Tony Award-Winning Musical The Wiz Reborn at La Jolla Playhouse
* Additional fees apply.
All offers for The Wiz have expired.
The last date listed for The Wiz was Wednesday November 15, 2006 / 7:30pm.
Currently at Mandell Weiss Theatre:
- Full Price:
- $71.00 - $87.00
- Our Price:
- $35.50 - $43.50
Directed by Bill Condon (films Chicago, Dreamgirls) and inspired by the true story of conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton, La Jolla Playhouse's production of the Tony Award-nominated musical Side Show follows the two sisters -- literally joined at the hip -- on their meteoric rise to fame during the 1930s and beyond. Track their personal and professional lives from circus sideshow freaks to vaudeville headliners as well as their lifelong search for independence and love. From the composer of Dreamgirls, Side Show features the songs "I Will Never Leave You," "Who Will Love Me As I Am?" and "Come Look at the Freaks." Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Quotes & Highlights
- "To call the La Jolla Playhouse production of The Wiz a mere revival is to understate the accomplishment of helmer Des McAnuff and his production team. They have rethought, rescaled and reshaped an uneven musical play of historical importance but modest virtues into a joyful, stunningly entertaining circus of spectacle, soul and heart." --Variety
<p>Based on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
Book by William F. Brown
Music and Lyrics by Charlie Smalls
Directed by Des McAnuff</p> <p>The all-star cast guarantees an unforgettable night at the theater when The Wiz comes to the La Jolla Playhouse. See the story of The Wizard of Oz seen through the prism of an energetic urban soul musical.</p>