"The Wizard of Oz" set for Beijing stage

2019-06-03 05:14:34 GMT2019-06-03 13:14:34(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

BEIJING, June 2 (Xinhua) -- The Broadway musical "The Wizard of Oz" will be performed at the Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Center from June 13 to 30.

The production is a spectacular celebration of the classic 1939 MGM film and will bring audiences a refreshed and lavish rendition of the beloved classic.

It tells the story of a young girl Dorothy and her dog Toto. They are caught in a cyclone that sends them and their farmhouse to the magical Land of Oz. The falling house kills the Wicked Witch of the East and Dorothy gets the magical slippers that once belonged to the witch.