Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz 2019

Opened: September 26, 2019
Closing: October 27, 2019

Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz - 2019 - Milburn, NJ (Regional) History , Info & More

Paper Mill Playhouse
22 Brookside Drive Milburn, NJ 07041

Before she burst onto the big screen as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, Judy Garland was a young vaudeville trouper named Frances Gumm. In this highly anticipated new musical chronicling Garland's early career from vaudeville baby to MGM teen star in the making, the road to Oz is paved with adversity. At its heart a story of love between a father and daughter, featuring such legendary songs as "Over the Rainbow," "You Made Me Love You," and "Everybody Sing," Chasing Rainbows is a poignant coming-of-age tale about "the little girl with the big voice," who went on to become one of the world's most beloved entertainment icons. The show has already earned praise from Liza Minnelli, who said, "My mother said that her biography is in her music, and now a talented creative team is using that music to tell the story of her early years and her extraordinary rise to fame."

Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz - 2019 - Milburn, NJ (Regional) Cast

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