The Wizard of Oz: The Classic Musical Live On Stage at Wheelock
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The last date listed for The Wizard of Oz was Saturday February 25, 2012 / 7:30pm.
Currently at Wheelock Family Theatre:
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- $25.00 - $30.00
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Riffing on The Wizard of Oz but based in Chinese folklore, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon is a magical adventure with a lot of heart. It's the story of Minli, the daughter of poor farmers who barely scrape by. Inspired by her father's tales and a magic goldfish, Minli sets off to find the Old Man of the Moon and learn the secret of good fortune. Along the way she encounters royalty, dragons and fantastic stories, and through them she learns what good fortune really means. Based on the 2010 Newbery Honors book, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon is a beautifully-told fantasy that will keep kids entranced as they join Minli on her journey. Learn More
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Featured review from Cyndi Chan
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Wheelock Theater has did it again! Never fail to impress and entertaining.! This is the theater's anniversary production...better than ever! Dorothy was played by the same girl who played Orphan Annie. she is great. Everyone is awesome! Loved it!!!
By L. Frank Baum
With music and lyrics by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg
Background music by Herbert Stothart
Dance and vocal arrangements by Peter Howard
Orchestration by Larry Wilcox
Adapted by John Kane for the Royal Shakespeare Company
Based upon the classic motion picture owned by Turner Entertainment Co. and distributed in all media by Warner Bros.
With Katherine Doherty as Dorothy
With publication of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in 1900, Baum revealed his vision for a new kind of children’s book: thrilling adventures from a child’s point of view, showing the child’s ability to journey into the world, to solve problems, and to secure a return home. Baum acknowledged the influence of the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen, which he was deliberately revising in his “wonder tales” for American readers, so as to embody the human virtues of intelligence, caring, and courage.
The Wizard of Oz, developed from the ever popular 1939 MGM screenplay, is an enchanting musical adaptation of the all time classic fantasy of children’s literature. Containing all the much-loved songs from the Oscar winning movie score including “Somewhere Over the Rainbow,” and all the favorite characters and iconic moments. The Wizard of Oz has become a genuine piece of American folklore, an allegory of the American Dream where troubles melt like lemon-drops and dreams really do come true.
Note: This performance is recommended for adults and children ages 6 and older.