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The Wizard of Oz stars (from left) Christopher Russell as the Tinman, Kalie Kaimann as Dorothy Gale, Victor Legarreta as the Cowardly Lion, and Chris Duir as the Scarecrow (photo © Denise S. Trupe)

L. Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz Is Still a Wholesome Family Favorite

I don’t know many people who have never watched the iconic Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film version of L. Frank Baum’s 1900 novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Judging by Tuesday’s opening-night audience for the 2017-18 National Tour of The Wizard of Oz, co-presented March 13-18 by Broadway Series South and the North Carolina Theatre, it is still… Read More ›

The Wizard of Oz stars (from left) Christopher Russell as the Tinman, Kalie Kaimann as Dorothy Gale, Victor Legarreta as the Cowardly Lion, and Chris Duir as the Scarecrow (photo © Denise S. Trupe)

The Wizard of Oz, Playing March 13-18 at Memorial Auditorium, Celebrates the 1939 Film

Thanks to Broadway Series South and the North Carolina Theatre, Triangle theatergoers will once again be skipping down the Yellow Brick Road, off to see the Wizard, on March 13-18 in recently renovated Raleigh Memorial Auditorium. BSS and NCT are jointly presenting eight eye-catching and ear-pleasing performances of the 2017-18 National Tour of the vivacious… Read More ›

Harnett Regional Theatre Turns Out a Truly Wonderful “Wizard of Oz”

Most people have taken that fateful journey “over the rainbow” with Dorothy Gale a time or two, but whether you’ve seen the show one time or a hundred times, you’re sure to find something new to love in Harnett Regional Theatre’s production of “The Wizard of Oz,” onstage through Sunday, May 18th. This charming production… Read More ›

“The Wizard of Oz” Wows at DPAC

Just about everyone knows the story of Dorothy Gale, her dog Toto, and their journey to the land of Oz. Surprisingly, however, DPAC’s “The Wizard of Oz” manages to bring a sense of novelty to this classic tale. Featuring new songs by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, as well as all the hits from… Read More ›

The First North American tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's version of "The Wizard of Oz" is based on the London and Toronto productions (photo by Cylla von Tiedemann)

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Wizard of Oz” at DPAC Is a Wonderful Multimedia Musical Extravaganza

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s nifty new version of The Wizard of Ozis a wonderful multimedia musical extravaganza. Based on the classic 1939 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film and playing six shows through Sunday at the Durham Performing Arts Center, the First North American Tour of The Wizard of Oz is chock-full of spectacular special effects, including an onstage tornado… Read More ›