3/20/17 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY CELEBRATING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH: The Wiz- Mable King, Diana Ross and Lena Horne

Hollywood Mondays


The Wiz, the 1978 urbanized retelling of L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and a big screen version of the Tony Award winning Broadway musical The Wiz produced in collaboration between Motown Productions and Universal Pictures.

The movie featured an African-American cast including Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, Ted Ross, Mable King, Richard Pryor and Lena Horne. The movie included many songs from the Broadway musical few a new songs by Ashford and Simpson and choreography by Louis Johnson.

Wiz Mabel King Evillene
No Bad News- Mable King

Home-Diana Ross

If You Believe- Lena Horne

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