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Liz Callaway Releases New Single- 'Be a Lion' from THE WIZ Photo Liz Callaway Releases New Single- 'Be a Lion' from THE WIZ
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 2, 2021

Working Girl Records announced today that Tony nominee and Emmy winner Liz Callaway has released her latest single ‚ÄúBe a Lion‚ÄĚ on Friday, July 2, 2021, on all digital platforms, including iTunes, Spotify, and Apple Music. The song is also available for downloading at her website, https://lizcallaway.com

Full Creative Team and Open Auditions Announced For THE WIZ at Manchester's Hope Mill Photo Full Creative Team and Open Auditions Announced For THE WIZ at Manchester's Hope Mill Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jun 14, 2021

As previously announced, this Christmas Hope Mill Theatre will stage the first new UK production of The Wiz, in 10 years, running from Wednesday 24th November 2021 to Sunday 16th January 2022.

Manchester's Hope Mill Theatre To Stage New Production Of   THE WIZ Photo Manchester's Hope Mill Theatre To Stage New Production Of THE WIZ
by Stephi Wild - Apr 8, 2021

Hope Mill Theatre has announced that this Christmas it will stage the first new UK production of The Wiz: The Super Soul Musical ‚ÄúWonderful Wizard of Oz‚ÄĚ in 10 years.¬†With music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls, book by William F. Brown and original orchestrations by Harold Wheeler, The Wiz is a retelling of¬†L. Frank Baum's classic children's novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

BWW CD Review: Kyle Taylor Parker's BROADWAY SOUL VOL. 2, Stands On Its Own Photo BWW CD Review: Kyle Taylor Parker's BROADWAY SOUL VOL. 2, Stands On Its Own
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 3, 2021

Kyle Taylor Parker had an idea about what his second recording should be and he ran with it. Well, he just crossed the finish line and he's in the winner's circle.

BWW Blog: Highlighting Landmark Moments in Black Theatre History Photo BWW Blog: Highlighting Landmark Moments in Black Theatre History
by Student Blogger: Joey Tabasco - Feb 18, 2021

Theatre would not be theatre without the efforts of Black artists, and it’s important to learn about their impact on the industry. In honor of Black History Month, here is a timeline of theatre milestones achieved by Black professionals. 

Celebrating Black History Month: Encores! Eases On Down the Road with THE WIZ in 2009 Photo Celebrating Black History Month: Encores! Eases On Down the Road with THE WIZ in 2009
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 14, 2021

Today we're celebrating Black History Month by taking a closer look at the 2009 Encores! production of The Wiz, which starred James Monroe Iglehart, Joshua Henry, LaChanze, Ashanti and more. Watch as we take you inside rehearsals with the cast!

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati Announces 102nd Season Photo The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati Announces 102nd Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2021

After a much smaller, socially-distant season inside the company’s Showtime Stage on Red Bank Road, The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati is ready to roll out the red carpet and welcome patrons home to the Taft Theatre in Downtown Cincinnati starting this October 2021. 

VIDEO: Mykal Kilgore, Aisha Jackson, Antoine L. Smith And More Sing 'Everybody Rejoic Photo VIDEO: Mykal Kilgore, Aisha Jackson, Antoine L. Smith And More Sing 'Everybody Rejoice (Brand New Day)'
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2020

Darkness RISING Project is a 501 (c3) composed of singers and musicians from the Black Broadway community whose purpose is to help those in the Black community begin conversations about mental health, provide access to resources, and erase the negative stigma of mental health issues.

The 101 Greatest Showtunes from 1920-2020 Photo The 101 Greatest Showtunes from 1920-2020
by Peter Nason - Mar 19, 2020

How do we make a list of the 101 greatest show tunes from the past 100 years without bias? That's certainly a near-impossible mountain to climb, because even some forms of biases, knowledgeable judgments, are key when doing a task like this. But we need to make it as objective as possible when dealing with something so subjective.

Photo Coverage: Mark William Returns to The Green Room 42 Photo Photo Coverage: Mark William Returns to The Green Room 42
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 7, 2020

Mark William, two time BroadwayWorld Cabaret winner and current MAC nominee for best male debut, returned triumphantly to The Green Room 42 for his sixth engagement and literally blew the roof off the place.

