The Wiz

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Journey through Oz in This Tony-Winning Musical

Ease on down the road with Dorothy and her friends Scarecrow, Tinman and Lion on their quest to meet The Wiz. In this adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s magical novel, Dorothy is whisked away by a tornado to the fanciful land of Oz. There, she and her sidekicks encounter Munchkins, flying monkeys and a power-hungry witch named Evillene who vows to destroy them. Winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Original Score, "The Wiz" is a musical feast featuring soul, gospel, R&B and pop. Rediscover the power of courage, heart, brains and friendship.

Performance recommended for ages 8 and older.

Presented by Ford's Theatre Society

Show Type
Musical
Running Time
150 minutes
(1 Intermission)
Appropriate For All Ages Price Ranges
$20 - $73

Discount Tickets Available

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Schedule Open/Close Dates: 03/09/2018 - 05/12/2018
Sunday ---
Monday 07:30pm--
Tuesday 07:30pm--
Wednesday 07:30pm--
Thursday 07:30pm--
Friday 07:30pm--
Saturday 02:00pm07:30pm-
Important Dates

Extra Performances

  • 03/16/2018 - 2:00pm
  • 03/23/2018 - 12:00pm
  • 03/30/2018 - 12:00pm
  • 04/06/2018 - 2:00pm
  • 04/13/2018 - 2:00pm
  • 04/20/2018 - 2:00pm
  • 04/27/2018 - 2:00pm
  • 05/04/2018 - 2:00pm
  • 05/11/2018 - 12:00pm

Sold Out Performances

  • 03/14/2018 - 7:00pm

Sign-interpreted

  • 04/05/2018 - 7:30pm

Audio-described

  • 03/27/2018 - 7:30pm
  • 05/12/2018 - 2:00pm

Open Caption

  • 04/21/2018 - 2:00pm
Cast
Performer Role
Ines Nassara Dorothy
Hasani Allen Scarecrow
Kevin McAllister Tinman
Monique Midgette Aunt Em/ Addaperle/ Evillene
Jobari Parker-Namdar The Wiz
Christopher Richardson Lion
Awa Sal Secka Glinda
Jaysen Wright Uncle Henry/ Gatekeeper/ Lord High Underling
DeMoya Watson Tornado
Daryl A Spiers Winged Monkey
Production Personnel
Playwright
Director
Kent Gash
Costume Designer
Kara Harmon
Set Designer
Jason Sherwood
Sound Designer
David Budries
Choreographer
Dell Howlett
Musical Director
Darius Smith
Lighting Designer
Rui Rita

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Ford's Theatre
511 Tenth Street NW, Washington, DC 20004

Getting There

  • Gallery Pl-Chinatown (Green/Yellow/Red Lines)
  • Metro Center (Blue/Orange/Red Lines)

Parking

  • Street parking
  • Paid garages
  • Paid lot

Accessibility

  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.
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Musical Rehearsal with Ines Nassara


Musical Rehearsal with Christopher Richardson