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The Wizard of Oz (movie, 1939)

Osceola Center opens 'The Wizard of Oz'

Osceola Center opens 'The Wizard of Oz'

Beloved musical "The Wizard of Oz" will open this Friday, Aug. 2, at the Osceola Center for the Arts. The show, based on the classic book by L. Frank Baum, runs through Aug. 11. Garrett Sanders is directing. "The Wizard of Oz" film — released in 1939 — has made pop-culture classics out of the songs "Over the Rainbow," "If I Only Had A Brain," "The Merry Old Land of Oz" and more. The story — seriously, does anyone really need a synopsis of the story? — tells of Midwestern farm girl Dorothy who's transported to a magical land where she makes new friends, battles the Wicked Witch and learns "there's...