Next year is gearing up to be a big one for live musicals over at FOX; it was recently announced Tyler Perry will host a religious musical special just in time for Easter.
In critiquing "The Wiz" and comparing the actors from previous productions, Raven Symoné missed yet another opportunity to applaud people of color in leading roles on prime time TV.
After much speculation about whether NBC could pull off classic movie The Wiz as a live production, based on the rave reviews following the theatrical adaptation that aired Thursday night, the cast and crew delivered.
White people have taken to twitter to express their anger that "The Wiz" has all black actors as if something has changed about the casting since it debuted on Broadway in 1975.
The cast of 'The Wiz Live!' features David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion, Elijah Kelley as the Scarecrow, and Ne-Yo as the Tin Man.