The Wiz

Musical
Original
Kansas farm girl Dorothy is transported in a tornado to the magical land of Oz in this musical retelling of The Wizard of Oz that features an all-black cast, a score by Charlie Smalls and a book with an updated urban sensibility by William F. Brown.
  • Music: Charlie Smalls
  • Book: William F. Brown
  • Lyrics: Charlie Smalls
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Awards

Drama Desk Award
1975 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Nominee
1975 Outstanding Choreography Winner
1975 Outstanding Costume Design Winner
1975 Outstanding Director of a Musical Nominee
1975 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Winner
1975 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1975 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee
1975 Outstanding Music and Lyrics Winner
1975 Outstanding Musical Winner
1975 Outstanding Set Design Nominee
Tony Award
1975 Book of a Musical Nominee
1975 Choreography Winner
1975 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1975 Direction of a Musical Winner
1975 Featured Actor in a Musical Winner
1975 Featured Actress in a Musical Winner
1975 Musical Winner
1975 Original Score Winner