The Wizard of Oz Starts Friday!

Come along to one of our FOUR FUN SHOWS at the Turner Centre, with flying monkeys, munchkins, ruby slippers, friendship and rainbows. There are two matinees and family tickets available, so bring the whanau for a magical time!

The Wizard of Oz

16 – 18 OCT | Turner Centre Kerikeri

“We’re off to see the Wizard, the wonderful Wizard of Oz!” Come and join the youth members of the Stage Door Theatre Company in this beloved and magical adventure. This classic story, brought to life by a young talented cast of thirty-six 7 – 17 year-olds, is not to be missed.

In Which We Find Out the Tin Man’s Real Name


TIN MANHelp! I’m trying to get to the Wizard of Oz at The Turner Centre next week, but I’ve completely seized up! Can you oil my joints, please?
DOROTHYWe’re going there too! You can come with us. What do they call you?
SCARECROWIs it ‘Rusty’?
COWARDLY LIONOr is it ‘Oil-iver’?
TIN MANNo…. It’s ‘Caesar’.
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In Which the Lion Reveals his True Parentage


COWARDLY LIONCan I please tag along with you in the woods? It’s scary in there.
DOROTHYWhy of course you can… Wait a minute… You shouldn’t be scared of anything.
COWARDLY LIONAre you kidding? There are lions and tigers and bears in there!
DOROTHYBut… aren’t you a lion?
COWARDLY LIONNo I’m a cowardly lion. My mother was a lion but my father was a chicken.
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In Which Scarecrow Reveals He is Terrible at Maths

Part Four

SCARECROWHi there, little girl and her dog. I see you’re heading down the Yellow Brick Road?
DOROTHYHello Mr Straw Man. Yes, we’re off to the Turner Centre to see the Wizard of Oz.
SCARECROWOh, I really want to see that show, and so do my young crow friends.
DOROTHYThey have Family Tickets, you know. How many crow friends do you have?
Twelvety fiveteen and a halven
DOROTHY(Momentarily confused)
I tell you what, we’ll work it out when we get there.
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