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Follow the yellow brick road in this delightful stage adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s beloved tale, featuring the iconic musical score from the MGM film. The timeless tale, in which young Dorothy Gale travels from Kansas over the rainbow to the magical Land of Oz, continues to thrill audiences worldwide.

The Beverly Theatre Guild, the longest running community theatre in Chicago, is ecstatic to present The Wizard of Oz, the final show of its 60th Anniversary Season. Bringing this beloved, classic story to life on the BTG stage is Director Scott Sowinski, with Assistant Direction from Aron Arellano and Jean Friend. The Choreography is being done by Madeline Curtin. Rounding out the artistic staff is Sharon Mason as Music Director and Michael Barr-Schinzel as the Assistant Music Director. The show is being produced by Wayne Wendell and Tony Zawila.

The Wizard of Oz is based on the book by L. Frank Baum, with Music and Lyrics by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg and Background Music by Herbert Stothart. Dance and Vocal Arrangements by Peter Howard and Orchestration by Larry Wilcox. The show is adapted by John Kane for the Royal Shakespeare Company and based upon the Classic Motion Picture owned by Turner Entertainment Co. and distributed in all media by Warner Bros.


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