The Wizard of Oz 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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Academy of Music

(New York, NY)
E. 14th St. and Irving Place
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by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
The Regional Emmy-Award Winning musical theatre training organization, Young Artists of America (YAA), is now welcoming 4th and 5th grade students into their Summer Performing Arts Intensives. Previously, the program, known to many as the premiere training ground for dedicated musical theatre students in the Mid-Atlantic, was only open to students in middle school and high school. Starting in June of 2020, elementary school students (ages 9+) will be welcomed into the new daytime program, Kids Academy, an introduction to musical theatre led by the region's top teaching artists.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
The new musical Ranked (www.RankedMusical.com) with book by Kyle Holmes and music and lyrics by David Taylor Gomes will have industry workshops on Friday, March 20 at 12pm and 4pm at The Daryl Roth Theatre (101 E. 15th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020
The Third Avenue Playhouse, located in historic downtown Sturgeon Bay, announces its lineup of six plays for the upcoming 2020 season. The plays include an early career work from playwright David Mamet, a 1964 musical by the legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, a multi-award winning classic about the unlikely friendship between an elderly lady and her driver, the story of an unconventional advice columnist, and a farcical take on the making of Gone With The Wind.
by Lindsay Kruger - Mar 6, 2020
From The Ellen Degeneres Show to a starring role in Paris, Christina Bianco is as charming on stage and screen as she is talented. The New York native took time out in her final week as Fanny Brice in FUNNY GIRL to chat to BroadwayWorld about her iconic impressions and upcoming one day only show, ME, MYSELF & EVERYONE ELSE.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020
FINDING NEVERLAND, the musical that made us all believe in our imagination, will be making its way to Waterbury's Palace Theater March 20 - 21.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020
THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present the return of Andrea McArdle in her show 'Confessions of a Broadway Baby' for three performances, Friday, April 3; Saturday, April 25 and Saturday, May 30, all at 7:00 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020
Children's Theatre Company (CTC) has announced the impossibly possible 2020 - 2021 Season, including seven productions, a brand new preschool show, and four musicals designed to delight and inspire families and children of all ages and backgrounds.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020
Two Tony Award-winning musicals, an American classic, a smart new comedy, a haunting new adaptation of a literary masterpiece and a world premiere are at the heart of Syracuse Stage's 48th season. Artistic director Robert Hupp said the shows in the season all in some way address ideas of home 'in all its idealized, romanticized, messy and real manifestations.'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020
Brett J. Roden, Producing Artistic Director for RCT: Professional Theatre for Schools & Families, officially announced today that the Company will rebrand and become VIRGINIA CHILDREN'S THEATRE. The rebrand reflects the Company's commitment to providing top-notch professional mainstage productions and high quality theatre, dance and music education for audiences across the Commonwealth. The rebrand and name change will go into effect in Fall 2020 with the upcoming 2020-2021 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020
Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia's professional classic repertory theatre, closes out its 10th Anniversary season with its first-ever three show repertory. From March 25-May 17, 2020 the company is presenting the Dreams and Madness Repertory. Each of these three plays explores the danger of love, the difference between dreams and madness, and the destructive power of authority and government. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020
The Growing Stage presents PINKALICIOUS The Musical. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020
The Walnut Street Theatre continues its 2019-20 Independence Studio on 3 season with the Philadelphia premiere of the quirky comedy, POPCORN FALLS. Written by James Hindman, directed by Ellie Mooney, and starring Luke Bradt and Dan Olmstead, the production begins previews on February 25, opens March 5, and continues through March 29.
by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2020
The American Film Institute (AFI) announced today the launch of AFI Movie Club – a daily virtual gathering to leverage our collective love of film on behalf of optimism in this time of global uncertainty. AFI Trustee Steven Spielberg introduced the inaugural film, THE WIZARD OF OZ, in a video that reminds in a timely manner, “There's no place like home.”
by Peter Nason - Mar 30, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best film musicals since the sound era began; see if your favorites made the list!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
Artistic Director Blake Robison announced Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's 2020-21 season today, which includes world premieres by Keith Josef Adkins, Deborah Zoe Laufer and Ken Ludwig, along with the U.S. Premiere of David Haig's Pressure.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
Walnut Street Theatre (WST) continues its 211th season with Gore Vidal's thrilling political drama, THE BEST MAN. Directed by Broadway veteran Michael Wilson, the production begins previews on March 10, opens March 18, and continues through April 26 on the Walnut's Mainstage.
