Chichester

The Wizard of Oz

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The Wizard of Oz
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  • Family tickets: half price for up to four Under 16s attending with every full priced adult (does not apply for performances 26 - 29 December).

When Dorothy runs away from her home in Kansas with her faithful dog Toto, she’s caught up in a terrifying cyclone and finds herself in the strange and magical land of Oz.

There she encounters a host of curious and enchanting characters. Accompanied by a Scarecrow, a Tin Man and a Cowardly Lion, can Dorothy escape the Wicked Witch of the West, reach the Emerald City and find the mysterious Wizard of Oz?

Don your ruby slippers and join Chichester Festival Youth Theatre as they journey along the yellow brick road in a wonderful adventure for all the family.

This faithful adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s classic novel was originally commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company and features all the beloved songs from the 1939 classic film, including Over the Rainbow, If I Only Had a Brain and We’re Off To See The Wizard.

Lucy Betts, who directed 2018’s Sleeping Beauty, takes the reins again for another stunning festive production from the remarkable CFYT.

Recommended for ages 7+. There will be a Relaxed performance of The Wizard of Oz on 27 December at 2pm.

THE WIZARD OF OZ by L. Frank Baum With Music and Lyrics of the MGM motion picture score by Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg Background music by Herbert Stothart Dance and vocal arrangements by Peter Howard Adapted by John Kane from the motion picture screenplay.

  • Audio-described
  • BSL Intepreted
  • Theatre

it's a faithful adaptation with all the beloved songs from the classic film.

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