THE WIZARD OF OZ

Wizard of Oz, Mirvish Productions TorontoWHICH CONTAINS THE SONGS FROM THE FILM AS WELL AS NEW TUNES FROM TIM RICE AND ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER IS COMING TO FORT LAUDERDALE

“Andrew Lloyd Webber finds new magic over the rainbow! A gorgeous sense of spectacle!” – New York Post

JANUARY 7 – 19, 2014
Fort Lauderdale, FL – December 30, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new production of The Wizard of Oz makes its anticipated South Florida premiere at Broward Center for the Performing Arts from January 7 – 19, 2014. Tickets are now on sale at the Broward Center box office, on-line at www.browardcenter.org; by phone 954-462-0222. Groups of 10+ are invited to call 954-626-7814 or 954-462-0222.

THE WIZARD OF OZ had its North American premiere on December 20, 2012 in Toronto, ON, at the Ed Mirvish Theatre, where it ran through August 18, 2013.

Starring Danielle Wade as Dorothy, who was chosen by the Canadian public through CBC TV’s reality show “Over The Rainbow,” the tour of THE WIZARD OF OZ is an enchanting adaptation of the all-time classic. Developed from the ever popular MGM screenplay, this new production contains all the beloved Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg songs from the Oscar®-winning movie score, all the favorite characters and iconic moments, plus a few surprises along the way, including new songs by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Wizard of Oz, Mirvish Productions Toronto Wizard of Oz, Mirvish Productions TorontoThe national tour of THE WIZARD OF OZ will feature the same award-winning creative team from London and Toronto: Jeremy Sams (direction), Robert Jones (set and costume design), Arlene Phillips (choreography), Hugh Vanstone (lighting design), Mick Potter (sound design), Jon Driscoll (video/projection design), David Cullen (orchestrations) and Graham Hurman (musical supervision). Animals will be provided by William Berloni.

The national tour of THE WIZARD OF OZ is produced by Bill Kenwright, The Really Useful Group, David Mirvish, Troika Entertainment & Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures.2- THE WIZARD OF OZ/ BCPA Click your heels together and join Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion, Dorothy and her little dog Toto, as they journey
through the magical land of Oz to meet the Wizard and obtain their hearts’ desires. Watch out for the Wicked Witch of the West and her winged monkeys as you rediscover the real story of Oz in this fantastic musical treat for all the family.
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Additional information about THE WIZARD OF OZ is available www.wizardofozthemusical.com The performance schedule for THE WIZARD OF OZ at the Broward Center, 201 SW Fifth Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312 is:
Tuesday, January 7th at 8:00pm
Wednesday, January 8th at 8:00pm
Thursday, January 9th at 8:00pm
Friday, January 10h at 8:00pm
Saturday, January 11th at 2:00pm
Saturday, January 11th at 8:00pm
Sunday, January 12th at 1:00pm
Sunday, January 12th at 6:30pm
Tuesday, January 14th at 8:00pm
Wednesday, January 15th at 200pm
Wednesday, January 15th at 8:00pm
Thursday, January 16th at 8:00pm
Friday, January 17th at 8:00pm
Saturday, January 18th at 2:00pm
Saturday, January 18th at 8:00pm
Sunday, January 19th at 1:00pm
Tickets are $34.50 – $89.50 and are on sale at the Broward Center Box Office Monday through Friday 10AM – 5PM, Saturday and Sunday 12 Noon – 5PM and 1 ó hours prior to show times; or on-line at
www.browardcenter.org; by phone 954-462-0222. Groups of 10+ are invited to call 954-626-7814 or 954-462-0222

The Broadway in Fort Lauderdale 2013-2014 subscription season is made possible with the generous support of Bank of America and is presented by Florida Theatrical Association, Broadway Across America and Broward Center for the Performing Arts

THE BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is one of America’s premier performing arts venues, consistently ranked among the top ten in the country. Presenting more than 700 performances each year to more than 700,000 patrons, the Center showcases a wide range of exciting cultural programming and events, and offers one of the largest arts-in-education programs in the United States, serving more than 150,000 students annually. In 2007, the Broward Center was named the Cultural Embassy of Broward County in recognition of its success in linking cultural activity with the region’s economic development.

The Broward Performing Arts Foundation, Inc. receives and maintains funds to sustain, develop, and secure the future of the Broward Center. The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is located in the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District at 201 SW Fifth Ave. in Fort Lauderdale. For more information, visit
www.BrowardCenter.org.

BROADWAY ACROSS AMERICA is part of the Key Brand Entertainment family of companies which includes Broadway.com and is operated by British theatre producer John Gore (Owner & CEO). BAA is the foremostpresenter of first-class touring musicals and plays in North America, operating in 40 markets, such as Orlando, Costa Mesa, Fort Lauderdale, Tempe, Boston, Minneapolis and New Orleans.

As a leading Broadway producer, BAA is dedicated to the development and production of new and diverse theatre. Current/upcoming productions include Million Dollar Quartet; Pippin; Big Fish; Betrayal; Beautiful; Bullets Over Broadway; Little Miss Sunshine; Tuck Everlasting; The Blonde Streak; and Bull Durham. Recent:
Hands on a Hardbody; How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying; Memphis; One Man, Two Guvnors; The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess; and War Horse.

Broadway.com is the premier theater website for news, exclusive content and ticket sales. For more information please visit BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com and Broadway.com.

Broadway in Fort Lauderdale is presented in arrangement with Florida Theatrical Association, a non-profit civic organization with a volunteer board of trustees established to ensure the continued presentation of quality national touring Broadway productions in the state of Florida.

THE WIZARD OF OZ