The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz logo
The Wizard of Oz logo
The Wizard of Oz logo
January 13 - January 28, 2018

By L. Frank Baum
Music and Lyrics by Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg
Background Music by Herbert Stothart

Directed and Choreographed by Jenilee Houghton
Music Direction by Nicholas Roman

This classic tale of adventure, friendship and family has been entertaining audiences for generations. This one-hour adaptation celebrates L. Frank Baum’s timeless story and characters with the music everyone knows and loves, but with BNT’s own special twist. The production is sure to delight audiences of all ages!

Photo Credit: Cody Jolly

Saturdays at 10am & 12pm
Sundays at 10am
Wednesday, January 24 at 10am

Prairie Lakes Theater
515 E. Thacker StreetDes Plaines, IL 60016

This classic tale of adventure, friendship and family has been entertaining audiences for generations. This one-hour adaptation celebrates L. Frank Baum’s timeless story and characters with the music everyone knows and loves, but with BNT’s own special twist. The production is sure to delight audiences of all ages!

Photo Credit: Cody Jolly

Cast

  • Dorothy Brittani Jones
  • Scarecrow/Hunk Aria Caldwell
  • Tin Man/Hickory Michael Ross
  • Lion/Zeke Brent Walker
  • Glinda/Aunt Em Allison Kasbee
  • Wicked Witch of the West/Miss Gulch Pamela Anderson
  • Wizard of Oz/Professor Marvel/Uncle Henry Mark Bjorkquist
  • Toto Krist Neumann
  • Ozsemble Shaina Summerville
  • Ozsemble Emma Widlowski
  • Ozsemble Katie Zarletti

Creative

  • Director/Choreographer Jenilee Houghton
  • Music Director Nicholas Roman
  • Scenic Design David Geinosky
  • Costume Design/Producer Martha Shuford
  • Lighting Design Marissa Geocaris
  • Sound Design Robert Hornbostel
  • Prop Design/Stage Manager/Producer Debbie Szczesniak
  • Producer Daiva Paulis