Sunday, December 11, 2011

A Little Bit of Broadway Sunday, December 11
With Sue B

The Wiz
Winner of 7 Tony Awards, opened on Broadway in 1975, and ran four years and 1, 672 performances.

Featuring Stepahnie Mill as Dorothy, Hinton Battle as the Scarecrow, Tiger Haynes as the Tin Man, Ted Ross as the Lion, Dee Dee Bridgewater as Glinda, Andre DeShields as the Wizard, and Mabel King as Evillene, the Wicked Witch of the West.

Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Original Score, Best Featured Actor in a Musical (Ted Ross/Lion), Best Featured Actress in a Musical Dee Dee Bridgewater/Glinda), Best Costume Design, Best Choreography, Best Direction of a Musical.

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