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The Wizard of Oz - 1987 - London Fringe 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 Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022
In this musical production, based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks animated film, unlikely hero Shrek finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess. Throw in a short-tempered bad guy, a cookie with an attitude, and more than a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you've got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Shrek the Musical is irreverent fun for the whole family.
by Ariana Straznicky-Packer - May 29, 2022
Read an interview with John Leguizamo in which he takes about Kiss My Aztec! an irreverent new musical loosely based on Latin American history. Travel back to the 1500's as a group of Aztecs lead the resistance against Spanish invaders. With a fierce female warrior at the helm and a not-so-fierce clown in tow, they mount a scrappy attack - and get entangled with royalty, colonizers, pop stars, and puppets
by A.A. Cristi - May 28, 2022
Tony Award-winning director and writer Alex Timbers has released his first book, a children's picture book, titled Broadway Bird, a charming, irreverent, heartfelt story set in an all-animal version of Broadway.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 28, 2022
Drury Lane Theatre announces the cast for its production of the empowering story of love and friendship, Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling, directed by Johanna McKenzie Miller. Due to demand, Steel Magnolias has been extended and now runs June 10 – August 7, 2022, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 8:00 p.m.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022
 Chicago will continue to produce some of the most exciting work in the country this summer. Offerings from the city’s more than 250 producing theatres include a wide variety of plays and musicals, as well as comedy, dance, and outdoor events.    
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2022
Theatre Royal Stratford East today announces its 2022/23 season. The season includes Anthony Neilson's poignant and comical delve into the nature of mental illness, The Wonderful World of Dissocia, directed by Emma Baggott, which opens in September 2022.
by Michael Major - May 23, 2022
Hudgens returns to the MTV stage following a highly-acclaimed hosting stint in 2020 for the inaugural MTV Movie & TV Awards: Greatest of All Time special, paying homage to the biggest and best moments in film and television with irreverent award categories, memorable presentations and performances from today’s hottest stars. 
by Michael Major - May 23, 2022
HBO Max and Cartoon Network announced today the first-ever Scooby-Doo preschool series, Scooby-Doo! And the Mystery Pups. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, the CGI-animated adventure comedy series finds the iconic best pals as camp counselors who lead a “paw”-some new crew on mystery-solving adventures at sleepaway camp.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022
High school students, teachers, parents, friends, arts advocates, celebrities and city officials celebrated as winners and scholarship recipients were announced at the 11th Annual Broadway Dallas High School Musical Theatre Awards.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 21, 2022
The Magic Flute meets The Wizard of Oz in this fantastical world premiere perfect for all ages! From Bellissima Opera's award-winning Transcendence Series, Future Perfect tells the adventures of Miranette, a curious youth who leaves a forbidding society to go towards a future that she wants to see.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2022
Forestburgh Playhouse has announced the premiere of El Otro Oz, a bi-lingual musical inspired by The Wizard of Oz, with performances June 17 -19 on the Playhouse Mainstage.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2022
A new musical about Audrey Hepburn, Audrey: The New Musical will have its Off-Broadway premiere at The Players Theatre this summer. Find out who is in the cast, how to get tickets and more.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2022
​​​​​​Berkshire Theatre Group has announced casting for shows in BTG’s Late Summer 2022 Season. The full season will feature B.R.O.K.E.N code B.I.R.D switching, a world premiere play and an award recipient of the GRANTS FOR ARTS PROJECTS from the National Endowment for the Arts; Once, a Tony Award-winning musical; Songs For a New World, the first musical by a Tony Award winner; Dracula, a classic gothic tale of horrors; and Edward Albee's Seascape, a Pulitzer Prize-winning play. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2022
Aggregate Collective, a theatre incubator supporting the development of new creative works, announces mission and inaugural project. Created by a group of multi-hyphenated theatre makers wanting to expand ethnic, cultural, social-economic and gender representation in the theatre industry, Aggregate Collective's mission is to support artists during the early stages of a creative endeavor through radical hospitality and shared learning.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2022
Tony Award winning producer Michael A. Jenkins today announced the cast for the special by-invitation-only industry reading for the new musical BELVA - Don’t Give Up Before the Miracle on Friday June 10th at Pearl Studios (500 Eighth Avenue).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2022
Following the sold-out success of COVID SUX: The Musical at Cumston Hall, Chris Henry, and Mark Falconer have written a new sequel to their previous original musical comedy about the pandemic featuring parodies of hit Broadway songs from shows like Hamilton, Les Miserables, Tick Tick Boom, West Side Story, Chicago, and Annie.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022
Berkshire Theatre Group and Kate Maguire have announced casting for shows in BTG’s Early Summer 2022 Season. The full season will feature B.R.O.K.E.N code B.I.R.D switching, a world premiere play and recipient of an NEA Grants for Arts Projects Award and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022
Since their inception in 1996, the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theater have ignited the careers of many notable performers. The 2022 Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards ceremony took place at Paper Mill Playhouse on Monday, June 6, at 7:30pm, and was livestreamed. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 6, 2022
Casting has been announced for the upcoming Off-Broadway engagement of the Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical, Kinky Boots. Performances will begin on July 26th at Stage 42, with an opening night set for August 25th.
