The Wizard of Oz at NIU’s O’Connell Theatre


DEKALB – Children’s Community Theatre’s 2012 season continues with the timeless classic The Wizard of Oz, with performances March 9-10 and 16-18 at NIU’s O’Connell Theatre. Friday and Saturday evening performances begin at 7:00 p.m., Sunday matinees are at 2:00 p.m.

Tickets are now on sale for the family favorite. Tickets for advanced seating are $12.00 with general admission tickets for $10.00. Advanced seating will begin 30 minutes before each curtain, with general seating beginning 15 minutes prior.

Featuring a cast of more than 50 talented actors, the musical is adapted from the book “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” by L. Frank Baum with music by Harold Arlen and E.Y.“Yip” Harburg, The Wizard of Oz is a timeless classic which has enthralled audiences over generations.

The 1939 MGM film version, starring Judy Garland as Dorothy, is considered by many to be one of the top all-time greatest films in cinematic history. Featuring songs such as, “Somewhere Over the
Rainbow” and “Follow The Yellow Brick Road”, The Wizard of Oz is bound to carry you on a journey which ultimately reminds us that “there’s no place like home”.

To purchase tickets, visit Children’s Community Theatre’s website at or call (815) 757-1874.

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