The Wiz (1979 Movie)
From the venue:
When Harlem schoolteacher Dorothy tries to save her dog from a storm, she’s miraculously whisked away to an urban fantasy land called Oz. After accidentally killing the Wicked Witch of the East upon her arrival, Dorothy is told about the Wiz, a wizard who can help her get back to Manhattan. As Dorothy goes in search of the Wiz, she’s joined by the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion. Starring Diana Ross, Richard Pryor, and Michael Jackson.
The Wiz is part of The Strand’s Page to Screen Book Club, a monthly book club where members can read and discuss the books behind the movies shown on the big screen.