About The Show
THE WIZ is a glorious musical retelling of L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, with a book by William F. Brown and an infectious, funky and soulful score by Charlie Smalls. The Wiz brings a renewed relevance to a timeless American classic. It’s blazing with high spirits and sizzling with vitality. This timeless musical sensation is a multi-cultural view of Oz with a soulful twist. It tells a touching story of friendship, family, and the universal power of home. The 1975 original Broadway production won seven Tony® Awards, including Best Musical.