Oz in the News 6.7.12

SCERA’s newfangled ‘Wizard of Oz’ features brains,heart, courage   “At the time of the story, the industrial movement was under way, so I’m adding a lot of metal work, gears, clocks and trains,” said Showgren in explanation of the show’s usage of steampunk. “Think of Sherlock Holmes and his guns, and the television series ‘Wild, Wild West’ with its gadgets. It’s like placing the future in the past.”


Sophie Evans on Going Over the Rainbow as Dorothy in London’s The Wizard of Oz  “I’ve even got the Judy Garland dressing room—the one that Judy used when she was here. Sometimes it’s a bit weird: Little things happen in the theater, and I go, “That’s Judy.”

Pyramid Players to show different side to ‘Wizard of Oz’  With Dorothy and Toto barking at each other, the Wicked Witch of the East claiming she was the victim of a hit and run farmhouse and the Munchkins playing mediators, Trouble in Oz picks up where Wizard of Oz left off, bringing a refreshing twist to “happily ever after.”

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