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The Wizard of Oz - 1989 - New York Tickets, News, Info & More

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 Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2022
The REV Theatre Company has announced the cast and creative team for the final production of its 2022 Season – Ain’t Misbehavin’.
by Michael Major - Sep 7, 2022
Pink Martini, Portland Oregon’s globetrotting, self-described “little orchestra,” is excited to share that lead singer China Forbes, the Voice of Pink Martini since 1995, is releasing new solo material on the band’s label Heinz Records for the first time since her autobiographical album 78, which came out in 2008.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2022
Mercury Theatre has announced the full cast for their pantomime this Christmas, Beauty and the Beast, written by Andrew Pollard and directed by Olivier Award-winning Donnacadh O'Briain.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2022
The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced the cast for its new original staging of The Wiz, playing this holiday season from November 19 - December 23, 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2022
The Epstein Theatre is promising a packed programme of productions and performances to entertain Liverpool audiences this autumn.
by Tina St. Angelo Wetzel - Sep 30, 2022
Wicked is back in Chicago. The first time it played here, it ran for more than three and a half years. Directed by Joe Mantello, musical staging (choreography) by Wayne Cilento and a stunning set by Eugene Lee along with the lighting by Kenneth Posner once again transports the audience back to Oz and the audience still loves it. Before entering the Nederlander Theatre, someone within the organization was handing out green I've Seen Wicked (fill in the blank) Times! The numbers I saw ranged from 0 to 21.
by Michael Major - Sep 30, 2022
The Sanderson Sisters have made their long-awaited return in Hocus Pocus 2! Read on to find out which Broadway have run amok in the Hocus Pocus movies. With the recent news that a Broadway-aimed Hocus Pocus musical is in the works, BroadwayWorld has compiled a list of all of the Broadway connections in the Hocus Pocus movies.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022
About Bill productions will present a three-night run of About Bill at The Other Palace – The one woman show starring Kim Ismay, running from 7-9 October 2022. 
by Michael Major - Sep 27, 2022
Director Sidney Lumet followed a string of Oscar®-winning 1970s classics with this lavish adaptation of the popular Broadway musical The Wiz, noted for its lively score and all-Black cast.  The Academy Museum’s first anniversary screening of The Wiz will feature live dance performances by the Debbie Allen Dance Studio youth performers.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2022
The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of New Jersey, located in the Historic Palace Theatre in Netcong opens its 41st season with R.L. Stine's GOOSEBUMPS: Phantom of the Auditorium.  Running October 14th through the 30th with performances Saturdays at 4:00PM, Sundays at 2:00 PM and a special opening performance on Friday, October 14th at 7:30PM.  
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2022
Ann Hampton Callaway - The Judy Garland Songbook comes to Feinstein's At The Nikko at 222 Mason Street San Francisco, CA. Performances are Wednesday, October 26 & Thursday, October 27, 2022 - 8:00 PM PDT (Doors 7:00 PM PDT).
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 26, 2022
Black-ish creator Kenya Barris will write and direct a re-imagined version of the Wizard of Oz featuring a culturally diverse cast and will explore modern themes including race, class, gender, and sexuality.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 23, 2022
Leicester's Curve theatre has revealed rising star Georgina Onuorah will lead its Christmas musical The Wizard of Oz as Dorothy later this year. See video of Georgina performing the iconic song, 'Over the Rainbow'!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 23, 2022
The REV Theatre Company is now presenting its final production of its 2022 season - Ain't Misbehavin'. The show runs through October 11th at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Auburn, NY. Get a first look at footage here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2022
Long Beach’s Musical Theatre West has announced its production lineup for the upcoming 2023 season. Promising to be one of its most exciting seasons to date, MTW’s 2023 season offers an outstanding collection of beloved classics from the screen, brought to life on stage.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2022
Full casting is announced for the UK tour of The Lavender Hill Mob, based on the screenplay by T.E.B. Clarke, adapted for the stage by Phil Porter. New cast members include Victoria Blunt (Audrey), Guy Burgess (Farrow), Aamira Challenger (Fernanda), Tessa Churchard (Lady Agnes), John Dougall (Sir Horace) and Tim Sutton (Sammy).
