout role and her incredible journey from a nationwide open casting call to portraying the iconic role of Dorothy LIVE on television. Director Kenny Leon also spoke about his experiences with this critically-acclaimed production and what goes into casting and producing a live musical television event of this magnitude.

Be sure to check back for the full interview!

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