WIZARD OF OZ: ON ICE, THE (CBS 2/27/96) VERY RARE!!! Bobby McFerrin, Oksana Baiul, Victor Petrenko, Brent Frank, Mark Richard Farrington, Shanice
Celebrate the 85th anniversary of the beloved MGM film with this special 1996 presentation of The Wizard of Oz: On Ice.
Bobby McFerrin was the host of this fantasy ice show based on the MGM film and Lyman Frank Baum's 1900 fairy tale novel "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz." The cast featured skaters Oksana Baiul as Dorothy, Victor Petrenko as the Scarecrow, Brent Frank as the Tinman, Mark Richard Farrington as the Cowardly Lion and Bobby McFerrin as Professor Marvel/The Wizard.
A pre-recorded soundtrack with the voices of Shanice as Dorothy Gale and Bobby McFerrin (as everyone else in Kansas and Oz), along with “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” sung by Shanice.
The show toured nationally and internationally between 1995-1999 and starred Jeri Campbell as Dorothy and Andri Kirov as the Scarecrow.