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The Wiz (1978)

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Still photographs of the Broadway production accompanied by the original cast album.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tasha Thomas ...
Stephanie Mills ...
Ralph Wilcox ...
Uncle Henry / Crow / Field Mouse / Lord High Underling
Evelyn Thomas ...
Tornado / Kalidah / Emerald City Citizen
Munchkin / Field Mouse (as Phylicia Ayres Allen)
Pi Douglass ...
Munchkin / Kalidah / Field Mouse
Joni Palmer ...
Munchkin / Poppy / Emerald City Citizen
Andy Torres ...
Munchkin / Kalidah / Emerald City Citizen / Winged Monkey
Carl Weaver ...
Munchkin / Field Mouse / Soldier Messenger
Addaperle, the Good Witch of the North
Ron Dunham ...
Yellow Brick Road / Emerald City Citizen (as Ronald Dunham)
Eugene Little ...
Yellow Brick Road / Emerald City Citizen
John Parks ...
Yellow Brick Road / Emerald City Citizen
Kenneth Scott ...
Yellow Brick Road / Emerald City Citizen


Still photographs of the Broadway production accompanied by the original cast album.

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