The Wizard of Oz

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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Theatre at Madison Square Garden

(New York, Ne)
22 E. 27th St. (Madison Ave.)
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by Debbie Hall - Sep 9, 2019
The Broadway sensation Wicked reveals the backstory of the Land of Oz and how two friends became frenimies. The beloved musical returns to The Smith Center from Sept. 11-29.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
Full casting is announced for The Boy in the Dress, the Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) new musical, which runs in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre from 8 November.
by Stage Tube - Sep 8, 2019
Winter 1968 and showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in Swinging London to perform a five-week sold-out run at The Talk of the Town. It is 30 years since she shot to global stardom in The Wizard of Oz, but if her voice has weakened, its dramatic intensity has only grown. As she prepares for the show, battles with management, charms musicians and reminisces with friends and adoring fans, her wit and warmth shine through. Even her dreams of love seem undimmed as she embarks on a whirlwind romance with Mickey Deans, her soon-to-be fifth husband. Featuring some of her best-known songs, the film celebrates the voice, the capacity for love, and the sheer pizzazz of 'the world's greatest entertainer.
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Sep 7, 2019
THE TEN THOUSAND DOORS OF JANUARY immediately brought fond memories of WAYWARD CHILDREN to mind. Both are adult fantasy w/YA crossover appeal. The cover is stunning. It's a book about books, & what reader doesn't love reading about people who also love books?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019
TimesTalks, The New York Times live conversation and performance series, is proud to announce its Fall 2019 Program, featuring intimate conversations that pair Times journalists with today's most creative and influential voices in the fields of film, technology, politics, music, literature and science.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019
West End and Broadway star Rachel Tucker is being added to the bill for this year's Floating Festivals Stages musical theatre cruise in an exclusive show.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019
Broadway vet John Treacy Egan and Metropolitan Opera regular Jason Simon have announced their collaboration of a new children's book, a?oeIngredients for a Witcha??. The book was released on September 5th, and can be purchased at ingredientsforawitch.com
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival (FLMTF) opens its fourth production this season, Working, A Musical. The show runs September 4 through September 21 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Emerson Park.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
Walnut Street Theatre opens its 211th season with Mel Brooks' hilarious musical comedy, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN THE MUSICAL. Directed by Charles Abbott and choreographed by Mary Jane Houdina, the electrifying production begins previews on September 3, opens September 11, and continues through October 20.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019
Final seats are on sale tomorrow for the highly acclaimed Australian musical, Muriel's Wedding the Musical, set to light up Queensland Performing Arts Centre's (QPAC's) Lyric Theatre from 19 September 2019, with official opening night 21 September.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019
Geva Theatre Center presents La Cage Aux Folles, with book by Harvey Fierstein, music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, based on the play by Jean Poiret, directed by Melissa Rain Anderson, with musical direction by Don Kot, and choreography by Sam Hay in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from September 3 through October 6. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
Eleven world premiere plays and musicals seen first by Chicago audiences were among those receiving nominations by the Jeff Awards, announced today. A total of 192 nominations were made in 34 categories that honor Chicago Equity theatrical productions that opened between August 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019. During the 2018-19 season, Jeff Awards judges attended opening nights of 132 Equity productions offered by 43 producing organizations and from these openings, 112 productions were a?oeJeff Recommendeda?? and eligible for award nominations.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
The most spellbinding panto of them all is returning to St Helens Theatre Royal this October a?" and producers are today excited to reveal its stellar cast.
by Something New - Sep 3, 2019
We're back, dear listeners! (For five episodes. But still!) Each Monday leading up to the October 6th concert premiere of Monkey Trouble Unleashed! at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre, I'm releasing a brand new episode of Something New: A Musical Theatre Podcast, featuring interviews with the cast and songs from the show.
