Sony Masterworks/Broadway Records will release the audio recording of the eagerly anticipated The Wiz Live!, which will be broadcast on NBC Dec. 3 at 8 PM ET; check local listings.
A spokesperson for the TV production confirmed to Playbill.com that the recording will be available digitally, including iTunes, Dec. 11; the CD will be released Dec. 18. Click here for more information.
Behold Your New Wiz! Be Dazzled By the First Costumed Shots of All of the Leading Players in The Wiz Live!
Kenny Leon is directing The Wiz, with Harvey Fierstein adapting the book for TV. This latest incarnation of The Wiz is also on track for a full-scale Broadway revival.
Stephen Oremus, who won Tonys for Best Orchestrations for his work on The Book of Mormon and Kinky Boots, serves as music director for The Wiz. Fatima Robinson ("Dreamgirls") will choreograph the production, and Harvey Mason Jr. ("Dreamgirls," "Pitch Perfect 2") will serve as music producer.