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Celebrating Black History Month: Encores! Eases On Down the Road with THE WIZ in 2009 VideoCelebrating 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!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE WIZ At Broadway at Music Cricus VideoVIDEO: 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!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At TUTS' THE WIZ VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At TUTS' THE WIZ
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 24, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Theatre Under The Stars' upcoming production of The Wiz! Leading off the cast is Salome B. Smith in the role of 'Dorothy'. Smith is a recent graduate of Alabama State University where she performed in many theatrical productions including The Color Purple, Rent and Carousel. Marva Hicks is playing the role of 'The Wiz'. Hicks has appeared on Broadway in Motown The Musical, Caroline or Change, and The Lion King. Yvette Clark will play the roles of 'Evilene', 'Glinda', and 'Aunt Em'. Clark has appeared in numerous regional productions including Thoroughly Modern Millie, Showboat, Chicago, and Hairspray. Simone Gundy will play the role of 'Addaperle'. Gundy returns to TUTS after starring in the 2017 production of Memphis. Paris Nix is playing 'Tin Man'. Nix was last seen on Broadway in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. Allyson Kaye Daniel is 'Lion'. Daniel most recently appeared at TUTS as 'Miss Jones' in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Her other credits include Newsies, Ghost, and We Will Rock You. Christopher Campbell, who just appeared in the TUTS production of Oklahoma! as Will Parker, will play the role of Scarecrow

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For TUTS' THE WIZ VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For TUTS' THE WIZ
by Alan Henry - Oct 19, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is excited to introduce the cast of its upcoming production of The Wiz!

VIDEO: The Cast of The Muny's THE WIZ Performs 'Y'all Got It' VideoVIDEO: The Cast of The Muny's THE WIZ Performs 'Y'all Got It'
by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2018

The Wiz is rocking its way down the Yellow Brick Road to The Muny's stage, through tonight, June 25. Watch a video of the cast performing 'Y'all Got It' below!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At The Muny's THE WIZ! VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At The Muny's THE WIZ!
by Alan Henry - Jun 20, 2018

The Wiz is rocking its way down the Yellow Brick Road to The Muny's stage, and BroadwayWorld has a first look! Check out the video below!

VIDEO: Get a Preview of The Muny's THE WIZ VideoVIDEO: Get a Preview of The Muny's THE WIZ
by Stage Tube - Jun 18, 2018

The Wiz is rocking its way down the Yellow Brick Road to The Muny's stage, get a preview of the upcoming production below!

STAGE TUBE: Cast of NBC's THE WIZ LIVE! Reunites for Performance & Panel Discussion!
by Stage Tube - Jun 2, 2016

The cast and crew of NBC's acclaimed production of THE WIZ LIVE! reunited yesterday, Wednesday, June 1 at Directors Guild of America in Los Angeles for a panel discussion and live musical performances. Check out clips from the day below!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 5/24/16- THE WIZ
by Stage Tube - May 24, 2016

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.

VIDEO: It's East vs. West Oz in SNL's Hilarious Spoof of THE WIZ LIVE!
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 7, 2015

Saturday's episode of NBC's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE featured a spoof on last week's live broadcat of THE WIZ LIVE! In the sketch, West Oz's Scarecrow (host Ryan Gosling) mistakenly ends up in East Oz with Dorothy (Sasheer Zamata), Cowardly Lion (Kenan Thompson), Tin Man (Jay Pharoah), Scarecrow (Michael Che) and The Wiz (Leslie Jones).

STAGE TUBE: 7-Year-Old Beyonce Sings 'Home' from THE WIZ
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2015

When mounting an upcoming Broadway version of NBC's THE WIZ LIVE, maybe producers should consider casting superstar Beyonce.

STAGE TUBE: Ease on Down the Road All Over Again with NBC's Full Broadcast of THE WIZ LIVE!
by Stage Tube - Dec 4, 2015

NBC aired its colorful holiday production of THE WIZ LIVE! last night, featuring newcomer Shanice Williams as Dorothy alongside Grammy and Golden Globe-winner Queen Latifah as the Wizard, nine-time Grammy-winner Mary J. Blige as Evillene, original Dorothy, Stephanie Mills, as Auntie Em and David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion. Whether you missed the special presentation when it aired or just want to re-live the amazing journey through Oz, watch the entire show below!

VIDEO: Watch 'Home', 'Brand New Day' & More Musical Performances from THE WIZ LIVE!
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 4, 2015

Below, watch the talented cast performing 'Home', 'No Bad News,' 'He's The Wiz,' 'So You Wanted to Meet the Wizard,' 'Branded New Day' and 'Ease On Down the Road.'

VIDEO: Shanice Williams Sings 'Home' in All-New Promo for THE WIZ LIVE!
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 2, 2015

Below, check out an all-new promo for the show, featuring Williams singing the iconic song 'Home'.

STAGE TUBE: The Characters of THE WIZ LIVE! Join the Judging Panel of THE VOICE!
by Stage Tube - Nov 30, 2015

In anticipation of NBC's upcoming holiday production of THE WIZ LIVE!, some of the cast stopped by the set of another NBC show- THE VOICE. Watch below as Dorothy (Shanice Williams) shows her friends what she's got!

VIDEO: Common Shares Details on New Song for THE WIZ LIVE! on 'Wendy Williams'
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 30, 2015

Shanice Williams, Ne-Yo, David Alan Grier and Elijah Kelley stopped by WENDY WILLIAMS to dish about their special event airing live this Thursday on NBC.

VIDEO: Queen Latifah Talks NBC's THE WIZ LIVE! on 'Tonight'
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 27, 2015

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Queen Latifah talked about starring in and customizing her look for NBC's live production of THE WIZ LIVE!

VIDEO: Watch All-New Extended Trailer for NBC's THE WIZ LIVE!
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 27, 2015

NBC has shard an all-new extended trailer for the highly anticipated live broadcast of THE WIZ LIVE!, airing Thursday, December 3rd. Check it out below!

HOT VIDEO: Watch The Making of THE WIZ LIVE!
by Robert Diamond - Nov 26, 2015

Hot Video! Miss the Wednesday night airing of NBC's The Making of THE WIZ LIVE!? We've got you covered with the full video that goes behind the scenes, showing off all of the excitement and hard work going into the December 3rd broadcast that we're all counting down to. 

STAGE TUBE: Check out Mary J. Blige in New THE WIZ LIVE Promo!
by Sally Henry Fuller - Nov 21, 2015

Click below for all-new footage of NBC's THE WIZ LIVE!, featuring Mary J. Blige as the Wicked Witch! The upcoming holiday production will air Thursday, Dec. 3.

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