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2022
Full casting is announced for the UK tour of the classic Ealing Comedy, The Lavender Hill Mob, based on the screenplay by T.E.B. Clarke, adapted for the stage by Phil Porter.
by Oliver Oliveros - Sep 23, 2022
Reimagined 'We Will Rock You,' the jukebox musical set in a post-apocalyptic world and features the hit songs of the British rock band Queen, will premiere at the Esplanade Theatre on January 5, 2023. It will only run for 22 performances.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2022
The Syracuse University Department of Drama begins the 2022/2023 season on Oct. 15.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2022
Centenary Stage Company will continue their 2022 Fringe Festival with a Fat Knight production of My Witch, running October 20 through 30.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2022
San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus (SFGMC) announced the three-concert lineup that makes up the inaugural season of new Artistic Director Jacob Stensberg. Featuring over 250 singers of the chorus, Season 45 kicks off with the return of SFGMC's annual holiday tradition, Holiday Spectacular.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2022
Following the success of Mulan Rouge, The Witches of Oz is a brand-new immersive experience combining comedy, cabaret, dining, and a sprinkle of political rivalry. One of the most well-respected creatives on the East London drag and queer scene, ShayShay has directed a technicolour marvel inspired by L. Frank Baum's iconic world of witches, rainbows, and magical slippers. As a mixed race, Japanese-American/Irish queer person, ShayShay's original work celebrates themes of identity, gender diversity and Asian experiences as well as wider social issues.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2022
The REV Theatre Company will open the final production of its 2022 season – Ain’t Misbehavin’. The show runs September 21st – October 11th at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Auburn, NY. Get a first look at photos here!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2022
The co-production with the National Theatre, Bristol Old Vic and York Theatre Royal, in association with Berkeley Repertory Theater, makes its US première at St Ann's Warehouse, New York, on 14 October, before touring to Berkeley Repertory Theater, the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and Chicago Shakespeare Theater, with more dates to be announced.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2022
Rochester audiences are invited to close out the Eleventh Annual  Rochester Fringe Festival in Downtown during Fringe Finale Weekend on Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September 24.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 2, 2022
Enjoy beautiful views, delicious food and drink, and fabulous music. SJCO orchestra, conductor Barbara Day Turner, and special guest violinist Jeremy Cohen will delight and inspire. Live music sets are at 3:30pm, 4:30pm and 5:15pm.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 2, 2022
Philadelphia cabaret performer Tyler Houchins has announced his upcoming NYC debut solo performance at Don’t Tell Mama NYC, titled Down A Yellow Brick Road, celebrating the legendary actress and vocalist Judy Garland in her centennial year, Friday, September 23, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2022
Are You As Nervous As I Am?  is one of the first original British musicals coming out after lockdown. This plucky and heart-warming new show tells the story of two strong and unique sisters. Check out photos here!
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2022
After a successful national tour, the acclaimed Miami-based dance pioneers, Karen Peterson and Dancers (KPD) welcome back their fourth annual Forward Motion Physically Integrated Dance Festival & Conference (FM4) taking place in Miami from October 27-29, 2022.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 1, 2022
The Fulton Theatre announces the casting for their production of Kinky Boots which opens the 2022/2023 Season.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2022
Leapin’ Lizards! The full cast and creative team has been announced for the all-new tour of the iconic Tony Award®-winning musical ANNIE. In the title role of Annie is Ellie Pulsifer, a 12-year-old actress from South Florida, making her tour debut. 
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 9, 2022
The electrifying Brandon Bennett (Million Dollar Quartet) does the impossible, delivering a spine-tingling Elvis tribute that is fresh, powerful, and right on time.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022
HELLO, DOLLY!, the musical adaptation of Thornton Wilder's hit play 'The Matchmaker,' bursts with humor, romance, and some of the greatest songs in musical theatre history. Experience this charming Broadway hit directed and choreographed by 2-time Tony Award nominee Denis Jones. Musical direction is by Jeff Award winner Ryan T. Nelson.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2022
Writers Theatre will debut its 2022/23 Season with Tiger Style! by Mike Lew, directed by Brian Balcom. The production runs September 29, 2022 – October 30, 2022 in the in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 30, 2022
Following the announcement of Bill Ward joining the cast of NEW British musical, Are You As Nervous As I Am?, three talented young actresses will take on the role of Young Peggy.
