NBC Has Announced They Have Added Ne-yo,Common,And Elijah Kelley In The Wiz Live

 NBC Has Announced They Have Added Ne-yo,Common,And Elijah Kelley In
The Wiz Live
BHR Hollywood Reports........Ne-Yo, Elijah Kelley (Hairspray) and Common have been added to the star-studded lineup, NBC Entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt announced at the Television Critics Association summer press tour on Thursday.
The Wiz


Airing Thursday, Dec. 3, The Wiz Live also stars Amber Riley (Glee), Uzo Aduba (Orange Is the New Black).

Comedian David Alan Grier, Grammy winners Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige and newcomer Shanice Williams as Dorothy.

The Wiz Live!

Elijah Kelley
Produced by Universal Television in association with Cirque Du Soleil Theatrical, is adapted from The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz by L. Frank Baum, with a book by William F. Brown and music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls. Craig Zadan and Neil Meron will executive produce.
 Kenny Leon (Broadway’s A Raisin In The Sun, Holler If Ya Hear Me) is stage director and Matthew Diamond is TV director, with Harvey Fierstein providing new written material.

 Choreographer Fatima Robinson is also on board, along with music producer Harvey Mason Jr. and Stephen Oremus as music director, orchestrator and co-producer of the music.

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