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Who directed and starred in The Wiz movie?

The Wiz is a 1978 musical film loosely based on The Wizard of Oz. It was directed by Sidney Lumet and starred Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, Nipsey Russell, Ted Ross and Richard Pryor among others.

Is musical an adverb?

No, it is not. Musical can be an adjective or a noun (musical play or film). The adverb form is musically.

What classifies a movie as a musical?

Definition from Wikipedia The musical film is a film genre in which songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the narrative, sometimes accompanied by dancing. As you can see, a musical film must have songs that are incorporated into…

Who starred in the movie The Wiz?

The movie The Wiz had a very star-studded cast. The film aired in 1978 and featured Diana Ross as Dorothy, Michael Jackson as the Scarecrow, Nipsey Russell as the Tinman and Ted Ross as the Lion.

What is meant by Musical?

Musical may refer to: - a movie or play that tells a story using songs and dancing - of or relating to music - having an interest in or talent for music - set to or accompanied by music…

Who played Dorothy in the Wiz?

Diana Ross [b. March 26, 1944] played Dorothy Gale in the 1978 film The Wiz. Motown Records, for whom Ross previously had recorded as the lyric soprano voice of The Supremes, acquired the film rights to the Broadway play. The…

What is the Wiz's real job in 'The Wiz'?

The Wiz is between jobs when his balloon deposits him in Oz. He's a failed politician of Atlantic City, New Jersey. He uses a balloon to try to call attention to his interest in the position of city dogcatcher. His…

How long is the musical 'The Wizard of Oz'?

Just under 1-3/4 hours as a musical film and just under 2-1/2 hours as a stage musical are the lengths of the musical "Wizard of Oz." Specifically, the beloved 1939 film version of "The Wizard of Oz" is a classic…