The Wiz

Ines Nassara will play Dorothy in the Ford's Theatre production of "The Wiz," directed by Kent Gash. Scott Suchman
Performance Dates

Journey through Oz in This Tony-Winning Musical

Ease on down the road with Dorothy and her friends Scarecrow, Tinman and Lion on their quest to meet The Wiz. In this adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s magical novel, Dorothy is whisked away by a tornado to the fanciful land of Oz. There, she and her sidekicks encounter Munchkins, flying monkeys and a power-hungry witch named Evillene who vows to destroy them. Winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Original Score, "The Wiz" is a musical feast featuring soul, gospel, R&B and pop. Rediscover the power of courage, heart, brains and friendship.

Performance recommended for ages 8 and older.

Production Information

Approximate Running Time
150 minutes


Aunt Em/ Addaperle/ Evillene
Uncle Henry/ Gatekeeper/ Lord High Underling
Winged Monkey

Creative Team

Set Designer
Costume Designer
Choreographer for musicals
Musical Director
Sound Designer
Lighting Designer