Singer Mary J Blige And Queen Latifa Will Be Starring In The Musical "The Wiz"

Singer Mary J Blige And Queen Latifa Will Be Starring In The Musical "The Wiz"
BHR Hollywood Reports.......Producers of the show announced Tuesday that Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige have joined the cast of the live musical.

Latifah will take on the role of the Wiz, while Blige has signed on to play Evillene, the Wicked Witch of the West.
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"We are so happy reuniting with Latifah," they said in a press release.

"We've been friends for a long time and we've had quite a lot of success together.

Mary J Blige
To see her play the iconic role of the Wiz and make it her own is going to be one of the joys of producing this event."

The production duo are also no strangers when it comes to small-screen musicals, as they also worked together on NBC's 2013 production of "The Sound of Music Live!"

As for Blige, director Kenny Leon said, "I can't wait to watch Mary bring the badness that is Evillene."

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