Review Roundup: THE WIZ at Broadway At Music Circus Photo Review Roundup: THE WIZ at Broadway At Music Circus
by Alan Henry - Aug 9, 2019

The Wiz is now open at Broadway at Music Circus! What did the critics think? Read all the reviews!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE WIZ At Broadway at Music Cricus Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE WIZ At Broadway at Music Cricus
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2019

The 2019 season continues with the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of The Wiz, a multiple Tony Award-winning Best Musical retelling of L. Frank Baum's novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, running Tuesday, Aug. 6 through Sunday, Aug. 11 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion in Sacramento. Get a first look at the cast in action below!

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At THE WIZ At Broadway at Music Cricus Photo Photo Flash: Get A First Look At THE WIZ At Broadway at Music Cricus
by Alan Henry - Aug 7, 2019

The 2019 season continues with the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of The Wiz, a multiple Tony Award-winning Best Musical retelling of L. Frank Baum's novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, running Tuesday, Aug. 6 through Sunday, Aug. 11 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion in Sacramento. Get a first look at the cast in action!

THE WIZ A Broadway At Music Circus Premiere Begins August 6 Photo THE WIZ A Broadway At Music Circus Premiere Begins August 6
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 29, 2019

The 2019 season continues with the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of The Wiz, a multiple Tony Award-winning Best Musical retelling of L. Frank Baum's novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, running Tuesday, Aug. 6 through Sunday, Aug. 11 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion in Sacramento.

Virginia Repertory Theatre Presents THE WIZ Photo Virginia Repertory Theatre Presents THE WIZ
by Julie Musbach - May 6, 2019

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of The Wiz on Friday, June 21, 2019 at the November Theatre/Arenstein Stage, 114 West Broad Street. The show will run through Sunday, August 4, 2019.

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre Announces The 2019/20 Season - MATILDA, FROZEN JR., and Mo Photo Grand Rapids Civic Theatre Announces The 2019/20 Season - MATILDA, FROZEN JR., and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 22, 2019

From start to finish, this year's lineup promises to surprise and delight audiences in the way only live theatre can. Civic Theatre's 2019- 2020 season is brimming with American classics, brand new musicals show for families to enjoy, and powerful shows for adults.

Throwing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: THE WIZ Photo Throwing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: THE WIZ
by Ben Rimalower - Feb 15, 2019

This week's decluttering is only freeing up a tiny bit of space in my collection, but it represents an enormous place in my heart. The only version of The Wiz I have on CD is the AMAZING/IF YOU DON'T KNOW IT, YOU'RE NOT A REAL BROADWAY FAN original cast album starring Stephanie Mills. I do have the movie soundtrack in my iTunes and the soundtrack of 'The Wiz Live!' is on Apple Music, so let's dive in.

Centenary Stage Company Young Performers Workshop Presents WINTER FESTIVAL Photo Centenary Stage Company Young Performers Workshop Presents WINTER FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2018

Centenary Stage Company's Young Performers Workshop presents the annual Winter Festival of Shows December 8 through December 16 in the Little Theatre. This year's festival will feature Godspell, Christmas is Comin' Uptown and The Wiz.

Centenary Stage Company Young Performers Workshop Presents WINTER FESTIVAL Photo Centenary Stage Company Young Performers Workshop Presents WINTER FESTIVAL
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 30, 2018

Centenary Stage Company's Young Performers Workshop presents the annual Winter Festival of Shows December 8 through December 16 in the Little Theatre. This year's festival will feature Godspell, Christmas is Comin' Uptown and The Wiz.

Cent. Stage Co.'s Young Performers Workshop presents WINTER FESTIVAL OF SHOWS Photo Cent. Stage Co.'s Young Performers Workshop presents WINTER FESTIVAL OF SHOWS
by Julie Musbach - Nov 16, 2018

Centenary Stage Company's Young Performers Workshop presents the annual Winter Festival of Shows December 8 through December 16 in the Little Theatre. This year's festival will feature Godspell, Christmas is Comin' Uptown and The Wiz.

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