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Illustration by Mark Chikinelli

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

L. Frank Baum, author
Thomas W. Olson, playwright


84 pgs. 14 female, 14 male +ensemble
Doubling is possible
Originally produced in CTC’s 1992-93 season
Run Time: 90 minutes
Audience Recommendation: All Ages

Follow Dorothy and her loyal companions – a scarecrow stuffed with straw, a tin woodsman, a cowardly lion and many others – on their adventures through Oz, the Emerald City and beyond.

“Thomas W. Olson gives [The Wonderful Wizard of Oz] a turn-of-the-century Americana slant, putting it into a time of fierce patriotism and exploration of the Wild West. …This Oz never descends into the land of Nod and instead is an invigorating take on a time-worn classic.” St. Paul Pioneer Press

Classroom Reading Fee: $50 per classroom, per semester
Amateur/Educational Royalty Fee: $75 per performance
Professional Royalty Fee: please inquire for a quote
The royalty fee includes permission to make copies of the perusal script for your cast.

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