In 1975, "THE WIZ", A re-imagination of the Classic Wizard of Oz tale, opened on Broadway to critical acclaim. It featuring an all-African American cast with music that referenced heavily from that culture: jazz, rhythm and blues, Motown and gospel. The Original Broadway production was directed by one of our Nationals, cultural icon and world renowned artist , the late Geoffrey Holder and went on to win 7 Tony awards, with Geoffrey collecting for both Best Direction and Costume design. Proscenium Theatre Company is proud and honored to pay tribute to Geoffrey Holder, one of our cultural Icons, with this year's production of "THE WIZ" [#TheWizTT2014] directed by: the Cacique Award Winning Mervyn de Goeas, with choreography by: COCO Dance Festival Vanguard Award recipient, Linda Pollard-Lake. ---------------- MAIN CAST: Dorothy: Tishanna Williams Scarecrow: Kyle Richardson/ Justin Zephyrine Tinman: Maurice Morancie Cowardly Lion: Kevin Humphrey FEATURING: • Diahann White as "Aunt Em", • Keino Swamber as "Uncle Henry", • Candice Alcantara , Aurora Tardieu, Jeannine Clarke as the Three Wiches and • Michailean Taylor as The "WIZ' WITH LIVE ACCOMPANIMENT by CheckList ---------------- QUEEN'S HALL, November 6th to 9th • Thurs 6h -Sat. 8th at 7.30pm • Sun. 9th at 6:30pm TICKETS: $100.00 (Children) (Adults) General $200.00 Reserved $250.00 OUTLETS: Queen's Hall Box Office PolkaDot - Gulf City The Gallery - Long Circular Mall For info or reservations call: 620-1139 or 327-0975
There are no additional photos for this event.