Tony Walton, costume designer for the film The Wiz (1978), enlisted the help of New York's biggest fashion designers for the hundreds of costumes for the Emerald City sequence.The scene was shot in the plaza between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in NYC.

Tony Walton, costume designer for the film The Wiz (1978), enlisted the help of New York's biggest fashion designers for the hundreds of costumes for the Emerald City sequence.The scene was shot in the plaza between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in NYC.

The Wiz by Laquaya Lee, via Behance

The Wiz by Laquaya Lee, via Behance

Emerald City: Queen Latifah wears a wig and an intricate costume for her role as The Wiz in the upcoming NBC live musical production, set to air on December 3

The Wiz Live! cast seen in their character portraits ahead of premiere

Emerald City: Queen Latifah wears a wig and an intricate costume for her role as The Wiz in the upcoming NBC live musical production, set to air on December 3

My favorite Broadway  musical and movie (:

The Wiz (DVD, 1999, Subtitled French)

My favorite Broadway musical and movie (:

The Wiz Production photo

The Wiz Production photo

The Wiz Movie is a classic or me.  This movie opened my eyes to a slightly different version of the Wizard of Oz.  This movie was was made after the broadway play.  I felt more connected to this movie because of who the cast was. I like The Wizard of Oz, but The Wiz pulled me in; in a different way.  I have both of these movies in my movie collection.

The Wiz Movie is a classic or me. This movie opened my eyes to a slightly different version of the Wizard of Oz. This movie was was made after the broadway play. I felt more connected to this movie because of who the cast was. I like The Wizard of Oz, but The Wiz pulled me in; in a different way. I have both of these movies in my movie collection.

Amazing Stephanie Mills Will "Ease On Down The Road' Again In NBC’s Remake of  “The Wiz"

Amazing Stephanie Mills Will "Ease On Down The Road' Again In NBC’s Remake of “The Wiz"

The Wiz

The Wiz

The Scarecrow & Dorothy easin' on down the road - The Wiz

The Scarecrow & Dorothy easin' on down the road - The Wiz

Classic Black Movies - The Wiz

Classic Black Movies - The Wiz

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