Venue Details

216 Star Starred
Cadillac Palace Theatre
151 West Randolph Chicago, IL 60602
312-977-1700
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Reviews & Ratings

"The Wizard of Oz"
27 ratings
4.3 average rating
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25 events
16 reviews
9 stars
attended May 11 2014

The kids enjoyed it. I expected more. It was like high quality children's theater, not like a Broadway in Chicago show. It definitely didn't compare to Mary Poppins or Wicked, or Peter and the Starcatcher. The actors were just so-so, and the...continued

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31 events
25 reviews
44 stars
attended Apr 30 2014

As an adult, I had doubts about this show before attending on Wednesday Although a classic tale, would it be my cup of tea? I wondered how much seen-in-the-movie would be cut to accommodate a stage version? Apparently none. It was more than...continued

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52 events
19 reviews
56 stars
attended May 11 2014

Wonderful top quality show. It ended last night but moves on to another town. If you have the chance to see it I highly recommend it.

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Quotes & Highlights

  • “A gorgeous sense of spectacle!” —New York Post

Description

Two hours and 20 minutes with an intermission.

This new production of The Wizard of Oz is an enchanting adaptation of the all-time classic, totally reconceived for the stage.

Developed from the ever popular MGM screenplay, this new production contains all the beloved songs from the Oscar®-winning movie score, all the favorite characters and iconic moments, plus a few surprises along the way, including new songs by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Click your heels together and join Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion, Dorothy and her little dog Toto, as they journey through the magical land of Oz to meet the Wizard and obtain their hearts’ desires. Watch out for the Wicked Witch of the West and her winged monkeys as you rediscover the real story of Oz in this fantastic musical treat for all the family.

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