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There is no place like home for wizard of a show.

FOLLOW the yellow brick road for the ultimate family adventure at Birmingham Repertory Theatre this Christmas as Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man and Lion go in search of the wonderful Wizard of Oz.

The new staging of the legendary musical is running at Birmingham Repertory Theatre until January 13 and features beloved songs from the Oscar winning movie score such as If I Only Had A Heart, Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead and Somewhere Over The Rainbow, all the favourite characters and iconic moments, plus a few surprises along the way.

Chisara Agor plays Dorothy with Kelly Agbowu as the Lion/Zeke, Shanay Holmes as Glinda/Aunt Em, Lorna Laidlaw as The Wizard/Professor Marvel, Dillon Scott-Lewis as Tin Man/Hickory, Jos Vantyler as the Wicked Witch/ Miss Gulch, Thomas Vernal as Uncle Henry/Oz Guard and Ed Wade as Scarecrow/ Hunk.

The Oz company also features Rhys Batten, Jade Davies, Luke Fraser Yates, Zak Nemorin, Kerri Norville, Elisha Sherman, Emily Squibb and Ben Thompson. The cast is completed by three local dogs, Lulu, Rio and Teddy, taking on the role of Dorothy's loveable companion, Toto.

Tickets are available from birmingham-rep.co.uk or by calling 0121 236 4455.

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Publication:Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)
Date:Nov 30, 2018
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