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 29, 2020
As theater actor Sean Stephens gets ready to make his solo show debut at Feinstein's/54 Below, Stephen Mosher wants people to get to know him a little... and his dog.
by DC Felton - Mar 28, 2020
With a large amount of postponement and delays, Broadwayworld Des Moines is making a list of each theatre in Des Moines and the surrounding area. We will keep this update with information as it comes in. This article will also be pinned to the top of our Facebook page through the COVID-19 shutdowns until theatres can open again.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 27, 2020
BroadwayWorld is excited to announce that we have partnered with musical legend Michael Feinstein for an up-close and personal daily series- Conversations and Music. Over the next few weeks, check back to watch as Michael showcases his collection of memorabilia and archives along with stories and songs from Tin Pan Alley, Broadway, the Great American Songbook and much more. Some episodes will even include music from his piano in his studio!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2020
Broadway might be dark this month, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway today, March 27, 2020.
by Katie Laban - Mar 26, 2020
Due to Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer's' temporary ban on all large group events in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, theatres across the state are postponing and/or canceling performances. BroadwayWorld Detroit is doing its best to combine a list of those performances in one place for theatergoers. If a theatre or any information is missing, please email Katie.Laban@gmail.com for it to be added. *This is a developing story, with more information being added as it becomes available.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2020
Arizona Broadway Theatre (ABT) announced effective immediately all programming is on an indefinite hold until which time the theatre is able to confidently chart a course forward following the current COVID-19 Pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2020
So you're stuck at home. We are too. Good thing there's endless hours of theatrical content available online to fill all your time social distancing. (And no, we're not talking about a good YouTube Spiral.)
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2020
L. Frank Baum's classic story, The Wizard of Oz, comes to life in this dazzling retelling by the prestigious Royal Winnipeg Ballet.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2020
Colorado Ballet Academy has received the Youth America Grand Prix Outstanding School Award for the second consecutive year in the Denver semi-finals competition that took place February 28 - March 1.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
Mercury Theater Chicago announced today the cast and crew of the spectacular musical comedy PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT, running in the Venus Cabaret Theater from March 20 through June 28.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020
L. Frank Baum's classic story, The Wizard of Oz, comes to life in this dazzling retelling by the prestigious Royal Winnipeg Ballet. Join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion as they journey down the Yellow Brick Road to the Emerald City at Wharton Center on Wednesday, March 25th at 7:30PM. Tickets are now available at the official source to purchase Wharton Center tickets online, whartoncenter.com; at the Auto-Owners Insurance Ticket Office; or by calling 1-800-WHARTON.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020
Allen MacInnis has announced that he will step down as Artistic Director of Toronto's Young People's Theatre (YPT) at the end of the 2020.21 season, after 19 outstanding years. He is the longest-serving Artistic Director in the theatre's 54-year history as North America's oldest a?" and Canada's largest a?" professional producer and presenter of theatre for young audiences.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020
Canton Ballet's annual Touchdowns and Tutus experience is set. The family-friendly event pairs high school football players with Canton Ballet ballerinas in a performance competition at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall located at 2323 17th Street, N.W. on the Pro Football Hall of Fame campus in Canton.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020
Get ready to be swept off your feet this Easter as the timeless classic Beauty and the Beast brings magic and adventure to the Epstein Theatre.
by Kathy Strain - Feb 21, 2020
As the Public Theater prepares to wrap up its run of A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER, it was fun to chat with Andy Meyers who plays the part of…well…of…many characters central to the story. Read below to see just how Meyers keeps up with the high jinx adventures that make A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER a highly entertaining show that should not be missed. Check out BWW's Ashley Corbaley's review of the show too.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
The Walnut Street Theatre continues its 2019-20 Independence Studio on 3 season with the Philadelphia premiere of the quirky comedy, POPCORN FALLS. Written by James Hindman, directed by Ellie Mooney, and starring Luke Bradt and Dan Olmstead, the production begins previews on February 25, opens March 5, and continues through March 29.
