The Wiz!

February 13, 2018


At New Bern Civic Theatre, we are celebrating fifty years of performing arts at the historic Athens Theatre in New Bern, NC. Thanks to our loyal patrons, volunteers, and actors, NBCT has enjoyed 50 years of prosperity in this community. Stay tuned for a special 50th anniversary celebration in October.


Live at the Athens Theatre! - The Wiz


WHEN: February 9, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – February 24, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

WHERE: New Bern Civic Theatre - 414 Pollock St, New Bern, NC 28560, USA

COST: $10-$22



A beloved Broadway gem, The Wiz infuses L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz with a dazzling mix of rock, gospel, and soul music. This timeless tale of Dorothy’s adventures through the Land of Oz is a fun, family-friendly, modern musical. Dorothy, a young African-American kindergarten teacher leaves a large family dinner one night to chase after her dog during a New York City snowstorm and gets swept up by a cyclone and transplanted to the urban version of the Land of Oz.


Seven 1975 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Five 1975 Drama Desk Awards, including Best Musical!


Sponsored by the CRNAs of CarolinaEast Health System

Book by William F. Brown, Music by Charlie Smalls

Directed by John Van Dyke, Produced by Alexandra Raneiri, Musical Direction by Brandon Banks

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