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THE WIZARD OF OZ - By L. Frank Baum - With Music and Lyrics of the MGM Motion Picture Score by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg - Background Music by Herbert Stothart


Jessica Grove as Dorothy

Lara Teeter as the Scarecrow

Dirk Lumbard as the Tin Man

Ken Page as the Cowardly Lion

Mickey Rooney as the Wizard

Eartha Kett as The Wicked Witch

Judith McCauley as Glinda

Bob Dorian as Uncle Henry and Winkie General


Directed and Adapted by Robert Johanson

Produced by Tim Hawkins

Originally Produced by Angelo Del Rossi

Choreographed by Jamie Rocco

Production Supervisor - Richard Bloom

General Manager - Geoffrey Merrill Cohen

Music Coordinator - John Miller

Musical Direction & Orchestrations - Jeff Rizo

Casting by Julie Hughes & Barry Moss, C.S.A

Production Stage Manager - John C. McNamara

Associative Choreographer - Donna Drake

Flying by Foy

Special Effects by Ian O'Connor

Animals by William Berloni

Hair Design & Wig Creation - Jon Jordan

Sound Design - David R. Paterson & Mark Menard

Lighting Design - Tim Hunter

Costume Design - Gregg Barnes

Scenic Design - Michael Anania




Over the Rainbow


Come Out, Come Out

Ding Dong the Witch is Dead

Follow the Yellow Brick Road

If I Only Had A Brain

We're Off to See the Wizard

If I Only Had A Heart

We're Off to See the Wizard

Lions and Tigers and Bears

If I only Had the Nerve

We're Off to See the Wizard (reprise)


Optimistic Voices

The Merry Old Land of Oz

King of the Forest

March of the Winkies

The Jitterbugs

Ding Dong the Witch is Dead (reprise)



Follow the Yellow Brick Road!!!


Mickey Rooney and The Wizard of Oz

Mickey Rooney had a great time with this production. He had worked with Judy Garland when he was young (the original Dorothy Gale)


Stranded in Oz

After the Wizard's Balloon floats off, Dorothy is stuck in Oz and does not know how she will ever get back home to Kansas. But...She still has the Magical Ruby Red Slippers...


And Oh Auntie Em... There's No Place Like Home!