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NBC's 'The Wiz Live' - Full Cast, Performers, & Songs List!

NBC's 'The Wiz Live' - Full Cast, Performers, & Songs List!

There are only a couple hours left until NBC’s The Wiz Live airs and we are so excited to see a new vision of the beloved musical.

Newcomer Shanice Williams will be joining a star-studded cast of veteran actors and singers in the production, which is airing live from a sound stage in New York.

The one-night-only special is being directed by Kenny Leon and industry vet Harvey Fierstein adapted the musical’s script for television.

We have recapped the full cast list for you, as well as all of the songs that are sure to be stuck in your head. Tune in at 8/7c tonight (December 3).

Click inside for the full The Wiz Live cast and songs list…

Main Cast List

Shanice Williams as Dorothy Gale
Elijah Kelley as the Scarecrow
Ne-Yo as the Tin Man
David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion
Queen Latifah as the Wiz
Mary J. Blige as Evillene, the Wicked Witch of the West
Uzo Aduba as Glinda, the Good Witch of the South
Amber Riley as Addaperle, the Good Witch of the North
Stephanie Mills as Aunt Em
Common as the Bouncer, the gatekeeper of the entrance to Emerald City

Ensemble Cast List

Chris Borrero
James Brown III
Olutayo Bosede
Elon Van Buckley
Ta’rea Campbell
Jessica Castro
Kacie Garland
Asmeret Ghebremichael
Frankie Gordils
Khadija Griffith
Tre Holloway
Antonio Hudnell
Carlos Irizarry
Marcus Paul James
Frederic Jean
Capathia Jenkins
Mykal Kilgore
Tamika Lawrence
India R. McGee
Maurice Murphy
Antonio Moore
Danielle Polanco
Malaiyka Reid
Eric Sanchez
Sherisse Springer
Chris Silcox
Ahmahd Thomas
Raphael Thomas
Alex Wade
Donald Webber
DaShaun Wesley
Xavier Wilcher
NaTasha Williams

Songs

All songs from the Broadway production will appear except for “I Was Born on the Day Before Yesterday,” which was replaced with the Scarecrow’s big number from the movie version, “You Can’t Win.”

A new song called “We Got It” will be featured in the show as well and sung by Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion.

Act 1

“The Feeling We Once Had” – Aunt Em
“Tornado” – The Company
“He’s the Wiz” – Addaperle and Munchkins
“Soon as I Get Home” – Dorothy
“You Can’t Win” – Scarecrow
“Ease on Down the Road” – Dorothy and Scarecrow
“Slide Some Oil to Me” – Tin Man
“Ease on Down the Road (Reprise)” – Dorothy, Scarecrow and Tin Man
“(I’m a) Mean Ole Lion” – Lion
“Ease on Down the Road (Reprise)”- Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man and Lion
“Kalida Battle” – The Company
“Be a Lion” – Dorothy and Lion
“Lion’s Dream” – Lion and Poppies
“Emerald City Ballet (Psst)” – Company
“So You Wanted to Meet the Wizard” – Wizard
“What Would I Do If I Could Feel” – Tin Man

Act 2

“Entr’acte”
“Don’t Nobody Bring Me No Bad News” – Evilene and Winkies
“Funky Monkeys” – Company
“Wonder Wonder Why” – Dorothy (only appeared in 1984 revival)
“Everybody Rejoice/A Brand New Day” – The Company
“Who Do You Think You Are?” – Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man, and Lion
“Believe in Yourself” – Wizard
“Y’all Got It!” – Wizard and Company
“A Rested Body Is a Rested Mind” – Glinda and Company
“Believe in Yourself” (Reprise) – Glinda
“Home/Finale” – Dorothy

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  • cinnabana

    fantastic performance

  • Dramaqueen

    Who plays Reggie? I know him from somewhere, but i cant place him!!!!!!!!

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