Summer Films: The Wiz
The Wiz (1978). Directed by Sidney Lumet, 135 min., G
In this adaptation of the classic Wizard of Oz story, Dorothy (Diana Ross) is a shy Harlem kindergarten teacher who is transported to the mysterious metropolis of Oz. Hoping to find her way back home, she goes in search of the powerful wizard in Emerald City and befriends characters who face challenges of their own. “Sidney Lumet’s spectacular, joyous production of The Wiz generates a mood of wonder and sentimental rapture.” (Washington Post)
Where do I park? Can I bring my dog? How about picnics? What happens if it rains? For answers to these questions and others, see our 2021 Movie Policies.
Do you or a family member need a general accommodation for your visit to the North Carolina Museum of Art? Contact Felicia Ingram, manager of interpretation, accessibility, and diversity, by email.
Image © 1978 Universal Pictures
Picnic in the Park
Catering Works is pleased to offer a variety of picnic baskets for weekends and for special events at the Joseph M. Bryan, Jr., Theater in the Museum Park. Order by noon on Thursday prior to the Saturday movie you’re attending. Pick up Saturday at the Exhibition Café, located on Level C of East Building, when gates open.