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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Creative Cauldron Presents American Classic The Wizard of Oz
Featuring Professional Cast of Helen Hayes Awards © Nominees
June 8 – 25, 2017 at ArtSpace Falls Church
Falls Church, VA – Creative Cauldron announces American classic musical The Wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum with music and lyrics by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg, directed by Creative Cauldron Artistic Associate, Matt Conner. The story is the whirlwind journey of a Kansas farm girl, Dorothy, swept away to the magical Land of Oz where she meets a cast of iconic characters, like the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion, on her journey home. Creative Cauldron will reimagine what the Library of Congress called “America’s greatest and best-loved homegrown fairytale” within their intimate black box theatre, featuring a virtuosic cast of local talent and an ensemble cast drawn from Creative Cauldron’s new Professional Musical Theatre Workshop.
Creative Cauldron’s professional cast for The Wizard of Oz will feature three Creative Cauldron Helen Hayes Awards © nominees in leading and featured roles. The role of Dorothy Gale will be played by Tiara Whaley, who was nominated in the 2017 Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical – HELEN Production category for her role as Emmie Thibodeaux in Creative Cauldron’s Caroline, or Change (2016). The role of Glinda, the Good Witch of the North, will be played by Iyona Blake, who was nominated for the 2017 Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical – HELEN Production category for her role as Caroline Thibodeaux in Creative Cauldron’s Caroline, or Change (2016). The role of The Scarecrow will be played by Alan Naylor, who is the winner of the 2015 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical – HELEN Production for his role in Creative Cauldron’s Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris (2014).
Press Night is June 10th at 7:30pm
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