Black Theatre Troupe opens its 2018-19 season with its first production “THE WIZ”, the rock and soul version of The Wizard of Oz. Performances of THE WIZ are Sept 28-Oct. 14 at the Tempe Center for the Arts Starring: Ashley Jackson as Dorothy, Tyree Ballard as the Scarecrow, Frederick Alphonso as the Tin Man, Pierre Brookins as the Lion and George Johnson as The Wiz. Stage Direction by David Hemphill with Musical Direction by Brenda Hankins and Choreography by Lauran Stanis.
-I’m prepared for the wild ride let’s knock this out of the park!!!! Chicago I’ll see you in a few months Phoenix I’m back and tap dancing into your hearts again!!!!!