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NBC Releases First Cast Photo Of The Wiz Live!

Submitted by on October 15, 2015 – 12:47 amNo Comment

NBC has released the first photo of the star-studded cast of the live holiday production of The Wiz Live!!Shanice Williams as Dorothy, David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion, Elijah Kelley as the Scarecrow and Ne-Yo as the Tin-Man!!!

Mary J. Blige also stars as the the Wicked Witch of the West, Orange is the New Black star Uzo Aduba as Glinda, the Good Witch of the South, Glee’s Amber Riley as Addaperle, the Good Witch of the North and Queen Latifah as the almighty Wiz.

The Wiz will be executive produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron (The Sound of Music Live!, Peter Pan Live!) and directed by Kenny Leon. Reportedly, pivotal scenes from the production. like the flying monkeys and the tornado, will be orchestrated by Cirque Du Soleil Theatrical!!!

The Wiz Live! airs Thursday, December 3 on NBC!!

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