(Media release) â€” Ka Makani Theatre at Hawaii Preparatory Academy presents The Wiz, the Broadway musical retelling of Frank L. Baumâ€™s The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz. Performances are at 7 p.m. on Nov. 12, 13, and 14 and at 4 p.m. on Nov. 15 at the schoolâ€™s Gates Performing Arts Center. Â Tickets, which only are available at the door, are $10 for adults and $5 for students.
The Wiz features all the characters from the original bookâ€”celebrating its 100th birthday this yearâ€”with an urban funk attitude and some modern twists. Dorothy, played by Linnea Gregg, is blown away from Kansas by a tornado, where she travels down her own yellow brick road to find the answers she seeks. Read more