Special Sub-Topic: I'm Wizin'
|Which of these is not a witch?|
Liramene. Glinda is actually in "The Wizard of Oz" but no-one ever states her name.
|Which song do the munchkins sing?|
The Wiz. In "The Wiz" there is no Mayor of the Munchkin City or Coroner unlike in "The Wizard of Oz".
|"When I think of home I think of a place where there's love ..."|
overflowing. The music for Dorothy's 1st solo "Soon As I Get Home" is the same as that of "Home" which closes the show.
|Which of these songs does the Tinman NOT sing?|
The Feeling We Once Had. The Tinman is the only character out of the 3 friends who has 2 solos.
|Which character exists in "The Wiz" but not in "The Wizard of Oz"?|
Addaperle. In "The Wizard of Oz" the characters of Glinda and Addaperle are merged into one witch, the Good Witch of the North. Glinda is actually the Good Witch of the South in "The Wiz" with Addaperle the Good Witch of the North.
|Which characters have solos in "The Wiz" but NOT in "The Wizard of Oz"?|
Aunt Em and Evilene. Aunt Em ("The Feeling We Once Had") and Evilene ("No Bad News") are minor parts in "The Wizard of Oz". Uncle Henry doesn't sing in either show, and Addaperle is not a character in "The Wizard of Oz".
|Whose funeral are the munchkins "Gonna wear white to"?|
Evamene. Evamene is the witch killed by Dorothy's house at the beginning of the show.
|Finish this line: "Me, the kitty of the Kingdom, being busted by a ______."?|
mouse. The Lion is seduced by the poppies in the poppy field when he is interupted by "The Mice Squad" and arrested.
|Who says "Well er it didn't come with the suit, and you know now days it isn't enough just being good-looking."?|
Tinman. The Tinman actually becomes tin because of a spell put on his axe by the Wicked Witch which meant he ended up chopping off his leg, so he got this here tinsmith he knew to make him a tin leg... and bit by bit he was all made out of tin. The line comes when he is telling Dorothy and the Scarecrow why he is made out of tin and that he doesn't have a heart.
|Who is originally from Nebraska?|
The Wiz. The Wiz is asked who the great omnipotent Wizard of Oz really is. He turns out to be a former nobody from Omaha, Nebraska.
|Glinda, Addaperle, and Evilene are sisters.|
t. Glinda (the good witch of the south), Addaperle (the good witch of the north), Evilene (the wicked witch of the west) and Evamene (the wicked witch of the east) are all sisters.
|What is Addaperle's stage name?|
The Feelgood Girl. Addaperle The Feelgood Girl has a magic act, she does tricks.
|"I'm gonna get my brain, I'm gonna get my brain, I hope my ______ can handle it."|
hat. The scarecrow becomes so happy when Dorothy tells him he can join her going to see The Wiz that he dances around shouting at the top of his voice. Then he wonders if his hat will be able to handle him having a brain.
|How many lines does Uncle Henry have?|
3. Uncle Henry is a very small part and is usually played by a member of the chorus.
|Ok, an easy one to finish with. Which song is "The Wiz" equivalent of "Follow The Yellow Brick Road"?|
Ease On Down The Road. "Ease On Down The Road" is sung a total of 4 times. Once when each friend is introduced and when the four friends are deep in that part of the forest where the Kalidah's live, it gives the friends confidence to continue through the forest.
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