The Wiz was a stage musical which was a modernized re imagining of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz with an all African American cast. It premiered on Broadway in 1975 directed by Geoffrey Holder, and had a score by Charlie Smalls, a libretto by William F. Brown, and won 7 Tony Awards in 1975, including Best Musical. It was made into a movie in 1978.
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The original cast album of The Wiz was released in 1975 on Atlantic Records. It includes 17 of...