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Immaculata University’s Cue and Curtain Players Perform The Wiz in Fall Production

The Cue and Curtain Players, Immaculata University´s drama group, presents a production of the musical "The Wiz." Performances are in Alumnae Hall Theatre on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, November 20, 21, and 22 at 8:00 p.m. On Sunday, November 23, the matinee begins at 2:00 p.m. The Cue and Curtain Players, all Immaculata University students, perform under the direction of Sister Marcille McEntee, IHM.
As a 1975 Broadway musical with an original cast consisting of all African-American performers, The Wiz became one of the most popular musicals of all time. The musical, based on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, features the music and lyrics of Charlie Small. In this updated version, Dorothy is a shy 24-year old Harlem kindergarten teacher who is brought by a snowstorm to the mysterious Land of Oz. The retelling of the story includes various urban settings and features themes of rising above one´s background and the expectations of others. A film adaption of the musical was released in 1978.
Tickets are $10 for adults; $5.00 for students (with ID) and senior citizens; and children under six are free. For more information, contact 610-647-4400, ext. 3022.
Immaculata University, a Catholic, comprehensive, coeducational institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.

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10.14.08