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 5, 2022
When the NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS concert kicks off tonight, event producer Dan Fortune will be crazy busy... but this morning, Broadway World Cabaret has him for an in-depth interview.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2022
Paper Mill has announced the return of its popular Brookside Cabaret starting Wednesday, June 29. The outdoor series features world-class performers and fine dining under the stars at the F.M. Kirby Carriage House Restaurant. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 29, 2022
There’s no place like Broadway Palm this summer as The Wizard of Oz lands on the Broadway Palm stage from July 2 through August 13, 2022.
by Paula Makar - Jun 28, 2022
Dorothy won’t be the only one donning sparkly red heels this season! The Tony-winning Best musical struts into its MTWichita debut, telling the heartwarming, hilarious, and true story of a faltering shoe factory that saved itself from bankruptcy by embracing a fabulous new clientele. The production will open Wednesday, July 6th and run until Sunday, July 10th.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 27, 2022
The Summer Theatre of New Canaan (STONC), will open its 19th season July 7 with Broadway's Tony-Winning Musical Revival Once On This Island, Directed and Choreographed by George Faison, the first African American to win a Tony for choreography for The WIZ on Broadway.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 27, 2022
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Antonio Banderas have announced the creation of a new joint venture, Amigos Para Siempre (APS)! APS will have the rights to Spanish language versions of Andrew’s iconic musical hits.   
by Stephi Wild - Jun 27, 2022
Kinky Boots recently teamed up with NYC's Youth Pride Chorus for a special performance at Broadway for Arts Education's silent disco event! They reworked the words to “Everybody Say Yeah,” to “Everybody Say Gay” to protest the “Don’t Say Gay Bill.”
by Jordan Higginbotham - Jun 26, 2022
What did our critic think of THE WIZARD OF OZ at Alhambra Theatre And Dining?The cult classic “Wizard of Oz” opened at the Alhambra Theatre and Dining on Friday night, and if you are looking for a sweet and nostalgic performance to distract you from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, this is the show to attend.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2022
Future Spotlight Productions, in collaboration with KidZania London, present their next film, a modern musical remake of Jack and The Beanstalk. Featuring remixed pop classics to show-stopping musical numbers, this live production full of twists and turns features Strictly Come Dancing star Joanne Clifton and original SIX queen, Natalie Paris.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2022
The brand-new British Musical, Millennials, will be continuing the Summer '22 Studio Programme at The Other Palace this July.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2022
Running July 1 through 16 at The Colonial Theatre, the audience will be transported to a bustling Irish pub with a stage full of incredibly talented actors singing and playing their own instruments. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2022
ACT Louisville Productions (ALP) producers Beth Craig Hall (Actors Center for Training and Performing Arts Louisville) and Randy Blevins have announced the cast and creative team for their musical production The Sound of Music at The Iroquois Amphitheater July 15-19.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2022
Milwaukee Rep will bring back Rep Lab in the Stiemke Studio June 24-26, 2022.  Featuring Milwaukee Rep’s Emerging Professional Residents (EPRs), actors, directors, stage managers and designers, Rep Lab is an opportunity to showcase the skills that the EPR’s have learned throughout their time this past season at Milwaukee Rep.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 18, 2022
That Woman - The Dance Show is produced by Tennessee Playwrights Studio and directed by Molly Breen. This production has been co-created with the following Nashville choreographers: Molly Breen, Caitlin Del Casino, Brandon Johnson, Thea Jones, Cornell Kennedy, Jodie Mowrey (Director of Choreography), Schuyler Phoenix, Rachel Simons, Brittany Stewart, and Emma Williams. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2022
Are you ready for the ride of a lifetime? This July Tweed & Company Theatre presents the highly-anticipated, regional premiere of the Canadian off-Broadway cult musical, Ride the Cyclone (book, music and lyrics by Jacob Richmond and Brooke Maxwell) in both Tweed and Bancroft! In this hilarious and outlandish story, the lives of six teenagers from a Canadian chamber choir are cut short in a freak accident aboard a roller coaster.
