Iconic Film The Wizard of Oz Turns 80 and Comes to Life on the Forestburgh Playhouse Stage

Who doesn’t love The Wizard of Oz? Its annual telecasts were appointment TV for millions of families from 1959 through 1991, and it continues to run frequently on television today. In honor of the film’s 80th birthday, the Forestburgh Playhouse is bringing the stage play to life all summer on our children’s stage--every Thursday and Saturday at 11 AM starting on June 20th.

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The 10 Most Popular Musicals of All Time

How you define the “best” or even the “most popular” musical of all time? Is it box office numbers? Total performances on Broadway? The number of revivals or touring productions? For Rolling Stone magazine, it’s even simpler: poll the readers. From the magazine’s June 2016 poll, here are the 10 iconic musicals that made the cut.  Apparently the Forestburgh Playhouse patrons agree with Rolling Stone since, over the years, the Playhouse has produced 9 out of the top 10!

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