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Southeastern's Columbia Theatre to present The Wizard of Oz

 

Thursday, March 11, 2021 The Wizard of Oz
by: Tonya Lowentritt 

FOLLOW THE YELLOW BRICK ROAD TO DOWNTOWN HAMMOND - Southeastern Louisiana University’s Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts will present The Wizard of Oz. A Columbia Theatre original, the production is scheduled for nine performances in the downtown Hammond theatre on March 11-13, at 7:30 p.m., March 19–20 at 7:30 p.m., March 21 at 2 p.m., March 26-27 at 7:30 p.m. and March 28 at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at the Columbia Theatre box office or by calling 985-543-4371.


     HAMMOND – Follow the yellow brick road to downtown Hammond as Southeastern Louisiana University’s Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts presents The Wizard of Oz. A Columbia Theatre original, the production is scheduled for nine performances in the downtown Hammond theatre on March 11-13, at 7:30 p.m., March 19–20 at 7:30 p.m., March 21 at 2 p.m., March 26-27 at 7:30 p.m. and March 28 at 2 p.m.
     Columbia Theatre Artistic Director Jim Winter, who directs the production, said the musical spectacle will feature talented community actors spanning every generation and the behind the scenes talents of community all-stars Brent Goodrich, Chelsea Tallo Little, Paul Catalanotto, Steve Schepker, Olivia Graziano, the Paris Parker salon team and many more. However, he warns audience members to beware of flying monkeys.
     “I am incredibly proud to partner with so many local businesses, Southeastern Louisiana University and the entire north shore community to celebrate the fact that there really is no place like home,” said Winter.
     Ticket prices are $29 for adults and $15 for students and are available at the Columbia Theatre box office, located at 220 E. Thomas Street in downtown Hammond, or by calling 985-543-4371.
     For more information, contact the Columbia Theatre at 985-543-4366.




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