The Wiz

Original Broadway Production (1975)

Production Info

Previews: December 24, 1975 (15 prev.)
Opening January 5, 1975
Closing: January 28, 1979
Length of Run: 1672 perf.
Run Type: Open-ended

Location Info

Market: Broadway
Location: New York, NY

Credits Highlights

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Director
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Choreography

Cast

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Aunt Em
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Toto
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Dorothy
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Uncle Henry
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Tornado
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Munchkin
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Addaperle
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Yellow Brick Road
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Scarecrow
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Crow

Musical Numbers

Act One

  • Overture
  • The Feeling We Once Had .... Aunt Em
  • Tornado Ballet .... Company
  • He's the Wizard .... Addaperle & Munchkins
  • Soon As I Get Home .... Dorothy
  • I Was Born on the Day Before Yesterday .... Scarecrow & Crows
  • Ease on Down the Road .... Dorothy, Scarecrow & Yellow Brick Road
  • Slide Some Oil to Me .... Tin Man, Dorothy & Scarecrow
  • Mean Ole Lion .... Lion
  • Kalidah Battle .... Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion, Kalidahs & Yellow Brick Road
  • Be a Lion .... Dorothy & Lion
  • Lion's Dream .... Lion & Poppies
  • Emerald City Ballet (Psst) .... Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion & Company
  • So You Wanted to Meet the Wizard? .... The Wiz
  • What Would I Do If I Could Feel? .... Tin Man

Act Two

  • Entr'Acte
  • No Bad News .... Evillene
  • Funky Monkeys .... Monkeys
  • Everybody Rejoice .... Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion & Winkies
  • Who Do You Think You Are? .... Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man & Lion
  • Believe in Yourself .... The Wiz
  • Y'all Got It .... The Wiz
  • A Rested Body Is a Rested Mind .... Glinda
  • Believe in Yourself (reprise) .... Glinda
  • Home .... Dorothy

Additional Musical Numbers Lists

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Trivia & History

Transferred to the Broadway Theatre on May 25, 1977 to make way for The Act.

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Production Info

Previews: December 24, 1975 (15 prev.)
Opening January 5, 1975
Closing: January 28, 1979
Length of Run: 1672 perf.
Run Type: Open-ended

Location Info

Market: Broadway
Location: New York, NY

Venues

Main Run

Tryout

Audio Recordings

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Commercial Recordings

Private Recordings

  • Opening Night (1975)
    Tasha Thomas , Stephanie Mills , Ralph Wilcox , Evelyn Thomas , Clarice Taylor

Broadcast Recordings

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Archival Recordings

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Video Recordings

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Archival Recordings

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