The Wizard of Oz

Theatre, Musicals Capitol Theatre , Haymarket Saturday December 30 2017 - Sunday January 14 2018
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The Wizard of Oz
Photograph: Daniel A. Swalec
The Wizard of Oz at London Palladium

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s London Palladium production of The Wizard of Oz is coming to the Capitol Theatre in December

Based on the 1939 film, but with added songs by powerhouse team Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber (whose best-know collabs include Evita and Jesus Christ Superstar), this production (directed by Jeremy Sams) premiered at London's Palladium Theatre in 2011. In their 4-star review, Time Out London described it as "a spectacle worthy of the Palladium's heyday. Visually, this stage remake of MGM's 1939 special effects blockbuster is 'Over the Rainbow' and accelerating."

The local iteration will star Australian veteran Anthony Warlow (who knocked our socks off in Fiddler on the Roof last year) as the Wizard, and open in Brisbane in November 2017 ahead of Sydney, where it previews from December 31.

By: Dee Jefferson

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Venue name: Capitol Theatre
Contact:
Address: 13 Campbell St
Haymarket
2000
Opening hours: Box Office: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
Transport: Nearby stations: Central
Price: $69.90-$159.90
Event website: https://www.wizardofozthemusical.com/