The Wizard of Oz
Thu 26 Jul
Sat 28 Jul 2018
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The Grand Opera House Summer Youth Project 2018
Northern Ireland's flagship Theatre Youth Project returns this Summer for its eighth year with an exciting new production of one of the most popular musicals of all time - The Wizard of Oz.
Running for two weeks from 15-29 July, the Grand Opera House Summer Youth Project offers young people aged 10 to 18 from all backgrounds the opportunity to perform on the stage Northern Ireland's most iconic Theatre and learn about the skills and discipline required to be part of the performing arts industry.
The project is Northern Ireland’s largest youth theatre production with 230 young actors rehearsing for 10 days before giving four public performances on the magnificent Grand Opera House stage.
Follow us down the yellow brick road to the merry old land of Oz!
Featuring some of the most iconic characters ever created for screen or stage - The Wizard of Oz is a timeless classic which continues to entertain and enthral theatregoers of all ages.
When small town girl Dorothy is whisked away from her native Kansas by a terrible tornado, she finds herself lost in another world. Now, alongside a gang of new and unusual friends, she must travel down the yellow brick road and seek help from a mighty and mystical Wizard.
A heart-warming and magical tale about the power of love, friendship and honesty - The Wizard of Oz endures as a musical favourite - a reminder that there's no place like home.