THE SCREENING ROOM: Diana Ross, Stephanie Mills, Barbra Streisand and More Sing "Home" From The Wiz (Video)
06 Jan 2013
The Tony Award-winning Best Musical The Wiz opened on Broadway Jan. 5, 1975. In celebration of the musical, Playbill.com has put together our favorite performances of the show's iconic ballad, "Home."
The Wiz, which took home seven 1975 Tony Awards, starred Stephanie Mills in the role of Dorothy. The musical was later adapted into a 1978 feature film. A Broadway revival was produced in 1984, and an Encores! engagement ran in 2009. For more on The Wiz, visit the Playbill Vault.
Fifteen-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain; he is exceptionally intelligent but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor's dog, he sets out to identify the true culprit, which leads to an earth-shattering discovery and a journey that will change his life forever.