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
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!