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Everyone's favourite musical is here in Melbourne !
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s London Palladium production of The Wizard of Oz opens this May at the Regent Theatre.
All Melbournians are invited to click their 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 the whole family.
The Wizard of Oz has been thrilling capacity audiences around the country since it opened last year and impressing critics as well. The Sunday Telegraph called it “Impressively lavish” with “Stunning sets and costumes … audiences are in for a treat.” Sydney Arts Guide claimed it’s “a breathtaking musical revelation” with “new enchanting and unforgettable songs”, while the Sydney Morning Herald said the production is “a visual treat.”
Leading The Wizard of Oz cast are Anthony Warlow as The Wizard and Professor Marvel, Lucy Durack as Glinda the Good Witch and Jemma Rix as The Wicked Witch of the West. Rising star Samantha Dodemaide plays the coveted role of Dorothy, her first leading role in a major musical. Eli Cooper plays the role of the Scarecrow, Alex Rathgeber plays the Tin Man, and John Xintavelonis plays the Lion.
All the favorite characters and iconic moments, plus a few surprises along the way, including new songs by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Bring the whole family and rediscover the real story of Oz in this fantastic not to be missed musical treat here in Melbourne.
15 May - 22 July
Running Time: Approximately 2 hours and 30 mins including a 20 min interval.
Tickets now on sale for Bookings: ONLINE or 136 100
Groups 1300 889 278
191 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000