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‘The Wiz’ is to be available to stream online following its huge success at the Hope Mill Theatre

Manchester Hope Mill Theatre’s critically acclaimed production of The Wiz is to be available to be streamed!

The musical had to cancel 15 sold-out performances over Christmas due to Covid. The rights holders have now generously agreed to it being filmed and streamed for a strictly limited number of performances to UK-only audiences, and limited to the number of physical seats at the venue.

The streaming dates are:
Saturday 22 January at 7.30pm
Sunday 23 January at 2.30pm & 7.30pm Monday 24 January at 7.30pm
Friday 28 January at 7.30pm
Saturday 29 January at 2.30pm & 7.30pm Sunday 30 January at 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Cast of ‘The Wiz’

The Wiz, directed by Matthew Xia, is a joyous retelling of L. Frank Baum’s classic children’s novel ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’ with a contemporary Black British setting.

Cast include Cherelle Wiliams as Dorothy; Tarik Frimpong as Scarecrow; Llewellyn Graham as Tin Man; Jonathan Andre as Lion; Cameron Bernard Jones as The Wiz; Anelisa Lamola as Addaperle; Bree Smith as Aunt Em & Glinda; Kofi Dennis as Lord High; and Ashh Blackwood as Evillene.

Find out more and get your tickets here!