The Wiz Live! available to watch online

The Wiz Live! is available to buy and rent to download or watch online.

After being made available to watch for free over the weekend (June 12-14), you can now rent or buy the digital download via Amazon Prime Video here.

The Wiz Live! is a live TV production based on the Broadway musical retelling of L. Frank Baum’s children’s novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

Watch The Wiz Live! online here

You can also purchase a DVD of the show here.

The cast features Shanice Williams as Dorothy Gale, Common as The Bouncer, Amber Riley as Addaperle, Uzo Aduba as Glinda, Stephanie Mills as Auntie Em / Emily Gale, Elijah Kelley as the Scarecrow, Ne-Yo as the Tin-Man, David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion, Mary J. Blige as Evillene, the Wicked Witch of the West and Queen Latifah as the Wiz.

It was the latest show to be made available for free as part of new online series The Shows Must Go On which is making a selection of works available to watch online for free for a limited time.

Previous shows have included The Sound Of Music Live! and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s works By Jeeves, The Phantom Of the Opera, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Jesus Christ Superstar.

While free to watch, viewers are encouraged to show their support by making a donation to charities alongside each video, including Acting for Others, Broadway Cares and Actors Benevolent Fund.

About the author: Jessica White

Recent University graduate Jessica is the newest writer for Stageberry. She's over the moon to be sharing her theatre knowledge and passion for musicals with the online world.


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