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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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Mar 31

The Wiz is Back by Popular Demand Adding Additional Shows to Schedule

Posted on March 31, 2016 at 8:45 AM by Communications Department

After eight sold out shows in February, the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center is bringing back “The Wiz” for a special reprise May 19-21, 2016. 3-31 wiz_SC

“It broke our hearts to turn away hundreds of people for our February production of The Wiz. It truly was community theater at its best,” the arts center said. Downing-Gross has added 4 more shows Thursday, May 19th at 7 PM, Friday, May 20th at 7 PM Saturday, May 21st at 1 PM and 7 PM. Don’t miss this rare second chance to see Broadway-caliber local talent right here in Newport News at the Ella Fitzgerald Theatre located inside Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center. Click here to get tickets now.