The Wizard of Oz?Travels Over The Rainbow To the Plaza Theatre
For One Performance Only
Monday, June 7 at 7:30 P.M.
TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
(El Paso, TX) The greatest family musical of all time, THE WIZARD OF OZ, is touching down at the Plaza Theatre for one performance only on Monday, June 7 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, priced at $31.50, are on sale now at all Ticketmaster locations, HYPERLINK “http://www.ticketmaster.com” www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000. Discounts are available for subscribers and groups of 20 or more. Please check with the Plaza Theatre box office for any additional discounts. A special $5 off discount for THE WIZARD OF OZ is available for children ages 14 and under.
This magical production, based on the Royal Shakespeare Company’s celebration of the 1939 MGM movie, is presented with breathtaking special effects that will sweep audiences away, from the moment the tornado twists its way into Kansas.
Director Nigel West, choreographer Leigh Constantine and set and costume designer Tim McQuillen-Wright utilize the glamour and elegance of art deco Hollywood as the visually stunning technicolor backdrop for THE WIZARD OF OZ. Dorothy, Toto and their friends the Cowardly Lion, Tin Man and Scarecrow are transported “Over the Rainbow” to adventures in Munchkin Land, the Haunted Forest and the Emerald City.
Featuring the classic songs by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg, “Over the Rainbow”, “Ding Dong the Witch is Dead” and “Merry Old Land of Oz”, along with the beloved characters, THE WIZARD OF OZ will have the entire family captivated as they travel down the yellow brick road for an unforgettable evening at the theater.
Jam Theatricals (www.jamtheatricals.com) and the city of El Paso are proud to present THE WIZARD OF OZ as part of the El Paso Electric Presents Broadway in El Paso at the Historic Plaza Theatre 2009-10 Season, sponsored by KTSM-TV News Channel 9 and El Paso Times.
About Jam Theatricals
Jam Theatricals is a Chicago-based entertainment company that presents and produces Broadway engagements throughout North America. Founded in 1997 by Arny Granat, Jerry Mickelson and Steve Traxler, Jam Theatricals manages subscription seasons in more than 30 cities. Jam has presented notable national touring productions including CATS, The Producers, STOMP, Les Misérables, Mamma Mia!, Hairspray, Miss Saigon and Riverdance. Jam Theatricals and its principals are the recipients of five Tony Awards® for producing on Broadway: including Glengarry Glen Ross (Best Revival of a Play- 2005), Monty Python’s Spamalot (Best Musical- 2005), The History Boys (Best Play- 2006), August Osage County (Best Play – 2008), and Hair (Best Revival of a Musical – 2009). Additional Broadway credits include: Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, The Retreat from Moscow, The Wedding Singer, Talk Radio, Rock ‘N’ Roll, The Seafarer, The Homecoming, November, Sunday in the Park with George, Speed-the-Plow, reasons to be pretty, 9 to 5 and Blithe Spirit. Please visit www.jamtheatricals.com for more information.