The Wizard of Oz


Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009

PLEASE NOTE: Due to travel contraints, the previously scheduled 8:00 p.m. performance on March 6 has been moved to 8:00 p.m. on March 7. Tickets for the March 6th show will be honored at the March 7th - 8:00 p.m. performance. Ticketholders who are unable to attend the newly scheduled performance, should contact the Box Office for refund information.


WVU Creative Arts Center

About the Event

There truly is no place like home as the greatest family musical of all time, the national tour of the wonderful Wizard of Oz, twists its way into town! The entire family will be captivated as they travel down the Yellow Brick Road with Dorothy, Toto and their friends Scarecrow, Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion in this lavish production. This production features breathtaking special effects, dazzling choreography and classic songs, including “If I Only Had a Brain” and “Ding Dong the Witch is Dead.” A spectacular celebration of the iconic 1939 MGM film, The Wizard of Oz will sweep audiences away from the moment the tornado first touches down. Director Nigel West and set designer Tim McQuillen-Wright utilize the glamour and elegance of art deco Hollywood in the visually stunning technicolor backdrop for Oz. This show will feature local munchkins and flying monkeys. Don’t miss the chance to travel “Over the Rainbow” and experience this national treasure on stage.