There’s no place like… the theatre. Especially when one of the most classic films of all time is brought to life on stage. You can experience it for yourself this May as The Wizard of Oz comes to the National Theatre. Even better, you have a chance to win a pair of tickets to see it!
“We’re off to see…”
The most magical adventure of them all.
This new production of The Wizard of Oz is an enchanting adaptation of the all-time classic, totally reconceived for the stage. Developed from the ever popular MGM screenplay, this production contains the beloved songs from the Oscar® – winning movie score, all the favorite characters and iconic moments, plus a few surprises along the way, including new songs by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Click your heels together and join Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion, Dorothy and her little dog Toto, as they journey through the magical land of Oz to meet the Wizard and obtain their hearts’ desires. Watch out for the Wicked Witch of the West and her winged monkeys as you rediscover the real story of Oz in this fantastic musical treat for the whole family.
The Wizard of Oz is running at National Theatre May 3-15. Tickets start at $48, and you can look for a discount here. Run time is 2 hours, 18 minutes with a 20-minute intermission. The National Theatre is located at 1321 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.
Giveaway: For a chance to win a pair of tickets to The Wizard of Oz Opening Night performance at National Theatre on May 3 at 7:30pm, simply leave a comment telling me your favorite character from the story. To be eligible, you must like KidFriendly DC on Facebook and subscribe to the blog (see sign-up to the left). This giveaway will run through Friday, April 15, then a winner will be drawn at random and notified shortly thereafter. Good luck!