Garland Civic Theatre is proud to annouce the cast for their upcoming production, the musical THE WIZ, the musical version of L. Frank Baum’s “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” by Charlie Smalls and William F. Brown. Dorothy’s adventures in the Land of Oz have been set to the music of rock, gospel, and soul. They are:
Directed by Kyle McClaran (COLUMN subscriber, COLUMN AWARD WINNER)
Musical Direction by Byron Holder (COLUMN subscriber)
Choreography by Christian Houston
Evan Figg as The Wiz
Christian Houston as Dorothy
Cindy Kahn as Addaperle and Evillene
Darren McElroy as Tinman
R. Bradford Smith as Lion (COLUMN subscriber, COLUMN AWARD WINNER)
Timothy Turner-Parrish as Scarecrow (COLUMN subscriber)
Genine Ware as Aunt Em and Glinda
Anthony Willis as Scarecrow
Ensemble: Allison Allbee, Demarkus Corbins, Hector Cabrerra, Brandi Giles, Chandler Houston, Chavis Humphrey, John Hogwood, Samantha Masucci, Brandy Nuttall, Willene Owens, Ashley Phillips, Deon Sanders, Alyse Sefchick, and Jocelyn Townsie.
The production will run Friday through Sunday, August 1 – August 23, 2014 with Thursday performances on July 31 and August 7. Tickets now on sale in the GCT office. Call 972-485-8884 to arrange for yours.
Single tickets are available beginning July 7, 2014 at the Arts Center Box Office. Call 972-205-2790 during regular business hours or order them online at www.garlandartsboxoffice.com. All tickets are $27 which includes service fee. There are discounts available for KERA members and groups of 10 or more.