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New Philadelphia High School presents THE WIZARD OF OZ!

/ March 23, 2024

The event

New Philadelphia High School will present The Wizard of Oz, March 21-23 in Welty Auditorium. Based on the novel by L. Frank Baum and including the score from the 1939 MGM film, this timeless classic will bring a smile to everyone’s face. Join
Dorothy as she journeys “Over the Rainbow” to the land of Oz! The show features Sydney Purcell (Dorothy Gale), Irma Wieslander (Toto), Bella Kaput (Aunt Em/Glinda), Jordi Kopp (Uncle Henry/Guard), Abigail Prucha (Zeke/Lion),
Derek Shimek (Hickory/Tin Man), Garin Gingerich (Hunk/Scarecrow), Scarling Hershberger-Budavich (Miss Gulch/Wicked Witch), and Colton Walker (Professor Marvel/The Wizard). The rest of the cast includes Olivia Alexander, Mackenna Armstrong, Evelyn
Bowers, Braylon Corbin, Heather Demuth, Kyra Ditto, Macie McMillen, Helen Morris, Baylee Roe, Katelynn Scott, Addy VanArsdalen, Eliza VanArsdalen, Annalise Wherley, and Teagan Zimmerman. The show is directed by Sarah Spies with musical direction by Kristi Prucha, choreography by Shannon Mitchell, and additional assistance from Cadence Mitchell, Emma Demuth, and Matt Spies. Show times are 7:00pm Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Tickets are $10.00 for adults, $7.00 for students and seniors. Tickets may be purchased at the door or online at