‘The Wiz’ to premiere as next live musical

By: Zenab Saeed ~Staff Writer~ Another live musical is in the works at NBC: on March 30, the network announced plans for “The Wiz” to be its next live musical performance program. “The Wiz” will be NBC’s third live musical, following “The Sound of Music” featuring Carrie Underwood in 2013 and “Peter Pan” with Allison Williams in 2014. This decision followed NBC’s announcement in January at the Television Critics Association panel. The network was choosing between either “The Wiz,” “A Few Good Men” or “The Music Man” for its next live musical event. The live performance will be produced in … Continue reading ‘The Wiz’ to premiere as next live musical