The Wizard of Oz OnStage

Honesdale High School proudly presents “Wizard of Oz!”

In this classic musical fantasy, Honesdale High School's Danielle Gager stars as Dorothy Gale, a young Kansas farm girl who dreams of a land “somewhere over the rainbow.” Dorothy’s dream comes true when she, her dog Toto, and her family’s house are transported by a tornado to a bright and magical world unlike anything she has seen before. Unfortunately, she makes a mortal enemy of a wicked witch, played by Ruth Ihlefeldt, when the house falls on the hag’s sister. Now, befriended by Calvin Rosar as scarecrow without a brain, Justin Schumacher a tin man with no heart, and Blaine Bolella a cowardly lion–and protected by a pair of enchanted ruby slippers–Dorothy sets off along a yellow brick road for the Emerald City to beseech the all-powerful Wizard of Oz, played by Daniel Peoples for his help to return home with the help of Glinda the Good Witch played by Lily Taraschuk.

The all star cast includes Honesdale High School's Makayla Aikens, Robert Ammann, Abbigail Barton, Blaine Bolella*, Vanessa Bolster, Aviana Branning*, Jocelyn Cornwall*, Mason D’Albora*, Abbi Decker, Odilia Dyer*, Danielle Gager*, Jocelyn Hnath*, Ruth Ihlefeldt*, Moira Lawrence, Emma McKeon, Destiny McPeak, Brenna Miller, Renée Miller*, Abby Mizwinski*, Saphyra Olver, Anna Passarelli*, Daniel Peoples*, Olivia Pinto*, Harriet Roden, Calvin Rosar*, Karli Rowles*, Shanzay Salman*, Justin Schumacher*, Lexi Schumacher , Sean Smith, Lily Taraschuk*; and Wayne Highlands Middle School actors and actresses Iris Amato, Evelyn Bond, Sophia Bond, Brynn Derrick, Gabriella Foley, Anthony Fortuso, Eli Funk, Lyla Rose Hanson, Benjamin Klisiewicz , Brielle Knapp, Emma Leopardi, FrannySue Menechino, Madison Mertz, Jenna Murray, Addie Nacinovich , Leonora Orellana Anton, Adrianna Patrisso, Kinley Platt, Jonah Pritchard, Marley Reynolds, Riley Schmidt, Alina Shanfelder, Ivan Thol, Kinnley Turner, and Mackenzie White as the munchkins and Ozians. *Denotes Featured Dancers

The musical is directed by Scott D. Miller; with musical direction by Martha Curtis; pit director Betty Ann Robson; Choreography, Hair, Makeup, and Costume Design by Mason Marie Clark; assistant musical director Geri Spinosa; Technical Directors Shawn Garing; and set design by Stacy Roerig.

Reserved seating tickets are on sale now, Regular $10, Senior (+62) $9, Student $8, Children (3-5) $5, Red/Black Pass (Complimentary) for all tickets and may be purchased online at or by calling the Honesdale Performing Arts Box Office at 570-251-9831. Performances are recommended for a general audience. As an advisory to adults who might bring children, this production is recommended for ages 5 and up. All guests entering the theatre, regardless of age, must have a ticket.

The production length of the musical is 2 hours and 15 minutes, with a 15-minute intermission and will take the stage on Friday, February 16, Saturday, February 17 at 7:00 p.m., nightly, and Sunday, February 18, 2024 at 2:00 p.m., at the Honesdale High School Performing Arts Center, 459 Terrace Street, Honesdale PA 18431.

The Wizard of Oz is presented through special arrangement with Concord Theatricals.

The Wizard of Oz

Honesdale High School proudly presents “Wizard of Oz!”

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2024 AT 7:00 P.M.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2024 AT 7:00 P.M.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2024 AT 2:00 P.M.

Honesdale High School Performing Arts Center
459 Terrace Street
Honesdale, PA 18431

Ticket Price
Regular $10, Senior (+62) $9, Student $8, Children (3-5) $5, Red/Black Pass (Complimentary)

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