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The Wiz: Classic Film

Winding yellow brick road.

Thursday, February 15, 2024

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Price: $13 - $18

Union County Performing Arts Center

1601 Irving St.
Rahway, NJ 07065

Union County Performing Arts Center

Event Description

See The Wiz, starring Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, Ted Ross, Mabel King, and more.

This is a UCPAC 35mm Classic Film Series Presentation.

Based on its namesake 1974 Broadway musical, The Wiz tells the classic story of Dorothy, the Tin Man, the Scarecrow, and the Cowardly Lion with music by Ashford & Simpson, Luther Vandross, Charlie Smalls, and Quincy Jones. 

The film was directed by Sydney Lumet and is Rated G.

During your journey, enjoy free popcorn, sparkly drinks, photo ops, and other surprises!

UCPAC's 35mm Classic Film Series is proud to present this classic 1978 film starring these legends of stage and screen during Black History Month.

Additional Information

To purchase accessible seating, please call UCPAC's Box Office at 732-499-8226.

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Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual observance in February that celebrates the achievements and contributions of African Americans to American history, culture, and society. Established in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson; Black History Month reflects on the struggles, highlights the triumphs, and provides inspiration to future generations.

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