Book Review: 'The Wizard of Oz FAQ' by David J. Hogan
Applause recently released a book called The Wizard of Oz FAQ by David J. Hogan .
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Arlington Heights author digs up 'Wizard of Oz' history
What if Shirley Temple had played Dorothy in "The Wizard of Oz" instead of Judy Garland? Arlington Heights writer David J. Hogan, author of the new book "The Wizard of Oz FAQ," said it almost happened.
Contra Costa Times
Joey Luft celebrates mom Judy Garland onstage
Joey Luft remembers it well -- appearing on the 1963 Christmas episode of his mother Judy Garland's CBS musical-variety series with his two older sisters, Lorna Luft and Liza Minnelli.
'The Wizard of Oz' opens at Richter
Shows run July 25, 26, 27 and 31, and Aug. 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, and 9. Adapted from the movie starring Judy Garland , the stage version incorporates songs like "Somewhere Over the Rainbow ," "If I Only Had a Brain," and "King of Forest" -- with the rare dance number, "The Jitterbug," which was cut from the original movie.
Wicked returns: Duelling witches at heart of hottest musical of the 21st century
Ten years after Wicked began flying across the world's stages, writer Winnie Holzman is still in awe of the magic she's created.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Los Altos Stage Company Presents the Wizard of Oz, Now thru 8/3
The Los Altos Stage Company announces its first-ever co-production and collaborative project with the Los Altos Youth Theatre , The Wizard of Oz.
15 Baby Girl Names That Pay Homage To Hollywood's Most Iconic Characters
Some movie characters have a long afterlife, remembered way beyond their release dates, their names firmly attached to the actor who inhabited the role.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Home's Pedigree Includes Paul McCartney, Betty Grable, Osbournes, Melanie Griffith and Bert Lahr
The next resident of this Beverly Hills address will be in good company. The gated estate, currently owned by French clothing designer Guy Attal, has been home to a long list of celebrities, including Paul McCartney, Betty Grable, the Osbourne family and Melanie Griffith.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Originator of the National Oz Museum, Willard Carroll, to Speak at...
Freeport Players announces an exciting addition to its blockbuster July production of The Wizard of Oz, on the 75th anniversary of the beloved 1939 MGM movie.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
One for the Books: Reimagining classic children's* stories
" Dorothy Must Die " by Danielle Paige is a modern-day sequel to "The Wizard of Oz."
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Clash of the Classics: 'Bound' vs. 'The Wizard of Oz'
After compiling a list of the most essential LGBT movies , The Advocate is pitting the top 32 entries against one another in a series of one-on-one face-offs.
The Uses of Enchantment
In his introduction to the first edition of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz , L. Frank Baum described his novel as "a modernized fairy tale," crafted to please rather than to terrify, "in which the wonderment and joy are retained and the heartaches and nightmares are left out."
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Peaches Christ :: Off to See the Wizard
Drag icons Peaches Christ, Sharon Needles and Heklina will go skipping down the yellow brick road for a trip over the rainbow unlike any other on Sat., July 12. The trio, along with a number of guest stars, will appear on the Castro Theatre stage for a ribald consultation with the Wizard.
'Happiness is Just a Thing Called Joe'
The 59-year-old photographer and drummer had never before been to the Pasadena Playhouse, which this weekend will be hosting a tribute to Luft's mother, the incomparable Judy Garland.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
The Madison Press
MCAC takes you over the rainbow
The Scarecrow , Tin Man and Lion meet with Toto to devise a plan to save their new pal Dorothy in Ma... The exploits of young Dorothy Gale from Kansas and her three newly-found comrades have risen to legendary status in the 75 years since the characters' inaugural debuts on the silver screen.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Washington Park Profile
Mary Beth Cross: Seeking & Singing What 'Feels Like Home'
When, as a young girl, Mary Beth Cross first watched Judy Garland singing her heart out in The Wizard of Oz , that place over the rainbow that music can take us called to her, too.
New Life History Of the Wizard of Oz Book Out 9/16
A comprehensive new volume tracing the legacy and lore of classic movie musical THE WIZARD OF OZ courtesy of LIFE is now available to pre-order.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Peaches Christ Puts Adult Spin on 'Wizard of Oz' Saturday
If you're off to see the Wizard this Saturday, you're in for a more adult oriented telling of the famed tale.
River Cities' Reader
The Baum-Diggity: 'The Wizard of Oz,' at the Clinton Area Showboat Theatre through July 20
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Fri Jul 04, 2014
The Rhondda singer launched The Studio Sessions last night. We ask four names from the music industry to deliver their verdicts "As someone who has something of an aversion to musical theatre-style singing, it came as a very pleasant surprise to find that the Tonypandy stage siren has much more to offer than her celebrated portrayal of Dorothy in ... (more)