The Wiz Live! Was A Huge Success — But Did It Have Heart, Brains, AND Courage? See What Critics Thought HERE!
All around, nicely done!
It may have had its share of sarcastic reactions on Twitter, but last night's The Wiz Live! generally lived up to — and probably even exceeded — expectations as far as theater on live TV is concerned!
Sure, Toto was missing after the first scene (not cool!), but besides that, the three-hour show was crisp, fun, and dazzling with some spectacular performances and an all-around strong, original version of the classic tale of Wizard Of Oz!
Found off an open casting call, Shanice Williams dazzled as Dorothy, and Entertainment Weekly thought she made the perfect main character: