Production by Ellesmere Port Musical Theatre Company

The Wiz

The Wiz

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4th April - 6th April

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Footloose Musicals present THE WIZ

4th to 6th April 2019

Ellesmere Port Civic Hall

About the Show

A beloved Broadway gem, The Wiz infuses L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz with a dazzling mix of rock, gospel, and soul music. This timeless tale of Dorothy’s adventures through the Land of Oz is a fun, family-friendly, modern musical and one of the most popular shows in the Samuel French catalog.

Dorothy, a restless Kansas farm girl eager to see more of the world, is transported by a tornado to a magical world of Munchkins, witches, and a yellow brick road. On her way to the Emerald City to meet the Wizard of Oz, who she believes can help her get back home to Kansas, she encounters the Scarecrow, Tin Man, and Cowardly Lion - friends who help her battle the Wicked Witch of the West and eventually learn that there really is “no place like home. Adapted into a film version featuring Michael Jackson and Diana Ross.

Production Team:

  • Director: Liz Legerton
  • Musical Director: Joe Mann
  • Choreographer: Rob Stevens

Cast:

  • DOROTHY- BETH LACEY
  • AUNT EM - LUCY HICKMAN-GERMON
  • ADDAPERLE- MILLIE GROVE
  • SCARECROW- SAM CHESWORTH
  • TINMAN - THOM HALLOWS
  • LION - JOE MEARS
  • GATEKEEPER- NELL LACEY
  • THE WIZ - JACK PARRY
  • EVILLENE - MEL HUGHES
  • LORD HIGH UNDERLING - SOFIA HEWITT
  • MESSENGER- ARCHIE SPROWSON
  • GLINDA - AMY DAINTY
  • UNCLE HENRY - JOE JOHNSON

The following roles will be selected by the Director once rehearsals start - MUNCHKINS, FIELD MICE, CITIZENS, HEAD MONKEY Choreographer will select the following dance roles - CROWS, KALIDHAS, POPPIES

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