A high-tech invite from Skyline

Skyline High School’s performing artists are putting on The Wiz this month, and they want you to come see it. Here is your invitation:

Here is the blurb from the school about the production, dates, times, etc:

Skyline High School, Oakland’s premiere performing arts school is presenting an adaptation of the Tony award winning musical, The Wiz, a soulful retelling of L. Frank Baum’s book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz with songs such as “Ease on down the Road.” This production of the The Wiz is produced by Skyline Performing Arts Academy Director, Ms. Jan Hunter. Directed and choreographed by Ms. LaTonya Watts; pit orchestra led by Mr. Vincent Toliver; vocal coaching by Ms. Aretha Cooper.

The production will be at the Rawley T. Farnsworth Theatre, at Skyline High School, 12250 Skyline Blvd, Oakland 94619. Tickets are $10 at the door, $8 for children under 10 and seniors over 65. Advance sale tickets are available for $8 at the school box office. Call (510) 879-3060.

Evening Performances start at 7:30 pm March 12, 24, 25, 26, 30 and April 1, 2. Matinees are on March 26 and April 2 and start at 2 p.m.

Katy Murphy

Education reporter for the Oakland Tribune. Contact me at kmurphy@bayareanewsgroup.com.

  • livegreen

    Thanks for the invite! The preview looks great, thanks to the kids, school and Katy for opening it up to the rest of us, and sharing all the great work you guys are doing! Looks like you’re having a lot of fun, while learning. Could there be a better combination?

  • Cranky Teacher

    Blocked to all teachers and students because it is on youtube.

    There are a lot of amazing learning resources on youtube we can’t access because of these blocks. Teachers are not given an override, which would be very helpful.

  • Yet another Oakland teacher

    Thanks Katy! It rocked! Oakland at its best. Fantastic production values and energy – sets, costumes, choreography and singing were all first-rate

  • Marcia

    I agree with YAOT (#3)–saw The Wiz last night and enjoyed every minute. Huge, talented cast, wonderful sets and music, terrific choreography, talented singers…a great way to spend an evening. Check it out–you’ll not only be supporting Skyline and its great performing arts academy; you’ll be guaranteed to leave with a smile on your face!

  • Sue

    One more weekend of performances – definitely go see the show if you haven’t already. I’m thinking of going again, just because it was so much fun.

  • Sharon