Wayne Bergeron

YAMAHA PERFORMING ARTIST • CONCORD RECORDING ARTIST

"The Wiz" Live on NBC

Music Producer • Harvey Mason Jr. ("Dreamgirls," "Pitch Perfect 2," Chris Brown's "F.A.M.E.," "Jennifer Hudson," Beyonce's "B-Day," Justin Timberlake's "Justified," Toni Braxton's "He Wasn't Man Enough")

Music Director Stephen Oremus (Tony and Grammy Award-winning "The Book of Mormon" and "Kinky Boots," "Wicked," "Avenue Q," "All Shook Up," "9 to 5: The Musical," "87th Academy Awards")

Horn Arrangements • Jerry Hey

Horn Section • Wayne Bergeron, Chuck Findley (also slide tpt) and Gary Grant (trumpets) • Andy Martin & Bill Reichenbach (trombones) • Dan Higgins, Brandon Fields and Joel Peskin (Saxes)

Studio Universal Television, Cirque du Soleil Theatrical

Executive Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron (Oscar-winning "Chicago" and "Hairspray," "The Sound of Music LIVE!," "Peter Pan LIVE!")

Directed By Kenny Leon (Tony Award-winning "A Raisin in the Sun," "Fences")

Live Television Direction By

Matthew Diamond("So You Think You Can Dance," Oscar-nominated "Dancemaker," Emmy Award-winning "Shining Time Station")

Choreographer Fatima Robinson ("The Voice," "Dreamgirls" film, "VH1 Hip Hop Honors")

New Written Material Harvey Fierstein ("Kinky Boots," "Newsies," "Torch Song Trilogy," "La Cage aux Folles")

 

 

ABOUT THE SHOW

NBC embarks on its latest musical holiday tradition: a 3-hour LIVE event production of the groundbreaking Broadway show that brought Oz to life in a funky sing-along journey down the yellow brick road.

Winner of 7 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, the original massive Broadway hit spawned a feature film starring Diana Ross and Michael Jackson. Now, a Tony-winning creative team, the imaginative Cirque du Soleil Theatrical and a diverse cast of showstoppers create an eye-popping new take unlike anything ever seen.

From Executive Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron comes an adventure of stunning spectacle and toe-tapping music.