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Theater Mon Sep 26 2011

The Wiz, Chicago Style

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Cast: The Wiz, Chicago Style

Get ready to "ease on down...King Drive," for The Wiz, Chicago Style, a Chicago-centric version of the legendary Tony Award-winning musical, The Wiz, later turned into the cult classic feature film that starred Diana Ross and Michael Jackson.

Of course, Dorothy, Scarecrow, Cowardly Lion and Tin Man are still around, but in this Windy City adaptation, Chicago staples including The Jesse White Tumblers and Chicago "Style" Steppers are also part of the show, with a special surprise guest as "The Wiz."

Catch the encore performance of The Wiz, Chicago Style at the Harold Washington Cultural Center, 4701 S. King Dr., Friday, Sept. 30 at 7pm. Tickets are $20-$25 and are available at the box office; for more information, call 312-835-1878 or email mtcproduction@yahoo.com.

 
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