After months of building anticipation, NBC finally released the trailer for the live rendition of the popular musical “The Wiz” which is due to air on December 3 at 8pm EST.
In the 40-second clip, we get to see a sneak peek of the set, the music, and the all-star cast in costume: Ne-Yo as the Tin Man, David Alan Grier as The Cowardly Lion and Elijah Kelley as The Scarecrow, “Glee” star Amber Riley as Addaperle, the Good Witch of the North, Common as Emerald City’s Bouncer, “Orange is the New Black” star Uzo Aduba as Glinda the Good Witch, Stephanie Mills as Auntie Em, Queen Latifah as The Wizard and newcomer Shanice Williams as Dorothy. However, Mary J. Blige as the Wicked Witch of the West isn’t shown.
Check it out below:
Also, NBC released video for fans to witness the upcoming magic as cast members Shanice Williams, David Alan Grier, Elijah Kelley, Ne-Yo, Amber Riley and Stephanie Mills perform "Ease on Down the Road."
Looks and sounds great! Who'll be watching?