The new Canadian production of London's popular The Wizard of Oz
, featuring the classic movie score punctuated with new songs by Andrew Lloyd Webber
and Tim Rice
, opens in Toronto at the Ed Mirvish Theatre. Danielle Wade of LaSalle, Ontario stars as Dorothy; she won the role in CBC-TV's "Over The Rainbow" competition. Lisa Horner, star of Shaw and Stratford productions plays the Wicked Witch, Mike Jackson plays the Tin Man, Lee MacDougall (Mamma Mia!
and a Dora Award winner for his play High Life
) plays the Lion, Jamie McKnight (The Producers
) plays the Scarecrow. This production marks the North American premiere of this new stage adaptation of the M-G-M picture based on the L. Frank Baum story. For more, click here