A gorgeous visual feast of one of the great Christmas classicsChichester Observer
You’ll leave with a smile as wide as the rainbow!In the Cheap Seats
It surpasses even CFYT’s usual high standards, The best stage version of The Wizard of Oz I have ever seenSardines Magazine
Always the highlight of the Chichester Winter season, another wonderful CFYT performancePortsmouth News
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.
By arrangement with MusicScope and Stage Musicals Limited of New York
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