The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: Audio Play
Adapted from the novel by L. Frank Baum
If all you know about the Wizard of Oz is from the movies, you’ll want to tune into this world premiere audio play based on the novel published in 1903. Recorded like an old-time radio show in front of a live audience, complete with students making the sound effects in real time, this story comes to life like never before! Dorothy, and her dog Toto travel to the magical land of Oz where they meet four witches and one wizard (sort of), and fantastical creatures like the Munchkins, the Kalidah, the Winkies, the Quadlings, plus flying monkeys, talking animals and poison poppies! You won’t want to miss it.
Episode One: “We are not in Kansas Anymore”
Premiere Date: 6pm Friday, November 26, 2021 on the Journey YouTube Channel
In this first of four thrilling episodes we meet Dorothy, a lonely young girl from the plains of Kansas as she begins her wonderful adventures in the land of Oz. As she travels to the Emerald City to meet the Wizard of Oz, she picks up a few new friends–the brainless scarecrow, the heartless tin woodsman, and the cowardly lion.
Episode Two: “Wishes, Wizards, and Witches! Oh My!”
Premiere Date: 6pm Saturday, November 27, 2021 on the Journey YouTube Channel
In episode two, we find out if the new friends survive the attack of the Kalidah, the poison poppy fields, and other trevails on their way to meet the Wizard of Oz. And once they find him — what will he ask in return for granting their dearest wishes?
Episode Three: “The Great Humbug”
Premiere Date: 6 pm Friday, December 3, 2021 on the Journey YouTube Channel
When we last left our heroine, the great and powerful wizard of Oz had demanded that she kill the Wicked Witch of the West before he would grant her wish to return home to Kansas! How can she defeat such a powerful witch? In this episode we find out if Dorothy and her friends prevail and if the Great and Powerful Oz is really so great and powerful.
Episode Four “There’s No Place Like Home”
Premiere Date: 6 pm Saturday, December 4 on the Journey YouTube Channel
In our final episode, Dorothy and her friends discover the truth about the great Wizard of Oz! And we will finally learn if the Scarecrow gets his brains, if the Tin Man gets his heart, if the Lion gets his courage, and if Dorothy will make it home to Kansas. But most importantly, we’ll learn the answer to the question, “what’s a “quadling”?