The star-studded cast of NBC’s highly anticipated The Wiz Live! has been revealed and the costume rehearsals have immediately commenced. The network released a teaser photo of the classic tale’s four amigos for audiences to prep themselves ahead of The Wiz Live! air date on December 3.
With the Emerald City shining bright in the background and the Yellow Brick Road gleaming all the same, the first-look artwork includes (from left to right) David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion, newcomer Shanice Williams as Dorothy, Ne-Yo as the Tin Man and Elijah Kelley as the Scarecrow.
Common, Mary J. Blige, Queen Latifah and recent Emmy Award winner Uzo Aduba, will also star in The Wiz Live! production.
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