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A mostly satisfying 'Wizard of Oz' at the Modell-Lyric
A mostly satisfying 'Wizard of Oz' at the Modell-Lyric

If you thought that no stage adaptation could ever match, let alone, surpass the 1939 cinematic gem "The Wizard of Oz," you'd be right. But if you thought there couldn't possibly be any point in checking out the recently fashioned version with Andrew Lloyd Webber's name attached, think again. It turns out that this "Wizard of Oz" treatment, currently on the boards of the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric, delivers a great deal of good old-fashioned entertainment, thanks to a polished and dynamic cast. It offers some high-quality production values in the process, too. The show, which originated in Toronto and was based on the 2011 London...