THE WIZ JR.
The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati
Taft Theater [Downtown]
Directed by Zhailon Levingston
Music directed by Jason Alexander Holmes
Choregraphed by Tislarm Bouie
Cast: Will Gibson as Scarecrow, Je’Shaun Jackson as Lion, Kyndra Jefferies as Addaperle, Dorion Katriel as Tin Man, Jazz McMullen as The Wiz/Munchkin #6, Spring Starr Pillow as Evillene/Munchkin #5, Tia Seay as Glinda/Winkie #6, Brandi Langford Sherrill as Dorothy, Kathy Wade as Aunt Em/Ozian #6
Ensemble: Brittany “Harmony” Hayes, *Diana Hutchinson, *Rosie Kipperman, Deondra Means, *Peyton Morgan, Ashley Morton, Kayla Sankofa & Thomas Les Smith
Vocal ensemble: Kevin Bell, LaShondra Hood, DeAndre Smith, Tangernika Wyatt & Aleah Vassell
Like an emerald, this precious Broadway gem infuses L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz with a dazzling mix of rock, gospel and soul music. THE WIZ JR. is a vibrant take on Dorothy’s adventures through the Land of Oz and a fun, family-friendly musical that is considered one of the most popular and creative theatrical adaptations of all time. Packed with iconic songs like “Ease On Down the Road” and “Brand New Day,” this musical includes exciting dance numbers which blend traditional movement from African culture with ballet, jazz, and modern dance! Ages 4 and up. Grades K-8.
- Sat, April 2 at 2pm & 5pm
- Sun, April 3 at 2pm
- Fri, April 8 at 7pm
- Sat, April 9 at 11am & 2pm
- Sun, April 10 at 2pm
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