Ashanti To Make Stage Debut In 'The Wiz'
Ashanti is going down the Yellow Brick Road to Oz.
The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter will make her stage debut this summer as Dorothy in a revival of "L. Frank Baum story. The musical will play June 12 through July 5 at New York City Center as part of its "Encores! Summer Stars" series. Opening night is June 18.," the soul-tinged version of the classic
"The Wiz" has a book by William F. Brown and a score by Charlie Smalls.
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