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Follow the Yellow Brick Road this Half-Term

The Wizard of Oz Youth Theatre production, featuring a number of young people from the Ballymena area, will run from Thursday 17 – Sunday 20 February at Theatre at The Mill, Newtownabbey.

Join Dorothy and her beloved dog Toto as they follow the yellow brick road to the Emerald City to meet the Wizard. En-route they meet a Scarecrow that needs a brain, a Tin Man missing a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who wants to gain courage.

This family favourite musical production will feature the best of local talent from our Home Spun Theatre School and will feature smash hits including Over the Rainbow, We’re Off to see the Wizard and If Only I had a Brain.

Annabel Harkness (19) from Cullybackey (Wicked Witch if the West)

Callum Jameson, pupil of St Louis Grammar School, Ballymena (Uncle Henry, Professor Marvel, Wizard of Oz and Ensemble)

The Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey Councillor Billy Webb said:

“The Wizard of Oz is an iconic musical, a great story all ages to enjoy. Our Home Spun Theatre School has been working tirelessly on this production from November and I am looking forward to seeing this great show and supporting them.”

Experience the magic of Theatre this half-term and treat yourself to tickets for The Wizard of Oz, available online from or call Box Office T: 0300 123 7788.

Sophie Neil, pupil at Kells and Connor Primary School (Munchkin Tot and Ensemble)

Philippa Cummings, pupil at Ballymena Academy (Munchkin Tot and Ensemble)


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