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We’re Not In Kansas Anymore…
THE WIZARD OF OZ Travels
Over the Rainbow to Salt Lake City
December 3-4, 2010
The greatest family musical of all time, THE WIZARD OF OZ, is touching down in Salt Lake City as NETworks Presentations brings this national treasure to Kingsbury Hall December 3-4, 2010 for three performances only.
Tickets for THE WIZARD OF OZ go on sale Friday, September 3 at 10am online at www.kingtix.com, charge by phone at (801) 581-7100, and Kingsbury Hall Box Office. Groups of 15 or more should call Sandy Brewer at 801.703.2057 or Email Sandyb@newspaceentertainment.com.
This magical production, based on the Royal Shakespeare Company’s celebration of the 1939 MGM movie, is presented with breathtaking special effects that will sweep audiences away, from the moment the tornado twists its way into Kansas.
In addition, Ten children from "IN the Spotlight Dance Center" in Salt Lake City will be performing the roles of “munchkins.” Singing timeless classics such as “Ding Dong the Witch is Dead,” the local children with help bring this beloved classic to the stage of their hometown as part of their continuing performing arts education.
Director Nigel West, choreographer Leigh Constantine and set and costume designer Tim McQuillen-Wright utilize the glamour and elegance of art deco Hollywood as the visually stunning technicolor backdrop for THE WIZARD OF OZ. Dorothy, Toto and their friends the Cowardly Lion, Tin Man and Scarecrow are transported “Over the Rainbow” to adventures in Munchkin Land, the Haunted Forest and the Emerald City.
Featuring the classic songs, as composed by Harold Arlen, “Over the Rainbow,” “Ding Dong the Witch is Dead” and “If I Only Had A Brain,” along with the beloved characters, THE WIZARD OF OZ will have the entire family captivated as they travel down the yellow brick road for an unforgettable evening at the theater.
THE WIZARD OF OZ ticket prices are $30 to $57.50. All shows will be performed at Kingsbury Hall. Performance times are 7:30pm Friday and Saturday with a matinee on Saturday at 2pm. Tickets are available online at www.kingtix.com, charge by phone at (801) 581-7100, and Kingsbury Hall Box Office. Groups of 15 or more should call Sandy Brewer at 801.703.2059 or Email Sandyb@newspaceentertainment.com.
For more information visit: www.wizardofozontour.com
NETworks Presentations, LLC (Producer) Founded in 1995 by Kenneth Gentry, Seth Wenig and Scott Jackson, NETworks has produced and managed over 70 national and international touring productions. Previous productions include Oliver!, Little Women starring Maureen McGovern, Jekyll & Hyde, Kiss of the Spiderwoman, Cinderella starring Eartha Kitt and Deborah Gibson, Fosse starring Ben Vereen and Ruthie Henshaw, The Light in the Piazza, My Fair Lady co-produced with Cameron Mackintosh, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma, Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake, Sweeney Todd, The Demon Baber of Fleet Street, among many others. Joining returning hits Annie, The Drowsy Chaperone, Hairspray and The Wizard of Oz this season are Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Young Frankenstein, and the Lincoln Center’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific. Future titles include Joyful Noise’s production of Handel’s Messiah Rocks, Spring Awakening and Les Miserables.
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