Around Town checks out the Wiz

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Now Playing thru May

Emerald City at Apollo Theater, 2540 N. Lincoln Ave – Chicago

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The Wiz Jr. Adapted from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
Book by William F. Brown
Music and Lyrics by Charlie Smalls
Additional Material by Tina Tippit
For Ages 5 – 12

Your family will “Ease on down the road” with the music you know and love in this adaptation of The Wiz, based on the classic tale, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum and popularized by the 1978 film of the same name. Culminating Emerald City Theatre’s 20th Season, fans of all ages will follow Dorothy’s exploration of love, home, and family through a magical musical mixture of rock, gospel, and soul in a fantastical Chicago setting. “Living here in this brand new world might be a fantasy, but it taught me to love, so it’s real – real to me!”

 

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