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The Wizard of Oz

Regent Theatre, 191 Collins Street, Melbourne.
5/12/18 to 7/29/18

A new production of “The Wizard of Oz”, is on at the Regent Theatre from 12 May. Developed from the ever-popular MGM screenplay, this London Palladium production contains the beloved Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg songs from the Oscar-winning movie score, all the favourite characters and iconic moments, plus a few surprises along the way, including new songs by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber. The production includes Australia’s leading musical theatre star, Anthony Warlow, who plays The Wizard and Professor Marvel, Lucy Durack who plays Glinda the Good Witch, Jemma Rix who plays The Wicked Witch of the West and Samantha Dodemaide who plays Dorothy. Eli Cooper plays the role of the Scarecrow, Alex Rathgeber is the Tin Man and John Xintavelonis plays the Lion.