‘The Wiz’ Cast to Reunite
The original cast of The Wiz is easing on down to New York’s Central Park for a special reunion.
According to Playbill, Phylicia Rashad, who played a munchkin, Andre De Shields, who took on the title role, and Dee Dee Bridgewater, who portrayed Glinda, are celebrating the 40th anniversary of the classic musical with The Wiz: A Celebration in Dance & Music.
The event will be co-hosted by Rashad and choreographer George Faison, who was the first African-American to win a Tony Award for Best Choreography for the show. It will also feature dances and songs from the very first production.
Stay tuned for more casting announcements, and catch the free show on Aug. 12.