THE ULTIMATE THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE IN THE ISLE OF MAN

WIZARD OF OZ

 

Music by Harold Arlen Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg,

Based on the book the Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum and the 1939 film version written by Noel Langley,  Florence Ryerson & Edgar Allan Woolf

 

Gaiety Theatre 8th - 20th August, 2011

 

THE SHOW

MGM arrived at the Gaiety as Taylorian created the extravagance of the iconic 1930s Hollywood movie.

In a spectacular, new production for all the family, you heard classic songs again including the Oscar winning Over the Rainbow, We’re off to see the Wizard, If I Only had a Brain and The Jitterbug.

Little Dorothy Gale of Kansas, like so many girls her age, often dreams of what may lie over the rainbow. One day a tornado hits her home town and carries her away to Munchkinland - at the end of the rainbow.

She persuades three friends to accompany her on the trip to the Emerald City to see the Wizard. They are Scarecrow, who lacks a brain, he thinks; the Tin Woodman, who has no heart, and the Cowardly Lion, who would like to have some courage.

Dorothy and her friends embarked on a journey of discovery from the monochrome tinted drudgery of Kansas to the Technicolor spectacle of Munchkinland; Ruby slippers;  A yellow brick road; The Emerald City and much, much more.

 

REVIEW

Once the orchestra began their opening number, the audience was immediately captivated. Value for money entertainment at a professional standard, it’s a show for all generations - Isle of Man Today

 

 

 

CREATIVE TEAM

 

Directed and choreographed by

John Cumberlidge

Producer Matt James

Musical Director Andrew Hilton

Lighting Design by Paul Seed

Sound Design by Alex Linney

 

 

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THE ULTIMATE THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE IN THE ISLE OF MAN

CREATIVE TEAM

 

Directed and choreographed by

John Cumberlidge

Producer Matt James

Musical Director Andrew Hilton

Lighting Design by Paul Seed

Sound Design by Alex Linney