The Wizard of Oz (album) facts for kids
The Wizard of Oz, subtitled Live Australian Cast Recording is a cast recording of the 2001 Australian production of the stage musical The Wizard of Oz, featuring Nikki Webster. It was nominated for the 2002 ARIA Award for Best Cast or Show Album.
In 2001 an Australian musical theatre staging of The Wizard of Oz, an adaptation of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz toured the country. It was directed by Nancye Hayes with Peter Casey as musical director. It ran from November 2001 until December 2002 and featured Nikki Webster as Dorothy.
- Nikki Webster - Dorothy
- Kane Alexander - Scarecrow (NSW)
- Derek Metzger - Scarecrow (VIC, QLD)
- Philip Gould - Tinman
- Doug Parkinson - Cowardly Lion
- Bert Newton - Wizard of Oz
- Delia Hannah - Glinda (NSW)
- Patti Newton - Glinda (VIC, QLD)
- Pamela Rabe - Wicked Witch
- Tony Geappen - Uncle Henry
The original cast recording was released in 2001 through BMG Australia.
- Over the Rainbow
- Come Out Come Out
- It Really Was No Miracle
- We Thank You Very Sweetly
- Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead
- As Mayor of the Munchkin City
- As Coroner I Must Aver
- Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead (Reprise)
- Lullaby League
- Lollipop Guild
- We Welcome You to Munchkinland
- Follow the Yellow Brick Road - You're Off To See The Wizard
- If I Only Had a Brain
- We're Off To See The Wizard (Duo)
- If I Only Had a Heart
- We're Off To See The Wizard (Trio)
- Lions, Tigers And Bears
- If I Only Had the Nerve
- We're Off To See The Wizard (Quartet)
- Out Of The Woods
- Merry Old Land Of Oz
- If I Were King of the Forest
- Curtain Calls
- Over The Rainbow (Reprise)
Webster released "Over the Rainbow" as a single along with another song, "The Best Days". The double A side single peaked at #21 on the ARIA Singles Chart and was certified gold.
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