by TV News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
Renée Zellweger stars as Judy Garland in the upcoming film JUDY. The film takes place in Winter 1968 and showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in Swinging London to perform a five-week sold-out run at THE TALK of the Town. It is 30 years since she shot to global stardom in The Wizard of Oz, but if her voice has weakened, its dramatic intensity has only grown. As she prepares for the show, battles with management, charms musicians and reminisces with friends and adoring fans, her wit and warmth shine through. Even her dreams of love seem undimmed as she embarks on a whirlwind romance with Mickey Deans, her soon-to-be fifth husband.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
Grab your popcorn and settle in for Cinematastic: The Music of the Movies, a Flat Rock Playhouse original coming to you this September 13th - 28th. This unique concert experience will bring to life iconic songs made famous by movies from the silver screen of yesteryear to today. Featuring an 11-piece instrumental ensemble on stage along with professional vocalists and performers, Cinematastic: The Music of the Movies transports audiences to the moment they first heard songs such as a?oeSomewhere Over the Rainbow,a?? a?oeMoon River,a?? a?oeAs Time Goes By,a?? and many more! Crafted with love and pizzazz, this exclusive Flat Rock Playhouse production is not to be missed, as fans of The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Broadway on the Rock can attest.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
Theater to Go at Kelsey Theatre invites audiences of all ages to this interactive Sing Along & Play Along movie experience of the classic 1982 star studded movie musical ANNIE. The Sing Along/Play Along opens on October 19 for two shows only.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
The South Florida Silver Palm Theatre Awards, founded twelve years ago to honor theatrical excellence in South Florida, has announced that this year it will present the coveted award to 26 individuals and organizations.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
The all Australian hit, Muriel's Wedding the Musical, is set to delight Sunshine State audiences as its Queensland season premieres at Queensland Performing Arts Centre's (QPAC's) Lyric Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Swinging Sunday sees Kane Alexander bring to life some of his personal favourite songs from The Great American Songbook a?" including songs written by George Gershwin, Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer a?" and treat you to an afternoon of Swing classics with songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Sammy Davis Jr. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Kansas City Ballet Artistic Director Devon Carney today announced the promotion of one member and appointment of five new dancers to the Company and 14 new Second Company dancers.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Grab your popcorn and settle in for Cinematastic: The Music of the Movies, a Flat Rock Playhouse original coming to you this September 13th - 28th. This unique concert experience will bring to life iconic songs made famous by movies from the silver screen of yesteryear to today. Featuring an 11-piece instrumental ensemble on stage along with professional vocalists and performers, Cinematastic: The Music of the Movies transports audiences to the moment they first heard songs such as a?oeSomewhere Over the Rainbow,a?? a?oeMoon River,a?? a?oeAs Time Goes By,a?? and many more! Crafted with love and pizzazz, this exclusive Flat Rock Playhouse production is not to be missed, as fans of The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Broadway on the Rock can attest.
by Aimee Curameng - Sep 18, 2019
Michael Feinstein, once again, brought MGM Movie Classics to life last Saturday with his rare finds and classic orchestrations. The popular Pasadena Pops offering is the last show of the summer season and it ended well, the sound of the symphony invoking the same feeling Judy Garland has when she walks through the door and into the world of technicolor.
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Profiles in History is proud to announce the collection of Academy Award-winning, widely acclaimed actor Martin Landau will be going under the hammer at their upcoming Icons and Legends of Hollywood sale. The two-day auction event will be held September 25th and 26th in Los Angeles.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Full casting has been announced for the Made at Curve production of Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS at London's Dominion Theatre from Saturday 16 November 2019 a?' Saturday 4 January 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Celebrating 40 years of presenting soulful and imaginative dance that takes audience members on their own journey of self-discovery, Louise Reichlin & Dancers/ Los Angeles Choreographers & Dancers presents an inspiring family-friendly weekend filled with dance and multimedia on Saturday and Sunday, October 19 & 20, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., featuring the award-winning dance/multimedia narrated production of The Patchwork Girl of Oz.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of New Jersey, located in the Historic Palace Theatre in Netcong opens its 38th season with Roald Dahl's MATILDA THE MUSICAL.  Running October 4th through the 20th with performances Fridays at 7:30PM, Saturdays and Sundays at 4:00 PM, Roald Dahl's MATILDA THE MUSICAL features a book by Dennis Kelly, music and lyrics by Tim Minchin with direction by Stephen L. Fredericks, TGS's Executive Director, choreography by Jillian Petrie and musical direction by Stephen Fox.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Honey, honey! The Downtown Cabaret Theatre kicks off its 2019-2020 Main Stage season with hit musical Mamma Mia! on Friday, September 20th. Come have the time of your life at this historic theatre in Bridgeport, CT during the show's four-weekend long run.
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2019
Renée Zellweger sat down with Ellen to talk what it was like getting into character to play Judy Garland in the new movie, a?oeJudy.a??
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
Sometimes being brave means being yourself! This fall Goodspeed Musicals' production of Billy Elliot The Musical will spark with infectious energy. This tour-de-force of dance based on the British movie of the same name, will run September 13 a?' November 24 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. [Official Press Opening will be October 2, 2019].
