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The 18th Annual All-City Musical

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District
Department of Arts Education
presents
 
The Wiz
 
 

THE WIZ


 
Book by William F. Brown
Music and Lyrics by Charlie Smalls
From the story "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum

Directed by Kimberly Sias
Musical direction by Dr. David M. Thomas
Choreographed by Kevin Marr II and Jessica Spurlock

“The Wiz” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.

The 18th annual All-City musical is presented by Cleveland Metropolitan School District in partnership with The Musical Theater Project with the generous support of The Human Fund, City of Cleveland, Ohio Arts Council, The Chuck and Char Fowler Family Foundation, The Reinberger Foundation and The Helen F. and Louis Stolier Family Foundation.

 

 
 

MARCH 24, 25 and 26 

Ohio Theatre @ Playhouse Square 
Ticket information for General Public:
 

Teacher and Community Resource Guide

Celebrating 18 Years: The All-City Musical
 

THE WIZ: THE PRODUCTION

Some words about The Wiz
The Wiz Broadway Creative Team
Ya'll Got It: Star Turns in The Wiz
Character Descriptions
Plot Synopsis
 

THE WIZ: ISSUES, RESOURCES & LESSON PLANS

Brand New Day: Representation in the American Musical
   -Activity #1: Racebending In Theater, Film And TV
   -Activity #2: Spreading The Word About The Wiz
   -Activity #3: What Is “Home”?
 
So You Wanted to Meet the Wizard: Fantasy and Adaptation in Literature
   -Activity #1: From The Wizard To The Wiz
   -Activity #2: Journey To Oz

Believe What You See: The Power of Music and Spectacle
   -Activity #1: Magic Up His Sleeve—Spectacle In The Wiz
   -Activity #2: A Super Soul Musical
   -Activity #3: Emotional Sculptures
 

BEFORE AND AFTER YOU WATCH THE WIZ

   -Post-performance reflection
 

CURRICULUM SUPPORT

“Rock Your World with STEAM” Special Event
About the Contributors
CMSD Leadership
 
 

 
 
Also be sure to catch:
Rock Your World with STEAM
Saturday, May 20th
9AM-4PM
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum
and Great Lakes Science Center
 
 
 
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