The Wizard of Oz Breaks Box Office Records, Extra Performance Added!

          December 19th, 2011

          Tinman (Mike Stack), Lion (Josue Laboucane), Dorothy (Robyn Wallis) and Scarecrow (Darren Burkett) are off to see The Wizard! Photo by Tim Matheson. Carousel Theatre, 2011.

          IT’S A HIT! Carousel Theatre’s holiday production of The Wizard of Oz has broken box office records (previously held by Seussical) and we are going to celebrate on New Year’s Day with an added performance! Join Dorothy, Scarecrow, Lion, and Tinman (with Toto too!) as we start the new year off in the Emerald City.

          Carousel’s Jessie Award‐winning team has transformed your favorite movie moments into a theatrical spectacle sure to please the whole family. Carousel Theatre’s Artistic & Managing Director CAROLE HIGGINS directs, with Musical Director STEVEN GREENFIELD and Choreographer MELISSA YOUNG. Design Team HEIDI WILKINSON (Set Design), BARBARA CLAYDEN (Costume Design), and JEFF HARRISON (Lighting Design) will transport you over the rainbow.

          Carousel Theatre is excited to welcome rising star ROBYN WALLIS (Hairspray) as Dorothy, DARREN BURKETT (Hairspray, Seussical) as the Scarecrow, MIKE STACK (Henry VI, Richard III) as the Tinman, and JOSUE LABOUCANE (Henry VI, Seussical, Bird Brain) as the Cowardly Lion. MEGHAN ANDERSSEN, TIMOTHY E BRUMMUND, DAMON CALDERWOOD, KAYLA DUNBAR, JANET GIGLIOTTI and CHRISTINE QUINTANA round out this exciting cast.

          Knock Knock! Scarecrow (Darren Burkett), Dorothy (Robyn Wallis), the Oz Guard (Tim Matheson) and Lion (Josue Laboucane). Photo by Tim Matheson. Carousel Theatre, 2011.

          From “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” to “The Merry Old Land of Oz”, this classic story continues to inspire and awaken imaginations, just as it has for generations.

          Added performance at 2:00pm on Sunday, January 1, 2012.

          Public Performances Ongoing until January 1, 2012.
          TICKETS Adults $29, Students with ID/Seniors $25, Youths (Ages 4‐17) $15
          Discounts Available for groups of 10+

          For tickets contact Carousel Theatre Box Office @ 604.685.6217 or purchase online at
 We encourage you to book in advance as many performances are already sold out!

          THE WIZARD OF OZ
          By L. FRANK BAUM With Music and Lyrics by HAROLD ARLEN and E.Y. HARBURG Background Music by HERBERT STOTHART
          Dance and Vocal Arrangements by PETER HOWARD
          Orchestration by LARRY WILCOX
          Adapted by John Kane for the Royal Shakespeare Company
          Based upon the Classical Motion Picture owned by Turner Entertainment Co. and distributed in all media by Warner Bros
          DECEMBER 2, 2011 to JANUARY 1, 2012
          At the Waterfront Theatre (1412 Cartwright Street on Granville Island)
          For Ages 4+ (No Babes in Arms)

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