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
BLK BOX PHX is proud to be offering three Actors' Equity Association contracts for their upcoming production of BAUER, the visceral and visual true story of forgotten modern artist Rudolf Bauer, struggling with his fading place in the history of art. Congratulations to Brian Runbeck, Maria Amorocho Weisbrod & Shana Rebilas Bousard. BAUER is written by Lauren Gunderson and directed by Elaine 'E.E.' Moe, member of the Stage Directors & Choreographers Society.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019
From the producers that brought audiences Rita, Sue and Bob Too! and The Salon, Regal Entertainments are back with brand-new comedy musical, Achy Breaky Bride this October.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 13, 2019
Paper Mill Playhouse will soon present the New Jersey premiere of Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz. Chasing Rainbows features a book by Marc Acito, musical adaptation & additional music by David Libby and conceived by and additional lyrics by Tina Marie Casamento. Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz begins performances Thursday, September 26, 2019, and will continue through Sunday, October 27, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019
One of Tweed & Company Theatre's most popular evenings of entertainment, THE DARK NIGHT CABARET, is returning this September 28th, and it is shaping up to be the most exciting one yet! This annual performance of all star Canadian talent performing their favourite song and dance numbers is always a sold out favourite, and this season features an impressive total of twelve professional Canadian Musical Theatre performers; some favourite performers from past productions, and some favourites on the Toronto stage but new to Tweed & Co.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 13, 2019
The company just met the press and BWW correspondent Richard Ridge is taking you inside the big day below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
Immersion Theatre are pleased to announce the title for their Spring 2020 UK tour as audiences are invited to let their hair down and get tangled in a brand-new musical adaptation of the classic fairy tale, RAPUNZEL!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
Art House Productions (Meredith Burns, Executive Director and Andrea McKenna, Gallery Director) is proud to announce the 2019-2020 season of bold theatrical productions, exciting gallery exhibitions, and the return of Jersey City's favorite festivalsa?"including Your Move Modern Dance Festival, JC Fridays, and the Jersey City Comedy Festival (formally 6BCF). a?oeWhether you have been part of the Art House family for the past 18 years or are brand new to us, we are thrilled to share our diverse season of theater, visual arts, dance, comedy, music, and spectacular fundraising events,a?? says Art House Executive Director, Meredith Burns. All ticket information can be found at www.arthouseproductions.org.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019
ASCAP Award-winning writer/producer Chip Deffaa's latest CD, 'The Irving Berlin Duets Album'--featuring  such  Broadway notables as Stephen Bogardus ('Bright Star'), Jon Peterson ('Cabaret'), Seth Sikes ('The Band's Visit'), Giuseppe Bausilio  ('Hamilton'), and more--is out now. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019
Wizard of Oz actor Ray Bolger's 1948 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical in the Broadway production 'Where's Charley?' sold Thursday night for $19,490 at Nate D. Sanders Auctions.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019
West Bromwich Operatic Society return to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from 1 – 5 October with their production of THE WIZARD OF OZ, just weeks after the famous film version celebrated it's 80th Anniversary. The Operatic Society celebrated their 80th anniversary last year with a hugely successful run of West Side Story.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019
JUDY, The Original Soundtrack, will be released on September 27, coinciding with the release of the feature film, starring Renee Zellweger as Judy Garland. The film is based on the true story of Judy Garland's final concerts in London in the late 1960s.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019
Wizard of Oz actor Ray Bolger's 1948 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical in the Broadway production a?oeWhere's Charley?a?? will be auctioned by Nate D. Sanders Auctions on August 29, 2019.
by TV News Desk - Aug 27, 2019
Aspen Film is proud to announce the program for its 40th Anniversary Filmfest, which will showcase top filmmaking from across the globe at Aspen's Wheeler Opera House and Metropolitan's Isis Theatre from September 23-29, 2019, and a weighty lineup of documentaries at the Crystal Theater in Carbondale from September 27-29, 2019. In addition to screenings of highly anticipated fall previews and award-winning features and documentaries, panel discussions with special guests punctuate the week-long festival, which celebrates 40 years of Independent by Nature.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2019
On the heels of a sold-out The Wizard of Oz, Maine State Music Theatre recently announced its 2020 shows. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019
StKi, LLC will present the newly envisioned World Premiere production of TO DAD WITH LOVE: A TRIBUTE TO BUDDY EBSEN, a one-woman show starring singer, songwriter, actress and recording artist, KIKI EBSEN under the direction of S.E. (Steve) FEINBERG. The show will return by popular demand for a three-week run as a Guest Production of Theatre West, 3333 Cahuenga Boulevard West, Los Angeles, CA 90068, located off of the 101 Freeway in the Cahuenga Pass, between Barham Boulevard and Lankershim Boulevard, one block down from Universal Studios. Performances will be presented September 6 - 22, 2019 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and Sundays at 2:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
Historic Hudson Valley and Brian Clowdus bring The Sleepy Hollow Experience, a new signature Halloween event, to Sleepy Hollow Country's top-rated fall festivities this year. The interactive musical performance will premiere at Washington Irving's Sunnyside in Tarrytown in October 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
Casting kicks off with the first announcement for The Boy in the Dress, the Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) new musical which runs in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre from 8 November.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Paper Mill Playhouse recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, recently announced that tickets for individual shows for the 2019-2020 season will be available to the public this coming Monday, August 19, 2019. Season subscriptions are on sale now and subscribers can already purchase additional show tickets.  Tickets and subscriptions may be purchased by calling 973.376.4343, or at the Paper Mill Playhouse Box Office at 22 Brookside Drive in Millburn, or online at www.papermill.org.