Theatre Program

Wizard of Oz Musical

The COS Theatre program is dedicated to the advancement of the theatre arts, through traditional study and performance, and to the development of new theatrical ventures. We prepare students for further study and for an ever-changing profession. 

Fall 2016 Production - The Wizard of Oz

The COS Theatre and Music Departments are co-producing the original script for The Wizard of Oz. Show dates and times are as follows:

  • Friday and Saturday, November 4 and 5 at 7:00 pm
  • Sunday, November 6 at 3:00 pm
  • Friday and Saturday, November 11 and 12 at 7:00 pm
  • Sunday, November 13 at 3:00 pm

All performances will be held in the College of the Siskiyous Kenneth W. Ford Theater at the Weed Campus. The Theater Box Office will open 45 minutes prior to show time. For information about COS Theater productions or classes call (530) 938-5206(530) 938-5206.

This original stage version of THE WIZARD OF OZ premiered at the Municipal Theatre of St. Louis (MUNY) in 1942. The first Muny production featured Evelyn Wycoff as Dorothy and Al Downing as the Munchkin Mayor. The musical includes songs "Over The Rainbow," "Munchkinland (Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead)," "If I Only Had A Brain/A Heart/The Nerve," "We’re Off To See The Wizard (Follow The Yellow Brick Road)," "The Jitterbug," and "The Merry Old Land of Oz," as well as a song called "Evening Star."

Using L. Frank Baum's book – and not the MGM film – as its source, this version employs story and songs as elements of a classic stage musical. This original script also includes the characters of Gloria and Lord Growlie.

Put a smile on everyone’s face with THE WIZARD OF OZ!


Cost to purchase tickets: (Open Seating)

  • General Admission - $15.00
  • Students / Senior Citizens - $10.00
  • Family 4-Pack Special - $35.00 (four tickets)

Tickets may be purchased at the following locations:

  • COS Weed Campus Bookstore - (530) 938-5236(530) 938-5236 / Open Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
    • Located at 800 College Avenue, Weed, CA  96094 (building 6)
  • COS Yreka Campus Business Office - (530) 841-5550(530) 841-5550 / Open Monday - Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
    • Located at 2001 Campus Drive, Yreka, CA  96097
  • Snow Creek Studios - (530) 926-3000(530) 926-3000 / Open Tuesday - Saturday, 10:30 am to 5:30 pm
    • Located at 416 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd, Mt. Shasta, CA  96094

Tickets may also be purchased from the Theater Box Office beginning 45 minutes prior to show time.


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