by - Jun 16, 2022
Today's top stories include a first look at the upcoming film adaptation of Matilda The Musical, with all new photos and a teaser trailer!  Plus, Beanie Feldstein and Jane Lynch will depart Funny Girl this September, full casting announced for The Devil Wears Prada, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022
Comedy duo Miles Jupp and Justin Edwards are set to reunite and embark on a 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 Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022
Green Light Group Productions has announced that Helen Hayes Award Winner Wayne Bennett will join the cast of the July 2022 Off-Broadway premiere of the Audrey Hepburn biomusical Audrey: The New Musical, directed and choreographed by Kelli-Ann Paterwic.
by Michael Major - Jun 15, 2022
From Warner Bros. Animation, the original animated family movie event will feature original dynamic song and dance numbers and new orchestrations from the Warner Bros. library of legendary movie musicals, which include 42nd Street, Little Shop of Horrors, Victor Victoria, Cabaret, the Wizard of Oz, and more.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2022
The Marriott Theatre For Young Audiences Returns This Summer With THE WIZARD OF OZ! Families will relive this beloved tale of four unlikely friends on the adventure of a lifetime at the Marriott Theatre, located at 10 Marriott Dr. Lincolnshire, running July 8, 2022 through August 7, with a press opening on July 16 at 10:00AM.
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 14, 2022
Carole J. Bufford performed an evening of Judy Garland music at Birdland Theater as a benefit for the Mabel Mercer Foundation.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 14, 2022
KD Theatre Productions, Saffron Hall & Saffron Walden Town Council have announced that Alice in Wonderland will open at the Bridge End Gardens this summer.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 11, 2022
This season, Centenary Stage Company has prepared a full schedule of events from the Curtain Up! Gala, to their professional theatre series, to January Thaw music events, and the NEXTStage Repertory student productions.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 11, 2022
Joining the previously announced principal cast is Shereen Pimentel (Guenevere/Reveler), Evan Ruggiero (Sir Dinadan/Reveler), Daryl Tofa (Sir Lionel/Reveler), Sarah Quinn Taylor (Sir Sagramore/Reveler), Riley Carter Adams (Tom of Warwick/Reveler), and Barrett Riggins (Mordred/Squire Dap/Reveler).
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022
It's time to spill the tea, as continuing the Summer '22 Studio Programme is the brand-new British musical, Millennials. Written and composed by Elliot Clay, this powerful and uplifting collection of songs runs the gamut of modern pop-music and sends musical theatre hurtling into the 21st Century.
by Paula Makar - Jun 10, 2022
What did our critic think of 42nd Street at Music Theatre Wichita? Come and meet those dancing feet! A brand-new edition of this timeless classic taps its way into Century II Concert Hall June 15-19, as the second offering in the 2022 Music Theatre Wichita season.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 10, 2022
With its fresh new take on the beloved tale of a young woman who is transformed from a chambermaid into a princess, the hilarious and romantic Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella combines the story's classic elements – the glass slippers, the pumpkin, and the prince’s ball – along with some surprising twists.
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 10, 2022
Judy Garland is hailed as the Greatest Entertainer of all time. Broadway World Cabaret looks at ten videos that show why she was, and ten videos that show the effect she has had on other singers.
by Peter Nason - Jul 1, 2022
What did our critic think? Chris Cavazza as George and Lindsey Fabian as Dot are stellar in this production of one of Sondheim's most uncompromising shows.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2022
The Green Room 42 have announced their July lineup for their popular Rooftop Movie Series and the Celebrity Cruises Rooftop Garden Cinema Series. Films begin at 8:45pm, with food and beverage service available before and during the film.