Drama Group’s THE WIZ Coming to Bloom in Chicago Heights

Kyrie Courter as Dorothy with Toto
Kyrie Courter as Dorothy. (PHOTO SUPPLIED)

Chicago Heights, IL-(ENEWSPF)- The Drama Group is excited to present our next production The Wiz. Performances will be held at the Bloom’s Workman Auditorium, in Chicago Heights on: May 3rd & 4th at 7:30pm and May 5th at 2pm. The Bloom Workman Auditorium is located at 101 W. 10th Street, Chicago Heights, Illinois.

Tickets are $20.00 for adults, $19.00 for seniors and $15 for students with ID. Group discount rates are also available. Good seats are still available, however, due to brisk advance sales, rather than waiting to purchase at the door, it is recommended to call the Drama Group box office at (708) 755-3444 for advance sales or use the new online ticketing portal on the website.

For directions and other information regarding Drama Group activities, please visit our Web site at www.dramagroup.org.

For information on handicap seating and parking, please call the Drama Group box office for details.

Synopsis – THE WIZ

The Wiz is the modern re-telling of the classic story, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. With a hot score featuring jazz, R&B, soul, funk and disco, The Wiz will make you want to get up and dance.

A winner of multiple Tony and Drama Desk Awards, including Best/Outstanding Musical, The Wiz ran from more than 1,600 performances and 4+ years when it opened on Broadway in 1975. The ever fresh show has experienced numerous successful revivals, including Broadway and London’s West End, as well as a hit 1978 film. So join Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion and of course Toto, to EASE ON DOWN THE ROAD!

Members of the cast below (Park Forester in BOLD):

NAME ROLE TOWN
Kyrie Courter Dorothy Chicago, IL
Aaron Mitchell Reese Lion Chicago, IL
Michael Rawls Jr Scarecrow Chicago, IL
Jo Schaffer Tin Man Flossmoor, IL
Clayton Brown The Wizard Richton Park, IL
Alli Fernandez Toto Homewood, IL
Liane Williams Glinda Chicago, IL
Ursula Carter Evillene Park Forest, IL
Sheena Jackson Aunt Em Crete, IL
Megan Falica-Hoyt Addapearl Dyer, IN
Nico Ascension Garcia Tornado Chicago Heights, IL
Tyler McMahon Director Bourbonnais, IL
Dana Griffin Asst Director Crete, IL
Greg Owens Music Director  
Jessica Carpenter Choreographer Chicago, IL
Christopher Kelley Choreographer Flossmoor, IL
Jennifer Larkin Lighting Design New Lenox, IL
Heather Prince Costumes Flossmoor, IL
Dave Amacher Set const Frankfort, IL
Kim Amacher Lights Frankfort, IL