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The Wiz Production History

The Wiz Show Information

Previews: December 24, 1974 (15 previews)
Opening:January 05, 1975
Closing:January 28, 1979
# Performances:1672
Theatres: Majestic Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
12/24/1974 - 5/25/1977
Broadway Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
5/25/1977 - 1/28/1979
Production Type:Original Production
Run Type:Open Run
Version:Original Broadway Version
Show type Musical

Other Productions of The Wiz

1975   Broadway Original Broadway Production
1976   US Tour 1st National Tour
US Tour
1978   US Tour 2nd National Tour
US Tour
1980   Regional Revival
1984   Broadway Broadway Revival
1984   West End London Revival
West End
1993   Off-Broadway Off-Broadway Revival
1997   US Tour Touring Revival
US Tour
2006   San Diego, CA (Regional) La Jolla Revival
San Diego, CA (Regional)
2015   New York NBC Live Television Production
New York
2018   St. Louis, MO (Regional) Muny Revival
St. Louis, MO (Regional)

The Wiz - 1975 Broadway Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
1975 Tony Awards Best Choreography George Faison
1975 Tony Awards Best Costume Design Geoffrey Holder
1975 Tony Awards Best Direction of a Musical Geoffrey Holder
1975 Tony Awards Best Musical Ken Harper
1975 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Ted Ross
1975 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Dee Dee Bridgewater