The Wizard of Oz

Played 10th-14th March 2015 at Robert Ludlam Theatre, Derby

About this production

L Frank Baum’s classic tale comes to life in The Wizard of Oz. Featuring all of the classic songs and moments from the 1939 film.

Young Dorothy Gale is swept away by a tornado from her Kansas farm to the magical land of Oz. There she encounters a host of whimsical characters: good witches, bad witches, animals that talk, scarecrows that walk and things magically behold. to find her way home she must journey along the Yellow Brick Road to see the mysterious and all powerful Wizard in Emerald City. Along the way she makes new friends and braves many dangers – including the Wicked Witch who will stop at nothing to get her hands on Dorothy’s magical ruby slippers. To make it home safely Dorothy must learn an important lesson: there’s no place like home.

The Eagle Award for ‘Best Performance by an Actor in a Musical’ was won this year by Central’s Adrian Redfern for his portrayal of ‘The Cowardly Lion’.

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