“The Wizard of Oz” will be presented by Attic Productions Youth Ensemble at the D. Geraldine Lawson Performing Arts Center, 7490 Roanoke Road, Fincastle. Performances will be held February 4, 5, 11, and 12 at 7:30 p.m. and February 5, 6, and 12 at 2:30 p.m. The Youth Ensemble members represent a wide area of the Roanoke Valley, and is directed by theater veteran Sally Miller. The musical with script is adapted from the classic motion picture owned by Turner Entertainment Co., distributed by Warner Brothers.
For all performances of this production, properly worn masks will be required for all persons while inside the facility.
This is a general admission show, with seating on a first-come basis, and all tickets are $8 at the box office, which opens one hour before each scheduled performance for ticket sales. Doors to the auditorium open for seating 45 minutes prior to performance time. For questions, call the box office at 540-473-1001 and a volunteer will return your call as soon as possible.
This script was adapted from a book by L. Frank Baum, with music and lyrics by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg and is produced by special arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Tams-Witmark, LLC. Background music is by Herbert Stothart, dance, and vocal arrangements by Peter Howard, with orchestration by Larry Wilcox. It was adapted by John Kane for the Royal Shakespeare Company, with further adaptation and support materials developed by ITheatrics under the supervision of Timothy Allen McDonald. Partial funding support comes from the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.