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The Wiz Returns to Broadway Nearly 50 Years After Its Premiere With More Dance Than Ever

JaQuel Knight has squeezed so many genres of dance into the long-awaited revival of “The Wiz”—fresh off a pre-Broadway national tour, and opening at the Marquis Theatre in April—that he finds it easier to share the only style he didn’t include.

Lauren Wingenroth
The cover of the April 2024 issue of Dance Magazine. Philip Johnson Richardson is show onstage, performing as the Tin Man in The Wiz. His eyes are squeezed shut as he sings, feet planted wide. The largest cover line reads "The Wiz: Back on Broadway." A banner across the top lists, The Great Big Broadway Issue, What Dancers Really Think of Balletcore, and Dance Teams Go Viral on TikTok.
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Ease On (Back) Down the Road

"The Wiz" is back on Broadway with a kaleidoscope of Black dance courtesy of choreographer JaQuel Knight.

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