Most of what I have learned from Oz is from the era of television and film. However, I did catch the “Project Runway” segment on the challenge to create a look for “Wicked.” On the cable show “Faceoff” great “other worldly” imagination, talent and creativity gives its own twists.
From the list below here there appears many new Oz themed adaptations in the works. Oz, obviously, continues to inspire and hopefully give many more opportunities to explore the messages.
What do you have to say about any of the listed Oz productions?
Did any affect you? How did it relate to wisdoms and lessons? Can you recommend any?
13 Facts About L. Frank Baum’s ‘Wonderful Wizard of Oz …
Jul 28, 2015 – The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum was a hit from the start. Published in 1900, the story of Dorothy and her friends the Scarecrow,…..
|Born||Lyman Frank Baum
May 15, 1856
Chittenango, New York, U.S.
|Died||May 6, 1919 (aged 62)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Resting place||Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale|
|Pen name||George Brooks, Louis F. Baum, Laura Bancroft, Suzanne Metcalf, Capt. Hugh Fitzgerald, Schuyler Staunton, Edith Van Dyne, Floyd Akers, John Estes Cooke|
|Occupation||Author, newspaper editor, actor, screenwriter, film producer|
|Genre||Fantasy, poetry, short stories|
|Notable works||The Wonderful Wizard of Oz|
(m. 1882–1919; his death)
|Children||Frank Joslyn Baum
Robert Stanton Baum
Harry Neal Baum
Kenneth Gage Baum