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Saint Heron Presents: “You’ve Got to Be Seen, Green!” New Orleans

In honor of the Mardi Gras season and an ode to the ever-so iconic The Wiz, Saint Heron is turning New Orleans into our own Emerald City. This Sunday, February 26, don’t you dare be caught dead in red because the color is green! Arrive at The Saint Heron House dressed in your gaudy hues of green and dance the…

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Rewatch A Young Jazmine Sullivan Perform “Home” From ‘The Wiz’

Dorothy’s biggest number in The Wiz has been covered time and time again, and since the premiere of The Wiz Live! last week, there will likely be many more. But very few come close to 11-year-old Jazmine Sullivan‘s cover in an elementary school production. From a young, tender age, Sullivan’s voice was bold and potent. There could be no second guessing…

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Uzo Aduba Is The Most Glamourous Witch of Them All For ‘The Wiz Live!’

This holiday season, Orange Is The New Black breakout star Uzo Aduba will appear as Glinda the Good Witch in NBC’s upcoming holiday production, The Wiz Live! Adapted from The Wonderful Wiz of Oz, an American novelty piece by author L. Frank Baum, The Wiz! Live features an African-American cast and is retold in a…

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NBC To Bring ‘The Wiz’ To Life As Their Next Live Musical

It looks like NBC will be easing on down the yellow brick road as news has surfaced that the network will be airing a live musical adaption of The Wiz on December 3rd. The Wiz first debuted in Baltimore at the Majestic Theater in 1974 , and was made into a full, star studded film including…

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