Photo Flash: Summer Orlando Becomes First Male Actor to Play 'Dorothy' in THE WIZARD OF OZ

Ben Orlando AKA drag performer Summer Orlando stars in The Wizard of Oz, the first male actor to ever play the role of Dorothy in an officially licensed production of the show in the world. Scroll down for a first look!

Featuring the talents of Tony di Pietro ( Barbra Joan Streetsand), Allen Stone ( Chastity Singer), Adam Cormier (Giganta Smalls), Tristan Sauvageau, Jim Gourd, Dan O' Rourke, Michael Gambino, Adam Brady, Kerri Morris, and local young actors from all over the State of CT.

This production was performed in New Britain CT at Hole in The Wall Theater this July.

THE WIZARD OF OZ is presented by arrangement with TAMS WHITMARK MUSIC LIBRARY, INC.

Photo Flash: Summer Orlando Becomes First Male Actor to Play 'Dorothy' in THE WIZARD OF OZ
Ben Orlando AKA Summer Orlando as Dorothy

Photo Flash: Summer Orlando Becomes First Male Actor to Play 'Dorothy' in THE WIZARD OF OZ
Tristan Sauvageau, Jim Gourd, Dan O' Rourke, and Summer Orlando

Photo Flash: Summer Orlando Becomes First Male Actor to Play 'Dorothy' in THE WIZARD OF OZ
Summer Orlando singing Over the Rainbow

Photo Flash: Summer Orlando Becomes First Male Actor to Play 'Dorothy' in THE WIZARD OF OZ
Inside the tornado

Photo Flash: Summer Orlando Becomes First Male Actor to Play 'Dorothy' in THE WIZARD OF OZ
Tony di Pietro ( Barbra Joan Streetsand)

Photo Flash: Summer Orlando Becomes First Male Actor to Play 'Dorothy' in THE WIZARD OF OZ
Tristan Sauvageau, Jim Gourd, Dan O' Rourke, and Summer Orlando

Photo Flash: Summer Orlando Becomes First Male Actor to Play 'Dorothy' in THE WIZARD OF OZ

Photo Flash: Summer Orlando Becomes First Male Actor to Play 'Dorothy' in THE WIZARD OF OZ
Munchkins featuring Kennedy Morris, Grace and Logan Altenburger, and Taylor Kunkel

Photo Flash: Summer Orlando Becomes First Male Actor to Play 'Dorothy' in THE WIZARD OF OZ
Daniel O'Rourke

Photo Flash: Summer Orlando Becomes First Male Actor to Play 'Dorothy' in THE WIZARD OF OZ
Michael Gambino as professor marvel and Summer Orlando as Dorothy

Photo Flash: Summer Orlando Becomes First Male Actor to Play 'Dorothy' in THE WIZARD OF OZ
Summer Orlando

Photo Flash: Summer Orlando Becomes First Male Actor to Play 'Dorothy' in THE WIZARD OF OZ
Curtain call

Photo Flash: Summer Orlando Becomes First Male Actor to Play 'Dorothy' in THE WIZARD OF OZ
Tristan Sauvageau as the Scarecrow and Summer Orlando as Dorothy

Photo Flash: Summer Orlando Becomes First Male Actor to Play 'Dorothy' in THE WIZARD OF OZ
Allen Stone as the Wicked Witch, Summer Orlando as Dorothy, and Taylor Kunkel as Nikko the flying Monkey

Photo Flash: Summer Orlando Becomes First Male Actor to Play 'Dorothy' in THE WIZARD OF OZ
Giganta Smalls as the guard, Summer Orlando, Tristan Sauvageau, Jim Gourd, Dan O' Rourke

Photo Flash: Summer Orlando Becomes First Male Actor to Play 'Dorothy' in THE WIZARD OF OZ
Allen Stone, Summer Orlando and Cast

Photo Flash: Summer Orlando Becomes First Male Actor to Play 'Dorothy' in THE WIZARD OF OZ
There's no place like home

Photo Flash: Summer Orlando Becomes First Male Actor to Play 'Dorothy' in THE WIZARD OF OZ
Tony di Pietro ( Barbra Joan Streetsand) as Glinda , Summer Orlando as Dorothy and the munchkins

Photo Flash: Summer Orlando Becomes First Male Actor to Play 'Dorothy' in THE WIZARD OF OZ
Tristan Sauvageau as the Scarecrow and Summer Orlando as Dorothy




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