February 23 - March 25

at the Todd Wehr Theater Directions

It’s the timeless classic you know and love, with a modern, soulful twist. When an epic tornado lands Dorothy in a faraway place, she is sent on an unforgettable adventure to defeat the Wicked Witch of the West, and find the great and powerful Wiz to help her return home. Come along on a spectacular journey as Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tinman, and the Cowardly Lion ease on down the yellow brick road to the magical land of Oz. Suggested for families with young people ages 6 – 16+

THE WIZ                                              
THE WIZ – TYA Version
Adapted from “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” By L. Frank Baum
Book by William F. Brown
Additional Material by Tina Tippit
Music and Lyrics by Charlie Smalls
© Copyright 1975, 1979, 2006, 2010
Orchestrations by Richard Carsey
THE WIZ TYA was developed by First Stage - Milwaukee, WI
Jeff Frank, Artistic Director; Rob Goodman, Managing Director

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Tech Talks

Following select performances, learn more about the behind-the-scenes magic at our Tech Talks, a 20-minute extended talkback with our creative team.

Saturday, March 17, following the 3:30pm performance 
Becoming Dorothy. 
Hear from the two young performers double-cast for this role and their journey in making their dreams of perfoming on stage a reality .

Sunday, March 18, following the 3:30 pm performance
The Creative Journey.
Learn from Director Sheri Williams Pannell and Artistic Director Jeff Frank about the creative process that inspired all the visual elements seen on stage.

Family Packages are on sale for the 2018-2019 season. Choose 3 or more plays to create your package. Single tickets are on sale August 6, 2018.

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