Thursday, December 15, 2016

Ease On Down to 'The Wiz' at Ignite Theatre

Ignite Theatre celebrates their 30th production with "The Wiz" January 7 through 29 at the Aurora Fox Theatre. 

The Wiz is the glorious seven-time Tony Award-winning musical retelling of L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" set in the context of African-American culture. With an infectious funky soul score and lyrics, "The Wiz" brings a refreshing, edgy and extremely relevant update to a timeless classic. Musical numbers include "So You Wanted to Meet the Wizard," "Everybody Rejoice/A Brand New Day" and the ever popular "Ease on Down the Road."

Performances are Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Monday, January 16 at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2:30 p.m.  Tickets are $28 Adult, $26 Senior/Military, $20 Student and $25 Group (6+) and are available online at or by calling 866-811-4111.