The Wiz Live! Reviews

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December 4, 2015
Queen Latifah blew away memories of Wizards past.
December 4, 2015
Now that's how you ease a TV musical on down the road to success.
December 4, 2015
Grading on a curve, The Wiz ranks as the most satisfying of NBC's three efforts.
December 4, 2015
An exuberant, inventive The Wiz Live! on Thursday night breathed new life into the notion of full-scale musicals on live TV with a happy serving of 70s soul and R&B, updated with a 2015 vibe.
December 4, 2015
As much as Dorothy wants to go home, the Scarecrow needs a brain, the Tin-Man desires a heart, or the Cowardly Lion longs for a spine, NBC coveted a hit: The Wizard delivered.
December 4, 2015
An abundance of commercials and a striking lack of Toto didn't keep The Wiz Live! from being NBC's best holiday production yet.
December 4, 2015
The Wiz is by far NBC's most sophisticated live musical broadcast yet; it's also one that felt, movingly, of its time.
December 4, 2015
Ultimately, The Wiz is about the music, though, and the singing was aces.
December 4, 2015
It was progressive and inclusive, on the one hand, and deeply natural, on the other.
December 4, 2015
The wizard may have been a fraud but NBC's The Wiz was the genuine article.
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