by Jared Fessler - Aug 26, 2022
Fun fact! Did you know Judy Garland was born in Grand Rapids Minnesota? In fact, they have a Judy Garland Museum there with her home as well as other items of Judy Garland and the iconic Wizard of Oz.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 22, 2022
On August 28th, Sunday afternoon at 3pm, the David Oei Classical Salon (DOCS) returns for its seventh season with an all-star line-up of extraordinary musicians ​performing an eclectic program of gorgeous music, from Lili Boulanger to Richard Strauss, with some toe-tapping, hum-inducing themes from the Wizard of Oz in between.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 22, 2022
The Donmar Warehouse has announced the cast for the European première of David Yazbek and Itamar Moses' multi-Tony award-winning musical The Band's Visit, directed in a new production by Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Michael Longhurst.Cast and onstage band: Alon Moni Aboutboul, Sharif Afifi, Jason Alder, Marc Antolin, Harel Glazer, Levi Goldmeier, Ido Gonen, Michal Horowicz, Emma Kingston, Shira Kravitz, Nitai Levi, Yali Topol Margalith, Ashley Margolis, Carlos Mendoza de Hevia, Miri Mesika, Peter Polycarpou, Ant Romero, Idlir Shyti, Maya Kristal Tenenbaum, Sargon Yelda, Baha Yetkin.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 18, 2022
Theatr Clwyd and Chichester Festival Theatre have announced the full cast for the world première production of brand-new musical The Famous Five, based on the much-loved books by Enid Blyton, written by Elinor Cook with music and lyrics by Theo Jamieson.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022
One of Chicago's most popular and acclaimed musical duos, Anne Burnell and Mark Burnell are releasing their eagerly awaited, long overdue duo CD in twenty-two years entitled TWO FOR THE ROAD. The album was released on August 17th and is available at iTunes, Amazon and streaming outlets Spotify, Pandora, Apple Music and YouTube.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022
Sita McIntosh, former Chief Operating Officer of leading UK theatre website WhatsOnStage, has been appointed as Chair of the Board of Trustees at Leicester’s Curve theatre.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 17, 2022
The B Street Theatre presents Charade, the classic romantic whodunit that starred Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn, adapted for the stage in this whirlwind production spanning the globe. The production will run through September 18, 2022.
by - Aug 16, 2022
Top stories include full casting for the tour of Aladdin, Erika Henningsen will lead a new musical 'Joy' in New Jersey, and more! Plus, Nina West will return to the Hairspray tour, a new Melissa Etheridge one-woman musical is headed off-Broadway, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2022
Grab your finest heels and kick them up as Packemin Productions brings you a brand new production of KINKY BOOTS. Winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Kinky Boots features a joyous, Tony-winning score by Cyndi Lauper and a hilarious, uplifting book by four-time Tony winner, Harvey Fierstein.
by Michael Major - Aug 15, 2022
Black-ish creator Kenya Barris will write and direct a reimagined version of the Wizard of Oz. Plot details for the new film are currently be kept under wraps, other than that it will be a 'modern reimagining' of the classic movie musical. The deal closed last week with Sheila Walcott overseeing for the studio.
by Nicholas Pontolillo - Aug 14, 2022
What did our critic think of BYE BYE BIRDIE at The Noel S. Ruiz Theater At CMPAC?
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2022
The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) Theatre Company and Education departments have announced the full casting and creative teams for the 2022/23 fall productions of The Chinese Lady, Much Ado About Nothing, LITTLE RED, and A Christmas Carol. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2022
Roundabout Youth Ensemble, an after-school and summer program for NYC public high schools, will present the world premiere of the new play I Scream, You Scream by Lia Spahn directed by Christopher Etienne at Black Box Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre on Saturday, August 13th (2 pm & 7pm) and Sunday, 14th (2 pm).  
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2022
Renowned concert pianists Donna Weng Friedman and David Oei are celebrating the 83rd anniversary of The Wizard of Oz world premiere and official release by performing a toe-tapping, hum-inducing virtuoso piano duet called The Wizard of Oz Fantasy, written by William Hirtz.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2022
Joining the cast of brand-new British musical, Millennials, from 9 August is Georgina Castle (Cinderella), Lucca Chadwick-Patel (Legally Blonde), Jarnéia Richard- Noel (SIX the Musical), Cleve September (Hamilton), Rhys Taylor (Book of Mormon) and Becca Wickes (Heathers the Musical). Check out new photos here!