“The Wiz: The Super Soul Musical” is a glorious musical retelling of Frank Baum’s “Wonderful Wizard of Oz” set in the context of African-American culture. With an infectious, funky-soul score and lyrics by Charlie Smalls, The Wiz brought renewed relevance to a timeless classic. The 1975 Broadway production was like nothing Broadway had ever seen, and ultimately won seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Score.
Please be aware strobe lights are used during this production.
Morgan Fairchild has been a working professional actress since 1973, when she appeared in four shows at what is now the Alhambra Theatre & Dining, then moved to New York and landed a role on the CBS soap opera “Search for Tomorrow.” She’s stayed busy ever since, appearing in 150 movies and TV shows. So you […]
BY KATE MILLER APRIL 21, 2017 1:38 PM Actress Morgan Fairchild is as glamorous as ever on a Saturday afternoon at the New Theatre’s rehearsal space near downtown. Many actors routinely roll up to rehearsal in athletic clothes, but Fairchild, who grew up a product of old Hollywood, is dolled up in her signature flowing […]
Coming full circle with Jennifer Medure, who plays Grace in “Annie” Often in life we go the full circle. When I was 7 years old, my mother treated me to my first theatrical experience at what was then the Alhambra Dinner Theatre. I remember very clearly being captivated by the spectacle of the singing, dancing, […]