A live production of the 1975 Broadway musical, "The Wiz", which put a modern spin on the classic "Wizard of Oz" tale with a cast of only African-American actors.
Ease on down the road to Oz!
Did You Know?
Producers Neil Meron
and Craig Zadan
originally planned to make a television film for Disney based on The Wiz in 1998 with Anika Noni Rose
as Dorothy Gale and Paula Abdul
providing choreography. However, these plans fell through because of rights issues with Universal. See more
You mean the Wiz is...
The Cowardly Lion
And a woman!
And what's wrong with bein' a woman?
That's right! Nothin' wrong with bein' a woman. I don't know where y'all fools learned y'all manners.
The Feeling We Once Had
Written by Charlie Smalls
Performed by Stephanie Mills See more