Thursday, December 3, 2015
Rather than relying on just two names like with Peter Pan last year, this year Queen Latifah headlines as 'The Wiz', Ne-Yo stars as the 'Tin-Man', Elijah Kelley plays the 'Scarecrow', David Alan Grier is 'The Cowardly Lion', Mary J. Blige is the 'Wicked Witch of the West', Uzo Aduba stars as 'Glinda the Good Witch', Amber Riley is 'Addapearle the Good Witch of the North', Common is the Emerald City's gatekeeper and this live telecast introduces newcomer Shanice Williams as 'Dorothy Gale'.
If you're a fan of musicals, be sure to also check out The Sound of Music Live! billboard from 2013 and the Peter Pan Live! billboard from 2014.
billboards for Disney's Oz The Great and Powerful movie.
Now go ahead and get in the holiday spirit and 'ease on down the road to Oz'.
UPDATED: If you loved The Wiz Live!, then you'll love these Emmy consideration billboards for the TV musical spectacular.
And here's another of the landscape Emmy billboards spotted along Wilshire Boulevard on June 16, 2016.
UPDATED: Congratulations to The Wiz Live! for achieving six Emmy nominations. Here's a vibrant billboard, showcasing some of the musical's elaborate costume designs and technical categories to help garner TV Academy votes, snapped along Venice Boulevard on August 9, 2016.