November 23, 2015 | G-BLOG
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It’s almost time to “Ease on Down the Road” when The Wiz Live! hits TV screens next month!
People Magazine recently released the exclusive photo of the cast. The live broadcast will star newcomer Shanice Williams as Dorothy, alongside Uzo Aduba (Orange is the New Black) as Glinda The Good and rapper-turned-actor Common (Suicide Squad) as Emerald City gatekeeper Bouncer and Queen Latifah as the all-powerful Wizard of Oz! Also featured in the cast of The Wiz Live! are Ne-Yo as Tin Man, Elijah Kelley (Strange Magic) as Scarecrow, Amber Riley (Glee) as Addaperle the Good Witch, and Stephanie Mills (who played the original Dorothy on broadway in 1974) as Auntie Em.
CLICK HERE to watch the trailer!
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ARE YOU READY to meet the Wizard?
The Wiz Live! is set to air on NBC on December 3!