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The Wizard of Oz - 1999 - Off-Broadway

Slip on your ruby slippers and follow the yellow brick road with Dorothy. It’s an exciting, musical adventure as Dorothy and Toto take advice from the Good Witch, wander through Munchkin land and try to outrun the Wicked Witch on their way to find the Wizard of Oz. Help the Scarecrow get his brain, the Tin Man have a heart, the Cowardly Lion find some courage and get Dorothy back home to Kansas in this classic family story.


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by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2020
Broadway Records has just released the physical edition of Robbie Rozelle: Songs From Inside My Locker - Live at Feinstein's/54 Below - the debut album from the beloved cabaret performer and noted Oxford comma denier.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2020
Lambert Jackson Productions today announces live performances of Jason Robert Brown's Songs For A New World at The London Palladium on 11 October. Séimí Campbell directs David Hunter (Waitress), Rachel John (Hamilton), Cedric Neal (Motown) and Rachel Tucker (Come From Away) for two performances only in a return for musical theatre to West End.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2020
San Francisco's MoonSchool at 42nd Street Moon virtual fall musical theatre classes are on sale now. Classes are for all ages ranging from kids ages 4-17 to adults! Classes start September 8 and end December 17.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2020
San Franciscoa??s MoonSchool at 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors) virtual fall musical theatre classes are on sale now. Classes are for all ages ranging from kids ages 4-17 to adults!
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2020
'The Glorias' is coming! The film is now available to stream on Amazon Prime Video. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020
The Missoula Children's Theatre has announced that registration is open for all of its local childrena??s programming, beginning with the fall production of The Wizard of Oz. Rehearsals will be conducted every Tuesday and Thursday from Oct. 13-29 and every day (Monday-Friday) from Nov. 2-6. The performance will take place Friday, Nov. 6.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2020
Today, Birmingham Repertory Theatre has announced 12 new commissions titled The Park Bench Plays a?" a series of micro-plays that illuminate, interrogate and even celebrate today's socially distanced world.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2020
Broadway vet John Treacy Egan and Metropolitan Opera regular Jason Simon's popular children's book, 'Ingredients for a Witch', originally released in print in 2019, was released as an e-book on September 15th, 2020.
by Steve Wilson - Sep 28, 2020
The Heartland Mena??s Chorus presented their first virtual program of their 35th season on Saturday, September 26 with their presentation of SMILE A FEEL GOOD CABARET on Facebook Live. The production presented songs to make the audience happy, with one goal to make the audience smile.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2020
Richard Baratta is known around town as a revered film producer - but he is also an accomplished and versatile drummer. Today, he has released his sophomore album Music in Film: The Reel Deal on New York based jazz label Savant Records.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2020
MoonSchool at 42nd Street Moon, the education side of 42nd Street Moon kicked off its third season of virtual programming this fall. After an impromptu pivot to virtual classes this spring and an incredibly successful summer of online theatre productions including Moana Jr, The Music Man Kids, Bring it On, and classes in jazz, tap, voice, and improv, MoonSchool continues to offer high-level theatre classes and training virtually for students of all ages from 4 years old to 104 this fall.
by Student Blogger: Maya Mehrara - Sep 21, 2020
I truly cana??t remember going a single day of my life without singing. Performing has always just been a part of my life.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2020
The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts has created and produced its own rendition of 'Over the Rainbow,' singer Judy Garland's popular ballad from 'The Wizard of Oz.'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2020
Vanessa Hudgens has sent social media into a frenzy by uploading her own rendition of the WAP dance on TikTok.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2020
Musicians from Bristol Youth Orchestra have released a stunning version of 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' as a way to thank NHS staff and key workers for their ongoing hard work throughout the covid-19 pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020
Paper Mill Playhouse is extending outdoor cabaret performances into October due to the extremely popular demand of its alfresco summer Brookside Cabaret series at the F.M. Kirby Carriage House Restaurant, along with newly added Wednesday-night a?oeRocktobera?? entertainment.
by Student Blogger: Brigid Pfeifer - Sep 1, 2020
For this particular blog post, Ia??ll be focusing on shows that I saw either on Broadway, Off-Broadway or regionally.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2020
Lyricist Tim Rice revealed that he has some projects in the works- or at least he did before the start of the pandemic. One of which was an updated version of From Here to Eternity.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2020
At 7:30 PM EDT on Friday October 16, the Hangar Theatre Company will present the virtual presentation, The Inferior Sex, by Jacqueline E. Lawton, directed by Cynthia Henderson. Without the possibility of live events at the theatre this fall due to COVID-19, the Hangar offers additional off-season virtual programming to continue carrying out their mission while sharing meaningful and resonant stories with the community. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2020
You voted, here they are! In no particular order, meet our top 3 in the college category.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
Classic movies from the Majestic Theater’s 95 years of history will be shown weekends in November and December on the big screen in the theater’s historic auditorium in celebration of the Majestic’s 95th birthday. Tickets are limited to 100 per showing and public health procedures will be in place. Advanced ticket purchase is strongly recommended.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2020
Darlington Hippodrome announces a full schedule of events for all ages throughout November.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2020
Featuring new performers with every show, the weekly, award-winning Piano Bar Live! (PBL!) streams tonight Tuesday, October 27th at 7:15 pm ET, with hosts Scott Barbarino and Aaron Lee Battle. PBL! is continuing the long-established tradition of the piano bar-that special place where we can gather, entertain, support and create.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2020
BAMtheatre is re-upping and and adding to their line up of socially distant, in person programming. In response to the stay-at-home and social distancing orders implemented by the COVID-19 pandemic, BAMtheatre continues to creatively adapt its musical theatre programming while still providing exceptional, educational theatre experiences for students.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2020
Lori Dokken and James A. Rocco have been each other's fans for 15 years.  On Friday, October 30, 2020, at  5 pm Central, they are joining forces for a relaxed musical “snack.” live-streamed to and
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 25, 2020
With a little help from her dads, Ava Nicole Frances is the most popular kid in town every Halloween.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2020
Lori Dokken and James A. Rocco have been each other's fans for 15 years.  On Friday, October 30, 2020, at  5 pm Central, they are joining forces for a relaxed musical “snack.”
