Watch Preview for 'The Wiz Live' Featuring Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige, Common & More

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David Alan Grier as Lion, Shanice Williams as Dorothy, Elijah Kelley as Scarecrow, Ne-Yo as Tinman for NBC's The Wiz Live!.

NBC is presenting The Wiz Live! a three-hour production of the musical that made waves in 1974 featuring an all-star cast with Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, and Lena Horne, among others. This year’s live broadcast, in the tradition of last year's Peter Pan Live!, has an equally stacked cast with Orange is the New Black star Uzo Aduba (as Glinda), Stephanie Mills (as Auntie Em), Ne-Yo (as the Tin Man), Common, Mary J. Blige (as the Wicked Witch of the West), and Queen Latifah (as the Wiz). 

The live production also introduces newcomer Shanice Williams as Dorothy.

The Wiz Live! will air on Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. EST. Watch the trailer below. 


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