The Wiz

Musical - Revival

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

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  • First Preview: May 17, 1984
  • Opening Date: May 24, 1984
  • Closing Date: June 3, 1984
  • Previews: 7
  • Performances: 13

Lyrics: Charlie Smalls

Music: Charlie Smalls

Book: William F. Brown


Kansas farm girl Dorothy is transported in a tornado to the magical land of Oz in this musical retelling of The Wizard of Oz that features an all-black cast, a score by Charlie Smalls and a book with an updated urban sensibility by William F. Brown.


Opening Night Cast

Stephanie Mills in The Wiz Stephanie Mills Dorothy
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Opening Night Production Credits

  William F. Brown Book
  Charlie Smalls Music
  Charlie Smalls Lyrics
  Geoffrey Holder Director
  George Faison Choreography and Musical Numbers Staged
  Peter Wolf Scenic Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1983 - 1984

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