The Wiz Live! Reviews

December 7, 2015
Maybe the sincere production of The Wiz Live! will inspire young theater lovers, but it didn't soar.
December 4, 2015
A noble effort with flashes of amusement and an abundance of talent, the new version of The Wiz on Thursday night couldn't overcome a few key flaws and the fact that this simply isn't a classic piece of material.
December 4, 2015
Worse, but by now traditional, the pacing was patchy, leaving weird holes in the action through which the show's energy seeped away. Neither the stage direction (by Kenny Leon) nor the camera direction (by Matthew Diamond) solved those problems.