Following the massive worldwide success of their event productions Peter Pan Live! and The Sound of Music Live!, NBC has announced it’s next must see musical extravaganza and this one promises to be the most song-filled, toe-tapping and heart-warming yet. The Wiz Live! has been chosen as producing duo Neil Meron and Craig Zadan’s next live television staging of a Broadway classic. Open auditions for roles in this sure to be ratings giant are being held soon.
The Wizard of Oz adaptation The Wiz made it’s Broadway debut in 1975 to rave reviews, seven Tony Awards and a horde of eternal fans. The magnificent reception for Charlie Smalls and William F. Brown’s retelling of Dorothy’s magical journey through The Emerald City with a tin man, scarecrow, cowardly
lion and her adorable dog Toto led to an enduring favorite film adaptation starring Michael Jackson and Diana Ross and now NBC is ready to bring The Wiz Live! back to audiences everywhere. Fans of all ages are sure to love this latest version of the unforgettable classic which will make it’s debut live on NBC and then continue on to the Broadway stage. That’s right, this audition could lead to not one but two chances at entertainment glory. Every single role in this world renowned production is open for casting. Dorothy, Tinman, Lion/Fleetwood Coupe de Ville, Scarecrow, Glinda the Good, The Wiz – even the part of the Tornado – they’re all available in this spectacular casting search. Are you ready to show the world what you’ve got?
Auditions for NBC’s latest live musical masterpiece are set to be held very soon for several outstanding up and coming actors of all ages, types and experience levels – don’t be afraid to give it a shot. All roles in this wholly unique and wholly entertaining production are up for grabs and open casting calls for them are being organized now. Make sure and stay tuned right here for all audition news and updates and leave a message in the box below and tell us why you love this project and why you would love to be a part of the upcoming auditions for NBC’s The Wiz Live!.
Are you ready to “ease on down the road” to television and Broadway stardom? Your yellow brick road to a role in The Wiz Live! could be coming soon!