NBC has released images of the costumes in their upcoming holiday special of The Wiz.
The new costumes include a school girl plaid skirt for Dorothy, mismatched socks for the Scarecrow and a metallic silver denim ensemble for the Tinman. Shanice Williams will be playing Dorothy alongside Elijah Kelly as Scarecrow, Ne-yo as the Tinman, and David Allan Grier as the The Cowardly Lion. The Wiz Live! with airing on NBC on Dec 3.
New York City fans can join executive producer Neil Meron and actors Shanice Williams, Elijah Kelley, David Alan Grier, and NE-YO for a discussion and Q&A about The Wiz Live! NBC embarks on its latest musical holiday tradition with a live TV production of the groundbreaking Tony Award-winning Broadway show that gave a new voice to the vivid world of Oz in a fresh, funky, sing-a-long journey down the yellow brick road.
Meet the Cast: The Wiz Live!
Thursday, October 22, 2015, 8:00 p.m.
Apple Store, SoHo
103 Prince Street
New York, NY
Back in August, Williams discussed which number she is looking forward to. “Okay so obviously I love all the songs in the play, but I would have to say ‘Home’ because it’s the final song and it’s so iconic so I guess I have to say I’m most excited to sing that one at the end.”
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