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2020
Chichester Festival Theatre's sell-out concert CELEBRATING SONDHEIM: Sunday In The Park With Daniel will be live-streamed from the Festival Theatre stage on Sunday 1 November at 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2020
The Sick Children's Trust is giving one lucky fan a chance to chat with Michael Crawford!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2020
Staples Players co-directors David Roth (SHS '84) and Kerry Long (SHS '97) have led their resilient, dedicated troupe of thespians in producing three radio shows that audiences across the globe can enjoy for free on three Sundays this fall. October 25th (The Wizard of Oz), November 8 (Pride and Prejudice), and November 22 (It's a Wonderful Life).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2020
Centenary Stage Company brings nineteenth-century London to life again, but this season with a new adaptation than their previous productions.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2020
Birmingham Repertory Theatre has collaborated with Birmingham Changing Futures Together to create a new short film which aims to demonstrate the work of the Lead Worker/Peer Mentor service (LWPM), a specialised scheme assisting individuals experiencing the traumas of homelessness, addiction, offending and mental health. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2020
Cape Fear Regional Theatre will present The Wizard of Oz in Winter of 2021! Dates have yet to be announced for this production.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2020
Actor Bradley Mott, a bright star in the Chicago theatre scene, has passed away at age 64 of pancreatic cancer.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 10, 2020
The novel, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire was published in 1995, and was further cemented into the fabric of our culture when it was made into a global phenomenon of a musical in 2003. A 25th anniversary edition of the novel is being released by HarperCollins on October 13th.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2020
A MUSICAL about mental health is making its way to Melville Theatre. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2020
In 2019 Colorado Balleta??s Artistic Director Gil Boggs promoted Francisco Estevez to principal dancer, right before the company premiered Septime Webrea??s The Wizard of Oz. His promotion came after hard work, dedication to his artistry and battles with two forms of cancer. Despite the odds and challenges, he persevered and achieved great success.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2020
Sierra Boggess is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances before her show on Sunday!
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2020
The American Film Institute (AFI) and Universal Pictures today announced the launch of a week-long AFI Movie Club event called “Black Stories Matter,” spotlighting diverse and unique narratives from celebrated Black films.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 22, 2020
In this week's Theater Stories, we are learning about the Al Hirschfeld theater! From theater ghosts to short-lived musical sequels, this theater is home to endless amounts of history, interesting facts and more.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2020
Flat Rock Playhouse welcomes Anna Kimmell as the new Director of Education for Studio 52. Kimmell comes to the Playhouse with years of performance and theatre education experience, most recently at Arkansas Repertory Theatre as their Director of Education.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2020
Skylight Music Theatre announced today Saturday in the Park with Andrew- Skylight Night 2020 to be held on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 6 p.m. (CDT) to benefit Skylight Music Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2020
The Mississippi Museum of Art (the Museum) is presenting Leonardo Drew: City in the Grass, a participatory, public art sculpture that invites viewers to engage directly with the work, the space it occupies, and one another while maintaining a social distance.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2020
After online auditions conducted over the past few weeks, the 30 Semi-Finalists for the 2020 Rob Guest Endowment Award were announced today. The Rob Guest Endowment committee has announced the following Semi-Finalists who will perform for a panel of judges to determine the six finalists for the 2020 Rob Guest Endowment Award:
by Stephen Mosher - Aug 18, 2020
Kelli Rabke and Eric Yves Garcia sign on to a popular outdoor music series produced by NiCori Productions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2020
Actor Mark Adamson recently chatted with News Letter about some of his favorites - song, film, play, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2020
Broadway Palm will reopen and begin its 28th Season on August 20, 2020 with Dean Martin Variety Hour! Enjoy a fun-filled trip back in time with this classic throwback to the old Dean Martin Variety Show! Broadway Palm is offering a special and all tickets are just $50 for dinner and the show. Due to the current environment, Broadway Palm has made numerous adjustments and taken several measures to assure the health and safety of their cast members, employees, and customers.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2020
As the COVID-19 situation continues to change and create challenges for everyone, Roanoke Childrena??s Theatre (soon to be Virginia Childrena??s Theatre) has announced changes and updates to the 2020-2021 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2020
Tim Rice has revealed the guests on the upcoming 14th episode of his podcast, Get Onto My Cloud! Rice revealed on Twitter that, in the episode, Hal Prince's first thoughts on Evita will be discussed. In addition, there will be songs from David Essex, Joss Ackland, and Elaine Paige.