Be Our Guest – THE WIZ
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The June 2nd performance will be at 7 p.m. and the June 3rd performance will be at 3 p.m. Each performance runs about 80 minutes.
“The Wiz” is an urbanized retelling of L. Frank Baum’s children’s novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The musical was first featured on Broadway in 1975, showcasing an entirely African-American cast. It went on to win seven Tony awards, including one for Best Musical. The local cast of nearly 100 youth and pre-professionally dancers comes primarily from Ballet On Wheels Dance School & Company. Open dance auditions were held earlier this year for dancers within the community. The performance features jazz, modern, classical ballet and hip hop production numbers – something for everyone. All ages are welcome.