Rooney-Kitt Wizard of Oz Plays Chicago to Apr. 5

News   Rooney-Kitt Wizard of Oz Plays Chicago to Apr. 5 CHICAGO -- The Wizard of Oz has been playing the huge Rosemont Theatre just outside O'Hare Airport since Mar. 1 and continues through April 5. Madison Square Garden's touring production, which permits audiences to both cross over the rainbow and to enter into the movie, stars lifelong headliners Mickey Rooney (in the title role) and Eartha Kitt (as the Wicked Witch of the West) in this family-friendly 3-D version of the beloved 1939 movie classic.

CHICAGO -- The Wizard of Oz has been playing the huge Rosemont Theatre just outside O'Hare Airport since Mar. 1 and continues through April 5. Madison Square Garden's touring production, which permits audiences to both cross over the rainbow and to enter into the movie, stars lifelong headliners Mickey Rooney (in the title role) and Eartha Kitt (as the Wicked Witch of the West) in this family-friendly 3-D version of the beloved 1939 movie classic. Selected from among 300 young auditioners, 15-year-old Jessica Grove plays Dorothy. For information, call (312) 559-1212.

-- By Lawrence Bommer
Chicago Correspondent

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