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"The Wiz"

May 13, 2025 - May 18, 2025

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About “The Wiz”  

Producers Kristin Caskey, Mike Isaacson, Brian Anthony Moreland, and Ambassador Theatre Group present an all-new production of the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning musical “The Wiz,” adapted from “The Wizard of Oz” by L. Frank Baum. The highly anticipated Broadway revival of “The Wiz” returns “home” to stages across America in an all-new Pre-Broadway tour, the first one in 40 years. The tour begins in “The Wiz’s” original home city of Baltimore, where the show made its world premiere 50 years ago.

This groundbreaking twist on “The Wizard of Oz” changed the face of Broadway—from its iconic score packed with soul, gospel, rock, and finger-snapping 70s funk to its stirring tale of Dorothy’s journey to find her place in a contemporary world.  Audiences get to enjoy the epic grooves of such beloved, timeless hits as “Ease on Down the Road,” which became the show’s break-out single, and the bona fide classic “Home” in this spectacular revival.

When is “The Wiz?” 

“The Wiz” stops in New Orleans from May 13-18, 2025. 

Where can I see “The Wiz?” 

See “The Wiz” at The Saenger Theatre (1111 Canal St.). 

How can I get tickets to “The Wiz?”

Individual tickets are not yet on sale. To subscribe to the 2024/2025 Broadway in New Orleans season, see here.

Where can I find more information on “The Wiz?”

For more information, visit the event site here

Photo credit: 4.THE WIZ.Kyle Ramar Freeman as Lion, Nichelle Lewis as Dorothy, Phillip Johnson Richardson as Tinman, Avery Wilson as Scarecrow. Photo by Jeremy Daniel, (c) 2023.jpg

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Saenger Theatre

Built in 1927 and newly renovated in 2013, the Saenger Theatre reflects a 15th century Italian courtyard with a starlit ceiling, meticulously hand-painted features, state-of-the-art technologies and updated...