MaPeach Production proudly presents the long anticipated performance of “The Wiz”.
To be held atThe Charter Oak Cultural Center located at 21 Charter Oak Ave, Hartford CT.
Thursday August 9, 2012 @ 7:30pm
Friday August 10, 2012 @ 8:00pm
Saturday August 11, 2012 @ 3:00pm & 7:30pm
Sunday August 12, 2012 @ 3:00pm
The Wiz is a musical with music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls and book by William F. Brown. It is a retelling of L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of OZ in the context of African American Culture. It opened on October 21, 1974. The 1975 Broadway production won seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical.
The Director of this production, a well known poet, playwright and actor, is a native of Hartford, CT. Darlene “Peaches” Brandon is most known locally as the former host of the Monday night “Love Jones Experience” of which she retired from to pursue directing under her company MaPeach Productions.