by TV News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
Profiles in History is proud to announce Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency: The Auction. The auction features iconic props and costumes, instantly recognizable to fans, from both seasons of the acclaimed mystery/sci-fi TV series, with 42% of the net proceeds to benefit key non-profit organizations in honor of Douglas Adams.
by Daniel Collins - Feb 17, 2020
Chances are, as America is an increasing book-abhorrent culture, most folks familiar with THE WIZARD OF OZ know only of the 1939 Judy Garland film, versus author L. Frank Baum's children's 1900 book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. While the book and the film are fairly well aligned as children's entertainment, author Gregory Maguire's 1995 spin on the story, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West is most definitely for the adults. Political upheaval, adultery, multiple murders, family dysfunction, betrayal, it's downright Shakespearean. All three serve as fantastical fodder for Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman's Broadway production of Wicked, a sort of Oz-ian 'Odd Couple,' were Neil Simon a fan of J.R.R. Tolkein and J. K. Rowling: 'On Ozmember the 13th, Elphaba was asked to remove herself from her place of residence; that request came from her father. Deep down, she believed he was right, but knew that someday she would return. With nowhere else to go, she appeared at university and meets Galinda, fresh off an off-Broadway run of LEGALLY BLONDE. Can two strange women share a dorm room together without driving each other crazy?'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
Casting announced for the world premiere of brand new musical Stages which comes to VAULT Festival this March, written and composed by Christian Czornyj and directed by Adam Lenson.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
Full casting has been announced for the 10th anniversary revival of Bruce Norris' seminal play Clybourne Park. Oliver Kaderbhai directs Alisha Bailey (Francine/Lena), Maddy Hill (Betsy/Lindsey), Andrew Langtree (Karl/Steve), and Richard Lintern (Russ/Dan), who join the previously announced Michael Fox (Jim/Tom), Imogen Stubbs (Bev/Kathy) and Eric Underwood (Albert/Kevin). The production opens on 30 March, with previews from 25 March, and runs until 2 May.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020
Look out Melbourne - tickets to the smash-hit West End musical 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL are on sale from today. Dolly Parton's hilarious musical will play in Melbourne at Her Majesty's Theatre from July 25, following its Australian Premiere at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in April. Get your tickets now at 9to5themusical.com.au.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020
Regal Entertainments have announced casting for Goldilocks and the Three Bears when the circus rolls into St Helens from 8 a?" 18 April for the Easter holiday.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020
Curve has announced its Made at Curve 2020 Christmas musical, the regional premiere production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Wizard of Oz.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020
Arizona Broadway Theatre (ABT) and Herberger Theater Center (HTC) staff and VIPs gathered at an invitation-only reception in the Center Stage lobby at HTC on Thursday, February 6, 2020, to announce the 2020-21 season of shows ABT will produce at HTC in downtown Phoenix.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
This weekend, On February 14 and 15, The Dance Eclectic will present their original work 'Dottie'. Performances are at 8 p.m. and reservations can be made online (www.no-strings,org) or by calling the theatre (575) 523-1223). Thickets are $15.00 regular admission and $12.00 for students and seniors.
by Stage Tube - Feb 10, 2020
Watch Renee Zellweger's Oscar 2020 acceptance speech for Actress in a Leading Role for her portrayal of Judy Garland in JUDY below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2020
Donna Southern Schmidt, a local, professional costume designer who works regularly with MST as well as other Houston theaters, has found a way to make good use of her forced hiatus by sewing masks for medical workers. But these are not ordinary masks. She's using fabric remnants from plays she designed for Main Street Theater (MST). 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2020
Leicester's Curve theatre has today launched a new campaign inspired by the recent #RainbowsOfHope social media trend a?" and now your design could be featured in the set of its Christmas production, the regional premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Wizard of Oz (28 Nov 2020 a?" 16 Jan 2021).
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 2, 2020
Robbie Rozelle is always in demand, whatever your cabaret needs are, and here Stephen Mosher talks to Mr. Rozelle about life in the living room and the cabaret room.