Friday, December 4, 2015
The Wiz had strong ratings last night, and the reviews were positive, such as from Daniel Fienberg, Louis Peitzman, Eric Deggans, and Mary McNamara. Emily Yahr offered predictions as to why the reaction wouldn't be snarky. Wesley Morris's review considers the context of black entertainment. Margaret Lyons insists the show needed a studio audience, but the producers have explained why they don't want that for these productions.