Cast and crew of the North Middle School production of The Wizard of Oz. (Photo by Danielle Larson)

North Middle Presents The Wizard of Oz

North Middle School will proudly present the popular classic, The Wizard of Oz, on Wednesday, March 20 and Thursday, March 21 at 7 p.m. in the Daniel J. Tomaselli Auditorium, 77 Polo Rd. If a performance is canceled due to inclement weather, a make-up performance is scheduled for Monday, March 25 at 7 p.m.

Based on the 1939 film, The Wizard of Oz tells the story of Dorothy, a young girl from Kansas, who longs for life outside of her farm. When a tornado hits, Dorothy and her dog, Toto, are swept up into the land of Oz where she meets a colorful mixture of characters. Wearing the coveted ruby slippers and following the Yellow Brick Road, Dorothy encounters the Scarecrow, Tinman, and Lion who all help her achieve the goal of getting to the Wizard, escaping the Wicked Witch, and ultimately finding her way back to Kansas.

The Wizard of Oz is presented at North Middle School through a special arrangement with Concord Theatricals. All authorized performance materials are also supplied by Concord Theatricals.

This production is directed by Arielle Murdocco, North Middle choir director, and produced by Danielle Larson, North Middle special education teacher. Tickets are $15 each and may be purchased in advance online by visiting the North Middle School website: Tickets will also available for purchase at the door on the night of the event.

For further information, contact Danielle Larson at [email protected].

—Submitted by the Great Neck
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