Friday’s event pick: “The Wizard of Oz” at the Long Center

Andrew Lloyd Webber's staged adaptation of "The Wizard of Oz" is coming to the Long Center for a weekend run. Contributed by the Long Center.
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s staged adaptation of “The Wizard of Oz” is coming to the Long Center for a weekend run. Contributed by the Long Center.

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new production of “The Wizard of Oz” is an enchanting adaptation of the all-time classic, totally reconceived for the stage by the award-winning creative team that delighted audiences of all ages with their recent London Palladium revival of “The Sound of Music.”

The new show contains all the favorite characters and much-loved songs from the Oscar-winning movie score as well as a few surprises along the way, including new songs by Webber.

Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday, 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday. $29-$79. 701 W. Riverside Drive. thelongcenter.org/event/wizard-oz.

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