the wiz

What White People Don’t Get About The Wiz Live!

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NBC’s live production of The Wiz was, in a word, incredible. There were animated performances from veteran entertainers, including Queen Latifah, David Alan Grier, and Mary J. Blige. Iconic songs, like “You Can’t Win” and “Ease on Down the Road,” were blended with new material,...

Our Top 10 Favorite Moments From NBC’s The Wiz Live!

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Black Excellence was on full display last night with the airing of NBC’s epic 3 hour long live event, The Wiz Live! Viewers around the country cautiously but excitedly tuned into the modern day reimagining of the original 1975 Broadway musical starring Stephanie Mills as...

Watch Stephanie Mills & Shanice Williams Sing ‘Home’ from ‘The Wiz Live!’

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Ok, so we’re super excited about NBC’s upcoming production of The Wiz Live!  The show features an all-star cast, which includes Queen Latifah, Ne-Yo, David Allen Grier, Mary J. Blige, Uzo Aduba, Amber Riley, Common, and members of Cirque du Soleil…so you know it’s real. Also back? The...

Watch The New Trailer For The Wiz Live!

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Newcomer Shanice Williams, Ne-Yo, David Alan Grier, and Elijah Kelley are all beyond excited to take that epic magical journey down the Yellow Brick Road. Here’s the latest sneak peek at what everyone will look like, casual dance and jolly jump moves included. Queen Latifah,...

Here’s Your First Look At NBC’s ‘The Wiz Live!’

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We’re just two months away from NBC’s star-studded production of The Wiz Live and now we have our first glimpse of the show. After waves of cast announcements, NBC is giving fans a taste of what they can expect this December when Dorothy, the Cowardly Lion, the...

Yaaaas! Amber Riley & Uzo Aduba Join the Cast of NBC’s ‘The Wiz’

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Ok, thing just keep getting better and better. Yesterday, NBC announced 18-year-old newcomer Shanice Williams will play Dorothy in the network’s live production of The Wiz and today they added two more powerhouse names to the list. Orange is the New Black star Uzo Aduba and Glee alum Amber Riley are going...