Clyde-Savannah Drama Club Presents "The Wiz"

Clyde-Savannah Drama Club Presents "The Wiz"
Posted on 11/07/2017
The WizThe Clyde-Savannah High School Drama Club will be performing The Wiz on Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18. Both performances will be at 7 p.m. and tickets are $8 general admission. The Wiz will be performed at the Clyde-Savannah High School Auditorium, located at 215 Glasgow Street, Clyde NY 14433. For more information on how to purchase tickets, please contact Becky Pezzulo at (315) 902-3050 or email rebecca.pezzulo@clydesavannah.org.

In the event that the Clyde-Savannah Football team is competing in the State Championships on Friday, November 17, the Friday show will be changed to Sunday, November 19 at 7 p.m.

The Wiz is the re-telling of L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz complete with soul music and 1970s style. Dorothy, the Scarecrow, Tinman, and Lion travel on the Yellow Brick Road to get some help from The Wiz. On their way, they meet some witches and other interesting characters along the way like singing crows and Kalidahs!

The Wiz is directed by Becky Pezzulo. Mrs. Amanda Lyttle is the Director for Acting and Back Stage Manager. The Wiz stars Julia Secor as Dorothy; Noah Bastedo as Scarecrow; Alex Cobb as Tin Man; Zach Hyde as Lion; Coby McAvinney as The Wiz; Autumn Dingy as Evillene; Abby Fitch as Addaperle; and Essence Mitchell as Glinda. Featured players include Abby Bastedo as Aunt Em; Josh Arliss as Uncle Henry; Sage Brandt as the Royal Gatekeeper; and Quillan Shimp as the Lord High Underling. Clyde-Savannah’s very own Superintendent Michael C. Hayden will join in as percussionist in the Pit Orchestra!

“The Wiz” features a book by William F. Brown, Music and Lyrics by Charlie Smalls, based on the story The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. The Wiz is presented with special arrangement by Samuel French, Inc. Please be advised that fog and strobe effects will be used in this production.