'The Wiz' To Broadcast On Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'The Shows Must Go On'

NBC's 2015 live production of The Wiz Live! will be broadcast online as part Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Shows Must Go On!

The show will launch this Friday, June 12th, at 11am PT / 2pm ET and the show will be available to watch for free for 48 hours exclusively on The Shows Must Go On. The Wiz Live! stars Shanice Williams, Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige, David Alan Grier, Uzo Aduba, Ne-Yo, Common, and awe-inspiring Cirque du Soleil performers as the familiar characters of the wonderful world of Oz.

Based on L. Frank Baum’s classic story and the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, "The Wiz Live!" brings the wonderful world of Oz to life like never before, featuring a star-studded cast of performers and the awe-inspiring Cirque du Soleil Theatrical. Whisked away from home by a tornado, young Dorothy finds herself transported to the magical Land of Oz, where she sets off on a quest to meet the powerful Wizard and find her way back home. Crossing paths with enchanting friends and wicked foes, Dorothy’s journey is a timeless tale about friendship, courage and learning to believe in oneself.