Published on April 4, 2014 by Sean FlyntSamford University’s Michael J. and Mary Anne Freeman Theatre and Dance Series will present "The Wizard of Oz" May 2-3 at 7:30 p.m. and May 4 at 2:30 p.m. in Samford’s Wright Center Concert Hall.
Laura Byland directs The Royal Shakespeare Company adaptation of the L. Frank Baum family classic in a production that includes wicked witches, flying monkeys and the songs you know and love from the 1939 feature film.
Follow the yellow brick road to grand spectacle and heartwarming family fun!
Tickets are $12 (adult) and $6 (student). Purchase tickets online at tickets.samford.edu or call (205) 726-2853.
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