Oz dances and runs through May 2017
Courtesy of The International Wizard of Oz Club.
The Ballet Theatre of (Akron) Ohio starts the month en pointe with a May 6 production of “The Wizard of Oz.” http://www.ballettheatreohio.org/joomla/
“The Wiz” remains on stage at The Harlem Rep in NYC (May 27) http://www.harlemrepertorytheatre.com/current_season.html and at Chicago’s Emerald City Theatre (through June 8) http://www.emeraldcitytheatre.com/shows-and-tickets/the-wiz/. Get to Chicago before May 7 for The House Theater’s Oz retelling, “The Great and Terrible Wizard of Oz.” http://thehousetheatre.com/playsandevents/wizardozseason15
Shrink the stage to marionette-size for the Wizard of Oz in Lancaster, Pa.
Close to Home
(Image courtesy of http://www.mccowngordon.com/projects/details/national-museum-of-toys-miniatures-renovations)
In Kansas City, The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures offers “Over the Rainbow: Toys from the Land of Oz.” The Oz Museum’ is one of 20 collections represented in this exhibit ending Aug. 20. http://toyandminiaturemuseum.org
Sedan, Kansas, celebrates Oz with its annual Yellow Brick Road festival Memorial Day weekend. Information is hard to find online, but calls to 620.725.3951 are answered.
Oz Run Wisconsin
Runners can head to Chippewa Falls, Wisc., for their fourth annual Oz run May 27. http://theozrun.com Make it a weekend; three hours east of Chippewa Falls the Land of Oz Museum in Wausaukee is open for the season. Details on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LandOfOzMuseum/?fref=ts
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