Review: "The Wiz" @ Kokandy Productions / by Jerald Pierce

Is anyone having as much fun on stage as the cast of Kokandy’s production of The Wiz? Sure, there’s an argument that can be made for other shows and also a fair argument that they were just acting like they were having fun, but that’s not what this is about. This is about a group of people having so much fun on stage that the audience has to resist the urge to join them during dance numbers. Theatre as an art form is as much about message and passion as it is about escapism. Great art can take you somewhere outside of yourself. The biggest credit to this production is that they managed to do that.

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