Ashanti set to make her stage debut in ‘The Wiz’by The Associated Press on May. 07, 2009, under Calendar
NEW YORK – 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 “The Wiz,” the soul-tinged version of the classic 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 Wiz” has a book by William F. Brown and a score by Charlie Smalls.