The Wiz, a 1974 Broadway musical, was born from an adaptation of the children’s novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. This break-through musical featuring an all Black cast, took Broadway by storm by winning 7 Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Original Score.
Fast-forward from 1978 to 2015, the Wiz has transitioned from a musical to a Pop-culture adventure film to a live television event. Join us and our friends from the Circle Players for a sneak peek of their upcoming production of The Wiz and a discussion of the music that we all love!
Holiday Musical Performance by Emerging Artist: Franklin Willis
6pm - Music/Mingle/Sips
Sneak Peek & Panel Discussion to follow