Cast Announced for THE WIZARD OF OZ at the Covedale Center

By L. Frank Baum
October 25 – November 18, 2018

With Music and Lyrics by Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg; Background Music by Herbert Stothart Dance and Vocal Arrangements by Peter Howard; Orchestration by Larry Wilcox; Adapted by John Kane for the Royal Shakespeare Company. Based on the 1939 movie with Judy Garland. Dorothy Gale, a young girl living on a Kansas farm with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry, dreams of escaping her mundane life. So when witchy old Miss Gulch threatens to impound Dorothy’s dog Toto, Dorothy runs away with her pet, only to be whisked away to the Land of OZ in a terrifying cyclone. Looking for her way back home, she and her new friends sing some of the most iconic songs ever, including “If I Only Had a Brain/Heart/Nerve”, “Munchkin Land”, “Follow The Yellow Brick Road” and the classic “Over the Rainbow”.

Bob Brunner, Director; Ron Attreau, Music Director, Jeni Bayer Schwiers, Choreographer; Production Stage Manager, Holly M. Davis.

The cast includes: Ally Davis as Dorothy, Jeremiah Plessinger as Tin Man, Brandon Bentley as Cowardly Lion, Christopher Carter as Scarecrow, Michelle Wells as Ms. Gulch/Wicked Witch, Erin N. Donahue as Aunt Em/Glenda The Good Witch, Kyle Tayor as Professor Marvel/Oz Guard/The Wizard & Dylan McGill as Uncle Henry/Mayor of Munchinland/Ensemble
Ensemble: Annie Schneider, Jenna Treinen, Mary Mills, Emily Haddix, Peter Cutler, Ian Forsgren & Liam Sweeney
Children’s Chorus: Marian C. Hamilton, Morgan Tracy, Nora Darnell, Ruthie Darnell & Asher Sperry as Toto

Thurs. Oct. 25 – Fri. Oct. 26 – Sat. Oct. 27 – Sun. Oct. 28
Thurs. Nov. 1 – Fri. Nov. 2 – Sat. Nov. 3 – Sun. Nov. 4
Thurs. Nov. 8 – Fri. Nov. 9 – Sat. Nov. 10 – Sun. Nov. 11
Thurs. Nov. 15 – Fri. Nov. 16 – Sat. Nov. 17 – Sun. Nov. 18
Show times: Thurs at 7:30pm, Friday and Sat at 8:00pm, Sunday at 2pm

Where: Covedale Center for the Performing Arts – 4990 Glenway Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45238
Tickets: $29.00 for Adults, $26.00 for Seniors/Students. Tickets may be purchased online at or by calling the box office at 513 241 6550.

For more information, contact the Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, 513.241.6550 or online at

Covedale Center for the Performing Arts Season Sponsors: Cincinnati Federal Savings & Loan and TriHealth


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